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NPR Berlin Blog
6:15 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

3 Things To Do In Berlin This Weekend

Un Tune Festival 2015
Credit CTM2015


Wednesday, January 28 - Sunday, February 1

CTM Festival - Un-Tune

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NPR Berlin Blog
4:31 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

TechStars Rockets Into Berlin

A sneak-peek view from the TechStars office, which is located near the construction site of the Berlin City Palace.
Credit Jens Lapinski

SoundCloud, a Berlin-based audio-sharing platform, is reported to be in negotiations for $150-million in new financing, with the company’s valuation rumored to reach $1.2-billion.

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11:30 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Inside the tent of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
Monika Müller-Kroll

Thursday January 22 marks the end of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, Germany's largest, biannual fashion event hosted in Berlin at the Brandenburg Gate. Closing out its 16th season, last week's event gave both established and emerging fashion designers a venue to present their Autumn/Winter 2015 collections.

NPR Berlin Blog
9:13 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

PEGIDA Rallies At Brandenburg Gate

Police officers block protesters against a rally of 'Berlin Patriots against the Islamization of the West' (BAERGIDA), a group linked with the PEGIDA movement, gather in front of the Brandenburg Gate near the French embassy in Berlin on Monday. The poster reads ' You are not the people - a blessing for the Occident".
Credit AP Photo/Markus Schreiber

On Monday night, an estimated 400 people, members of the Berlin offshoot of Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West, gathered in front of the city’s iconic Brandenburg Gate. In Dresden, the movement’s birthplace, a surge of support following the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris drew a record crowd of 25,000 to the weekly demonstration that night. But the expected uptick of support in Berlin failed to materialize.

NPR Berlin Blog
6:53 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

3 Things To Do In Berlin This Weekend

“Maenner in Garagen” - a performance festival between clichés and new perspectives
Credit Katja Renner

Saturday, September 13th - Saturday, November 29th

Mary Bauermeisters - The Visionary

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