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Teenagers of 40 different nationalities play Mitternachtssport, or Midnight Sports, at the Bertolt-Brecht-Oberschule gym in Spandau. The founder of Berlin's Midnight Sports is Ismail Öner, who recently won a Bambi award, one of the most prestigious media awards in Germany.
It's Saturday night. Almost 22.00. A time most teenagers would be out at parties.
But at the Bertolt-Brecht-Oberschule gym in Spandau, around 120 boys, mainly teenagers in soccer jerseys, are busy kicking around a ball at the indoor court. Different teams are competing against each other in short soccer matches.
NPR fills millions of homes each holiday with humor, warmth, and a host of festive voices.
Continuing with the tradition of the first Tinsel Tales program, Tinsel Tales 2 provides another collection of the best and most requested holiday stories. Joy, hope, and childhood memories overflow as NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season.
Hear stories from NPR employees about their childhood holidays and unique recommendations of fun tunes.
American Suzy Fracassa runs a catering business and organizes private dinner events at her space, Feast, in Neukölln.
Credit Courtesy of Suzy Fracassa
Suzy Fracassa loved Thanksgiving dishes from the beginning. Here she's enjoying her first feast with her family. Fracassa is still fond of her mother's recipes, but she now makes slight variations to the classic dishes.
This episode of The Berlin Journal features interviews with fellows from the Fall 2013 semester at the American Academy in Berlin.
From the current distress over U.S. spying to Bauhaus icon Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to cooking a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, host R.Jay Magill and special guests take listeners on a tour through some of the Academy's projects this semester.