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Berlinale Blackness

A curated guide of 22 films at the Berlinale that offer a variety of stories from around the world featuring people of color.
by denise
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Street Art Gallery

I grew up in Brooklyn in the eighties and the street art in Berlin is reminiscent of the NY in the infamous pre-cleanup era. Street art is everywhere as tags (which I sort of hate) or larger, more intricate works. In Prenzlauer...
by denise
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Black Intervention

On Wednesday, 20 February 2013, hundreds of people came out to the Ballhaus Naunynstrasse to hear essays, talks, and music from seven invited guests on the highly emotional and polemic debate on language in children's books cur...
by Chantel C Graham
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Talib Talks Creativity in Berlin

VISIONS OF VISIONARIES WITH TALIB KWELI from MADE Blog on Vimeo.
by denise
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Community Unity Day

Berlin keeps me on my toes.  For everything I see, there are countless things that I miss like the work of Anthony Baggette of Clear Blue Water.  I made it down to Kreuzberg to catch Community Unity Day 4 at Südblock as p...
by denise
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Bad Kat’s Knuckle Sandwich Album Release

Release party for the long-awaited album from one of Berlin’s Best American transplants. Bad Kat is supported by her homies, Wynton Kelly Stevenson and DJ Giotto. Also featuring DJs Saiman and Paddy Pacino spinning the fi...
by chester
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After The Fireworks

The streets are littered with the remains of the orgasmic New Years ritual. The smell of spent fireworks is so present that one can imagine smoke rising from the garbage strewn roads. But smoke never hovers over Berlin for lon...
by denise
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The Reggae Movement Gallery

We stumbled on The Reggae Movement exhibition at Yaam last weekend and were fortunate to see the exhibition in its final days.  The images were made by Jamaican artist, Michael Thompson who goes by the name Freestylee on twi...
by denise
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Berlin’s Carnival of Culture – KARNEVAL DER KULTUREN

Karnival der Kulturen – Carnival of Culture is a yearly window into Berlin’s abundance of cultural diversity and talent. It is a weekend-long celebration that includes a procession, a market and performances.  One...
by denise
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