Germany

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 currently taking place in the German media. The doors opened 15 minutes late and due to the overwhelming turnout, some hundred guests unfortunately had to be turned away at the door to this admissions-free event. ...

Color Coded Cat Calls

As I was riding from Mitte to  Prenzlauer Berg last night feeling giddy from the warmth of the night I came across the sight that always brings me to my senses....

Sweet Sensory Overload

It's been a while since I've been in the dancehall so I forgot the amount of energy required to be fully present at a solid sound system show.  Major Lazer is a...

Splash Festival

After years of living in Berlin and traveling back to the states for festivals, I finally had my first German music festival experience.  Since my opportunity t...

Germany’s Greece

It takes me too long to process a moment and maybe it is because I am too busy being in it, but most likely it is because I don't understand the context of my e...

Big Country

The United States of America. It is a country which exists in virtually all places, so ubiquitous, in fact, that traces of its influence can be found everywhere...