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Every Man Dies Alone at the Maxim Gorki Theatre

You would think that a play based on what Primo Levi called “the greatest book about German resistance to the Nazis” (Hans Fallada’s Every Man Dies Alone, or Jeder stirbt für sich allein) staged at a reputable theatre (Maxim Gorki in Berlin Mitte) would be watchable, if not enjoyable. Not so. Director Jorinde Dröse has … Continue reading

Preview Berlin

We went to the opening of Preview Berlin: The Emerging Art Fair last night. Sixty-one international galleries, from London to Israel, have set up exhibits in the open space of Hangar 2 of the former Tempelhof Airport. Most of the galleries are from Germany, and of those, the majority are from Berlin, presenting a good overview of the … Continue reading