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Aug 28-Sept 03: Art Festival, IFA Berlin, Green World Tour Fair, and More!
We are having our very first party!! And, things to do in Berlin, week of August 28, 2023!
Hi Everyone 👋,
Igor (Handpicked Berlin) and I would love to meet all of you in person, especially since we usually connect every week through your inboxes! So, we're hosting our very first party 🎉!!
We've secured the backyard of Crack Bellmer for a private event, and we'd love for you to join us. It's a fantastic chance to meet new people and broaden your social circle. Personally, I'm excited to meet many of you face-to-face since our usual mode of communication is through email and messages.
You can find all the event details on our Eventbrite page.
As always, I’ve dedicated several hours to curate the finest upcoming events in the city for you.
Here's a sneak peek of what's in store this week:
🏤 Mall of Anonymous - Exhibition
🎵 Pop-Kultur 2023 - Live music
🎨 ORTSTERMIN - Art festival
🌐 IFA Berlin - Fair
♻️ Green World Tour Fair
🖌️ Art Avenue - Street Market
If you're single and searching for meaningful connections, just fill out our singles contact form to receive notifications about our upcoming events for singles❤️. We'll be hosting our first event in September.
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Shayne Oliver, Truckbed Baptism Pool, 2023, fiberglass, metal, tinted water, installation view Mall of Anonymous, Schinkel Pavillon
1. Reimagining Spaces: Mall of Anonymous
Mall of Anonymous exhibition aims to merge museum and shopping mall dynamics by confronting their challenges. Museums face critique as symbols of authority, and malls are becoming obsolete. Schinkel Pavillon combines these spaces, narrating Shayne Oliver's journey, reimagining fashion and art norms. It thrives as a counterpoint in the art world, defying obsolescence. Read more.
Date: 12 Aug - 03 Sept (Sun)
Location: Schinkel Pavillon - Mitte
Fuffifufzich @ Çaystube – Photo Käthe deKoe
2. Pop-Kultur 2023: Where Music Meets Ideas
Pop-Kultur, previously known as Berlin Music Week, is a three-day event hosted at Berlin's Kulturbrauerei, featuring a dynamic blend of popular music performances, educational sessions, and discussions. In 2023, the festival marks its ninth edition, aiming to cultivate a platform for unexpected connections and foster meaningful dialogue among musicians, artists, and business professionals. More info.
Date: 30 Aug (Wed) - 01 Sept (Fri)
Location: Kulturbrauerei - Prenzlauer Berg
3. Moabit's Weekend of Art: ORTSTERMIN
ORTSTERMIN, the Moabit art festival, invites a diverse array of artists to transform Moabit and the Hansa Quarter into a welcoming space for a weekend, exploring the complexities of hospitality. ORTSTERMIN 23 serves as a laboratory for hosts and guests to challenge social norms, discover new ideas, and forge new connections, creating a district of encounters and shared experiences. It's an opportunity to reflect on Moabit's identity and explore various venues, from studios to pubs, that open their doors to these explorations. The program.
Date: 01 Sept (Fri) - 03 Sept (Sun)
Location: Moabit - various locations
4. IFA Berlin - Consumer Electronics Fair
IFA Berlin ranks among the world's foremost trade shows for consumer electronics, home appliances, and technology software applications. It serves as a stage for more than 1000 exhibitors hailing from over 30 countries, offering visitors an early glimpse of upcoming products. The IFA event is open to journalists, consumers, and anyone interested in staying updated on the latest technological trends. More info.
Date: 01 Sept (Fri) - 05 Sept (Tue) / 10:00 - 18:00
Location: Messe Berlin - Charlottenburg
5. Exploring Sustainability at the Green World Tour Fair
The Green World Tour public fair is all about being more eco-friendly in different parts of life. If you're looking for ideas and ways to make your life more eco-friendly, you can check out the event. Around 120 exhibitors will be there, showing off products and ideas to help you be more eco-friendly. They'll have things like vegan products, jobs that are good for the environment, and info about clean energy. More info.
Date: 02 Sept (Sat) - 03 Sept (Sun) / 11:00 - 18:00
Location: Malzfabrik - Schoeneberg
6. Exploring Art and Crafts on Schloßstraße
The Art Avenue at Charlottenburg Palace transforms Schloßstraße into an art and design hub featuring around 150 ceramists, artists, craftsmen, and designers from Germany and Europe along a 1000-meter stretch. You can explore paintings, graphics, sculptures, fashion, ceramics, photography, and felt art. More info.
Date: 02 Sept (Sat) - 03 Sept (Sun) / 11:00 - 18:00
Location: Near Charlottenburg Palace
Events Submitted by You
Anodyne Magazine Kickstarter Launch Event
The FLINTA* Community is more likely to struggle to get medical care. We are 80% more likely to expereince fibromyalgia, wait 72% longer for diagnosis, and are 50% more likely to have to teach doctors about our bodies and the conditions we are experiencing. We believe that voice matters. This magazine is an opportunity to amplify FLINTA* medical experiences and build an international community. This event is the Kickstarter Launch Party for Anodyne Magazine. More info.
Cost: Free! (but donations are hoped for)
Date: 01 Sept (Fri) - 19:00-22:00
Location: Happy Pigeons - Prenzlauer Berg
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Restaurant of the week:
The restaurant is owned by a cute elderly lady who converses with you in a mix of English, German, and Mandarin! They offer a wide variety of dumpling options, with moderate prices, making it a great place for sharing food.
Track of the week:
Movie of the week:
Piper (2016): A hungry sandpiper hatchling ventures from her nest for the first time to dig for food by the shoreline. The problem is, the food is buried in the sand where scary waves roll up.