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November 13-19: Short Film Festival, Decorative Arts Fair, Circus, and More!
Things to Do in Berlin - Week of November 13, 2023!
Do you see your colleagues as strangers or friends? Do you keep a clear distinction between your personal and professional life, or are you open to having occasional after-work gatherings with colleagues?
Polite Strangers: Don't share much about personal life.
Casual Acquaintances: Engage in social chit-chat and occasionally have lunch together at the office.
Drinking Buddies: We hang out outside of work!
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:
🖼️ in_finite. Living with Death - Exhibition
🎞️ interfilm – International Short Film Festival
🛋️ Zeughausmesse - Decorative Arts Fair
🌱 Veggienale & FairGoods
🎪 Zeit für Zirkus - Circus
👗 NO ART NO HOME
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1. in_finite. Living with Death
I went to this exhibition, and it was quite interesting. Be sure to take the guided tour. The exhibition invites visitors to reflect on the intricacies of death, exploring questions about our relationship with mortality, meaningful deaths, and lasting impact. It kicks off with a cinematic prologue on Homo Sapiens' role in the universe, using multimedia and interactive installations for a tangible experience. Various religious perspectives on the afterlife are shared, including a global video conference with individuals from twelve countries supporting others on their journey into death. More info.
Date: Until 26 Nov (Sun)
Location: Humboldt Forum
2. interfilm – International Short Film Festival Berlin
Every year, film enthusiasts come to Berlin for the International Short Film Festival, which showcases about 400 films from 120 countries. As the second-largest film festival in Berlin, it draws a crowd of 20,000 and stands as the premier event for short films in the city. The festival carefully curates these shorts from an extensive pool of 6000 submissions worldwide. With over 60 events, talks, and parties spread across 10 different locations, it has become a vibrant hub for short film enthusiasts. More info.
Date: 14 Nov (Tue) - 19 Nov (Sun)
Location: Various locations in Berlin
3. Zeughausmesse - Decorative Arts Fair
The Zeughausmesse is a leading fair for contemporary applied art, where artists and designers showcase and sell their work to design enthusiasts. Visitors can touch and explore the exhibited objects, emphasizing not just aesthetics but also practicality through Modern Craft. The fair features hats, furniture, bags, jewelry, and lamps that combine high-quality craftsmanship with experimental designs. More info.
Date: 16 Nov (Thu) - 19 Nov (Sun)
Location: Kühlhaus Berlin
4. Veggienale & FairGoods
The Veggienale & FairGoods trade fair focuses on products and concepts promoting a plant-based and sustainable lifestyle. At this fair, the emphasis is on plant-based diets and fair trade, with exhibitors showcasing a range of items related to organic food, upcycling, sustainable investments, and ethically sound fashion. More info.
Date: 17 Nov (Fri) - 18 Nov (Sat) / 10:00 - 18:00
Big Boys Dont Cry Delphi - ©Marion Sparber
5. Zeit für Zirkus - Nuit du Cirque
"Zeit für Zirkus" (Time for Circus) represents the national adaptation of the European "Nuit du Cirque," focusing on contemporary circus in Berlin for three days. This nationwide format, Zeit für Zirkus, marks the participation of various venues for the first time, driven by the aim of introducing contemporary circus to a fresh audience. More info.
Date: 17 Nov (Fri) - 19 Nov (Sun)
Location: Various locations in Berlin
6. NO ART NO HOME
“No Art No Home” returns for its fourth edition, a vibrant celebration of art, fashion, music, and emerging talent at Anomalie Art Point. Serving as a platform for young artists, the event features a diverse art gallery, a curated fashion show, and singing performances spanning soulful ballads to rap. Additionally, there will be an afterparty with a DJ. The event, born out of a passion for art and a commitment to emerging talent, continues to evolve, offering a unique blend of creativity and entertainment. More info.
Date: 18 Nov (Sat) / 16:00
Location: Anomalie Art Club
Events Submitted by You
BLUES BUMPS - ALiX | Laura Guidi | Sector 7G
Lockkunst e.V. and East Side Delta proudly present the concert series BLUES BUMPS, on stage:
ALIX [psych-garage, IT, Go Down Records]: AliX are among the top Italian bands when it goes to Psychedelic-Garage-Groove-Rock. In 2022 they released their 6th LP “Last Dreamer” on Go Down Records and they’re ready to present it in Berlin. / LAURA GUIDI [art-rock, Berlin]: Singer/Songwriter from Italy and based in Berlin for ages, countless gigs in every corner of Berlin shaped her style with crude guitar and multifaceted deep vocals. SECTOR 7G [visual art performance, Berlin]: How can we get Blues Bumps without them? Visual collective which is a regular at our show, their performances are a unique mix of analog and digital art & technology, truly connecting minds and music. More info.
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Date: 17 Nov (Fri) / 21:00 - 3:00 am
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Restaurant of the week:
Chinese traditional. The restaurant is pretty crowded. Try the Peking duck; prices are on the higher end, but they offer unique dishes. There is an outdoor seating area available as well. Reservations are recommended.