On September 18th, Berliners go to the Polls to elect state and district representatives. These elections are held every five years and also mark the end of the legislative period, so the term of Berlin's Govering Mayor, Social Democrat Michael Müller, comes to an end as well. Just a few weeks before Berlin's state elections, we've asked residents of Friedrichshain: What party will you vote for?
On Wednesday, June 15th, NPR Berlin hosted a panel discussing fashion, collaboration, and disruption called Breaking Fashion at ESMOD. Sven Helbig and Esther Perbandt discussed what it's like to work as a composer-designer duo, while Cameron Silver represented Los Angeles, Berlin's sister city. This NPR Special will re-air on NPR Berlin on Saturday, September 27th at 19:00 and Monday,September 29th at 8:00.
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A few things to keep in mind this week: Saturday, August 27th is the Long Night of Museums, a celebration of museums designed for night owls. Ever wanted to take a tour of the Jewish museum at midnight, or test drive a video game soundtrack trivia quiz at the Computer Game Museum? This is your night. It’s not just museums opening their doors: the German government is hosting open houses in most ministries this weekend, including the Federal Chancellery. The window into German political life...