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The Day David Bowie Died

The Day David Bowie Died

I just found out┬áDavid Bowie died….. —————– I put on Starman on Spotify and closed my eyes tightly. I had to hold my mouth shut with my left hand as I let the realization pass, intensely, through all of my senses. My favorite songs by him queued up over the next hour as it sunk […]

Rethinking the Mauerpark Flea Market

Rethinking the Mauerpark Flea Market

When I first came to Berlin two years ago, the Sunday flea market at Mauerpark was exciting and incredibly appealing to me. Second-hand clothes, old East German pins and memorabilia, vinyl records, food stands, DIY booths, and graffitied sections of the Wall seemed like a great way to spend my time. I visited the flea […]

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West Berlin (1979-1989)

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West Berlin (1979-1989)

The 2015 iteration of the Indie Lisboa film festival came to Lisbon this year with a number of exciting projects and yet to be released independent films. B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West Berlin (1979-1989) seemed to be specifically tailored to me with a spot on representation of the history, music, and environment of Berlin […]

Kreuzberger Mittag

Kreuzberger Mittag

It was a couple of days after the thunderous New Years celebrations in the streets of Kreuzberg, remnants of the fireworks could be seen on the sidewalks which were bare in the biting cold and unpleasant overcast sky typical of winter in Berlin. As I walked on the sidewalk and passed the iconic Emmauskirche, a […]

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