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The new book by illustrator Sophia Halamoda and iHeartBerlin is out now along with a bunch of other fantastic products! Check out our brand new web shop.

We’re incredibly excited to announce Spuk am Prinzenbad, our new collaboration with Backyard: We’re hosting a Halloween party this year and we can’t wait to see you all again and go wild. The haunting is going down on October 30th at 22h at Backyard, Gitschiner Str. 22 in Kreuzberg, right next to Prinzenbad. There will be 2 floors of music, a costume contest, and more gory surprises…

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    Pansy’s Halloween at SO36

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    Backyard x iHeartBerlin present: Spuk am Prinzenbad

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Seeing Berlin with Fresh Eyes

Seeing Berlin with Fresh Eyes

On my first visit to Berlin, a man spat at my feet. His eyes were the eyes of a soldier at war. Precise, alert, and distrusting. And he had just spotted a body he considered the enemy. That body was queer, stout, and black. We were sitting across from each other on a...

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No World Without Music - A Short Film by iHeartBerlin

Watch the new short film by iHeartBerlin that we made in collaboration with Staatsoper Berlin in celebration of the 450th anniversary of their orchestra Staatskapelle Berlin.
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