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BBC nearly down and out – Berlin English Radio listeners Poll clearly give thumbs up to NPR – article by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Mr W van Coeveren

Monday, November 12th, 2012
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On Saturday evening the BBC’s chief stood before his own and other television cameras and announced his retirement – after 54 days in the job!

This resignation, of director George Entwistle on  ,of the “most distinguished station in the world”, as the ‘BEEB’ calls itself , currently finds itself in perhaps its greatest crisis in its history,.

With the resignation of Entwistle and then in-turn, [...] Continue Reading…

Berlin , das Paradies der gesunden Ernährung by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Theo v. Couveren

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

Wer im Prenzlauer Berg in seinem Apartment etwas gesundes zubereiten will oder womöglich was vegetarisches oder veganes, findet sogar teilweise Sonntags alles was er braucht.

Gesunde Ernährung ist hip aber auch teuer. Doch im Prenzl Berg, wo Geld keine Rolle spielt, findet man alles. Allem voran sogar vegane Supermärkte wie der VEGANZ in der Schievelbeiner Str. 34.

Die Debatten über BIO-Food, Soja, vegan oder [...] Continue Reading…

Berlin Opera Review – Deutsche Oper Berlin – Puccinis ‘Turandot’ s with Conductor Jesús López Cobos-Catherine Foster by OTA-Berlin Constituency contributor Mr Filip v d Plas

Sunday, November 4th, 2012
Giacomo Puccini - www.foto-face.com

Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)
T U R A N D O T – first performance  Milano April 1926
Dramma lyrico in three acts; Libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni, after the play by Carlo Gozzi; First performed on 25th April 1929 in Milan; Premiered at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on 13th September 2008
Sung In Italian with German sub-titels
Conductor Jesús López Cobos
 Orchester der [...] Continue Reading…

OTA-Berlin Contituency Blog Restaurant Review – “Joris – Gesundes Handwerk” – Healthy Lunches on Brunnenstrasse in Berlin Mitte – new small heathly lunch restaurant – by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Mr Filip v d Plas

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

 
 This is the smart logo of JORIS – so working with eating – makes sense!
The whole area on Brunnenstrasse between Invaliden Strasse and Bernauerstrasse in Berlin has been in a state of flux for some years, however things seem to be consolidating themselves more recently.

There are now many interesting local fashions stores, local IT and Software companies –including WeNeSe GmbH on Rheinbergerstrasse [...] Continue Reading…

Berlin 775 Jahre Feierlichkeiten vorbei zum Anbruch der Winterzeit by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Theo v. Couveren

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Heute sind die Feierlichkeiten zu 775 Jahre In Berlin vorbei, doch Berlin bleibt weiter spannend. Gerade ist es besonders kalt geworden und pünktlich zur Zeitumstellung ist auch der Herbst voll da.

Jetzt im Moment ist das Wetter vor allem winterlich kalt mit angenehmer Atmosphäre und Berlin versinkt in den herbstlichen Farben. In anderen Teilen Deutschlands schneit es allerdings schon.

Wer in der etwas kälteren [...] Continue Reading…

Will Berlin’s Berghain Club Close Because of GEMA in 2013? – by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Ms Cindy Su

Friday, October 26th, 2012
Ms Cindy Su - OTA-Berlin

 

Will Berghain Close Because of GEMA in 2013?

In what must be some of the best news for clubbers around the world this year, Berghain officially has no plans to close in 2013 despite the hike in tariffs that it will be forced to pay when the new GEMA laws go into effect on April 1st, 2013. Although the owners of the club [...] Continue Reading…

German Historical Museum Berlin – Deutsches Historisches Museum – turns 25 – by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Mr W van Coeveren

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
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 German Historical Museum /Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin – Original uploader was Gattom at en.wikipedia

 

On this day 25 years ago, the German Historical Museum was inaugurated and since then has become a major museum foundation in Germany.

The German Historical Museum /Deutsches Historisches Museum or ‘ DHM ‘ is a Berlin museum devoted to German history – it defines itself as a place of [...] Continue Reading…

Alternative Live Piano in Berlin – this coming Wednesday, the 24th October at 2030 hrs – Rodion Schtschedrin 24 Preludes and Fugues – Live Classical Piano in Berlin with Michael Abramovich, piano – Piano Salon Christophori

Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Dear Guests and Friends of the Piano Salon -

Concert invitations for this coming Wednesday, the 24th October at 20.30 hrs.

One of my dearest companions of the salon, the conductor and pianist Mr Michael Abramovich may be heard in a Rodion Shchedrin evening.

The next week is on Wednesday 24th 10th Mr Abramovich at 20.30 h, the performance of the 24 Preludes and Fugues [...] Continue Reading…

Berlin 775 Jahre, meine persönlichen Tipps Teil 4 by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Theo v. Couveren

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Es gab einst in Berlin ein Theater. Dieses Theater nannte sich ab 1905 Walhalla-Theater. Walhalla ist ein altes Wort, dass spirituell den Zustand nach dem Tod bezeichnet.

Vorher war es ab 1852 schon ein Circus Theater, d.h. ein Zirkus mit festem Standort. Es wurde das erste Volkstheater was gegen das Etablissement war. Es unterstand von 1914 bis 1919 der Leitung von Bernhard Rose.

Bernard [...] Continue Reading…

Alternative Live Piano in Berlin – this Tuesday 16th October 2030 hrs – Einav Yarden plays Stravinsky and Beethoven -Piano Salon Christophori

Sunday, October 14th, 2012
Igor Stravinsky - www.ota-berlin.de

 

 Program -
Beethoven Sonaten op. 14 No.2 und op. 10 No.2
Stravinsky Sonate
Beethoven Bagatellen
Dear Guests and Friends of the Piano Salon Christophori -

Our series of special recitals continues this coming Tuesday, 16th October at 2030 hrs.

And if your not going to the Olympic Stadium in Berlin to watch Sweden play Germany in World Cup Qualifying, [or watching it on German television] then you [...] Continue Reading…

Berlin zur 775. Jahresfeier am 28. Oktober 2012 by OTA Constituency Blog Contributor Theo v. Couveren

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Jetzt ist es bald soweit, Berlin feiert “am 28. Oktober 2012, auf den Tag genau 775 Jahre nach der ersten urkundlichen Erwähnung der Siedlung, die heute Weltstadt ist.” (Quelle: Pressemappe) mit folgenden Veranstaltungen:

- Festgottesdienst in der Marienkirche, 10.30 Uhr
- Abendlicher Feuerzauber der weltbekannten Compagnie Carabosse und
Theaterspektakel mit Titanick, 19 bis 22 Uhr
- Finissage der Open-Air-Ausstellungen
- Mittelalterliches Treiben im Nikolaiviertel (27./28.10.)

Nebenher wird noch [...] Continue Reading…