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People
All Inclusive

If we believe that people are innocent by nature, we can accept that all the wrong doing comes from the stories they are telling themselves and history they create by interacting with their parents, friends and social surrounding, over the years. Defence is the first act of war. So if we don’t fire back, we open the gates to peace. If we show understanding for other opinions and views, we build ()

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Berlin
Drop

This Saturday evening our friends from Drop Everything are doing a little showcase here at the hotel. Drop Everything is a contemporary cultural biennial which takes place on the remote island of Inis Oírr, just off the west coast of Ireland. It is a platform to bring together people working in and interested in the arts, music, fashion, food, architecture, design and other creative fields. One of the main aims is to create ()

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New Dinner
Menu

Alan and his team have been busy creating some new dishes for the evening menu in the restaurant, with the cooler season’s produce playing a starring role. Roberto’s veggies in all their glory feature on the grilled cabbage dish, with kale, spitzkohl, salsify and liquorice root. The duck pastilla in the meat section makes a nice rich wintery addition to the menu, and the whole of the fish section has ()

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Monday Live: Khruangbin + Colin Stetson
Michelberger Music Aftershow

Oh man…the first musical experience in our hotel following the pure magic wonder of Michelberger Music. Still impossible to find words, and even more impossible to envision regular shows in our lobby. LUCKILY…. Colin hit us up. He would have been part of the festival, if he wasn’t already booked for a gig on the same weekend in New York. He almost flew in for a couple of hours. Same ()

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The Performance Spaces at
Michelberger Music

The Funkhaus offers a wider range of spaces for various types of set ups. We attempt to use the spaces as instruments themselves. Instead of using them as a pretty backdrop they will feed into the music. From studios for a 50 person audience, to a studio that holds 1000 people to the main stage that will bring all of us together! It will be a ride through history. Here some ()

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Michelberger Music
Women

One of the things that we’re most looking forward to about the music happening on 1 and 2 October is the fact that there’s so much that we don’t know. The magnificent possibility of what might happen when you have 80 artists spending a week collaborating and creating new music to be shared at the end… However, that’s not to say some ideas haven’t already begun to crop up! Quite a few ()

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Mario

Farewell Mario from the Kitchen. On Thursday he decided to end his earth life. We all took him with open arms to our place and a lot of you supported and had an open ear helping him to integrate and give him a spot, stability. We don’t know what stories and sorrows he carried on his journey from Columbia to Italy to his time in Berlin. Sadly it all might have ()

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Men
At Work

Last Monday Casper, Rasmus, Tatu and Mads – AKA Liima – moved into the hotel for a week. Up on the fourth floor they spent their time writing, rehearsing, playing new music, all of which premiered in our courtyard on Friday evening. It was a taste of things to come, when in one months time we’ll be doing it all again, but this time with 100 music makers, the results of ()

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Fountain of Youth
Clothing

Make the most of the late summer burn with these new goodies from the Fountain of Youth. There’s 3 t-shirt designs: Tiger, with a front and back print, as well as Horse and Snake with just front prints. To go with them there are some shorts, available in a mens and womens cut. Strictly limited quantities, so come pick them up in the lobby while they’re hot!

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The Monkey Loooves
New Deli Yoga

It’s an exciting time to be in Berlin. People are arriving here from all over, and bringing with them the ideas they have about the things they are passionate about. They’re coming here, taking chances, and shaking things up! To our eyes, this is resulting in a refreshing culture emerging of small, independent, family run businesses who are not afraid to do things their own way. We wanted to take ()