MAS­TERS OF MIME

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Think you don’t like mimes? Then you prob­a­bly haven’t ex­pe­ri­enced the whim­si­cal fan­tasy of Mum­men­schanz, a troupe of Swiss per­form­ers whose pop­u­lar­ity once earned them a three­year run on Broad­way. The masked artistes’ latest show cel­e­brates 40 years of word­less po­etry and sur­real art forms. www.komis­che-oper-ber­lin.de 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Take a stroll amongst in-bloom flow­ers and ponds at Britzer Gar­den in Neukölln. Check out lo­cal singer-song­writer tal­ent with to­day's Down By The River Fes­ti­val. An in­ter­na­tional ar­ray of cui­sine awaits at Kul­turBrauerei's weekly street-food mar­ket. It's open-air movie time again! Pull up a lawn­chair at the Freiluftkino Kreuzberg. Walk on the wild side at Ber­lin’s famed zoo, lo­cated at the edge of Tier­garten park. Pass the evening at the his­toric Konz­erthaus with the Ber­liner Si­belius Orch­ester. Visit the Re­ich­stag to en­joy sweep­ing city views from in­side the fa­mous glass cupola. The mov­ing melodies of Por­tuguese take over the Botan­i­cal Gar­den this evening. Catch a lively per­for­mance of at the on­go­ing Komis­che Oper Fes­ti­val. Art and culi­nary de­lights abound at Schloss Char­lot­ten­burg's Duck­stein Fes­ti­val. The stu­dents of the state bal­let school per­form in their fes­tive an­nual gala. Feel the beat of the taiko drums: The Yam­ato troupe of Ja­pan per­forms at Komis­che Oper. Shake a leg at the out­door, river­side dance floor of the Mon­bi­jou Theater. The ever-chang­ing DUMMY lab at Chamäleon Va­ri­eté com­bines video and ac­ro­batic dance. The week­end flea mar­ket on Straße des 17. Juni in Tier­garten park is a Ber­lin must. Cruise the Spree River! Hop on a boat tour leav­ing from the Schiff bauer­damm pier. Join Ber­lin­ers in a fa­vorite sum­mer pas­time: a swim in west-end Sch­lacht­ensee lake. Art fans will love the Gemälde­ga­lerie, a mu­seum of Re­nais­sance paint­ings. Last chance! The ex­hibit of Mario Testino's fash­ion photos at Kul­tur­fo­rum ends Sun­day. Be wowed by The Wyld, a fu­tur­is­tic Las Ve­gasstyle show at Friedrich­stadt-Palast.

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