What began as a traditional Hindu celebration has gained popularity in Europe and other corners of the globe in recent years, picking up some local flavor along the way. At the Holi Festival of Colors, held at the Reiterstadion in Olympiapark, participants pepper each other with fistfuls of rice flour dyed every color of the rainbow, while, in true Berlin style, DJs – including K-Paul and Izzy Trixx – provide the soundtrack for the polychromatic antics. www.holifestival.com 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 View Halina Khudnitskaya's pastel paintings in the exhibit Autumn in the Pushkin Mountains. Crown off the weekend with a lavish brunch at Anna Blume Café in Prenzlauer Berg. Catch a movie at CineStar Potsdamer Platz, one of few theaters to play movies in English. The colorful antics of the legendary Blue Man Group delight at the BLUEMAX Theater. Fan of German film? Don't miss the Fassbinder exhibit at Martin- Gropius-Bau. Dog lovers: Take in the whimsical
exhibit at the Kupferstichkabinett. Grab a seat in the famed Prater Biergarten – a fine way to pass a summer evening.