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{Germany} The Culture & Art of Skateboarding

January 20, 2014

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I love it when my quest to visit unusual museums and hidden gems introduces me to a topic I’d previously never given a second thought to, and it then turns out to be highly fascinating. Such as skateboards. I have a terrible sense of balance, and the closest I’ve ever gotten to a skateboard is dodging the skaters on Bristo Square at Edinburgh University. But last year, I visited a preview exhibition at Berlin’s Lange Nacht der Museen, for the Skateboard Museum that will hopefully […]

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Berlin’s 33rd Long Night of Museums – Highlights

September 2, 2013

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As I mentioned on Friday, it was time for another Long Night of Museums here in Berlin at the weekend. But beforehand I was off to a MuseUp at the newly re-opened Schwules Museum (Gay Museum) to kick off the afternoon. Focus of the event was the exhibition ‘Ades Wunderland’, honouring Berlin comedy artist Ades Zabel who was there to guide us round himself. As part of the exhibition, you could dress up in the style of one of Ades’ characters – of course, I […]

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