Common Ground’s First-Ever Stammtisch: A Scintillating Look at the News Common Ground
Episode 38: Mildred Harnack: Resistance leader or obedient wife? Common Ground
Episode 37: “None of the Above?” It’s a horse race to determine who will succeed Angela Merkel Common Ground
Episode 35: Is the Party Over? How COVID-19 has changed Berlin’s iconic nightlife Common Ground
Episode 33: Federalism Fail? How COVID-19 exposed “German inefficiency.” Common Ground
Episode 32: Best Friends again? A transatlantic update Common Ground
Episode 31: Summer’s here! But are travel and tourism? Common Ground
Episode 29: Afghanistan 2.0: What happens to Civil Society and Afghan women after NATO forces leave? (Part One) Common Ground
Episode 28: Voting while young -- What role will Germans between the ages of 18 and 35 play in choosing the next chancellor? Common Ground
Episode 27: Why don’t women feel safe? Outrage in Europe and beyond after the murder of Sarah Everard in London Common Ground
Episode 39: Being Jewish in Germany -- What does that look like as the country marks 1,700 years of Jewish life? Common Ground
Episode 36: Vexed Over Vaccinations -- Who should be getting inoculated against COVID-19 and how often? Common Ground
This special edition of the “The Bear on KCRW Berlin” was produced for the “Fehler” project in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut in Washington, D.C.
These true, personal stories were recorded live at The Bear’s “Eve of the Champs” event on June 19, 2020 at Pfefferberg Haus 13. The theme of the evening was: Bad mistakes make good stories.
The storytellers featured in this episode are Galuh Rohmah, Annie Voigt, Renko Pauwels, Allia Sadeghipour and Denise Banks-Grasedyck. Illay Chester performed cello live.
The Bear was created by Dyane Neiman and inspired by The Moth. If you would like to tell a story or attend the next Bear storytelling evening, check out the Bear’s event page. And if you’ve missed a previous episode of “The Bear on KCRW Berlin,” be sure to stop by our show page to catch up.
Written by: Dina Elsayed