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Hello all you freaks, friends, family, and people who still like the Trash, sorry I couldn't say so much the last weeks about whats happening to us, we were trying to solve  the problem as diplomatically as possible…but now it's like this: We with our new partners, are fighting to the death, against the infidels to keep our place. Here's the story below, and here's what you can do to help. Our survival is at stake. The next couple of days I'm going to bombard Instagram & Facebook with tons of images, and your images, to make these big decision makers understand how much white trash to gives to this city. I'm sorry I don't post more shit. God nows it grows on trees here. Sometimes I just get to busy doing the shit, and not posting the shit. Shit. But then nobody knows that the shit's going down. I guess I got to change my ways…if we survive, I will. I will become more social. I promise. Your friend, Wally (Photo above White Trash 'flippin the bird' with the Trailer Park Boys)

 

https://mitvergnuegen.com/…/white-trash-gruender-walter-pot… 
ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT * TRASH ON DEATH ROW 
You can help save White Trash! The decision of life or death is this Friday 16.2 at 10:00. Share it. Spread this post. Your own post. An image. A film clip from your phone. Let the world know. #savewhitetrash
ENGLISH VERSION: "This isn’t how you deal with each other in the scene"
White-Trash founder Walter Potts talks about the takeover plans of the Festaal Kreuzberg

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CLICK HERE to SIGN the PETITION to SAVE THE WHITE TRASH THERE'S NOT MUCH TIME - A DECISION WILL BE MADE ON FRIDAY THE 16th OF DEC. AT 10:00

* JUST CLICK THIS BLUE BUTTON ABOVE * IT'S DAMN EASY *
* BE A HERO AND SAVE OUR ASSES *
THANKS!

I’m dead serious. Or this could be the last email you get from us here at White Trash 

(Don't forget click on the Link above, "Mit Vergnugung" to find out what's up)

...read this text, a short history, THE RISE & FALL & RISE? of the TRASH  
We moved to the Flutgraben in mai 2014 with high hopes and a big monster job before us. We landed with our restaurant and staff in a full blown construction zone. The 6 month building plan turned into a nightmare, two and a half years and in the end it broke our balls. My team and family were heroic, but in April 2015 just as we were finishing the Ballroom Live Performance Theater, we were forced to file for bankruptcy.
BREAKDOWN * OPTIMISTIC RESTART 
Because the Trash itself was running good, even under such harsch conditions, the court allowed us the option to restructure, find a strategic partner, and continue serving up white trash home cooking, devil music on the side.
WHEN THE WOLVES SMELL BLOOD
Over the last months, the search for a partner was hopeless, suddenly with the scent blood coming from the Flutgraben, the wolves descended upon us, all more than willing to have the beautiful White Trash space we had built, but without us and the White Trash.
FLUX FM * TRINITY CONCERTS * WHITE TRASH FREEDOM FIGHTERS
It seemed hopeless, the dark night, the wolves howling, clawing at our door, when suddenly, in the last second, our dream Partners appeared, they understood what we were trying to do, they could see the predicament we were in, and knew exactly what to do. They immediately joined together with us to save the White Trash vision, and continue with us our journey of 15 years for me, my family, and countless dedicated employees, to bring White Trash Fast Food to the high road of success. It seems that this would be the happy ending, except for...
...THE EVIL THAT GREEDY MEN DO
Secretly, several prospective partners we had been negotiating with, joined forces with a corrupt lawyer (you know who you are), moved the dark side, and together made a power play to take away our rent contract, and made a surprise bid to buy out the White Trash. It was not quite legal what they did, and we fought them back. Now it will be decided above board in a hearing this Friday, who will get the right to take the Trash.
 
Please sign our petition. To help influence this decision we need public support. We also need you to share our story.

Share posts, emails, and articles. Post everything. Tag it. #savewhitetrash
With your help, we may have a chance to keep our space, and our jobs.
Thanks for giving a shit. Sincerely, Wally and the White Trash team

ENGLISH VERSION: ZITTY "WHITETRASH FAST FOOD SHOWDOWN"
BERLIN, GERMANY 30.11.2016
White Trash showdown
The White Trash is an institution of the Berlin nightlife. Now indie cultural leaders are arguing about the future. How could that happen?
 
And now also a missing court file. Whenever you think the battle for the bankrupt White Trash Fast Food can not be more absurd, something new comes up. Now the f*cking files.
 
On Friday, the 12th should have been the showdown, at the Amtsgericht Charlottenburg. There, the creditors should meet to find out about the fate of the Burger, Rock and Tattoo restaurant. Without the court files, however, the courts legal office can not announce an appointment. "Some office has requested the file," said the Bankruptcy administrator Udo Feser on Monday to the ZITTY. New scheduling. (The date is now set to 16 December)
 
It is a battle that divides Berlin's indie-cultural scene into two camps. On the one hand the makers of the Festaal Kreuzberg burned down in 2013, the operator of Lido, Astra and BiNuu and the Kalkscheune. On the other side is the radio station Flux FM, the concert organizer Trinity Concerts, and the White Trash founder, Walter "Wally" Potts.
All people who share similar visions of nightlife: wild parties, crazy music, and strange performances. Until a cracked appear between them, ever deeper, and deeper, possibly one that may never be repaired, not with the strongest of glues.
 
How could ever it get so far?
In mid-November, the Festsaal owners, Christoph Empf, Ingo Ohm, Christopher Schaper and Björn von Swieykowski announced the planned takeover of the White Trash Location: "Is this the comeback of the year, the decade or the millennium?" On the Festaal Facebook Page. One and a half thousand Likes. A day later, however, Wally Potts discredited the statement. There are two other interested parties, with higher bids, and the creditors would first have to agree.
 
The press release bore the letterhead of "White Trash Fast Food GmbH". Very much to the displeasure of the bankruptcy administrator. "Potts is not allowed not make any statements in the name of the GmbH," said Udo Feser. "He has helped make this a big drama. This is not the way to deal with creditors. "We are talking about six million euro debt.
 
Potts arrived in 1990 with nothing but $ 50 in his pocket and a dog on a leash from Los Angeles to Berlin. He cooked for squatters and had a gut feeling for run-down locations: a rotting artist's house, an abandoned Asian restaurant, a deserted pub. There were pompous waiters with moderate German skills, Slayer noise from the speakers or loud live guitar chords with Motörhead, the Eagles of Death Metal or The Fall, but also many local bands. Then the usual gentrification drama: success, rent increases. And goodbye.
 
With the empty car dealership at the Treptower Flutgraben, things should be different starting in April 2014. A large concert hall, the ballroom, would co-finance the restaurant. But the reconstruction stopped, loans were given and canceled, un-canceled, there was stress with investors, architects, and tax consultants. Bankruptcy proceedings have been running since 1 June. Potts tried to find partners to help with the rescue of the White Trash. At some point he had contact with the owners of the Kalkscheune. Also later with the Festaal partners. This seemed to be an ideal combination. After all, they not only knew how to make great programs, but also how it feels to be repressed. Their landlord did not want to build another party location after the Festsaal fire, he decided to build offices instead. On October 31, according to Walter Potts, the Festsaal crew called and told him the deal was off, on Halloween of all days. Less than two weeks later, the group arrived introduced itself as new bosses in Treptow.
 
One would like to know the perspective of the Festaal-makers. But Björn von Swieykowski only writes the ZITTY: "As long as the bankruptcy procedure is running, we won’t say anything."
 
A person who doesn’t want to be named, scolding states the the fact, that usually neighbors and house owners would try to push the clubs out. "But not one club the other.” The alliance around Trinity and the new Flutgraben Live GmbH, to which Flux FM belongs, will now bid against the Festaal-Lido-Kalkscheune group. They plan to use the Ballroom for concerts much more than it’s been used in the past.
For Walter Potts this is a fight for survival. His face has become thinner in recent months. He says, he has no plan B.
ADDITIONAL PRESS LISTE TO ALL CURRENT WHITE TRASH ARTIKELS
"ROCK N ROLL UNDER SIEGE"

http://www.zeit.de/zeit-magazin/2014/43/englisch-berlin-sprache

https://mitvergnuegen.com/2016/white-trash-gruender-walter-potts-spricht-ueber-dieuebernahme-plaene-des-festsaal-kreuzberg

http://www.bz-berlin.de/berlin/treptow-koepenick/entscheidung-um-zukunft-des-white-trashvertagt

http://www.rbb-online.de/kultur/beitrag/2016/12/white-trash-berlin-zukunft-festsaalkreuzberg-flux-trinity-insolvenz.html

http://www.tagesspiegel.de/berlin/berliner-club-white-trash-wehrt-sich-gegen-feindlicheuebernahme/14868606.html

http://www.berliner-zeitung.de/berlin/treptow-verwirrung-um-zukunft-des-festsaalskreuzberg-im-white-trash-25129994

http://www.bz-berlin.de/berlin/treptow-koepenick/white-trash-gruender-nicht-begeistert-vonfestsaal-kreuzberg-plaenen

http://www.bz-berlin.de/berlin/treptow-koepenick/white-trash-in-treptow-soll-zum-festsaalkreuzberg-werden

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