Educate yourself at De Brakke Grond's Black Market for Knowledge

Educate yourself at De Brakke Grond’s Black Market for Knowledge

May 24, 2016 |  by  |  Art, Event

The Black Market for Knowledge will celebrate our knowledge in the broadest possible sense. (..more)

The Holland Festival’s political mandate

The Holland Festival’s political mandate

May 24, 2016 |  by  |  Art, Music

Each spring, the Holland Festival looms large over the Amsterdam arts scene, and for good reason. The festival has become synonymous with cutting-edge Dutch arts programming. (..more)

Mixtape Monday: Sueño Americano by Lola Villa

Mixtape Monday: Sueño Americano by Lola Villa

May 23, 2016 |  by  |  Music

Lola Villa is Bogotá born, Buenos Aires bred and Berlin grown – now being of musical menace to the Dutch capital. Her travels have brought her closer to both her Latin American roots and a borderless exploration of global sounds. Expect musical connections between past and present, east and west, tropical and deep. An ongoing voyage with carefully crafted folkloric moves. (..more)

Guest of Honor: German electro-pop duo Pathos Legal

Guest of Honor: German electro-pop duo Pathos Legal

May 19, 2016 |  by  |  Event, Music

Electro-pop duo Pathos Legal from Frankfurt are playing a stripped down set on Saturday to promote their new album Du, mein wilder Geist. (..more)

Dust and Guitars: Fort Wonder in OT301

Dust and Guitars: Fort Wonder in OT301

May 12, 2016 |  by  |  Event, Music

Fort Wonder has been around for a while now, so it’s about time they pay the Dam a visit! (..more)

Breaking in Sherlocked's The Vault

Breaking in Sherlocked’s The Vault

May 10, 2016 |  by  |  Art, Lifestyle, Spots

In today’s technologically advanced, high paced lifestyle, many of life’s mysteries have ceased to captivate us. The answers have been found and we live in digital clarity. All of the smoke and mirrors can be rendered into a binary, explainable format. B.o.r.i.n.g! How can we suspend enchantment? An escape room is a good start. (..more)

Mixtape Monday: Views from the Dam by Poupon

Mixtape Monday: Views from the Dam by Poupon

May 9, 2016 |  by  |  Music

Poupon compiled a perfect mixture of his – how would you best describe it – straightforward big room deep house sound. Pumping baselines, emotive chords or, simply put, real house music. A pleasure for the ear and a feelgood thrill for the brain. (..more)

Worth Your Dam Hangover: LET Me In, Lena Willikens,  Trippin Jaguar & Esa

Worth Your Dam Hangover: LET Me In, Lena Willikens, Trippin Jaguar & Esa

May 5, 2016 |  by  |  Event

Too many plans for the weekend? (..more)

Street artist Magic takes life by the horns

Street artist Magic takes life by the horns

May 1, 2016 |  by  |  Art, Lifestyle

This a contribution by Alexandra Turcea, an undergraduate student at Amsterdam University College specializing in Journalism and general Media Studies. “It’s my lifelong dream to read and write about other people’s stories, and to meet new people in my discoveries. I hope to keep publishing stories that people will love (..more)