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5 musts at 5 Days Off

5 musts at 5 Days Off

Feb 27, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

It’s that time of year when ADE is starting to feel like a long time ago and it’s not even close to summer and its festival season. Luckily there’s 5 Days Off to help us through these difficult times. For 5 days Paradiso and the Melkweg are the place to be, if you’re into electronic music and dancing the night away that is. Let me give you 5 tips that are worth checking out, that are completely subjective and based on my personal taste. (..more)

WARNING - Don't miss out on your King's Day tickets!

WARNING – Don’t miss out on your King’s Day tickets!

Feb 26, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

You have the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, Mardi Grass in New Orleans and Kingsday in Amsterdam. It is, without a doubt, our country’s biggest event of the year. But, what to do? That’s always the question. We took some time to tip three amazing festivals taking place on this spectacular day. We don’t want you missing out on any festivities, as tomorrow is the day tickets go on sale for all the parties around town. (..more)

The Grand Mokum Hotel, a party with a pinch of history

The Grand Mokum Hotel, a party with a pinch of history

Feb 26, 2015 |  by  |  Event

Computer screens go black, desks have been removed. The staff’s gone home, leaving their impressive office at the Amsteldijk empty and unattended. But not for long. While architectural plans to make it the most luxurious hotel in town are ready to be put into action, a special atmosphere will be created for The Grand Mokum Hotel tomorrow. (..more)

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Is Burning, HYTE, De Ruiskamer

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Is Burning, HYTE, De Ruiskamer

Feb 25, 2015 |  by  |  Event

New name, same concept. Too many plans for the weekend? Let me narrow your options down by weekly suggesting the events where you can meet, dance and drink with Amsterdam’s finest crowds. After all, ‘a hangover ain’t worth the pain if the party is lame’. So here’s where you weekend warriors should go to for next Monday’s hangover. (..more)

Prepare yourself for RBMA Bass Camp

Prepare yourself for RBMA Bass Camp

Feb 24, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

With the Schwarzmann Soirée still freshly carved in my memory I can’t wait for the next Red Bull Music Acadamy event; Bass Camp. This week upcoming artists Jarreau Vandal, Sofie Winterson, Interstellar Funk, Beesmunt Soundsystem, Elias Mazian, Sevdaliza, Garrincha, ANIK, Yung Felix, Kim Spierenburg and Parrish Smith will get into a studio and unleash their creativity to make new music. There are a lot of cool events this week that are open for the public that are worth your while. (..more)

Drag queen galore in the Tolhuistuin

Drag queen galore in the Tolhuistuin

Feb 19, 2015 |  by  |  Event

Dutch carnival has just ended but some people like to disguise any time of the year. I’m talking about drag queens, or drags. A phenomenon that’s getting more and more popular here. This Saturday nine drag houses with more than 100 drags compete for the precious title Leading drag house, on the Superball. So much extravaganza under one roof is simply fabulous. (..more)

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Next Monday's Hangover, Lingerie Vrijdag, ZeeZout

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Next Monday’s Hangover, Lingerie Vrijdag, ZeeZout

Feb 18, 2015 |  by  |  Event

New name, same concept. Too many plans for the weekend? Let me narrow your options down by weekly suggesting the events where you can meet, dance and drink with Amsterdam’s finest crowds. After all, ‘a hangover ain’t worth the pain if the party is lame’. So here’s where you weekend warriors should go to for next Monday’s hangover. (..more)

Lost in identity with Henri Verhoef

Lost in identity with Henri Verhoef

Feb 15, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

Is it possible to become who we want to be or even better, the best version of ourself, in the year 2015? Are there too many boundaries or are we living in a society who makes it hard to choose for your own identity. I’m a big dreamer about these kind of issues and luckily the cool photographer Henri Verhoef (24), is so as well. He shows us that fashion goes way beyond fabrics and shoes. It’s a connection to who we are. (..more)

Carnival the Amsterdam way, a guideline for dummies

Carnival the Amsterdam way, a guideline for dummies

Feb 14, 2015 |  by  |  Event

Carnival is getting more popular every year. Even among hip, young people. Drinking beer out of a jug, raising your arm without reminding of a spastic Nazi salute, shouting at the right moments and most of all: an impressive outfit. Here´s some trendy inspiration. (..more)

Bouillon Bar launches at Cafe Struik

Bouillon Bar launches at Cafe Struik

Feb 13, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Food, Spots

There’s a culinary trend that has been gathering momentum in New York and LA, that’s hailed as both incredibly delicious and incredibly nutritious. It’s warming for the soul and a mineral rich food for the body… I’m talking about Broth, good old wholesome-makes-you-happy-from-the-inside-out broth; and it’s launching here in Amsterdam this Sunday (..more)

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Outsiders, Pixel, Klear, Club Fest, HYTE, Horizon, De Raad Van 11

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Outsiders, Pixel, Klear, Club Fest, HYTE, Horizon, De Raad Van 11

Feb 11, 2015 |  by  |  Event

New name, same concept. Too many plans for the weekend? Let me narrow your options down by weekly suggesting the events where you can meet, dance and drink with Amsterdam’s finest crowds. After all, ‘a hangover ain’t worth the pain if the party is lame’. So here’s where you weekend warriors should go to for next Monday’s hangover. I’m so sorry for giving you way too many options this week but there are just too many good parties this weekend, especially on Friday. (..more)

HYTE turns your winter depression around

HYTE turns your winter depression around

Feb 7, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music, Sponsored

Let’s be honest, February and March suck. The cosy holidays are long gone, you’ve already given up on your new years resolutions and you’re in desperate need for spring. HYTE has done something quite remarkable. These two months have not just become bearable, they’ve become something to look forward to with much anticipation and excitement. Because of HYTE the Dam will turn into a true electronic music heaven where quality artists will perform during a series of events, starting next weekend. (..more)