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Music and arts at the intimate Lente Kabinet

Music and arts at the intimate Lente Kabinet

May 21, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

Next Saturday, Dekmantel produces the fourth edition of its own festival's little sister event. It's a one-day event that offers a variety of intimate music and arts, in Het Twiske just north of Amsterdam. (..more)

The potential fun of ghost towns

The potential fun of ghost towns

May 20, 2015 |  by  |  Art

The Netherlands don't have any ghost towns on offer; Ruigoord is about the closest we get. That's exactly why a two people decided to leave the city for the summer, and venture into Europe. Searching for those abandoned but magical places. (..more)

Local Rockstars: Dream away with Anouk Visée

Local Rockstars: Dream away with Anouk Visée

Apr 22, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

I have to admit, the first promise is a good one: not another singer/songwriter, again. Indeed, Anouk Viseé is anything but your standard musician. Quirky and witty in personality, which translates into some pretty good songwriting. Next Saturday she´ll release her first EP. (..more)

Mixtape Monday: Don't Try To Understand It by Fewture & Freddie Glitch

Mixtape Monday: Don’t Try To Understand It by Fewture & Freddie Glitch

Apr 20, 2015 |  by  |  Music

Fewture and Freddie Glitch met in class in 2011 and realized that apart from their shared obsession with music and nightlife, they both loved finding and exchanging new music, and really dug each others sounds. The mix shows their musicality and ability to set a perfect vibe with their sound. (..more)

King supports national dance culture on his birthday

King supports national dance culture on his birthday

Apr 1, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

As dance culture is becoming a larger industry every year in the Netherlands, a royal decree has been leaked which notes that King Willem Alexander and Queen Máxima will be taking up an active role in promoting our national events. (..more)

IZTOK gives you a hippie vibe with a Dutch twist

IZTOK gives you a hippie vibe with a Dutch twist

Mar 23, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

Hardly any rules or regulations, support by local grannies, five days of non-stop pleasure and a festival in the town centre. This summer the lovely Bulgarian town of Troyan will be taken over by nine Dutch hosting parties. (..more)

Five things to do with Valentine's Day

Five things to do with Valentine’s Day

Feb 5, 2015 |  by  |  Event

Valentine's Day is probably the least romantic day of the year. We'll provide you with some original ways to spend the day or evening. Enjoy the love! (..more)

Public transport just became live and more fun

Public transport just became live and more fun

Dec 7, 2014 |  by  |  Spots

Whether you’re tourist, expat or local, you know public transport in Amsterdam can be a bitch. It seems to be natural law to see the wrong tram pass by three times while waiting for the right one. Trucks unloading, traffic jams, bad weather: a lot can occur, and it’s always a surprise when your ride will show up. (..more)

Amsterdam Light Festival brightens up the winter

Amsterdam Light Festival brightens up the winter

Nov 27, 2014 |  by  |  Art, Event

Today marks the beginning of the third edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival, where light sculptures, projections and installations will brighten the canals and the Amstel river in the city centre for more than 50 days. (..more)

Sef fights for a better Africa at Waterkant

Sef fights for a better Africa at Waterkant

Sep 25, 2014 |  by  |  Event

No idea how to spend this sunny Thursday afternoon? Feel like having a beer on the waterside, but you don't know where? We have the solution! Charity crowdfunding platform 1%Club will launch the Cheetah Fund today, and to gain awareness they organize a mini festival. (..more)