The Opera Ballet gives a chance to new choreographers

The Opera Ballet gives a chance to new choreographers

Jun 14, 2017 |  by  |  Art

Right now four new talents are working on building a unique piece with the Junior Company dancers from the National Opera Ballet Academy. (..more)

Immerse into barber's subculture with Barber Stories' mini-series

Immerse into barber’s subculture with Barber Stories’ mini-series

Jun 11, 2017 |  by  |  Art, Event

When you’re passing by a barber shop, you look at the outside, sometimes come in, say hello, have a haircut and say goodbye. But do you realize a big part of a barber’s life is dedicated to his job? That it’s more than a job but a passion? That’s what (..more)

Street musicians find a stage at Volkshotel for Busker's Inn

Street musicians find a stage at Volkshotel for Busker’s Inn

Jun 10, 2017 |  by  |  Art, Event

On June 11, buskers invade every room of the Volkshotel to create a street music festival. Coming from all over the world, they enjoy the warm light of the street rather than the bright lights of the stage. As they’re not that much in Amsterdam compared to other touristic cities, (..more)

What is real and what is the Faketory?

What is real and what is the Faketory?

Jun 8, 2017 |  by  |  Art, Event

On a random Thursday evening I got invited to check out this home art studio near the Amstel station. At first I didn’t realize it was a home studio, I figured it was just a posh art gallery. That changed when I ended up walking into an apartment complex. But (..more)

An Afrolijk night full of African vibes at Pllek

An Afrolijk night full of African vibes at Pllek

Jun 7, 2017 |  by  |  Art, Event, Food

For the second edition of Going Places, Pllek is taking you to Africa with Afrolijk. Food, art, film and funky beats will make you reflect on Africa in a different manner, as the world is changing. Join this cultural trip and see local African artists to celebrate diversity as well (..more)

Explore art and creativity at cultural center ’t Fijnhout

Explore art and creativity at cultural center ’t Fijnhout

May 27, 2017 |  by  |  Art, Event

All kinds of art are welcomed in Cultureel Centrum ‘t Fijnhout. (..more)

Sarah Van Sonsbeeck brings the sea back to the Oude Kerk

Sarah Van Sonsbeeck brings the sea back to the Oude Kerk

May 18, 2017 |  by  |  Art, Event

As it’s named, the Oude Kerk (‘Old Church’) is the oldest church in Amsterdam. Erected from a 1213 wooden chapel, it was a Roman catholic church before it turned protestant in 1578. It was not only recognized as a religious place but also as a shelter; many sailors found their (..more)

Dadara's Solipmission explores and rethinks reality at Burning Man

Dadara’s Solipmission explores and rethinks reality at Burning Man

May 5, 2017 |  by  |  Art

You might know our local artistic hero Dadara from his Art as Money festival back in 2012, but his current project Solipmisson is something completely different. Nevada’s Black Rock Desert is the site of the annual Burning Man festival, a cultural and spiritual freehaven and Dadara has been a frequent (..more)

VISLA brings everyday ideas to life at The Hoxton

VISLA brings everyday ideas to life at The Hoxton

Apr 12, 2017 |  by  |  Art, Event

Passion never fails, right? That’s exactly what Daniel Ekelund told himself when he started from scratch and created VISLA in 2015. (..more)