Oostpool chronicles Smith and Mapplethorpe, but it hits the head not the heart

Oostpool chronicles Smith and Mapplethorpe, but it hits the head not the heart

Feb 7, 2016 |  by  |  Art, Event

Good performances and a well-constructed overview of the lives of two icons with the occasional hint at poetic freedom can’t save an aimless production. (..more)

Fast and curious at Generation '16 by MOAM

Fast and curious at Generation ’16 by MOAM

Feb 1, 2016 |  by  |  Art, Event, Fashion

Everyday life is an entrance for new talent. The future is happening now and creativity is booming in cities like Amsterdam. That’s why MOAM organizes an exhibition each year with the best of the best youngsters in the creative field. From illustration to design, from fashion to documentary; it’s all (..more)

Marty Marn talks artistry and Isa Genzken’s exhibtion at the Stedelijk

Marty Marn talks artistry and Isa Genzken’s exhibtion at the Stedelijk

Jan 28, 2016 |  by  |  Art, Photos, Sponsored

I had the pleasure to take in Isa Genzken’s comprehensive art exhibition at the Stedelijk with another creative who dares to push their discipline further than most: Marty Marn, photographer of the wildness that goes on after hours. (..more)

Artistic differences become the work in this layered telling of Amadeus

Artistic differences become the work in this layered telling of Amadeus

Jan 23, 2016 |  by  |  Art, Event

De Warme Winkel invites theater veteran Marien Jongewaard and of course it results in an exceptionally clever piece of showmanship. (..more)

Theatrical incarnation of bestseller Ventoux in De Meervaart

Theatrical incarnation of bestseller Ventoux in De Meervaart

Jan 9, 2016 |  by  |  Art, Event

Back for one night only, Ventoux sheds light on the underlying themes of male friendship in a story about one tragic cycling holiday in France. (..more)

Kings of War’s size and scope make for intruiging portraits of people in charge

Kings of War’s size and scope make for intruiging portraits of people in charge

Dec 29, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

Larger-than-life Shakespearean show by Toneelgroep Amsterdam is fresh, moving and funny in just the right doses while paying tribute to the Bard in a trilogy of powerplay. (..more)

Boom Chicago lets you try to Escape Through Time

Boom Chicago lets you try to Escape Through Time

Dec 9, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event, Spots

Escape room games lock players in a room where they must seek clues and solve puzzles tied to a story or theme to escape before time runs out. We all know the people behind Boom Chicago from their hilarious takes on Dutch language, customs and culture. They recently opened up an escape room, and it wouldn’t be Boom Chicago without taking it to the next level. (..more)

Fresh Young Gods delivers another installment of the hyperreal

Fresh Young Gods delivers another installment of the hyperreal

Dec 4, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

Part two in a trilogy named Good Intentions, Eric de Vroedt delivers a wild, choreographed Oostpool show that is frighteningly accurate in its reflection on current affairs. (..more)

Strangers in Amsterdam #3

Strangers in Amsterdam #3

Dec 1, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Lifestyle

Filmmaker Yuki Ogura creates videos that illustrate Amsterdam from different perspectives. (..more)