Volkshotel celebrates its first birthday

Volkshotel celebrates its first birthday

Jun 23, 2015 |  by  |  Event

One year ago the Volkshotel opened its doors, although it seems like yesterday. This Saturday the hotel is celebrating its birthday by bringing back the best acts and events from the previous year. From 9am till 4am the entire building including Canvasopde7e, Werkplaats and Doka will be filled with culture in the broadest sense of the word. Oh and did I mention it’s free? Let me give you a few highlights of the program. (..more)

The Club De Cantineros cocktail collective opens in Amsterdam

The Club De Cantineros cocktail collective opens in Amsterdam

Jun 21, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Food

It’s an exciting road ahead for the Dutch cocktail scene. The original club began in Cuba of handpicked bartending talent, during the American prohibition era, to propagate exceptional industry knowledge, finesse in bartending and fairer working conditions. It went on to greatly influence bartenders globally. The Club proudly lives by the ethos ‘for bartenders by bartenders’, striving to elevate and celebrate cocktail skill, recipes and service. (..more)

Back to nature with Synchrodogs at Walls Gallery

Back to nature with Synchrodogs at Walls Gallery

Jun 19, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

It looks like my birthday present comes a day early this year. Two of my favorite photographers, a duo named Synchrodogs, are having an exhibition at Walls, starting tomorrow. How cool is that? The Ukrainian couple, Tania Shcheglova and Roman Noven, fell in love with each other and started to work together as professional artists under one name. (..more)

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Festifest, JP Enfant invites Luke Hess, Is Burning

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Festifest, JP Enfant invites Luke Hess, Is Burning

Jun 18, 2015 |  by  |  Event

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)

15 years of sexy Appelsap

15 years of sexy Appelsap

Jun 17, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

Past editions blew the Oosterpark away with names like Pharoahe Monch, The Opposites and De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig. With 15 years of good music, I can say for sure: Appelsap is one of the BIG guys. Specialised in fresh hip-hop, R&B, soul and bass music, this festival is definitely a must-visit. (..more)

Local Rockstars: Anthoni Logos works in natural harmonic tuning only

Local Rockstars: Anthoni Logos works in natural harmonic tuning only

Jun 15, 2015 |  by  |  Music

Daniel Schotsborg and I meet in Hutspot and immediately find out that we have something in common: we wish we’d have different lives at the same time (or just more time) so we could take better advantage of the interesting possibilities that life has to offer. (..more)

Video Friday: Swing down to the teadance

Video Friday: Swing down to the teadance

Jun 12, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

▶︎ Press play… because you’ll want to check out those lindy hop moves before SwingStreet’s annual teadance takes place this Sunday afternoon (..more)

Undercover lover at De Zon in 12 pictures

Undercover lover at De Zon in 12 pictures

Jun 12, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Photos

Tight speedos, titties and a lot of skin; those ingredients were anything but an exception at festival De Zon. Besides the sun itself of course. BandjeBandje, Next Monday’s Hangover and Pleinvrees did a very good job with their fourth edition, that much is clear. We can’t for next year! (..more)

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Cartel, Once in a Blue Moon, CHCGO LEGENDS

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Cartel, Once in a Blue Moon, CHCGO LEGENDS

Jun 11, 2015 |  by  |  Event

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)