Video Friday: Amsterdam's city beaches

Video Friday: Amsterdam’s city beaches

Aug 28, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Food, Lifestyle, Spots

Press play … because Summer’s nearly over, folks. This weekend may well be the last good weather we have for a while, so what better way to spend it than at one of Amsterdam’s six city beaches. (..more)

Ordinary People Looking Extraordinary at STRAF_WERK

Ordinary People Looking Extraordinary at STRAF_WERK

Aug 27, 2015 |  by  |  Fashion, Photos

The sun was shining, the music was good and the people were shining as well. I think we can safely say that last Saturday was a good day for STRAF_WERK. Despite the busy entrance and long waiting lines in the beginning, everything turned for the best. (..more)

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Kommune, Tribes, Horizon & Kaap

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Kommune, Tribes, Horizon & Kaap

Aug 26, 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)

Getting salty at ZeeZout Festival

Getting salty at ZeeZout Festival

Aug 25, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

When I heard the ZeeZout team planned their first festival, I felt like I was with my butt in the sea. Not for real of course, but sometimes it’s allowed to make bad jokes, just because you have a good reason to be happy.

Saltiness
My first experience with ZeeZout was during (..more)

We Are Blood at Mountain Dew Tour Am Series

We Are Blood at Mountain Dew Tour Am Series

Aug 24, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Lifestyle

kateboarding. What’s one of the first things that comes to mind when people talk about it? A hobby in your teens? Pot smoking dudes with long hair getting chased by pigs all day? Or the way I look at it; hot bad boys with long hair who smoke pot and ride all day… I’m kidding. Even though some of it might be true sometimes, you might want to look a little more into it. (..more)

Mixtape Monday: Heavy On The Bacon by FOUK

Mixtape Monday: Heavy On The Bacon by FOUK

Aug 24, 2015 |  by  |  Music

Dutchmen Hans Peeman en Daniel Leseman, better known as Fouk, have been providing us with a vast amount of quality releases over the past couple of years. Their distinctive sound has been picked up widely by all the major jacking- and deephouse heads. Labels like HEIST, Local Talk, their own Outplay records and many others have seen the light of Fouk’s tracks. (..more)

Wim T. Schippers' geeky humor makes your brain explode in mad new show

Wim T. Schippers’ geeky humor makes your brain explode in mad new show

Aug 21, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

Wim T. Schippers is a household name when it comes to highly original, slightly disruptive visual art, television, and theater. His latest venture Hoogwater Voorheen Laagwater pays homage to the absurdities of life – prepare for serious confusion. (..more)

What To Watch Thursday: Our Little Sister

What To Watch Thursday: Our Little Sister

Aug 20, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

With the Yasujiro Ozu season well under way at EYE, Amsterdam is in the mood for Japanese family dramas. Director Hirokazu Kore-eda has proven himself to be contemporary Japan’s response to Ozu, a director he reveres. Two years since his Cannes Jury Prize win with Like Father, Like Son, the script of which was picked up by the jury president Steven Spielberg for an inevitable U.S. remake, Kore-eda returns with another film on unconventional family structures. (..more)

The Darling and Lucky Lake host mini festival

The Darling and Lucky Lake host mini festival

Aug 20, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

The owners of the cutest shop in the world, The Darling, and The Lucky Lake Hostel have an end of summer surprise for us! The two are collaborating in organizing a small, intimate and creative event, for which Lucky Lake arranged a beautiful outdoor area at the Vinkeveense Plassen. (..more)