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Altstadt

Altstadt Rotterdam combines a canteen and a theater in Delfshaven

Altstadt Rotterdam will be a unique place in historic Delfshaven. In a former garage at the Aelbrechtskolk the canteen is already open. Soon the theatre auditorium will provide space for an (inter)national programming. The focus will be on innovative productions from the ‘flat-floor circuit’. The programming will be an important addition to the current offerings …

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Schools

Schools are making their students become entrepreneurs

What better way for students to gain experience right away. Various schools let their students run their own restaurants, shops, or brands. The restaurants of Zadkine and Albeda are great places to enjoy dinner for example. Now Vak College Hillegersberg and Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam also offer working experiences. Vak College Hillegersberg operates a brand new …

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Bianca Farla & The Showgirls of Magic

Bianca Farla & The Showgirls of Magic at Kerstcircus Ahoy

Just like Rotterdam Ahoy itself, Kerstcircus Ahoy celebrates its 50th edition this year. During this special edition, one of the highlights will be provided by the Rotterdam illusionist Bianca Farla & The Showgirls of Magic. The Christmas Circus takes place from 25 December to 2 January 2022. The Christmas Circus Ahoy is a household name …

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The Valvetronic Brassband and Moonlight Benjamin break New Grounds

For years Grounds has been the stage for pioneering, emerging and well-known (inter)national musicians and bands in the most diverse musical styles. Besides programming live music, Grounds wants to contribute to the cultural climate in Delfshaven by providing a place for local talents. To take that ambition further a new location is opened. A former …

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Dave Holland and John Scofield at Dutch Double Bass Festival Rotterdam

John Scofield & Dave Holland Duo at Dutch Double Bass Festival

Guitarist John Scofield and bassist Dave Holland are both recognized as great jazz musicians. These longtime colleagues decided to perform as a duo. The artists will give a unique concert at the third Dutch Double Bass Festival in Theater Zuidplein. The Festival is founded by James Oesi. As an artistic leader, his goal is to …

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Local artists have drawn the impact of COVID-19 on Rotterdam

The city artists Erico Smit, Gwen Stok, Funs Janssen, and Gemma Plum have captured the impact of COVID-19 on Rotterdammers and the city of Rotterdam.  They were commissioned by the Rotterdam City Archives and CBK Rotterdam. Their creations can be seen from October 23 at the Kunsthal during the exhibition ‘Drawn: Rotterdam! One-and-a-half-metre-society’. During the …

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Admire twenty ping-pong tables at Groot Handelsgebouw

Twenty artists have painted ping-pong tables at Groot Handelsgebouw to celebrate 20 years of Dutch Design Week. The artworks can be admired from Tuesday, October 19 in front of the monumental building at the Stationsplein. Of course, you can play some table tennis. Artists were invited to paint the ping-pong tables. It’s a nod to …

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