Highlight

Sat 08 August

BIRD Motown Tribute

BIRD Motown Tribute

BIRD goes Detroit with a sizzling Motown special! On Saturday the 8th august dj Rob Manga and vj Supreme Cuisine once again present to you an audio-visuals tribute to one of the worlds most special music labels. Expect a night filled with the most soulful dance floor anthems and video’s from Motown’s biggest stars and hidden gems.

Agenda

Alternative Guide to Rotterdam

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Tue 04 August

Walking tour

Hey guys!!! We would like to invite you to join us for the walking tour through the center of Rotterdam. It´s going to happen next Tuesday August 4th. We will leave from the Hostel de Mafkees at 14:00 hrs. and we will end the tour at 17:00 hrs. in the city center. Come and walk in our footsteps!!!

Thu 24 September

Cinema Night: The True Cost

As part of Temporary Fashion Museum, Het Nieuwe Instituut partners with Stripped Fashion to present the Rotterdam premiere of the documentary The True Cost, an exposé of the harsh realities behind the clothes we buy. The evening’s programme begins with a look at HACKED, the design strategy of Francisco van Benthum and Alexander van Slobbe.

Thu 17 September

Richard Vijgen on data visualisation

How do you tell stories with data? In times of abundant flows of Open and Big Data, processing, interpreting and visualising it has become hip and happening. For designers and artists, data forms an interesting, dynamic material with which they can visualise social, cultural, political and economic patterns.

Thu 03 September

Brussels Wild

In collaboration with the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam and the Vereniging Deltametropool, we will seek out untamed nature in the city at the tail end of the summer. We are screening two films that address the subject in different ways: Louis Le Roy and Brussels Wild.

For this occasion, The New Garden, designed and planted by artist Frank Bruggeman and ecological gardener Hans Engelbrecht, will act as an outdoor cinema. The garden also inspired the choice of films: Brussels Wild and a short film about Louis Le Roy. The programme starts at 8 pm when, before darkness descends, we will talk about how wild the city should become and who is to decide this. With contributions from amongst others Hans Engelbrecht and Frank Bruggeman.

Thu 27 August

Janno Lanjouw on the best of 5 years Food Filmfestival

The first Lecture Night of the new cultural season is entirely devoted to food. Janno Lanjouw, programme director of the Food Filmfestival, will serve up the tastiest, scariest and funniest fragments from the past five years in an interactive presentation.

Lanjouw sketches a comprehensive picture of the many aspects of food: pleasure, hunger, modern agriculture with all its virtues and vices, the effect of food hypes on the environment, what happens to the human brain when we eat, and the world of haute cuisine. Food producers from Rotterdam garnish the evening’s proceedings with plenty of flavour.

Arrive in plenty of time, because at 6:30 pm you can enjoy a Thursday Night Dinner specially composed for the evening by Gilbert Kolff. Reservations are taken by Eventbrite

Sun 23 August

Third edition Oude Haven Summer Festival

On Sunday 23 August 2015, the Oude Haven Rotterdam will be transformed into the most atmospheric environment of Rotterdam for the third time. Up and coming talents will perform on four stages on the quay and on the water. New and established talents with a very own sound will ensure a unique festival atmosphere in the Oude Haven.

Fri 28 August

Once Upon A Time In The West

Creative hub ‘De Keilewerf’ in Rotterdam will be the scene of festival Once Upon A Time In The West from August 28th until August 30th 2015. A special three day music festival build upon the early rock ‘n roll, folk blues & roots feeling, with more than twenty performing bands. A great cocktail for an unforgettable music festival, closing of with an all star jam.

Fri 07 August

DANSVOER presents SILENT DISCO 2.0 at ALOHA BAR

LINE UP 21:00 - 02:00

BLUE // 21:00-00:00 Ivan Koning Winter // 00:00-02:00 Jeboi
RED - DANSBAR
GREEN - All yours.

Sat 22 August

Zomerkost Festival

Rotterdams first silent music festival!
Great line-up, ginormous dance floor, summertime, cocktails, amazing views, ice cream, fingerfood, palm trees, festival market, you name it we got it.

Wed 05 August

IDESLET ALL SUMMER NIGHT LONG W/ DOPPELGANG

The hottest Wednesday night of your summer! Bringing Amsterdam and Rotterdam together in BAR with the sexy DOPPELGANG and Ideslet.Expect summer vibes, home made ice cream, fresh watermelons, real life Hawaii girls and a bubbleboat.

Sat 08 August

Vintage Kilo Sale - stockroom sale

Save the date! at Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th of August we have a big vintage stockroom sale at Design Dock Rotterdam.

You can shop the coolest vintage items for him and her for only 10,- per kilo.

Fri 04 September

Voorspel

The night before the Nacht van de Kaap (Night of the Cape) an extra concert is organized to warm up for the festival. Jazz legend Hans Dulfer and rock sensation DeWolff will set the Fenixloods at Katendrecht on fire!

Sat 05 September

De Nacht van de Kaap

De Nacht van de Kaap (Night of the Cape) is a music festival that honours the glorious history of the neighbourhood Katendrecht as home of pirates, sailors and a red light district.

Sat 08 August

BIRD Motown Tribute

BIRD goes Detroit with a sizzling Motown special! On Saturday the 8th august dj Rob Manga and vj Supreme Cuisine once again present to you an audio-visuals tribute to one of the worlds most special music labels. Expect a night filled with the most soulful dance floor anthems and video’s from Motown’s biggest stars and hidden gems.

Tue 29 December

BIRD Motown Tribute

BIRD goes Detroit with a sizzling Motown special! On Saturday the 8th august dj Rob Manga and vj Supreme Cuisine once again present to you an audio-visuals tribute to one of the worlds most special music labels. Expect a night filled with the most soulful dance floor anthems and video’s from Motown’s biggest stars and hidden gems.

Sat 15 August

Block Party

A bit twisted but always packed with love and a doze of feelgood vibes containing the hottest tunes in a broad diversity of house, funk, pop, soul, hiphop and more.. All combined by the fiercest of fear: Storm, Boogie Friday, Reflex and Spunky Fraîche !

Tue 04 August

No Show Meseum

The museum has a mobile presentation space in a converted postbus. It hosts a special exhibition with 24 invisible art works of pure conceptual art. From August till October 2015, the NO SHOW MUSEUM is on tour in Europe before finally arriving in Italy, as an official participant of the 56th Venice Art Biennale.

Sat 05 September

Strictly Techno presents Mord label night

Strictly Techno is the longest running techno party in Rotterdam and has been supplying the city with quality techno events for twenty years now. On September 5 they are back in Factory010, one of Rotterdam’s most exciting underground venues, offering the stage to one of the fastest growing techno labels out there.

Fri 07 August

BAR Presents Legowelt

If you know all of his about 20 aliases we’re really impressed and if you don’t know him at all you’ve most likely been living under a rock. Legowelt has a legendary career as a producer, live artist and DJ. He started producing in the early 90’s and has proven his synthesizer focused house sound is timeless and still belongs at the absolute top.

Fri 11 September

Nacht van de Dictatuur met Maarten van Rossem

Maarten van Rossem will open the Nacht van de Dictatuur with his unique vision on dictators and dictatorships. Middle East journalist Judit Neurink gives a lecture about IS, what is so attractive about these group aggressive bearded men? Radio Romantiek makes sadistic radio. Look through the eyes of a dictator and encircle in a Dutch newspaper what you dislike. When is an article too critical? Further: how became a Czech bus driver a rebellious hero? And what is it like to live in a dictatorship. Ferdows Kazemi fled twenty years ago from the Islamic dictatorship of Iran. What can you do if you are in conflict with the government? Check www.arminius.nu for updates en tickets.