Sat 18 June

Conny Janssen Danst - COURAGE ~ première

Conny Janssen Danst - COURAGE ~ première

This summer, Conny Janssen Danst will be creating a poetic and alienating world on a rough industrial site. Janssen’s long-cherished dream of appearing with her dance company in the Ferro will finally be realized. The history of this imposing building, which is an impressive 3,500 m² in size and served as a gas holder until 1967, appeals to everybody’s imagination.


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Sat 19 November

Herr Zimmerman 10 Years Party!

The crazy techno KatZe Herr Zimmerman celebrates its 10 years anniversary on Earth by throwing an amazing techno party in Rotterdam’s amazing Factory010 venue.

Thu 30 June

10 years ROOM: Liberati Quartet

Celebrate our 10th birthday with us!

Thu 07 July

Thursday Night: Reflecting on Venice

Can design contribute to improving the living standards of populations in conflict zones? A conversation with the curators of the Austrian, German and Dutch pavilions at the Venice Architecture Biennale and Luke Korhaar of UNHCR.

Mon 22 August

Summer School on Art in Public Space

Art in Public Space is a unique and exciting week-long artistic journey on which you experience what art can look, sound and feel like when the world is your stage. Under guidance of three international artists that work in dance, theatre and music, you get research, practical experience and training into multidisciplinary, participative forms of art in public space.

Thu 30 June

Exhibition Reading on Were It As If by Lex Ter Braak

What is hidden, forgotten, cast away, or overlooked in the day-to-day operations of a cultural institution such as Witte de With? For the duration of the exhibition WERE IT AS IF, ‘guest readers’ are invited to interpret/critique/analyse/translate/disrupt the very choices and methodologies artists Liesbeth Bik and Jos van der Pol deployed.

Sat 09 July

SPECTA Festival Rotterdam

The first edition of the SPECTA Festival will take place on a rad location, where the old and new Rotterdam meet up!

Thu 30 June

A Tribute to Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake is a prime example of how sometimes a member of a boy band is better off as a solo artist. His fans have seen him evolve from teen heartthrob to one of the biggest and most versatile artists of the 21st century. On Thursday, 30 June, Niek de Bruijn and his crew will pay hommage to this modern day pop icon, at A Tribute to Justin Timberlake in BIRD!

Fri 22 July


A night full of dancing and a wet dream for House connoisseurs!

Sat 09 July


Charlois label-night!

Fri 08 July


New York based balearic bad boy Jex Opolis and New York’s disco edit mastermind Eric ‘Dunks’ Duncan!

Fri 01 July


A Tropical all-nighter by Hugo Mendez and Frankie Francis!

Thu 30 June

Pecha Kucha Rotterdam

This edition: Terts Brinkhoff (founder of De Parade); disposable cardboard tents for festivals; guided tours with a bizar overload of data; AND MORE!

Sun 10 July


Ex Spacemen 3: legends of 80s/90s British spacerock. Supported by hotly tipped (3voor12, etc) Frisian scallies, Yuko Yuko

Fri 01 July


Master Fine Art Piet Zwart Institute Graduate Exhibition. Fourteen international artists cordially invite you to Assemble Relatives, a temporary assembly across three contemporary art spaces in Rotterdam.

Fri 05 August

Duizel in het Park

Get ready for Duizel in het Park, the summer festival of the year. Vroesenpark will transform in a place where you can discover literature, art, music and performances between Friday, 5 and Sunday, 7 August. A great chance to just lay in the grass with a drink and the most delicious culinary indulgences from the food trucks.

Sat 09 July

Meanwhile in Manolya pt. 2

Meanwhile in Manolya is a small clubnight, hosted by three unknown dj’s in Hoboken. For this second edition, they extended the duration and invited Woody to join them on their musical trip. Manolya will be accessible from 21:00 to at least 5:00. Entrance is 5 euros (free before 23:00).

Thu 27 October

Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam

The underwater world is too beautiful not to watch. That’s why this year, during the second edition of Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam, lots of underwater movies can be watched next to the movies about the nature at land. From October 27th up to October 30th the white screen will show over 80 national and international nature films and documentaries.

Fri 02 September

Rotterdam Ontwaakt, Ontbijt en Verbindt!

Rotterdam Ontwaakt, Ontbijt en Verbindt! is a grandbreakfast for all Rotterdam citizens organised at the Erasmusbrug: September 2nd 2016 up 20:00 AM.

Fri 15 July

TENT Academy Awards 2016

On Friday 15 July 2016 at 20.00 hrs, the TENT Academy Awards (TAA) will take place in Cinerama. The TAA is thé competition that showcases the best graduate audio-visual talents from home and abroad. This year, it’s the turn of young Swiss video artists to join the most talented artists graduating from Dutch art academies. An international jury, headed by Roos Gortzak, director of the Vleeshal in Middelburg, will choose the best video artist, who wins a residency abroad.

Wed 13 July

Book Club Night #32 Margaret the First

In July we’re reading a short novel! We’ve noticed our book clubbers have been very busy recently, so maybe we’ll make life a little easier, by offering a short book and a fun night out. If you haven’t had time to finish the book the previous months, than this might be your #backtobookclub month!