Fri 25 July

In Living Color

In Living Color

With ‘In Living Color’ DJ Rob Manga and VJ Supreme Cuisine present a soul(full) mix of video clips. Soul, funk, hip hop, R&B, reggae, boogie and disco melting together in an audiovisual spectacle. From Motown to Stax via Uptown to Def Jam: go on a musical journey in image and sound.


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Fri 25 July

Club Yes

YES! A New club night this Friday, CLUB YES! Check out the teaser here.

Sat 02 August

Rotterdamse Oogstmarkt / Harvest market

Get your weekly groceries and delicacies at the Rotterdamse Oogstmarkt. The most festive farmers market with local produce from regional farmers and urban neighbours. Cheeses from Streefkerk, mustard from Goudswaard, beetroot ‘uit je eigen stad’, local sausages and urban honey.

Fri 12 September

Rocket Science

“For over a year Rocket Science has been launching the most diverse dance projectiles into the Rotterdam Nightlife. On Friday, September 12th, the Rocket Science Shuttle heads back into space for an evening of the best nu-disco, UK-bass and future-house. After successful editions with greats like Zed Bias and Bondax, Rocket Science will this time be visited by Amsterdam’s royal couple Detroit Swindle and the acclaimed British producer and DJ: Leon Vynehall.

Sat 26 July

Kriterion Presents Roffa Mon Amour Afterparty

To celebrate the final night of Roffa Mon Amour’s Silent Rooftop Cinema, Kriterion will host the official afterparty right across the street at it’s intimate pop-up cinema location on the Zomerhofstraat.

Sat 13 September

Oscar Night in Rotterdam

The Czech Centre and the Goethe-Institut invite you to a great movie night on the occasion of the opening of the cultural season in Rotterdam - 24 uur cultuur. ‘Prague Meets Berlin in Hollywood’ is going to be full of great movies which won or were nominated for Academy Awards.

Sat 20 September

European Film Festival - Revival

In the framework of the European Film Festival, taking place from 18th until 21st of September in CzechCentre, we are going to offer Czech film Revival by Alice Nellis.

Sun 31 August

Festival de Frikandel 2014

Festival de Frikandel offers an insight of what happens in the basement of Oefenruimte De Frikandel.
Some famous Rotterdam bands and some fresh new acts present their latest sounds at Landgoed van Cool tot Terhave (the lovely beach behind De Machinist).

Sun 03 August

Yardbird x Discoflamingo: The Rooftop Marriage

After a long period of flirting, late night phone calls and multiple diners by candlelight, two of Rotterdams most popular club nights finally decided it was time to get married! Together with the pop-up city park DÂK, Yardbird and Discoflamingo will bundle their powers for an exclusive rooftop party at the Katshoek garage!

Tue 29 July

Fruitbios @ STROOP - Turks Fruit

Summer nights at the cinema with smoothies, the Fruitbios. Fruity films and fruity smoothies.

Wed 30 July

PAEkort #14

Performance Art Event Series in Rotterdam. Performances by Tim Tiedemann (DE) and Sabine Oosterlynck (BE). Screening of Performance Voyage 4 (FI) and work of Carlos Salazar Lermont (VE). Catering by Cateringa & Kompanen (NL). A donation is welcome!

Fri 29 August

Oblique international meeting: Other forms of Exchange

Meeting with several speakers about ‘Other forms of exchange’. Do you always need money or are there others ways we can think off to make out lives work? Different speakers tell us about there projects with alternative ways to exchange.

Thu 28 August

Thursday special at RAAF

Taste all the cultures of the South part of Town! During the ThursdaySpecial you eat a fresh meal every week for only 6,- euro’s!

Sat 23 August

Workshop Portrait of a Stranger by Rik Moonen

Learn how to make a portret of a total stranger by going on a adventure on the Afrikaandermarket. Rik Moonen teaches you al the tips&trics!

Sat 02 August

Afri Summer BBQ

Simply enjoy a fresh made bbq meal with the perfect view of the Rijnhaven. For only 7,50 we feed you well this Saturday! We already start at 16:30 to feel the hot sun on our skin and start our evening the best way we can: with a filled stomach!

Fri 26 September

Route du Nord 2014

Art, live-music, poetry, parties and other happenings at the 12th edition of art route Route du Nord at Zomerhofkwartier.

Fri 25 July

Open Mic at ROOM

Every last Friday ROOM organizes her monthly Open Mic Nights together with host and singer/songwriter Dolf Beijers. This musical highlight of the month, is one you shouldn’t miss out on!

Mon 28 July

Open Set – Graphic Design Summer School

Open Set hosted by Kunstblock

The annual design conference Open Set – Graphic Design Summer School takes place in Rotterdam this year, from the 28th of July till the 9th of August. Open Set was invited by Kunstblock, a Rotterdam based foundation, set up by five cultural institutions that reside on the Witte de Withstraat. The different workshops and presentations that are part of the Summer School take place in the different Kunstblock affiliated locations.

Sun 17 August

Selected Readings: Eight Views on an Exhibition

For the duration of The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else, Witte de With invited eight guest moderators to give a “reading” or interpretative tour of the exhibition. Throughout summer 2014, moderated public tours of the exhibition will be given by Lorenzo Benedetti (Director de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam), Oscar van den Boogaard (Novelist and Director of the HISK, Ghent), Ann Demeester (Director Frans Hals Museum – De Hallen Haarlem), Dessislava Dimova (Writer and curator, Brussels), Chris Fitzpatrick (Director Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp), Christina Li (Curator, writer, and Witness to the Moderation(s) program, Amsterdam and Hong Kong), Marnie Slater (Artist and writer, Brussels), and Steven ten Thije (Research Curator, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven).

Sunday 17 August, 3pm with Oscar van den Boogaard (language t.b.d.)

Fri 01 August

The Rotating Assembly

Founded on the dance floor and deeply rooted in club culture The Rotating Assembly creates a place where house music dominates. A clubnight Inspired by legendary New York clubs and events such as Shelter and Body and Soul. Johnny Ghetto, Rancidy Deep Journey, Soulroots and Phil Peoples mix deep soulful house tunes, afrobeat, disco and rare grooves. Their mission is simple: dance, dance, dance!

Fri 25 July

In Living Color

With ‘In Living Color’ DJ Rob Manga and VJ Supreme Cuisine present a soul(full) mix of video clips. Soul, funk, hip hop, R&B, reggae, boogie and disco melting together in an audiovisual spectacle. From Motown to Stax via Uptown to Def Jam: go on a musical journey in image and sound.