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Sat 31 January

Het Nieuwe Instituut: Opening of four exhibitions

Het Nieuwe Instituut: Opening of four exhibitions

Het Nieuwe Instituut welcomes you to the opening of four exhibitions: 1:1 Period Rooms by Andreas Angelidakis // Plastic: Promises of a Home-Made Future // Sonneveld House²: Intervention by Inside Outside / Petra Blaisse // Surprising finds from the collection #3: The Netherlands builds in brick

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Fri 30 January

WARHOOFD - Early Opening Event

This early exhibition opening is the start of Wijers showcasing existing work and making new work on the spot! at De Witte Slagerij.

Sat 28 February

Modular

This year the Rotterdam based club organization Modular strikes down in BIRD for a series of very special events. With Modular Day + Night they present an indoor mini-festival in BIRD and Hofplein Station, that will last from 3 o’clock A.M, till 3 o’clock P.M. Twelve hours of Modular with names like Kyle Hall, Leon Vynehall, San Soda en Benny Rodrigues!

Fri 27 February

All eyes on w/ Tuxedo

All Eyes On is a club night dedicated to the musical past and future of electronic club music. A concept where both J Dilla, Erykah Buda, Frank Ocean, Floating Points, Theo Parrish, Joy Orbinson and James Brown brotherly come together. For this first edition of 2015 on Friday, February 27th we have Tuxedo, Mayer Hawthorne & Jake On as guest for a special dj-set.

Fri 20 February

360 Degrees w/ Ron Trent

360 Degrees is a house based club night which makes trips to obscure afrobeats, disco boogie and electronic beats . For this edition we invited Chicago’s legend Ron Trent to play his hypnotizing sets.

Sun 07 February

Buddha’s Belly

Don’t expect a boring yoga class, but a structured musical chaos when DJ Blaize and the gentlemen of Team Hoog Tempo are coming to BIRD to build a party. Follow the path of Buddha’s Belly and enlighten your soul with the best hip hop, reggae, dancehall and UK bass.

Fri 06 February

The Love Below w/ Aquarius Heaven

After a short break, The ❤ Below is back. For the first edition we invited one of our favorite tastemakers: Brian Brewster, a.k.a. Aquarius Heaven (Wolf + Lamb, Circus Company, Berlin) He will be supported by The ❤ Below residents Moody Mehran, Pilou Louzolo and D-Ribeiro

Thu 05 February

SCALE: by Anniek Tijmes & Rachel Sender - Damage Playground - Art Rotterdam Week 2015

SCALE: is an exhibition by illustrators Anniek Tijmes (NL) and Rachel Sender (ES). Their series of illustrations examines the human scale and the interaction with both internal and external urban spaces in Rotterdam.

Fri 06 February

STUDIOS OPEN and THIS ISN’T A SENTENCE at SPACEBAR

The Master of Fine Art at the Piet Zwart Institute is pleased to announce STUDIOS OPEN, an occasion during Art Rotterdam week for visitors to see the work of emerging artists in their studios and engage directly with them about their practices.

Tue 03 February

Kino Klub Goethe: Die Salzmänner von Tibet

In February Kino Klub Goethe, a high quality film series of German cinema at the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam, is presenting an arthouse cinema favourite: “Die Salzmänner von Tibet”. As always with an introduction by film expert Peter Bosma and a glass of German wine!

Fri 06 February

DE PLAYER presents: TETRA GAMMA CIRCULAIRE for ART Rotterdam

TETRA GAMMA CIRCULAIRE is DE PLAYER’s live performance happening as part of ART Rotterdam.

Sat 31 January

Undertone at Westelijk Handelsterrein

After almost 5 years, Undertone has become an established concept in Rotterdam and surroundings. Through enchanting sounds and an unique atmosphere, we’ve created a new experience for people. We bring people together. And that is exactly what we’re gonna do on January 31st.

Wed 04 February

Checkpoint Charlie | The strength of the political cartoons

The attack on Charlie Hebdo has demonstrated the power of cartoons. How can cartoons incite people to murder? This Checkpoint is looking for the secret of political cartoons. What makes a strong cartoon? Can cartoonists go too far? And in what tradition can we place Charlie Hebdo?

Fri 30 January

CULT OF THE CONCRETE

With a shared exhibition, JOEY RAMONE and ROODCAPJE Radicals will present Cult Of The Concrete, an exhibition curated by Alexis Milne. Part one of this shared exhibition will be presented at JOEY RAMONE and will open on January the 30th. The second part of this exhibition will be presented at the ROODCAPJE Radicals festival in April.

Thu 05 February

Connected Spaces

Under the wings of NIFFO Gallery / Recycle Studio (Pretorialaan 4b ) , a group of national and international artists are taking part in a group exhibition in Rotterdam Zuid.

Wed 18 February

Brazilian Cult movie plus Caipirinha Bar

Cultvideo and BUT Film Festival host a night of Latin American movie madness: ‘2013 menos 1’ by director Vitor Baumgratz, Brazil, 2012. Portugees spoken, English subs.

Fri 17 April

Jarrod Lawson (Presented by Radio 6)

Friday, the 17th of April BIRD presents Jarrod Lawson. The soul singer and piano virtuoso has performed with well known artists such as Bilal, Angelique Kidjo, The Average White Band and Maceo Parker. He even had the privilege of performing at Stevie Wonder’s birthday. It doesn’t matter which genre he plays: funk, folk, r&b, rock or jazz, everything he touches changes into soul. His solo debut album was received with great enthusiasm, it’s clear that he’s well on his way to become a legendary soul artist.

Tue 24 March

Manifest: Animation Show & Tell

Manifest is a regular animation show & tell evening. Just like the school show & tell exercise, participants bring an animation clip that they love (that they didn’t create themselves) and they share with the audience what it is and why they chose it. Come to manifest to see what people are passionate about and why. Drink a beer and chat with the presenters about animation.

Sat 31 January

Het Nieuwe Instituut: Opening of four exhibitions

Het Nieuwe Instituut welcomes you to the opening of four exhibitions: 1:1 Period Rooms by Andreas Angelidakis // Plastic: Promises of a Home-Made Future // Sonneveld House²: Intervention by Inside Outside / Petra Blaisse // Surprising finds from the collection #3: The Netherlands builds in brick

Sun 22 February

Dansant Dimanche / A Day Time Dance Ball

No fuss. No stress. Just dancing. On Sunday afternoon from 2 to 6pm. Music mix (could be) from the ’50s till now. Anything which makes you wanna move and groove.

Wed 25 February

Spot. ░ a chilly affair

Slowly we make our way towards spring, but not before we enjoy the winter some more. To crawl up warm against each other, to make the ice melt and to dance to the dopest sounds.