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Sun 29 May

Discover edible urban plants

Discover edible urban plants

A guided walk through Museumpark and The New Garden with urban gardener, author and designer Caroline Zeevat, followed by a tasting of wild plants and herbs.

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Fri 27 May

CreativeMornings Rotterdam: REALITY

Friday May 27th, you are more than welcome to join us for a free breakfast, an inspiring lecture and a chance to meet great like-minded people. Doors will be open from 8:30AM at Westelijk Handelsterrein in Rotterdam, where a delicious breakfast will be prepared. Take your seat at 9:00AM, as Agi Haines starts her talk on this month’s theme: REALITY.

Sun 29 May

Roots & Routes Summerscool Auditions

Are you dreaming of working this Summer with international dance, music and media talents? Join the Roots & Routes Summerscool two weeks of working on your skills with the best coaches in the Dutch and international industry. The people you will be working with are; Lloyd Marengo, Shay Latukolan, Nedda Sou (dance), Alvin Lewis, Fresku, Jennie Lena, (music) and Sander de Graaf, Venour, (media). The only thing you have to do is show your skills during the auditions on the 29th of May and 5th of June.

For more information check our Facebook page Roots & Routes or send us an e-mail to projecten@rootsenroutes.nl

Sat 21 May

Imaginary Institute

The Imaginary Institute is an ad-hoc community of open-minded individuals from all walks of life. We aim to create an open space for conversation and collaboration through which we can (re)imagine ourselves and our social whole.

Sun 15 May

Gallery Untitled Presents: Ntjam Rosie & Francisco van Jole

Music from singer-songwriter and fashionista Ntjam Rosie, words spoken by journalist Francisco van Jole & artworks from our dog-exhibition Hot Dogs. Be invited and enjoy a beautiful & lazy Sunday afternoon in Gallery Untitled! :)

Fri 29 April

CreativeMornings Rotterdam: RISK!

Friday April 29th, you are more than welcome to join us for a free breakfast, an inspiring lecture and a chance to meet great like-minded people. Doors will be open from 8:30AM at Het Industriegebouw in Rotterdam, where a delicious breakfast will be prepared.

Thu 19 May

Shut up & Write May

If you’re looking for a little bit of concentration, you should definitely join our shut up & write in May! There we’ll come together for just an hour to write in full silence and complete concentration. With no internet around and the sound of pen on paper and fingers on keyboards, all you’ll want to do is write as well!

Wed 20 April

40,48 - Wetenschapswoensdag: De Hybride Stad

This week during 40,48 dr. Philip Karré discusses ‘the hybrid city’, where the combination of government, social entrepreneurship and social innovations can lead to synergy, but also can cause conflict. For this Wetenschapwoensdag we invited Dr. Philip Karré to give an intriguing lecture on this hybrid city.

Wed 20 April

Book Club Night #29 All The Birds in the Sky

In April we’re experimenting with fantasy while we read All The Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders. We’re very curious to see if all of you will like it.

Thu 21 April

Shut up & Write April

Come join our Shut up & Write in April! In just one hour you will get all the writing done that needs to get done.

Fri 08 April

InterNations Rotterdam First April Event @Fellini

Expats` Networking Event

April 8th | @Fellini in Markthal | 19:30 - 01:00 | DJ | Free welcome drink till 20:30 | Photobooth

Fri 01 April

CreativeMornings Rotterdam: CHANGE!

Friday, April 1st, you are more than welcome to join us for a free breakfast, an inspiring lecture and a chance to meet great like-minded people. Doors will be open from 8:30AM at Het Industriegebouw, where a delicious breakfast will be prepared. Take your seat at 9:00AM, as Annemieke Fontein starts her talk on this month’s theme: CHANGE.

Sun 27 March

Book Club Night #29 All The Birds in the Sky

In April we’re experimenting with fantasy while we read All The Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders. We’re very curious to see if all of you will like it.

Fri 01 April

YA book club #18 Geektastic

Another first for our YA book club! We’re reading a collection of short stories for April. The book we voted on is Geektastic, a collection of stories written by the hottest YA authors around, curated by Holly Black.

Wed 18 May

Book Club Night #30 The Sellout

Our 30th book club book will be The Sellout by Paul Beatty. It’s a satire that deals with racism, the U.S. and the holy grail of racial equality—the black Chinese restaurant.

Fri 15 April

Friday Night: Presentation Night ‘With the Masses’

Five high-profile international guests join OMA/AMO’s Reinier de Graaf and the students of the Berlage Theory Master Class for a final debate on With the Masses - Architecture and Participation this Friday Night. Expect new insights into Het Nieuwe Insituut’s collection and new formats for vigorous debate designed by the students. With a.o. Françoise Fromonot, architecture critic and educator, and Lucien Kroll, Atelier Kroll.

Sat 02 April

International Pillow Fight Day…in Fancy Dress

The Rotterdam edition of the crowdfunded International Pillow Fight Day…in fancy dress!

Wed 20 April

Rotterdam Nerd-e Night: Exceptional stories from everyday heroes

We are nerds, we love nerds and to celebrate nerdism we organize Nerd-e Night! An evening that give those nerds a stage! And you are invited to get a glimpse into their world, learn something totally new and get inspired! Pretty awesome, right?

Wed 06 April

Visual pitch-e workshop: How to visualize your story

All right, so you have an awesome idea or concept. How do you explain that to others?
We are used to explain and analyze with words. But when you add imagery to the story, you start using a larger part of our brain. This can lead to new insights and a more rememberable story during pitches.

Wed 16 March

40,48 - scientific Wednesday

This Wednesday on 40,48% of your week; Civic initiatives in spatial development are on the rise. They emerge from civil society spontaneously and are unpredictable, dynamic, and multiplicity. Planning strategies that answer to the dynamics of civic initiatives, meeting the complexity of an age of active citizenship, have so far been seriously underdeveloped. Beitske Boonstra argues toward a spatial planning that does fit the age of active citizenship.

Thu 10 March

FuckupNights Rotterdam Vol. II

Volume I was exciting, but Volume II will be massive! Lets embrace the FuckUps of Rotterdam on this special night during the first edition of 2016! Entrepreneurship goes along with trial and error. Most succesful entrepreneurs have seen the downside of changing the world and now they want to share their story with us!