Highlight

Sat 20 December

Burlesque Ballroom

Burlesque Ballroom

On Saturday, December the 20th is Rotterdam’s most intimate club night Burlesque Ballroom back in BIRD for a in BIRD for a seductive mix of the best dance, fashion and Rock’n Roll. It’s time to grab our decoration and balls in these dark, but also festive days before the end of the year.

Agenda

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Thu 27 November

Denken over links: Gentrification

The city of Rotterdam tries to attract the middle class. What are the consequences for the city and the current inhabitants? This seems to make the city more resilient, but at the same time this can lead to displacement. Bart van Bouchaute, Joke van der Zwaard and Reinout Kleinhans will give their opinion and kick off the debate.

Mon 01 December

World Aids Day in Rotterdam

Every year World AIDS Day events take place across the world to raise awareness and show support for people living with HIV.

Wed 12 November

Bored to Death book club meeting #13

Come and join us for a fun night of book conversation. You can order the book through our website and we hope to see all of you there! http://www.boredtodeathbookclub.com/book-club/

Sat 22 November

City Singles, We Mix You Mingle

Single? But due to your job, social life and hectic city life too little time to meet other singles? Do not worry ! During City Singles you might meeting up other singles while enjoying the best musical performances and maybe you’ll find your ideal dream match !

Sun 02 November

Love-ism | Mechanisms of Intimacy

In the framework of Moving Futures Festival, on Sunday November 2nd Mor Shani, Paul Sixta and Bram Vreeswijk present the special program Love-ism | Mechanisms of Intimacy. Love-ism | Mechanisms of Intimacy is an extension of the Love-ism project in which choreographer Mor Shani and video-artist Paul Sixta researched the human experience of intimacy. The program exists of a workshop followed by a lecture/performance.

Wed 12 November

VONK evening 12 November: A Pocket Full of Mindfulness.

On the 12th of November the second VONK session will be held at the Schouwburg Rotterdam. The theme of the evening is new combinations of technology and mindfulness and the upcoming life-hacking trend. Entrepreneur Marieke Post from Mojo Creations will kick-off the brainstorm session. The evening is inspired by ‘Another Great Year for Fishing’, a theatre piece by Tom Struyf. This show will premiere on the 6th of November in the Schouwburg.

Fri 31 October

NerdNight: Exceptional stories of everyday heroes

NerdNight is for everyone, that is interested in everything.

While having a slice of pizza and a few beers, you can listen to amazing stories from people with real passions. These passions go from having an insanely big model train collection, to following NASA’s Curiosity for 10 hours a day and everything in between.

Thu 23 October

ROTTERDAM BURNERS CAFÉ

On 9th of October RAAF hosts the Rotterdam Burners Café (Burners Café) for all the people that are interested in being part of the Burning Man Festival Community.

Tue 23 September

Eurosport: Fit for just 1 euro!

Every week artist Jeroen Kuster presents a bootcamp and workouts in and around Worm. Squats, push-ups, burpees and legrolls: after this workout you will feel fit and all just for 1 euro! Every Tuesday at WORM.

See you there.

Thu 25 September

Nazomeravond at Urbannerdam

Creating new opportunities for do it yourself dwellings in Rotterdam

Tue 16 September

The 7 Weeks, walk 3

Do Something Refreshing for 7 weeks (1-2hrs a week) in a row Join once, or sometimes or EVERY TIME!

Fri 12 September

V. Vale - RE/Search Publications

“I look at books not as books, but as conversations.”

Editor, interviewer-writer, graphic designer, historian, photographer and pianist V. Vale (US) will treat us to an evening of stories and converstions on his pubishing activities since 1977.

Fri 03 October

YA book club #1 The Bunker Diary

We look forward to discussing the book with all the YA lovers showing up. We’ll start at 19:00 in Donner (Coolsingel 119) and the night will have to end when the store closes at 21:00. Joining the book club is completely free and everyone is welcome.

Wed 10 September

The 7 Weeks

7 weeks (1-2 hrs a week) in a row. Join once, or sometimes or EVERY TIME!

Sat 13 September

You win some, you lose some, a storytelling project about happiness

Working closely together with some of Rotterdam’s marginal citizens, documentary producers Lieke van Pruijssen and Bieke Versloot have explored the theme of ‘how to achieve happiness’ for a year. What role does coincidence play? What do we do to get a grip on life and to shape our fate?

Wed 03 September

VONK - share your ideas with a social entrepreneur

VONK is an evening where a social entrepreneur shares a real life case with the audience. Using the crowd’s creativity and expertise, ideas are shared and new connections are made. VONK topics are inspired by plays and performances in the Rotterdamse Schouwburg.

Thu 04 September

Boost!

Do you like to share your experiences with other creative entrepreneurs? Are you looking for business tips? Follow the intervision course Boost!. During five meetings 6-8 people and a coach discuss work-related questions. Examples of themes are: selling your work, increase your income and copyright. Boost! helps the participants to find answers and best practices. Every meeting takes two hours. If you want to join send an email to delocatedart@hotmail.com.

Mon 25 August

This Happened Rotterdam #4

After your wonderful holiday we invite you back to WORM for This happened Rotterdam #4. On Monday August the 25th we are proud to present you an evening of fascinating projects to enjoy and discuss.

Wed 17 September

YPR kickoff: commencement speech by Mayor Aboutaleb

“Rotterdam is a young, innovative city that thrives on the inspiration of young professionals. One thing is clear: to attract and retain their talent and creativity, networking is vital. YPR is a distinctive network where young Rotterdam professionals can meet and get inspired to work in this vibrant international city.” - Mr A. Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam

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.