Mon 29 October
Pecha Kucha is a presentation methodology in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (6 minutes and 40 seconds in total). Expect a lot of creative ideas this evening!
Eight young entrepreneurs have a specific question which they…
Stella Maris is home to 400 migrant workers from Poland and…
♥ LOLO’s WEDNESDAY SOIREE ♥
KARAOKEBAR, every wednesday…
A story about love and insanity. Classical music (Schubert) by…
One of the most innovative and creative collectives of the…
Homegrown is the venue par excellence to discover new and fresh…
Following last year’s massive success, ‘Kanen Bij’…
Opening of Crossed Out Title, a group exhibition with work by…
The third in a series of screenings of gems from the 2014 Camera…
Join us on Friday night for a revolutionary programme consisting…
Sometimes we need to stand still and think about what is…
The Rotterdam Pub Crawl on FRIDAY nights. Bringing locals and…
Elida Almeida, the new star of Cabo Verde, has an…
THE Rotterdam Pub Crawl on FRIDAY night. Bringing locals and…
Get out of the basement and on to the stage! It’s time for…
Soda + Bar = Sodabar
Noema (African Shakedown, The Magic…
BIRD and 360 Degrees are joining forces again for an…
Save the date! at Saturday 30th and Sunday 31th of May we have…
Mon 08 June
Buitenplaats Brienenoord will recieve it’s first foreign guest: Chiara Camponeschi. Through her platform Enabling City this independent researcher wants to offer people inspiration and enhance our collective imagination: “We strive to creatively respond to today’s most pressing issues by harnessing community imagination as a tool of social transformation. Our work sparks new ways of thinking about participation, encouraging experts and enthusiasts alike to generate engaging insights that lead to positive change.” This fits well with our ambitions at Buitenplaats Brienenoord, a new space in Rotterdam where we want to create an enviroment in which people can think about and shape an imagined future for Rotterdam. This makes us very pleased and honoured to be able to welcome her as our first Buitengast.
Fri 19 June
In July we’re reading Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton a new series about a girl being trained to become an assassin.
Wed 17 June
June is another short story collection and the book club decided on reading Things You Should Know by A.M. Homes!
Fri 05 June
A three-day-long transatlantic conference, bringing together the work and thought of practicing international artists, art historians, educators, curators and writers on the topic of caring labour and cultural re-production. The Mothernists attempts to open up philosophical, political, aesthetic and social questions made visible through the co-existing practices of mothering and cultural re-production, bringing these into the diverse discourses that the participants professionally as artists, writers, philosophers, curators, historians and educators are part of.
Sat 30 May
Gluren bij de Buren is a great event to discover the most stunning houses and hotspots in Rotterdam. Guides will lead you through the South of Rotterdam by bike and show you the most inspiring houses in the area. From skycraperpenthouse to self built houses and schools-transformed-into-houses, great cappuccino bars and veggie gardens. Look around and get inspired. This is how we live in Rotterdam!
Sun 17 May
During this event, Matthew Plummer-Fernandez and Filip Visnjic take the audience on an exploration of the contemporary culture of algorithms, and show how so-called ‘learning algorithms’ play a growing role in our life.
Sat 23 May
The Hague Comedy Festival is touring through the Netherlands! After a very succesfull night at Hostel ROOM, they decided to come back!
Thu 21 May
JOIN US FOR A FUN EVENING learning about printing, and creating your own stamps and stencils to experiment with patterns and shapes on textiles. Learn how to make a bag, or a beautifully wrapped gift, just with a few Furoshiki knots.
Sat 30 May
Attention all procrastinators and night owls (you know who you are)! Work overtime on your own short story or novel in a literary stimulating environment (with drinks!), share your hard toil with fellow writers and receive tips and feedback from a professional writing teacher.
Fri 05 June
Mon 11 May
Every Monday Rob organizes a pub quiz in the cosiest living ROOM in town. He created the quiz from his own backpacking experience. He connects the locals with the international backpacker to create a great atmosphere. He mixes up the teams for a social atmosphere and of course to make you more competitive. Answer the challenging questions with your team members and win the weekly price!
Are you a creative entrepreneur or want to get started as an entrepreneur? Would you like to learn more about the business side of the creative profession? And you want to follow an entrepreneurial training that connects to everyday practice? The project Routes To Employment (R2E) is really something for you!
Fri 03 July
The brandnew pop-up event Rotte PICNIC ISLAND brings you a unique way to experience the river. We bring you a place in the middle of the river where you can sip your drink and relax with live-music.
Fri 01 May
Cafe the Kooning, the new centre for art, culture and beer opens up the doors. Bring your own meat, buy our FAXE beer and enjoy the exhibition ‘Flat City’, including artists such as Rowan van As, Bas Kortmann, Daan den Houter, Juul Barnard, and so on.
Sun 03 May
Come to our poetry-workshop, where busdriver and poet-of-the-absurd O’ten tic Tim will teach you everything about writing absurd poetry. Brasserie Waalhaven will provide the inspiring scenery. The Brasserie is located at the airport, so you can see the plains fly by.
Sun 31 May
Come to our poetry-workshop, where comedian and light-verse poet Arie Vuijk will teach you everything about writing an ollekebolleke. Brewery the Pelgrim will provide the inspiring scenery. The workshop is in Dutch and costs 12,50 per person. Registration beforehand is needed (and possible at our website).
Sun 24 May
The Shimmy Shake Talent Show will be a fun afternoon full of amazing, never before seen fusion belly dance acts performed by wonderful dancers who are showing their femininity, women power, creativity and most important the joy that they have in dancing their very up close and personal own dance!
Sun 26 July
The Dutch Graphic Design Summer School Open Set is a two-week intensive series of workshops, lectures and studio visits emphasizing on the interaction between noted Dutch and International graphic designers and artists. Deadline for applications 1st of June. Apply before 1st of May and get early birds discount!
Thu 30 April
Engage Rotterdam is hosting an evening event on Service Design in Healthcare. Three guest speakers will guide us through an analysis of how design can improve the patients’ experience. As usual, our guests will be extremely diverse, spanning from academia to industry, to ensure a broad perspective on the topic. The presentations will be sharp and short to ensure time for questions and meaningful discussion. Over a drink of course!
Sun 26 April
What do urban societies look like today and in what cities do we want to live in the future? Come join us at the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam to discuss these and other questions during the live video-conference between Rotterdam, Johannesburg and Munich.