Archive for May, 2013

Final chapter for music students

Go Pakhuis Wilhelmina to catch tomorrow’s musical talent After 5 years at the Conservatorium, a group of musicians finally arrived at the final chapter of their study book. Uri Dijk, David Stack and Alex van Damme will graduate today May 28th at the Wilhelmina Warehouse in Amsterdam. Bands on stage are: Nosoyo Bartek Aap&DeMouw ALFALFA […]

Naarden photography biennial

Are you ready for a photography adventure in Naarden? The Naarden photography festival provides a platform for new international talent and focuses on narrative photography. The festival consists largely of photographic work that has never been shown somewhere before. Exhibitions and activities take place on and around the ancient fortress of Naarden until the 23rd […]

Amsterdam Heritage Days

This weekend it’s on! Especially for the Amsterdam 2013 celebrations, four editions of Amsterdam Heritage Days will take place. Together these events will bring to life 400 years of the city’s rich history by sharing the secrets of Amsterdam’s changing architecture and lifestyles. Check out the full programme on the Amsterdam Heritage Days website

Musical tip of a tenner

In times of financial crisis, treat yourself with a rich musical evening If it’s too good to be true, it usually is too good. Not next Thursday! Pop temple Paradiso is selling out without becoming cheap! The Paradiso website reads in Dutch: “Traumahelikopter is een Groningse garagepunkband die blues, rockabilly, beat, punk en wave versnelt […]

Cultural injection

Photo: Me and photographer Katya Rezvaya at the ADM space It’s been quite a cultural weekend. The open studio route on Prince Island. The walk around the ADM space; never the same and always surprising. The ‘Fiery Tongues’ festival in Ruigoord. My Russian Couch Surfer and photographer having a light shock experience, seeing an old […]

Explore Amsterdam as a curious Sidewalk Adventurer

Navigate Marijn’s Amsterdam highlights map I love maps, interesting drawings created to orient, find special locations and dream about the unknown. The best city maps are personalized by like minded people. For my Couch Surfers I have created a personalised Amsterdam highlights map using Google Maps. A map with all my favorite places in and […]

What about Wilma

Intelligent, creative, passionate, healthy, active and a little bit crazy, young urban intellectual Marianne van Dijk will live ‘like Wilma’ for 100 days. Looking for a new -challenge in- life, this journalist will be living like a cavewoman in Amsterdam for 100 days. Eating, sleeping and moving like they did back then. Wilma’s diet will […]

Sidewalk Adventures



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