Here’s a wrap up of what I’m into this week(end)!
To make things easier, every name listed redirects you to the event’s website, and free events are signaled as well.
August is always an exciting month in terms of events in Amsterdam. And this weekend i’m basically into these (damn, always everything at the same time!):
Parade [Martin Luther King Park, Amsterdam South]
From the 12th to the 28th the most enchanting of Theater Festivals comes back to Amsterdam. Several theater shows to watch in a fairy-tale set up (English spoken shows included!).
Ruigoord’s iconic independent festival is taking place from the 10th to the 15th. A trully community festival, where musicians, artists and other hippie souls get together “under the full moon”.
Kimchi Festival [Noorderlicht, Amsterdam North]
Local craft beer, food and music festival organized by Brewerij Oedipus is taking place this weekend, the 13th and 14th, at Noorderlicht.
Backbone | Alida Dors “Built for it” [Openlucht Theater @ Vondelpark]
free entrance (seats are paid)
This is a dance and music show where seven dancers try to “brake free from stigmas and preconceptions”. Choreography of Alida Dors and ‘spoken word’ of the rapper Typhoon.
Pllek Going Places | Indian Summer [Pllek, Amsterdam North]
free entrance to the party
India is this Friday evening (12th) destination at cultural restaurant & bar Pllek. It starts with the screening of a film in the open space and then… party!, with “hot and exotic” dj tunes.
Rock and Roest [Roest, Amsterdam East]
Every second Saturday of the month there’s rock n’ roll at Roest, in the spirit of the 40’s – 50’s – 60’s. The 13th of this month won’t be an exception, and hamburgers are, of course, on the menu.
Open Monumentendag [Grand Hotel Amrâth, Amsterdam city center]
The Open Monument Day gives you access to a number of wonderful monuments, and this coming Sunday the 14th you are invited to visit one of the most impressive of Amsterdam’s hotels.
Ij Hallen flea market [NDSM, Amsterdam North]
This weekend, the 13th and 14th. An afternoon at the biggest flea market of Europe is always a good idea. Unless you’re minimalizing.