Entertainment

Nov 12 '15 14:50

Prince has plans for an intimate performance at the Carre theater in Amsterdam during his upcoming European tour. The proposed tour list has not been confirmed yet, but the Carre might well be hosting the artist in December.

Nov 6 '15 09:03

Kids and adults alike will soon no longer be able to watch Sesame Street on NPO 1 in the early evening. The popular kids show will be making way for Time for Max in January. Long time host Mister Aart Staartjes may retire following this decision.

Nov 2 '15 16:04

The schedule for the upcoming Amsterdam Art Weekend was released, with this year's event focused on the diversity and dynamism of the contemporary art scene. Art lovers and professionals will be able to explore the Amsterdam art scene from Thursday, November 26 until Sunday, November 29.

Nov 2 '15 15:52

The new James Bond movie Spectre has broken the record for best opening weekend in the Netherlands. The film brought in 3.4 million euros between Thursday and Sunday, and if the previews on Wednesday are included, that amount goes up to 3.6 million euros.

Oct 30 '15 08:38

Prime Minister Mark Rutte is very happy as a 48 year old bachelor. Though he finds it "sweet" that people think he can be even happier in a relationship.

Oct 27 '15 16:00

Legendary Sex-Bomb singer Sir Tom Jones will be appearing on RTL Late Night tonight with Humberto Tan. The heart-breaking star will talk about his auto-biography, marriage and the release of his new album, “Long Lost Suitcase”.

Oct 27 '15 14:20

A trio of filmmakers from Amsterdam have attempted to embarrass Russia in a playful satire on Vladimir Putin. The trio planted the Dutch flag on the exact same spot the Russians placed their flag in the North Pole several years earlier. They planted the flag on the exact location where the Russian flag is sitting, under some 4,200 meters of ice.

Oct 27 '15 09:50

A massive 643 thousand people tuned in to watch transgender Loiza Lamers win Holland's Next Top Model on Monday night, making the finale the most watched episode of the season.

Oct 22 '15 14:47

Princess Beatrix will be opening fourth edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival this year. The festival kicks off on November 28. This year’s festival is dedicated to the theme of Friendship, which focuses on the existence of mankind and the universal language of light to allow expression.

Oct 22 '15 13:00

Theaters, stages and cinemas around the Leidseplein in Amsterdam donated the proceeds of ticket sales on Wednesday to refugee charity VluchtelingenWerk Nederland. This amounted to some 37 thousand euros.

Oct 21 '15 17:05

In commemoration of 15 years of LegoWorld in the Netherlands, they will attempt to break the world record for the largest Lego tower ever built. The finished tower is to stand more than 35.05 meters, the previous best recorded in Milan this summer. The Netherlands, in 2004, went to the height of 27.7 meters with their last tower.

Oct 21 '15 15:13

On this day, back from 1989, Marty McFLy, Dr Emmet Brown and the infamous DeLorean, will again touch down in the future, this time at the Leiden International Film Festival. Tickets to tonight’s screening of the hit movies, “Back to the Future 1&2”, sold out in no time. The films will again make a big screen appearance at the Trianon movie theatre.

Oct 20 '15 15:43

The organizers of the Blood Rave scheduled for Amsterdam on Halloween have released a statement to make one thing very clear: rave attendees will be sprayed with synthetic blood, not real blood.

Oct 19 '15 08:50

The anniversary edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event was extremely successful, with 365 thousand people attending the 1,001 events with 2,289 artists and 485 speakers.

Oct 19 '15 08:18

The 75-year-old legend John Cleese has announced that he will be putting five stops in the Netherlands as part of his, “The Last Time To See Me Before I Die” tour. The comedian/writer/actor/director will be telling anecdotes about his career and personal life, and audience members will have the opportunity to ask him questions as well.

Oct 16 '15 18:30

World-renowned superstar Janet Jackson added a May 2 stop at the Amsterdam Ziggo Dome for her ongoing "Unbreakable" tour. The tour began on August 31 in the United States, receiving rave reviews.

Oct 16 '15 13:05

A non-profit interest group that aims to stand up for good contracts and copyright protection for young and upcoming DJ's was launched during the jubilee edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event. The Dutch DJ Foundation was founded by the parents of prominent DJ's such as Martin Garrix and Hardwell.

Oct 8 '15 17:39

On Halloween night this year visitor and residents of Amsterdam are going to be in for the experience of their lifetimes when, for the first time in European history, the city will open its first Virtual Reality (VR) pop-up bioscope. Owner of the Samhout Advertising and Media company, Jip Samhout, told Parool that “It is the first time in the Netherlands that they are going to apply such large-scale virtual reality.”

Oct 7 '15 09:43

As the kickoff for the 20th edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event approaches, the City of Amsterdam is asking party-goers to pay particularly close attention to the safe use of narcotics, and the laws regarding drug use in the Netherlands. The information is being distributed in five different languages, and just days after an alert was issued for ecstasy tabs with the ADE logo that carry a dangerously high amount of the substance MDMA.

Oct 2 '15 17:45

Our weekly collaboration with Guys Love Cooking features an interesting take on the "cappuccino," after the guys pick their mom's brain. This 30-minute dish serves four.

Last weekend we had some guests over for dinner and we wanted to create something a bit different, something to impress.

Oct 2 '15 13:53

Fans of mixed martial arts in the Netherlands will likely rejoice next year as one of the leading MMA promotion companies, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) plans to promote their events heavily in the Netherlands. “Holland is a key market for us and it’s somewhere we want to be,” new UFC vice-president and EMEA general manager James Elliot told MMAfighting.com.

Sep 29 '15 14:25

The Emmy award ceremony, for both American and international newscasters celebrating the best international news stories, took place on Monday night in New York. The Dutch broadcaster NOS, who was nominated for the airing of the National Day of Mourning after the downing of Maylasian Flight MH17, was competing with three other non-American contenders for the award. NOS received its nomination for the July 2014, hour-long broadcast on the arrival of the first victims of the plane crash in the Ukraine.

Sep 24 '15 18:30

Puff Pastry, called pâte feuilletée or feuilletage in France, is a light, flaky pastry made by repeatedly layering pastry dough and butter to form a thin dough that puffs in the oven (for this recipe we bought an already made version)

Summer is officially over, we can now start thinking what to buy for Sinterklaas and for Christmas. The recipe of today goes absolutely the opposite way, it boasts energy, it has a colorful summer look which brings pleasure to the eye.

Sep 24 '15 18:28

The which the Rijksmuseum and the Dutch Government committed to buying for 160 million euros will first make an exhibition tour of all twelve provincial capitals around the Netherlands before reaching their new home at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum.

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