There are many novels set in Rotterdam. Each of them show another, new side of the city. For Rotterdam, I Love You, I will discuss some of these novels. Today, the classical story of Leve Joop Massaker (Long live Joop Massaker), written by Cornelis Bastiaan Vaandrager and first published in 1960.
For a few years now, it seems board and card games have been making a serious comeback. And why shouldn’t they? Nerds have known it all along, playing games is cool. Different venues in the city, among which Rotown, have experimented with board game nights, but Jerona's favourite location for a competitive night of Secret Hitler has to be Stroop.
We attended Open Doek Festivals second edition; a carefully balanced and diverse program that offers something from everyone. From short films and seminars to talks ranging from local initiatives to big national directors.
Rotterdam’s eclectic music festival called Triangle went back indoors. At the basis of this event are a variety of different party organizations, among others Chips, Niko. & Give Soul. All bringing in their own flavours creating a festival with music styles from many different music scenes.