FRIDAY 19 APRIL

FESTIVALS

DANCE

Cristina Leitao and Jasmina Krizaj: The Very Boring Piece See Fri 19
VARIOUS

Visit Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and undertake a journey through the history of art from the Middle Ages to the twenty-first century. Discover the collection with design, contemporary art and masterpieces by Bosch, Bruegel, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Dalí.
Open Tue - Sun Closed Mon + 1Jan, 30 Apr, 25 Dec Price Standard € 12,50; Students € 6,25; <18 free (excl. any surcharges)

RedEar 2013: Secrets of the Pier Three days of the most intriguing and surprising combinations, including jazz, modern classic and electronica. Contemporary, new, but with a number of yesterday’s cutting-edge pioneers. Wilheminapier Various locations and prices
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19

SUNDAY 21 APRIL
FESTIVALS

RedEar 2013: Secrets of the Pier See Fri 19
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

FullMoon Babylon An evening of music and other arts from all around the world. Grounds 20:30 free Mónica Triga - Silencio Mónica Triga combines fado with music from other genres and cultures, creating a style all her own. Kantine Walhalla 21:00 € 17.50 Open Mic Night Singers, guitarists, bands, rappers, DJs and entertainers are welcome for another open mic night in the foyer of Hostel Room.Hostel ROOM Rotterdam 20:00 free
CLUBBING

SUNDAY 28 APRIL
CLASSICAL MUSIC

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick directs Shostakovich See Thu 25
THEATRE

ADDRESSES
BAR SCHIEKADE 201 BAROEG SPINOZAWEG 300 +31 (0)10-4325735 BIRD RAAMPOORTSTRAAT 26 INFO@BIRD-ROTTERDAM.NL CHABOT MUSEUM MUSEUMPARK 11 +31 (0)10-4363713 CLUB VIBES WESTERSINGEL 50-A +31 (0)10-4366389 CLUB VIE MAASBOULEVARD 300 +31 (0)10-2800238 CORSO KRUISKADE 22 +31 (0)88-8090123 DANSATELIERS ’S GRAVENDIJKWAL 58B +31 (0)10-4366455 DE DOELEN SCHOUWBURGPLEIN 50 +31 (0)10-2171717 DE UNIE MAURITSWEG 34-35 +31 (0)10-4335833 FACTORY010 MAASHAVEN ZUIDZIJDE 2 +31 (0)10-4762452 FUTURELAND EUROPAWEG 902 +31 (0)10-2522520 GALERIE ATELIER HERENPLAATS SCHIEDAMSE VEST 56 +31 (0)10-2141108 GARAGE ROTTERDAM GOUDSEWAGENSTRAAT 27 +31 (0)10-7370875 GRAND CAFÉ ENGELS STATIONSPLEIN 45 +31 (0)10-4119550 GROUNDS PIETER DE HOOGHWEG 25 +31 (0)10-2444528 HOSTEL ROOM VAN VOLLENHOVENSTRAAT 62 +31 (0)10-2827277 KANTINE WALHALLA VEERLAAN 9 +31 (0)10-2152276 KUNSTHAL ROTTERDAM WESTZEEDIJK 341 +31 (0)10-4400300 LANTARENVENSTER OTTO REUCHLINWEG 996 +31 (0)10-2772266 LAURENSKERK GROTEKERKPLEIN 27 +31 (0)10-4116494 MAASSILO MAASHAVEN ZUIDZIJDE 2 +31 (0)10-4762452 MARITIEM MUSEUM ROTTERDAM LEUVEHAVEN 1 +31 (0)10-4132680 MINI MALL RAAMPOORTSTRAAT 30 INFO@MINI-MALL.NL MUSEUM BOIJMANS VAN BEUNINGEN MUSEUMPARK 18-20 +31 (0)10-4419400 NATUURHISTORISCH MUSEUM ROTTERDAM WESTZEEDIJK 345 +31 (0)10- 4364222 NEDERLANDS FOTOMUSEUM WILHELMINAKADE 332 +31 (0)10-2030405 NETHERLANDS ARCHITECTURE INSTITUTE (NAI) MUSEUMPARK 25 +31 (0)10-4401200 NEW LUXOR THEATRE POSTHUMALAAN 1 +31 (0)10-4843333 OLD LUXOR THEATRE KRUISKADE 10 +31 (0)10-2701022 PAKHUIS 15 VAN VOLLENHOVENSTRAAT 15 CINEMAS PERRON SCHIESTRAAT 42 +31 (0)10-4136742 ROTOWN NIEUWE BINNENWEG 17-19 +31 (0)10-4362669 ROTTERDAM.INFO COOLSINGEL 195-197 +31 (0)10-2710120 ROTTERDAMSE SCHOUWBURG SCHOUWBURGPLEIN 25 +31 (0)10-4044111 CINERAMA WESTBLAAK 18 +31 (0)10-4115300 LANTARENVENSTER OTTO REUCHLINWEG 996 +31 (0)10-2772266 PATHÉ DE KUIP COR KIEBOOMPLEIN 501 0900-1458 ( € 0,55 P/M) PATHÉ SCHOUWBURGPLEIN SCHOUWBURGPLEIN 101 0900-1458 ( € 0,55 P/M) TENT WITTE DE WITHSTRAAT 50 +31 (0)10-4135498 THALIA LOUNGE KRUIDKADE 31 +31 (0)10-2142547 THEATER WALHALLA SUMATRAWEG 9-11 +31 (0)10-2152134 THE HOSPITALITY CLUB VAN VOLLENHOVENSTRAAT 15 +31 (0)10-2762479 THE VIP ROOM STADHUISPLEIN 39 +31 (0)10-4330013 THEATER WALHALLA SUMATRAWEG 9-11 +31 (0)10-2152134 THEATER ZUIDPLEIN ZUIDPLEIN 60-64 +31 (0)10-2030203 TOFFLER WEENA ZUID 33 VILLA ZEBRA STIELTJESSTRAAT 21 +31 (0)10-2411717 WATERFRONT ROTTERDAM BOOMPJESKADE 15 +31 (0)10-2140346 WERELDMUSEUM ROTTERDAM WILLEMSKADE 22 +31 (0)10-2707100 WITTE DE WITH, CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART WITTE DE WITHSTRAAT 50 +31 (0)10-4110144 WORM WITTE DE WITHSTRAAT 63 +31 (0)10-4767832

Bureau of Atomic Tourism An explosive Atlantic encounter between European and American musicians! Part of Red Ear 2013. LantarenVenster 21:45 € 15 Rotterdam Riot Two days of the best punk, garage and rock ’n roll. WORM 21:00 € 10 / weekend ticket € 16 Steve Coleman & Five Elements Steve Coleman calls his own music ‘spontaneous composition’, rather than jazz or improv. Opening concert of RedEar 2013. LantarenVenster 20:00 € 15
CLUBBING

Circus Rotjeknor: 20 years of success! Rotterdam’s own children’s circus has been a resounding success for twenty years. All generations take part in this 20th anniversary show. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 13:00 and 16:30 € 15.50 / 18 yrs & under € 10
VARIOUS

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Maurizio Cattelan (Padua 1960), Untitled, 2002, copyright Maurizio Cattelan, courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, photo: Attilio Maranzano

DNA Quality techno by Surgeon, Invite and Emiel Zwart. Perron Rotterdam midnight € 12.50
DANCE

Cristina Leitao and Jasmina Krizaj: The Very Boring Piece What moves us between an elusive moment and a tangible time, between all or nothing, between boredom and anticipation that something is about to happen? Dansateliers 20:30 € 7.50
VARIOUS

Lucky Fonz III One of the most interesting artists in the Dutch pop music world returns this spring with a brand-new album. De Unie 21:30 € 12 Lazy Sunday with Tangarine Although folk duo Tangarine has clearly been influenced by Simon & Garfunkel and Bob Dylan, their perfectly blended musical unity dominates their sound. Theater Walhalla 15:00 € 12.50 Secrets of the Pier Concerts all afternoon at familiar and surprising locations. Part of RedEar 2013. Wilhelminapier 12:00 four concerts € 20 / one concert € 6 David Kweksilber Big Band A celebratory, smouldering musical adventure exploring beyond your boundaries. Closing concert of RedEar 2013. LantarenVenster 16:30 € 19
CLUBBING

HIGHLIGHT - QUEEN’S DAY
QUEEN’S DAY Rotterdam celebrates Queen’s Day enthusiastically and extensively, live bands and fun street markets all over town. Including: Queen’s Day Festival Dance party in the heart of Rotterdam, with the latest techno and house music. Plein 1940 14:00 € 10 Oranjebitter Rotterdam Dance to the beats of top bands and musicians from the Rotterdam music posse and the Dutch and Belgian festival scene. Parklaan 12:00 € 22 Queensday Massive A day of jazz, funk and soul with the best live bands, DJs and organic snacks. BIRD 14:00 free

Bah Alweer Spacemaker Birthday Edition Hipster birthday party. BAR 23:00 Blendits Drum & bass and dubstep party with Mala, Lifecycle, Samnesia & Dubbchev, Vgb and more. Perron Rotterdam midnight € 12 Excusez Moi Chic latin house party. The VIP Room 22:00 € 12.50
CLASSICAL MUSIC

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19

MONDAY 29 APRIL
FESTIVALS

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick directs Shostakovich See Thu 25
VARIOUS

Circustown Festival Breathtaking aerial acrobatics, impressive juggling, enchanting theatre and spectacular stunts on Schouwburgplein, in the Rotterdamse Schouwburg municipal theatre and in the Luxor Theater. various locations 13:00 various prices
CLUBBING

in the international jazz scene. LantarenVenster 20:30 € 22
VARIOUS

THURSDAY 25 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19

SATURDAY 27 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19 R&B Sunday A night of R&B and other swinging hits. The VIP Room 23:00
CLASSICAL MUSIC

TUESDAY 23 APRIL
VARIOUS

De Kortstondige Doch Hevige Rotterdamse Jazzbende A project showcasing jazz in all its versatile glory. What happens when a group of wildly enthusiastic jazz-lovers take jazz as far as it goes, Rotterdam-style. BIRD 21:00 free
CLUBBING

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19

Queens Fair Rotterdam Exciting rides, snack stands, tiny pancakes, merry-gorounds and more. Lloyd Multiplein, Schiehaven

SATURDAY 20 APRIL
FESTIVALS

Classics on Kop van Zuid An afternoon featuring highlights of Russian Romantic music. Virtuoso compositions by Russian masters such as Glinka, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakoff. Neue Philharmonie Westfalen conducted by Hans Leenders. new Luxor Theater 15:30 from € 22.50
DANCE

WEDNESDAY 24 APRIL
CLASSICAL MUSIC

Karaoke! See Thu 4
CLASSICAL MUSIC

RedEar 2013: Secrets of the Pier See Fri 19
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Cristina Leitao and Jasmina Krizaj: The Very Boring Piece See Fri 19 Salsa Sunday Swinging party featuring spicy salsa. Grounds (WMDC) 20:30 € 7
VARIOUS

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra lunch concert Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Programme: Shostakovich Symphony no.7 ‘Leningrad’ (part I). De Doelen 12:45pm free Yundi plays Chopin and Beethoven In China, he is considered ‘the prince of the piano’. De Doelen 20:15 € 28
DANCE

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick directs Shostakovich Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. With JeanGuihen Queyras - cello. Programme: Shostakovich - Cello Concerto No.1, Shostakovich - Symphony No.7 ‘Leningrad’. De Doelen 20:15 from € 21
VARIOUS

Bazaar: Woman of the World Edition Singer-songwriter night featuring acoustic music from all over the world. With Meeta Pandit (India) and Ceumar (Brazil). Grounds 20:30 € 10 Spider Rico + traumahelikopter As a whole new generation of exciting garage rock bands emerge, the time is ripe for Spider Rico to have a reunion. Rotown 21:30 € 10
CLUBBING

Jamrock Queensnight Special Dancehall party. Corso 23:00 € 12.50 Nachtduik Huge techno party, with Chris Liebing, David Funk, Monica Electronica, Nino & Frankie and more. Maassilo 22:00 presale € 44 Queens Dub Dubbing to celebrate the queen’s birthday, with Document One, Calvertron, D-Jahsta, Nicksn & Torpex and more. Waterfront Rotterdam 22:00 €17.50 Queensnight Festival by Pakhuis The last Queen’s Day for the foreseeable future is celebrated in grand style. With Niko, Triphouse Rotterdam, Give Soul, Boogie Friday and Dansbar. Pakhuis 15 23:00 € 25
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THE BEST events and entertainment

in rotterdam. Concerts, club nights, shows, exhibitions and more.

OUT & ABOUT IN ROTTERDAM
APRIL 2013

Crazy Sexy Cool House and eclectic party with a top-secret line-up. Maassilo 23:00 € 17.50 Downward Spiral Classics DJs CO2 and Spud play alternative albums. Baroeg 21:00 € 6
THEATRE

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19

TUESDAY 30 APRIL
FESTIVALS

CITY PROMOTION CENTRE Your central source for Rotterdam information, as well as tips, souvenirs, concert tickets, travel passes and parking cards. Check out the scale model of downtown Rotterdam! ROTTERDAM WELCOME CARD 25% discount at 50 attractions, museums and restaurants and 1, 2 or 3 days travelpass. See more, pay less! Available at ROTTERDAM.INFO.

Pink Project - Floyd Through The Years The Pink Project, one of the best Pink Floyd tribute bands in the world, is ready for a retrospective: Floyd Through The Years. new Luxor Theater 20:00 from € 18 Rotterdam Riot See Fri 19
CLUBBING

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK COOLSINGEL 195 - 197 TEL. +31 (0)10-7900185

30love 5th anniversary Popular party among 30+ clubbers. Corso 21:00 € 35 All Eyes On: Mr Scruff A night of boogie, soul, funk, Detroit house and a splash of electronica. BIRD 23:00 € 12 Oldschool Gangsters Classics, early rave, oldschool and techno. Waterfront Rotterdam 22:00 € 20

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19 Swan Market - XL Edition A creative lifestyle market showcasing fashion, jewellery, accessories and affordable art. Besides all that shopping fun, you’ll love the delicious fair-trade catering and live music. Noordplein free

Drought and rain Dance performance by Ea Sola (Vietnam). Carefully controlled abstract images evoke memories of a war-torn past. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 20:15 € 21
VARIOUS

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19 Salonè della Moda See Wed 24

FRIDAY 26 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Da Bounce Comedy Night Daring and distinctive, every edition features a new line-up of top international comedians. Theater Zuidplein 20:30 € 29
DANCE

Queen’s Day See highlight Circustown Festival See Mon 29
VARIOUS

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19 See www.rotterdam.info or the Rotterdam App for a complete overview of events and entertainment in Rotterdam. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @loverotterdam.

MONDAY 22 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Avishai Cohen Trio The charismatic bass player, composer, singer and band leader is seen as one of the most promising stars

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19 Salonè della Moda The second edition of Salonè della Moda, a several-day fashion event where emerging designers, young talents and international brands present their new colleciton. Mini Mall € 15 / festival ticket € 25

Benjamin Herman Trio Benjamin Herman heads out on tour accompanied by his trusty companions, Ernst Glerum and Joost Patocka. Drawing on a vast repertoire from 25 years of performance in incredibly diverse musical partnerships, plus pieces from his latest album, the trio guarantees an evening of virtuosity and vision. LantarenVenster 20:30 € 18 Carminho Carminho shows the soul of Portuguese fado. De Doelen 20:15 € 21

ZOUT Men’s dance by Rotterdam’s own dance company, Conny Janssen Danst, with top guitarist Anne Soldaat. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 20:15 from € 12.50
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Production Rotterdam Marketing Photography Cover Marco de Swart, Fred Ernst Design Glamcult Studio Druk Printvisie

Queens Fair Rotterdam See Fri 19

EXHIBITIONS
Locations with this icon offer 25% discount or more with the Rotterdam Welcome Card. Available at tourist information R OTTERDAM.INFO and online via www.rotterdam.info. and mono prints, Montyn records his experiences during his many travels in North Africa and the Far East. thru 26/5/2013
NETHERLANDS ARCHITECTURE INSTITUTE (NAI)

WERELDMUSEUM ROTTERDAM

Tue-Sun 10:30-17:30 / € 12, ≤ 12 yrs free Samurai In feudal Japan, the warlords or daimyo battled each other with armies of powerful samurai warriors. Impressive swords, spectacular helmets and swords representing the ‘samurai soul’ illustrate the highly developed culture of conflict. thru 24/3/2013

Buddhism as reincarnations of previous Buddhist masters. thru 5/5/2013
GALERIE ATELIER HERENPLAATS

AGENDA
MONDAY 01 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD THEATRE

SUNDAY 07 APRIL
FESTIVALS

TUESDAY 09 APRIL
FESTIVAL

Mon-Fri 13:00-17:00, free Spaces of our own Nine artists from Stockholm, Sweden transform the gallery into a single spectacular setting in which everyone feels at home. 19/4/2013 - 5/7/2013
GARAGE ROTTERDAM

Children’s Music Week See Fri 5 New Skool Rules See Fri 5
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Children’s Music Week See Fri 5
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

The Courteeners Their rough indie songs are still grand, powerful and intense, but allow increasing room for electronic influences. Rotown 21:30 € 11
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SPORTS

ABN AMRO Marathon Rotterdam See highlight

TUESDAY 16 APRIL
Rotown College Homegrown Rotterdam talent in the spotlights every first and third Tuesday! Rotown 21:30 free Modular Underground house and electro. Toffler midnight € 11 Now&Wow Fest IV - ‘STEREOTYPES’ A night when theatre, art, music, fashion and performance converge in four halls. Party night with fantastic décors, eccentric performances and dancing the night away. Maassilo 23:00 presale € 25 (ex. fee) YardBIRD ft. DJ Deep Diggin’ Uniting raw underground hiphop from New York & Los Angeles with warm, soulful techno from Berlin and Detroit. BIRD 23:00 € 8
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

EXHIBITION HALLS
TENT

MUSEUMS
MUSEUM BOIJMANS VAN BEUNINGEN

Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00 / € 12.50, ≤ 18 yrs free Pushwagner: Soft City First solo exhibition of Pushwagner’s work outside his homeland of Norway. Illustrations, photo collages, animations, paintings, prints and drawings have been collected, with a focus on his early work up to 1989. thru 26/5/2013 Hand Made - Long Live Crafts Besides a varied exhibition of exceptional objects made by human hands, from the Middle Ages to the present day, the museum brings in artists, designers and other specialists to demonstrate their skills and passion. 9/3/2013 - 20/5/2013 Goya's ‘Los Desastres de la Guerra’ In ‘Disasters of War’, Spanish artist Goya provided his commentary on the Spanish War of Independence (1808-1814) and the events shortly afterwards. The entire series of 80 etchings will now be displayed in the Netherlands for the first time. thru 21/7/2013 The Design Collection In seven rooms, nearly thirty themes from the history of design are presented using the objects from the Middle Ages to today, based on the objects: a 17th century tulip cupboard to an Eames from medieval ceramics to a series of flatware designed by Hella Jongerius. thru 31/12/2013
KUNSTHAL ROTTERDAM

Tue-Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun & hols 11:00-17:00 / € 10, ≤ 18 yrs free Dutchville - Feel what the city does to you An experience-based exhibition that intentionally inspires conflicting feelings. Explore the city at its best and worst and discover how the city shapes and affects the way you feel. thru 1/7/2016
NEDERLANDS FOTOMUSEUM

Tue-Sun 11:00-18:00 / € 4, ≤ 17 yrs € 2 Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson Asymmetry The first extensive solo show in the Netherlands by artists Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson, based in Rotterdam and Berlin. The exhibition presents video, installation, sound and sculpture projects from the past ten years. thru 5/5/2013
LAURENSKERK

Wed-Sun 12:30-17:30 / € 2 Transformation Rapid progress in the life sciences is blurring the once-final border between life and death. The exhibition displays this theme as expressed in the work of ten contemporary artists. thru 14/4/2013
FUTURELAND

Rotown Presents: Tim Knol & Kevn Kinney Two singer-songwriters from a different generation, united by the same passion for narrative songwriting. De Unie 21:30 € 12.50
DANCE

De Baard van God See Wed 3 Greg Shapiro - Super Citizen (in English) Greg Shapiro -The American Dutchman- holds up a mirror and sets himself the goal of being a perfect citizen of this fine country. Theater Zuidplein 20:15 € 16.50

Matinee du Monde: Lilian Vieira A dazzling family dance party with live African music and a performance by Lilian Vieira. Grounds 14:00 € 7.50 / children € 2.50 Sara Bonne Effortlessly melding singersongwriter with pop, alternative, jazz and a healthy dash of soul. BIRD 15:30 € 5
CLASSICAL MUSIC

WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL
CLASSICAL MUSIC

Efterklang + Anna von Hausswolff Danish band presents their fourth LP, Piramida, with its Scandinavian palette of sounds and dreamy sound collages. Rotown 21:30 € 14
CLASSICAL MUSIC

© Marco de Swart

FRIDAY 05 APRIL
FESTIVALS

Bach solo Four members of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra play Bach. De Doelen 20:30 € 27

Men of the tango The Internationaal Danstheater draws inspiration from the music of the legendary Osvaldo Pugliese. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 14:30 from € 12.50

Tue-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat & Sun 11:00-17:00 / € 9, ≤ 12 yrs free From Holland With Love See highlight The Darkroom Extraordinary stories from the history of Dutch photography. Drawing from the museum’s rich collection, over 185 years of photography are brought to vivid life. thru 29/12/2013
MARITIEM MUSEUM ROTTERDAM

Tue & Sat 11:00-17:00 / € 5, ≤ 12 yrs free The Laurenskerk, a monument filled with stories Experience the past through the surprising design of the chapels and the stirring audio clips that accompany the tour. About 20 themes and stories are grouped around locations and objects. thru 4/1/2014
WITTE DE WITH, CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

Tue-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sun 11:00-17:00, free Container Colossus Exhibition on huge ocean-going vessels and terminal layouts on Maasvlakte 2. thru 23/6/2013
VILLA ZEBRA

TUESDAY 02 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Tue-Sun 12:00-17:00 / € 7, ≤ 2 yrs free Oh, how cute! Animals in the spotlight! How do children respond to animals? How do they interact with them? What role do animals play in their daily lives? thru 12/5/2013

Tango Extremo - Tango novo Show inspired by the music of Brazil and Argentina. A combination of tango, bossa nova, milonga and samba. Kantine Walhalla 21:00 € 12.50

New Skool Rules A 3-day international music festival including performances, clubbing nights and master classes. Various locations and prices Children’s Music Week Babies aged 6 months and up, children up to 12 years old, parents and grandparents can attend concerts, watch shows, play instruments and perform themselves. De Doelen, various times and prices
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

HIGHLIGHT - ABN AMRO MARATHON ROTTERDAM
ABN AMRO MARATHON ROTTERDAM The biggest one-day sporting event in the

Double Sextet - Steve Reich Reich’s lively composition is warmly framed by a new piece by Mayke Nas and the wailing guitars of the American frontman for The National, Bryce Dessner. De Doelen 21:00 € 24 Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Firebird See Fri 5
THEATRE

THURSDAY 11 APRIL
CLUBBING

SUNDAY 14 APRIL
FESTIVALS

Karaoke! See Thu 4
OPERA

Codarts Symphony Orchestra Lunch Concert Codarts Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arie van Beek. With Matthijs van Wijhe, piano and Joséphine Poncelin de Raucourt, flute. Programme: works by Britten and Ibert. De Doelen 12:45pm free

Children’s Music Week See Fri 5
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

THURSDAY 18 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Netherlands brings the very best athletes in the world to Rotterdam for the fast course and enthusiastic atmosphere. Huge crowds line the course to see the world’s very best marathon athletes and thousands of other runners and cheer them on towards the finish line on Coolsingel. Rotterdam city centre, 14/04/2013, start 10:30

WEDNESDAY 03 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Tue-Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun & hols 11:00-17:00 / € 7.50, ≤ 3 yrs free Top Models Film clips and interviews illustrate the unique stories behind the most exceptional model ships from the museum’s collection. thru 2/6/2013 Panorama Burgerhout Rolled up in the depot for years, the famous Panorama Burgerhout paintings have been painstakingly restored and are back on display in their full glory. The three paintings, each two metres high by six to ten metres wide, are the second-largest maritime paintings in the Netherlands. Permanent
CHABOT MUSEUM

Tue-Sun 11:00-18:00 / € 5, ≤ 17 yrs € 2.50 Paola Pivi: Tulkus 1880 to 2018 Exhibition of photo portraits and basic details on tulkus, recognised in Tibetan

Motel Westcoast - Coast to Coast (Part IV) Six-person live band presents a tribute to the music of the American West Coast. old Luxor Theater 20:00 from € 18.50 The Kik Sheer, unadulterated ‘NederBeats’ from Rotterdam. Rotown 21:30 € 12
THEATRE

De Baard van God New show by Hotel Modern, combining visual arts, puppetry, music, film and performance. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 20:30 € 13.50

Kapok & The More Socially Relevant Jazz Music Ensemble Double bill with guitarist Reinier Baas with The More Socially Relevant Jazz Music Ensemble and the winner of the Dutch Jazz Competition: the Kapok trio. LantarenVenster 20:30 € 14 Children’s Music Week: Opening Concert The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra plays with 150 pupils from various primary schools. De Doelen 10:30 free Salimata Diabate Revel in the warm, powerful vocals of African singer Salimata Diabate. Theater Zuidplein 20:30 € 25
CLUBBING

DANCE

Spartacus Spectacular ballet by the State Opera of Tatarstan. The story of Spartacus, the legendary gladiator who revolted against the Roman empire, full of spectacular swordfighting, love, victory and betrayal. new Luxor Theater 20:00 from € 32.25
FAMILY

Passie House & eclectic party. Maassilo 23:00 presale € 17.50 R&B All Stars After-party for New Skool Rules. Factory 010 23:00 € 10 SaturdayClub - 1 Year Anniversary House with a splash of urban. Dress code: Sexy Chique. The Hospitality Club 22:00 € 10
CLASSICAL MUSIC

Ikusasa, This is Africa! A colourful combination of the vibrant music and dance of South Africa, ranging from traditional gospel music to African house. old Luxor Theater 20:00 from € 18.50
DANCE

Falstaff This classic comic opera, composed by Verdi at the end of his life, is a playful composition about a wealthy man who is as inept as he is lecherous. new Luxor Theater 20:00 from € 22.50

Portico Quartet London-based quartet plays sax, drums, double bass and the Hang, a relatively new percussion instrument. BIRD 20:00 € 16
CLASSICAL MUSIC

FRIDAY 12 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Bachata Sunday A delightful Bachata Party with lots of sensual Bachata y poco mas! Grounds 20:30 € 7 Spartacus See Fri 5
FILM

World Record Attempt: Biggest Children’s Choir Ever During the Children’s Music Week, an attempt to break the world record for Biggest Children’s Choir will take place on Schouwburgplein. Schouwburgplein 11:30 free

Rotterdam Philharmonic Strings & Daria van den Bercken Programme: Dvorák - String Quartet no.2, Chopin Piano Concerto no.1. Rotterdam Philharmonic Strings is the ensemble-inresidence of the Rotterdam Philharmonic. De Doelen 20:15 from € 17.50
THEATRE

Cinema Culinair: Tampopo Watching a film and then eating and drinking the same things you’re seeing on the silver screen! BIRD 19:00 € 49.50
FAMILY

Kaki King Folk and alternative rock with fingerstyle guitar, distinctive percussive elements and alternative tunings. LantarenVenster 20:30 € 16 Mischu Laikah Homegrown Rotterdam talent mixing alternative reggae, soul and R&B. BIRD 21:30 € 10 Sousou & Maher Cissoko SwedishSenegalese couple creating a melange of Western pop melodies with a dash of Mali blues and other African elements. De Doelen 20:15 € 21
CLUBBING

Grand’Orgue Organ concert. Laurenskerk 15:00 free admission, donations after concert
THEATRE

Lee Towers: Sweet Memories The popular Rotterdam-based singer is seen as the Dutch answer to Sinatra. Sweet Memories is his latest musical production. new Luxor Theater 20:00 from € 25 Qeaux Qeaux Joans Her album is influenced by Amy Winehouse, Antony Hegarty, Billie Holiday and Solomon Burke, but Qeaux Qeaux’s own preferred description is alternative rhythm & blues. BIRD 21:30 € 13
CLUBBING

Greg Shapiro Presents Pete Johansson Three times a year, Greg Shapiro invites his favourite comedians from the UK and US and tours with them all across the Netherlands. Grandcafé Engels 20:00 € 15

Karaoke! See Thu 4

THURSDAY 04 APRIL
Tue-Fri 11:00-16:30, Sat 11:00-17:00, Sun 12:00-17:00 / € 6.50, ≤ 12 yrs free The Seasons - Landscapes by Henk Chabot Festival autumn exhibition in response to the museum’s fiftieth anniversary. Chabot painted the South Holland polderland in a uniquely majestic style. thru 10/3/2013
NATUURHISTORISCH MUSEUM ROTTERDAM POP / JAZZ / WORLD

Tue-Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun & hols 11:00-17:00 / € 11, ≤ 5 yrs free The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier - From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk Gaultier’s creations and cuttingedge designs defined the face of fashion for the past 35 years. This whirlwind multimedia show provides a rich retrospective on the fashion designs of this celebrated and acclaimed French couturier. thru 12/5/2013 Like Pastoe Comprehensive exhibition celebrating the 100th anniversary of Dutch furniture brand Pastoe. Since it was founded in 1913, Pastoe has become an internationally renowned designer label. thru 2/6/2013 Tolerance without Borders - Jan Montyn Major overview of graphic work by Jan Montyn (1924). In drawings, etchings

Rob van de Wouw This musical innovator stays true to his jazz roots, laying a firm foundation for his stirring electro-jazz. BIRD 21:30 € 10 The Kik See Wed 3
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Karaoke! Sing your heart out and then try your chances on the dance floor. Club Vibes 23:00 free

Bombaklats première Skate video première, followed by an after-party where Rotterdam’s own skateboarders spin tunes till the early hours of the morning. Worm 21:30 € 4 Cirq Eclectic evening with Rico South. Club Vie 22:30 € 10 La Mode Fashionable, over-the-top party night with house, garage, eclectic and urban. The VIP Room 22:30 € 12.50 We Luv Hip Hop After-party for New Skool Rules. Maassilo 23:00 € 10
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Motel Mozaïque See highlight New Skool Rules See Fri 5 Rotterdam Harvest Market Festive farmer’s market with over forty stand selling regional and seasonal products - and not just food, either. Friendly fun, creativity and traditional craftsmanship are key. Noordplein 10:00 free
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Best of England - All Star Comedy Night Comedy critics all over the world agree: the richest and most diverse comedy scene anywhere is in Great Britain. Theater Walhalla 21:00 € 15
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Detskaya (2.5+) An opera for all ages based on The Nursery, a song cycle by Modest Mussorgsky. Part of the Children’s Music Week. De Doelen 14:00 € 15 / 16 yrs & under € 9 La balle rouge & quatuor (5+) In this exceptional French performance, geometric shapes made out of foam magically come to life. Part of the Children’s Music Week. De Doelen 14:00 € 15 / 16 yrs & under € 9

YMC Gay - Beyonce Edition Openminded party with house and urban. Thalia Lounge 23:00 € 8.50

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Children’s Music Week 2013 See Fri 5
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Spartacus See Fri 5

MONDAY 08 APRIL
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Children’s Music Week See Fri 5 Apparat Hovering somewhere between techno and ambient, DJ Apparat is a prolific German electronic musician. Toffler midnight € 10 Hey! Party hosted by Michel de Hey, a famous Rotterdam techno DJ. Perron Rotterdam 23:45 € 10
VARIOUS

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Tue-Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun & hols 11:00-17:00 / € 6, ≤ 4 yrs free Biodiversity - rich variety of species in the collection The full diversity of species across the various families and classes, including e.g. coelenterata, nematodes, amphibians, mammals, reptiles and birds. thru 31/12/2013

HIGHLIGHT - FROM HOLLAND WITH LOVE
FROM HOLLAND WITH LOVE Love is the theme of the exhibition on Dutch photograp-

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her Ed van der Elsken. A selection of photos, video installations and films reflect aspects of his oeuvre in a contemporary way. Love, friendship, intimacy, romance, eroticism and lust stimulate the spectator in a very personal and occasionally amusing way. With work by e.g. Martine Stig, Bertien van Manen, A.P Komen & Karen Murphy and Ed van der Elsken. Nederlands Fotomuseum, thru 19/5/2013, € 9

Schwedersky & Piazzolla - The passion of Pablo Neruda Dramatically stirring music associated with South America, set to texts by Pablo Neruda. De Doelen 20:15 € 22.50

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Firebird Conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste. With Leonidas Kavakos, violin. Programme: Brahms - Tragic Overture, Sibelius - Violin Concerto, Ravel - Ma mère l’oye and Stravinsky - Suite from The Firebird. De Doelen 20:15 from € 18

Parfum de BoemBoem Following tantalising walking and cycling routes past building sites in Rotterdam, Parfum de BoemBoem entices you into experiencing the changes of the city. Ask at Rotterdam.info for prices and times.

Dave Holland/Pepe Habichuela Flamenco Quintet feat. Josemi Carmona The mutual love affair between jazz and flamenco has been passionate since Miles Davis’ Sketches of Spain. LantarenVenster 20:30 € 28

Lionel Loueke + Omer Avital & Omer Klein A double concert by two exceptional jazz duos. LantarenVenster 20:30 € 19 Mama Rosin Mama Rosin mixes the ragged punk Cajun sound with garage rock ‘n roll, tossing in an occasional soupçon of cumbia and blues. Grounds 21:00 € 12 Orquesta Tipica Misteriosa The danceable tango compositions of this ten-person tango orchestra revives romance. Followed by a short tango dance workshop and tango salon. De Doelen 20:15 € 24

HIGHLIGHT - MOTEL MOZAÏQUE
MOTEL MOZAÏQUE Annual arts and music festival comes back to Rotterdam for four

days of new music, impressive theatre, imaginative performance art and inspiring films, taking place in venues all across the city. And there’s no need to leave the arts festival, since Motel Mozaïque offers overnight accommodations and food and drinks as well. various locations, festival ticket (Fri & Sat) € 65 / sleep project € 25 (incl. breakfast)

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