Lellebel the Musical – three extra shows in January

Lellebel the Musical – three extra shows in January

Lellebel the Musical is the special show put on because of the 20th anniversary of the famous drag show bar Lellebel. It premiered in October in Amsterdam and toured in several other Dutch cities. And now three extra shows have been put on in January. Extra show at the Polanen theatre The extra shows will be put on in the Polanen theatre. This is a great, intimate neighourhood theater in the western Amsterdam area called…

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IQMF 2017 – International Queer and Migrant Film Festival

IQMF 2017 – International Queer and Migrant Film Festival

From the 6th to the 13th of December the IQMF 2017 or the 2017 edition of the International Queer & Migrant Film Festival hits Amsterdam. It is maybe a less well-known event, but it is a sure gem of a festival. It offers not only screenings of interesting movies, but also debates, parties and even a dinner. Here are our picks of what is on offer. Our picks from the IQMF 2017 films The International…

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Kathy Griffin telling it all – a review Or how to deal with Trump and the media

Kathy  Griffin telling it all – a review Or how to deal with Trump and the media

Kathy Griffin was for the first time in Amsterdam. She is on a world tour after she was ostracized in her own country. Her world tour is a way for her to earn a living, but most of all to tell her international fans what happened to her after the Trump election. Kathy Griffin has always been een outspoken comedian and also an outspoken fighter for LGBTQI rights. In May 2017 she caused a furore…

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Rostam in concert: a review With a great opening act by Nana Adjoa

Rostam in concert: a review With a great opening act by Nana Adjoa

Rostam is one of the founding members of Vampire Weekend, an American indie rock band. He played guitar and keyboard in the band and was also the backing vocalist. Rostam is also known as a producer for the Vampire Weekend and for other artists like Frank Ocean and Solange. In 2016 he went solo and in 2017 his first solo album Half-Light came out. He is an openly gay artist and recently he was in…

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LGBTQI themed documentaries at IDFA

LGBTQI themed documentaries at IDFA

IDFA is the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam. It is one of the biggest (of not the biggest) documentary film festivals in the world. This year it is held from the 15th till the 26th of November. Expect an overload of inspiring, thought provoking, insightful and/or toughing documentaries in cinemas all around Amsterdam. And of course there are some interesting Queer movies as well, even a Queer day. Queer Day at IDFA On Monday the 20th…

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Get into the Christmas spirit with the Amsterdam Gay Men’s Chorus Christmas special called 'Christmas isn't Christmas until you get here!'

Get into the Christmas spirit with the Amsterdam Gay Men’s Chorus Christmas special called 'Christmas isn't Christmas until you get here!'

Many gay men love to sing and many gay men love christmas. So why not combine these two and create a series of concerts? The Amsterdam Gay Men’s Chorus followed this logic and brings on a series of three concerts on the 2nd and 3rd of December in the Polanen theatre. The theme of these concerts  is ‘Christmas isn’t Christmas until you get here!’ All out christmas fun and classic hits The Amsterdam Gay Men’s…

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Bleach – a review The downfall of a rent boy

Bleach – a review The downfall of a rent boy

Recently we saw Bleach, a play by the British Exist Theatre group. The play was performed in the Compagnie theatre as part of the Amsterdam Fringe Festival. This festival showcases every september upcoming theatre talent in unexpected locations around the city during eleven days. A great way to discover international talent and this play was a good example of that. Bleach, the story Bleach tells the story of Tyler Everett, a rent boy in London….

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