Vivelavie is going to reopen! A boost to lesbian nightlife in Amsterdam

Vivelavie is going to reopen! A boost to lesbian nightlife in Amsterdam

Vivelavie is going to reopen soon under new ownership of Joy Hilhorst and Rachel Matteman. This was announced over this weekend on the website of Vivelavie and on its’ Facebook page. This will bring smiles on many faces of lesbian and bisexual women in Amsterdam. One of the first activities by the new owners is organizing a party during the Amsterdam Pride. Vivelavie is going to reopen after all On  the 1st of July Vivelavie…

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Lesbian bar Vivelavie closing down Icon of the lesbian scene going out with a big party

Lesbian bar Vivelavie closing down Icon of the lesbian scene going out with a big party

Vivelavie is closing down after 37 years! Earlier this month the owner Mieke Martelhoff announced that she is closing down her bar. That means that one of the icons of the lesbian scene in Amsterdam is disappearing. At the end of June, on Saturday the 24th, there will be a farewell drink and big closing down party with a Coyote Ugly theme. Emotional announcement Mieke told in an interview in the national newspaper De Telegraaf,…

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Superball 2017 – a reportage

Superball 2017 – a reportage

In May Superball 2017, the 3rd edition of Superball, took place. This big drag queen event is turning into a true European event. This year it was for the first time that houses from Belgium and France battled with the Dutch houses for the awards. And bigger than ever, this edition was a spectacular evening of drag queens and kings performing in front of a crowd which went crazy. Superball reportage Our friends from MVS…

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Amsterdam Fetish Pride 2017 A weekend full of activities

Amsterdam Fetish Pride 2017 A weekend full of activities

What’s happening? Be ready! It’s the annual Amsterdam Festish Pride! A range of activities to make sure you have a weekend to remember. Just think Fetish in the Mix, Dutch Rubberman, Cruise Control and Invasion Party. Who’s organising and where? Eagle Amsterdam and Dirty Dicks have the pleasure of organsing this year’s Fetish Pride. Main party (if that’s the right word) is on May 27th in Amsterdam Noord’s Undercurrent. A location for up to 1200…

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Darkroom Diaries Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places

Darkroom Diaries Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places

“Are you safe?” “Yes I am safe.” “Ok great. Then we don’t need a condom…” About poppers, PREP and to rim or not to rim. For all gays and for straights who want to know what really happens in a darkroom. Who’s on stage? Johan Goossens created this show (in English) about Amsterdam’s Gay Night Life. It’s sub-title is looking for love in all the wrong places, so we expect a range of hilarious insights….

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Gerritjan Deunk the man behind the design of April, Exit and iT

Gerritjan Deunk the man behind the design of April, Exit and iT

Those were the days! The Reguliersdwarsstraat was the heart of the Amsterdam gay scene with iconic bars like, April, Exit and Havana. And later the famous iT the ultimate place to go. Ah, yes, those days. We do remember them and the gay men that made it happen. Gerritjan Deunk was one of them. Gerritjan was instrumental in all of this. He contributed with profesional design, wonderful magazines and of course great logo’s. Thanks to…

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Europride 2016 the parties

Europride 2016 the parties

Europride 2016, the European LGBTQI Pride, is this year in Amsterdam from July 23rd till August 7th. Over 300 events and parties will take place right here in Amsterdam. In several posts we make a selection of this enormous pride event. This article gives you our selection of the parties of this Europride. This is by far the greatest number of events during Europride and many of the pubs and clubs offer two weeks long of special nights. So…

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