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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Hans Wijtenberg awarded prestigious city award Owner of famous drag bar Lellebel honored for his contribution to LGBTQI community

Hans Wijtenberg awarded prestigious city award Owner of famous drag bar Lellebel honored for his contribution to LGBTQI community

Hans Wijtenberg the founder of the famous drag bar Lellebel, was awarded a prestigious city award called the Andreaspenning or Andrews medal. Wijtenberg received the award from the city alderwomen Simone Kukenheim, after the premier of the anniversary musical about Lellebel. Hans Wijtenberg awarded the medal Wijtenberg is not only known as the owner of Lellebel, but also performs regularly as Desirée dello Stilletto or Tante Dees (Aunty Dees). And Lellebel is the home of the…

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Lellebel Musical for 20 years anniversary of the dragbar Performances all sold out, extra performance added

Lellebel Musical for 20 years anniversary of the dragbar Performances all sold out, extra performance added

Dragbar Lellebel celebrates its’ 20 years anniversary this year. And to celebrate it in style, they put on a musical. “Lellebel the Musical” is an initiative of Hans Wijtenburg. It will be performed in Amsterdam on 19th, 20th and 21st of October. However, all performances are already sold out! So they put on an extra performance on the 23rd of October in Purmerend (a city north of Amsterdam). What is Lellebel the musical about? The musical…

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8 Exhibitions during Summer

8 Exhibitions during Summer

We’re pleased to introduce no less than 8 interesting exhibitions during the summer period. Some international, others very local. Some more aimed at creating art, others aimed at triggering discussion and interaction. But in all cases unique in their own right and worth visiting. Young and Gay Shows photos of young gay and lesbian people and it tells the story of their coming out. Photographer Marjolein Annegarn shows a range of pictures of boys and…

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Gaylinc pubcrawl around the Rembrandt plein Gay bars still thriving

Gaylinc pubcrawl around the Rembrandt plein Gay bars still thriving

GayLINC regularly makes the rounds past the Amsterdam LGBTQI bars. The pub crawls are meant to keep a finger on the pulse of Amsterdam gay nightlife and keep you posted how the bars develop. This time we decided to make a small round along several of the gay bars in the Rembrandtplein area. And we were pleasantly surprised how well the bars seemed to be doing. A brief report. Brug 34 Brug 34 is a…

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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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Preparations for Superball are heating up: get some help! Lady Galore Make-up Masterclass and Charlie Hides special guest appearance.

Preparations for Superball are heating up: get some help! Lady Galore Make-up Masterclass and Charlie Hides special guest appearance.

Superball 2017 is taking place on Saturday the 20th of May and preparations are heating up. Costumes are being sown, stage routines are being rehearsed and surprises are being concocted. But what if you need any help with your eyeliner or your lip gloss? No worries Lady Galore comes to the rescue. Lady Galore Make-up Masterclass at Backstage On that same Saturday, May 20th, the talented Lady Galore will give two Masterclasses of Professional Make…

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