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Tag Archives: Art

Utrecht Weekend Guide 13, 14 & 15 September

Art Route Straatweg On Saturday 14 September the very first Amsterdamsestraatweg art route will take place. Entrepreneurs offer 19 artists space to exhibit their work in front of the public. All participating artists, representing various disciplines, are active or live around the Amsterdamsestraatweg. Expect: visual arts, dance and performance arts. The route starts at Paardenveld and continues to the Marnixlaan. Children …

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3 establishments in the up & coming Hardebollenstraat in Utrecht

The Hardebollenstraat in Utrecht is a sweet little street that is only 50 metres long. Yet the street is full of special shops and fine restaurants. The trendy street continues to grow and expands with three new restaurants: Life’s a Peach, Little Beershop and Pizza Beppe Quattro. You can read all about it in this blog!

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Amelisweerd revisited

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Bike ride to Amelisweerd and Rhijnauwen The Koningsweg is just a fifteen-minute bike ride from the centre of Utrecht, and is definitely one to recommend on a nice day. A trip to the Amelisweerd and Rhijnauwen estates is worth it in several ways. Dainahara already let you know here: the area is ideal for a varied and relaxing afternoon full …

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De Utrechtse Boekenbar, located at the Westerkade

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De Utrechtse Boekenbar: spot for coffee and inspiring cultural events Utrecht loves books. The Dom city has presented itself as a candidate for the title of City of Literature. The city already has a ton of book shops and several gorgeous libraries. But until recently, one thing was still missing: a book bar. This changed in November 2017, when the Utrecht …

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An atelier between the birds and the mulberry tree

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I recently visited Jules Enneking (59), a sculptor who has an atelier on the Oudegracht. The atelier is not large and full of artworks, paint buckets and carving tools. But that does not bother Jules, who prefers to work outside – “between the birds and the mulberry tree.” It is a familiar noise to people who live in the neighborhood: …

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EXbunker | Wilhelminapark

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Well, to tell the truth, I’ll only visit Wilhelminapark when the sun is shining. I’ll be sitting on the grass with my girls, drinking a sun-pre-heated bottle of white wine and eating lots of bites until we stumble back home. One day I was eating a box of sushi, whilst we were sitting amongst ducks, pigeons and other bird-riff-raff. I was …

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Discovering art & food in Amersfoort

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We were recently invited to take part in an art tour of Amersfoort to celebrate 100 years of De Stijl and get to know the city from a new perspective. With the promise of art and food, how could we resist?! Filling up Of course, we needed sustenance to really appreciate all of the art, so we started off with breakfast at …

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Utrecht Celebrates 100 years of Style

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De Stijl You can’t have missed it: the Netherlands is celebrating 2017 with an extensive and varied program: 100 Years of De Stijl. Also called ‘Mondriaan to Dutch Design’, special events, exhibitions, and activities are being organized across the entire country. There’s also lots to see and experience in Utrecht and Amersfoort. De Stijl is a Dutch art movement, named …

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How the world occurs: 3 reasons to visit the exhibition

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For all you art enthusiasts out there, there’s a great exhibition on right now at the Centraal Museum. How the world occurs by Craigie Horsfield offers you an opportunity to reflect on the world and your perception of it. The exhibition is well worth a visit, and here are just three reasons why. How YOUR world occurs This part of the exhibit is interactive and shaped by the viewers. Check …

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What the hell is Watdajel?

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Watdajel: you’ve probably seen a colorful plaque or some street art with this word in Utrecht. But this isn’t just any word, but the name of a festival! Watdajel is a festival where art and music come together in a raw, experimental explosion of creativity. The next edition of Watdajel in Utrecht will take place on the 19th of november, …

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