Weekend Tips: From online club night to charcoal painting

Children’s treasure hunt in the Amsterdam forest.picture –

winter in the woods

Children’s treasure hunt

On the Boswinkel website there is a winter treasure hunt for children from 7 years old and a winter inspiration activity card for children 3-7 years old. While hunting for treasure in winter, you can follow a path through Amsterdamse Bos and look for squirrel nests, forest birds and owl pellets. Using this winter inspiration map, you will learn about hibernation by identifying a few sleeping places for animals in the forest. There are also tips for making fat balls for birds in the garden.

Free, amsterdamsebos.nl.

Urban Education Talk Show on Inequality of Opportunity.  picture -

Urban Education Talk Show on Inequality of Opportunity.picture –

Inequality of opportunity

Online talk show

Inequality of opportunity is an important topic in the debate about Dutch education. In the talk show urban education Writer Abdelkader Benali talks about this topic with a local council member among others, Simon Cockkenheim, teachers and students. They are trying to figure out what education can do to increase opportunities for young people. If you sign up for the live broadcast, you will receive a link to the documentary A world of difference: About four teachers are trying to combat inequality of opportunity.

Friday, 3:30 pm, free of charge, urbanonderwijs.nl.

fire in amsterdam

Online book review

in his book fire in amsterdam Former fire chief Lynn Young talks about the unbridled culture of racism, sexism and abuse of power at the Amsterdam Fire Brigade. Interviewer Bahram Sadeghi will speak with Young Organizational Sociologist Jost Kampen and Integrity Overhead Co-Founder Fatma Elatek on the question of how a sick culture can survive and how it can be broken.

Thursday, 8:30 pm, free of charge, dezwijger.nl.

Cincy and Waxend in Paradiso.  Tim Boyting's photo

Cincy and Waxend in Paradiso.Tim Boyting’s photo

Heaven club night

African Electric

Every weekend in February, Paradiso can come to your living room with an online cabaret night. The four-hour show this week is in the hands of Ziongate, a new futuristic cabaret night based on African electronic music. From hypnotic Afrotech drums to South African house music. The lineup includes Dutch Congolese DJ Cincity and Amsterdam DJ Waxfiend, who has experience in the hip-hop and reggae scene.

Saturday, 8 pm, free of charge, paradiso.nl.

Alexandre van Popta of Re: Freshed Orchestra.  picture -

Alexandre van Popta of Re: Freshed Orchestra.picture –

Alexandre Bobta

Modern, jazz and rock

Bimhuis will continue to broadcast live shows throughout the lockdown. On Saturday it is Alexandre van Popta’s turn. He gained fame as conductor of the funk/soul/hip hop orchestra Re: Freshed Orchestra, which he sang in North Sea Jazz. In the Rotterdam Buff studio! He has recorded an album with guitarist Jelle Roozenburg, bassist Thomas Pol, and drummer Jamie Peet. The result: modern music with historical jazz and rock.

Saturday, 8:30 pm, free of charge, www.bimhuis.nl.

Lily at the Gatehouse in Tolhuistuin.  picture -

Lily at the Gatehouse in Tolhuistuin.picture –

night poem


for exhibition Leila Multidisciplinary image maker Rocky Khedoe, a member of sQuare – a community of young image makers in Amsterdam – has worked with painter Daumantas Ercmonas. Their works are night images in which the moon is central. Khedo primarily photographed the dark works of the gallery and edited them with light elements. Inspired by the six pictures and based on the same theme, Erkemonas drew a painting for each picture. The exhibition against Corona can be seen behind the six windows in Poortgebouw of the Tolhuistuin.

Until February 23 for free, tolhuistuin.nl.

Misha Wertheim with no one else.  Sculpture Gigsbert van der Waal

Misha Wertheim with no one else.Sculpture Gigsbert van der Waal

Misha Werthem

interactive display

Five years ago, comedian Micha Wertheim surprised us with a show in which he was not present, but this time he does the opposite. in his performance no body else Wertheim travels across the country from his home base of Amsterdam to perform in front of empty halls. The presentation is streamlined and interactive. Visitors are expected to leave their webcam turned on. On Friday it was the turn of Stadsschouwburg Groningen.

Friday, 9pm, €15, michawertheim.nl.

My little Missy Solnell.  Sculpture Melle Meivogel

My little Missy Solnell.Sculpture Melle Meivogel

My little Missy Solnell

Online opera

An opera performance can be seen on the Dutch National Opera website. Four soloists, the Dutch National Opera Choir and the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, will perform the piece under the direction of young Italian conductor Andrea Battisoni. My little Missy Solnell† Contrary to what the title suggests, this “small ceremonial mass” by Giochino Rossini (1792-1868) is extensive.

Until April 24, free of charge, operaballet.nl.

Discover nature

do homework

For elementary school students sitting at home, Staatsb has come up with various worksheets that can be downloaded from the website with tasks such as making binoculars from toilet rolls, making tea from medicinal plants and baking cookies with edible daisies.

Free, Staatsb Glosbeheer.nl.

The Charcoal Workshop of the Heat Ship Build Museum -

Charcoal workshop at the Heat Ship Museumpicture –

drawing by coal

Zoom Workshop

The Heat Sheep Museum is organizing a charcoal drawing workshop on Friday, led by Joao Vitales, the museum’s educator. Charcoal was widely used by artists in the early 1900s, because the materials for drawing were expensive. Those who register for the workshop will receive a package of materials and instructions.

Friday, 4pm, €25, hetschip.nl.

Tips? weektips@parool.nl.

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