Writer’s Block #26

We are so, so excited to present to you the first Writer’s Block of this academic year: Writer’s Block #26. This issue is all about revolution, something that has been very prominent at the UvA this year, with lots of submissions from our own editorial board as our own little rebellion! So sit back, grabContinue reading “Writer’s Block #26”

La Ciénaga

These are hard times for an Amsterdam-based film buff like me. With the socially charged and inexplicable recent evictions of Amsterdam’s Slangenpand and Maagdenhuis, the city centre has also quickly lost two nice venues for interesting and unusual film screenings. Let’s just hope this will never happen to the alternative Filmhuis Cavia, which, in orderContinue reading “La Ciénaga”

Bike Eulogy

To those of you who were born and bred in the land of Nether, I imagine that the bicycle appears as everyday an object as your kettle or thumb: a precious tool, but not one that inspires the poetry of the muses. However, to a humble Londoner like myself, (whose experiences of bikes before arrivingContinue reading “Bike Eulogy”

Writer’s Block #25

With great pride (and a tinge of sadness) we bring to you our final Writer’s Block issue for this academic year: Writer’s Block #25. And of course, being an anniversary issue, it features a lot of cake. So go ahead, dive on in! Free cake guaranteed!* Click here for the online version of WB #25.Continue reading “Writer’s Block #25”

Writer’s Block Happenings: April

As I write this, a delightful ray of sunlight comes streaming through my window, caressing my face with its silken warmth. It’s official: spring is finally here! This is the last bit of motivation we’ve all been waiting for to go outside and do something! Wondering what it is that you could be doing? Well,Continue reading “Writer’s Block Happenings: April”

Writer’s Block Happenings: March

Exam week is coming up, so we thought you all could use some good advice on what to do in those delightful free days after. Or perhaps you could use a little outing this weekend to cool your nerves a bit? Regardless, you know the drill: here’s another edition of all the grooviest happenings inContinue reading “Writer’s Block Happenings: March”

Writer’s Block #24

The time is come at last: Writer’s Block #24 is here! It’s been available at several UvA locations for a little while now, and we’re happy to present you with a digital version here as well – you can find it in the link below. We hope you enjoy it and you are encouraged toContinue reading “Writer’s Block #24”

Writer’s Block Happenings: February

Aaaaaand… we’re back! Wondering what’s up, hip, and happening in and around Amsterdam during the rest of February? Check it out below!   Junior Company, Dutch National Ballet @ Dutch National Opera & Ballet – Those kids can dance! For a night of envy and excellent ballet you should definitely visit the Junior Company’s tourContinue reading “Writer’s Block Happenings: February”

Writer’s Block Happenings: January and February

It’s been a long since the last edition, but here we are again: it’s time for another edition of Writer’s Block Happenings! Let’s see what’s up and happing in Amsterdam in the first months of the year: International Film Festival Rotterdam, January 21st – February 1st . The biggest international film festival of The Netherlands.Continue reading “Writer’s Block Happenings: January and February”

Writer’s Block Happenings – To Christmas and Beyond!

The weather outside is frightful, but that doesn’t mean there are not awesome things to do out there! This is your final dose of WB-approved activities happening in and around Amsterdam for the year, but we hope these will tide you over to 2015. Enjoy, and we’ll see you next year! December 8, 4-6 pmContinue reading “Writer’s Block Happenings – To Christmas and Beyond!”