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, grab … More 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 order … More 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 arriving … More Bike Eulogy

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. … More 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 pm … More Writer’s Block Happenings – To Christmas and Beyond!