Amsterdam Art & Artists
Hip Guide to Amsterdam
Amsterdam Art and Artists
The Bachzaal is a medium-sized concert hall in Amsterdam-Zuid.
When I used to live on Beethovenstraat, I loved to pop down to the Bachzaal, a few blocks away, to get my fill of classical music. I’ll never forget one striking performance by a music professor playing Scriabin so intensely, I developed a great fondness for the composer.
The Bachzaal is a venue where music students hold recitals and occassionally professional musicians come to play. Most events are free, and it’s unlikely the place will be crowded, so you can enjoy fine classical music without all the commercialism.
The hall gets… Continue reading
Unfortunately this bookstore has been closed permanently, a historical post for posterity.
The first time I visited Book Traffic (it had another name back then), I scored a great book about the 1960s that I used as a reference in writing my own book. Low and behold, a recent visit and I scored another great one from the 60s, that I wished I had before.
I love browsing through their science fiction section because they have so many books to choose from, and since they’re used, the price is right! They also have lots of other subjects including art and… Continue reading
The ultra-hip Winston’s on the Warmoesstraat is now even cooler.
With music nightly to feed your soul, this is one of Amsterdam’s favorite places that is blessed with amazing style!
Music or fun every night of the week!
Funky rooms & hostel dorms in budget property.
Arts venue & cafe with 3 spaces for theater, dance & comedy, plus short lunchtime performances.
Used for Over Het Festival, 2001
NDSM Werf, TT Neveritaweg