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Erosion of love

The story: Celine’s (Julie Delpy) and Jesse’s (Ethan Hawke) summer vacation is coming to an end. Soon they will have to swap idyllic Greece for everyday life in Paris. During a tense last evening in a luxury seaside hotel, emotions run high and Celine and Jesse are forced to take stock of their relationship. In 1995, filmmaker Richard ...

Debate Café

Debate Café

Feeling like some serious, in depth discussion after your party-stuffed carnival break?  Then the next edition of the Debate Café, scheduled for Tuesday the 19th of February, might offer the perfect event for you. From 20:00 onwards, a Debate Café focussing on the National Distribution of Economic Wealth will be held at the Selexyz bookstore a...

Viva Con Agua

On Friday the 7th of December the Viva Con Agua party is in d'n Hiemel. All the profits of the event will go directly to Viva Con Agua, an organisation that helps to give access to clean drinking water for people in developing countries. The party starts at 19.30 until 03.00 in the morning. It will include a liveband, as well as ...

Magic Music Festival

Magic Music Festival

From Friday 7 December to Sunday 9 December, the second edition of the Magic Music Festival Maastricht will be hosted in the city. This music festival will take place in eighteen different bars and cafés, with about ten gigs on average planned each night. The festival can be enjoyed free of charge, and covers all sorts of music genres. From blues t...

Yakul

Yakul

On November 25th, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon, Yakul, a singer-songwriter duo from Switzerland will give a concert at Café Zondag. The newly founded band will be starting their tour in Europe with Maastricht as one of their first stops.Sina Chiavi & Yannick Consaël will play relaxed acoustic guitar music with calm vocals. Prepare yourse...

Maastricht Global Entrepreneurship Week

Maastricht Global Entrepreneurship Week

From 12 to 15 November, UM’S Centre for Entrepreneurship and Scope|3MA are hosting the Global Entrepreneurship Week. Under the motto 'from good to great', leaders and innovators from private and the public sector come together to discuss the challenges of entrepreneurship. Speakers include the CEO of RTL Nederland, Bert Habet and Jos...

US Election Night

US Election Night

How do the US elections work? America - a hegemony in decline? This Tuesday, 6 November, UCM students and staff will provide all the information you need to fully appreciate the US elections 2012. A debate on the best US president ever will take a critical look on past presidencies, and to nail the night, the pub quiz 'Trivia American...

Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Director Leoni Jansen brings Out of Africa to Maastricht’s ‘Theater aan het Vrijthof’. The Safari Musical through Kenya will take place on the 26th of October only. Enjoy the African Jazz beats and ‘Benga Music’ from Mombassa and Nairobi, as well as the amazing dance performances for the price of €27. It’s t...

JekerJazz Maastricht

JekerJazz Maastricht

From 12 to 14 October the sounds of Jazz, Funk, Blues, Rock'n'Roll and Worldmusic will be heard all over Maastricht. The JekerJazz Festival brings a few dozen bands to 40 different bars in the city where people can enjoy music, drinks and – to use a very fitting Dutch word – “gezellig” moments. The first performances...

Dutch Dance Festival

Dutch Dance Festival

This weekend – 5, 6 and 7 October – Maastricht will host the annual Dutch Dance Days. The programme paints a broad picture of what’s going on in the Dutch dance scene, whether it’s classical ballet, hip hop or modern dance. In addition to dance performances, the event includes exhibitions, workshops and dance-relat...

Sint-Pietersberg run weekend

Sint-Pietersberg run weekend

During the Maastrichts Mooiste Sint-Pietersberg Run Weekend, four different running competitions will be held. On Saturday, 29, and Sunday, 30 september, participants will get to run through Dutch and Belgian Limburg and even parts the Belgian province Liège. Besides the sports, runners will experience some of the most diverse sides of the Euregio....

Breakfest

Breakfest

Pop band Major Tom, rapper Kraantje Pappie and rockband Destine, known for their hit single Stars, will perform at festival Breakfest, which will be held on Saturday 22 September at the Megaland area in Landgraaf. In addition to the music, there'll be clinics rollerderby, free running, mountainbiking, freeline and surfing, creative worksho...

Maastricht 4 Haiti

Maastricht 4 Haiti

Sun Garden (funk-rock), B Fresh (electro lounge), pianist Rik Verkruijssen (jazz gospel) and singer songwriter Matthew M.Miller (acoustic folk rock) will perform at this benefit concert for Haiti in D'n Hiemel on Saturday 15 September. The money raised with the entrance tickets, will be donated to support a project for the realization...

Bruis festival

Bruis festival

Will and the people, Ozark Henry, Infadels, Goose and many more will perform at the Bruis Festival - a free festival at the sports area of the Tapijnkazerne in Maastricht. This is the sixth edition of the family festival which will be held on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September. More info