Recommended local events – Monday/Tuesday30 January 2012
Monday 30 January
David Kweksilber Big Band, Bimhuis; 20.30, €20 The big band performs new pieces by various contemporary composers and some improvisations. It’s all happening in Amsterdam’s foremost jazz venue, the Bimhuis, which shares a spectacular glass-fronted building situated right by the waters of the IJ with the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, the city’s ‘concert hall of the 21st century’. Before and after the concert there’s be a DJ and VJ set. For more information click here. Tuesday 31 January
Sneak Preview, Kriterion; 22.15, €5 Catch a sneak preview of a surprise film in Kriterion. A cinema steeped in history, Kriterion began life as a student association involved in hiding and saving many Jews from Nazi persecution. 65 years later, Kriterion still caters to the student crowd, arthouse cinema fans and loyal neighbours, creating a relaxed atmosphere for those wanting to see a film and share a drink in the bar afterwards.
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