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“THE UNKNOWN”

In dedication to Het Slangenpand Coming soon https://www.facebook.com/JJSPACES VIDEO

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The Gentrification of Amsterdam

The Gentrification of Amsterdam In the last decade or so this beautiful, sleazy, wicked and wonderful city has become yet another victim of the all-powerful and unstoppable gentrification process that has been unleashed by the powers to be on any major city on the planet, anything that does not deliver a maximum return on the investments…..

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DE SLANG: A FAREWELL TO REVOLUTION

This is a sad day for the city of Amsterdam. Last Sunday, De Slang – The Snake House, one of the landmarks of recent local history, has closed its doors. For good.   If you have been in Amsterdam, even just for a weekend, it’s impossible that you’ve missed this five-storey yellow building on Spuistraat 199, dominated by a colorful…..

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Afvalberg Slangenpand/Tabakspanden opgeruimd.

VIDEO Bron taxi1108

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Urban renewal of Tabakspanden

Remember our previous article about the colourful Wijdesteeg? An alley that is a true paradise for street art. Every day it attracts dozens of tourists and locals who want to see and experience it. Wijdesteeg is part of the so called Tabakspanden (Tabak Buildings) that is being threatened with eviction. Is it going to be a…..

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Red het Slangenpand /Save the Snakehouse

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Kunstenaars zijn hard aan het werk aan de panden naast De Slang. VIDEO Bron taxi1108

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deSlang presents | Meta Marie Louise | 8 Mei

Meta Marie Louise is celebrating ‘improvised music / instant composing’. The group draws inspiration from different elements: JAZZ PUNK AMBIENT ROCK PSYCHEDELIC MINIMAL NOISE POP ELECTRO DANCE DJ With these ingredients Meta Marie Louise is brewing their very own hot and spicy noodle soup!   MetaMarieLouise (live at Vilnius 2011) Biography Meta Marie Louise creates a…..

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deSlang presents | CHEERS TO NEPAL | March 29

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Is there still a subculture?

Amsterdam’s subculture is still active in politics these days? Look here for tips and advice, and make that list! http://www.ongevraagdeadviezensubcultuur.org/

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deSlang presents | Saloon | 21 t/m 23 March

Friday March 21 Saloon opens its doors in the building at the Snake Spuistraat! Four artists: Frank Lenferink, Suzanne de Graaf, Maarten van Schaik and Mies Baars show their work. DJ Moonshine serve a blues, soul and jazz from his great collection of 78s. Buckle up and come and see! http://www.facebook.com/events/1374225582853829/ Artists: www.franklenferink.nl Frank Lenferink paints…..

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