What’s Up Amsterdam TV March 31, 2014

Monday 31st

Noordemaarkt Flea Market

Every Monday from 9:00- 17:00 the little square under the Noordekerk comes alive with street vendors selling vintage clothing and small antiques. Great for bargain hunting. Also in the neighborhood is Café Winkel 43..known to have the best apple pie in Amsterdam. The market is also open on Saturdays but instead sells organic produce, In the Jordaan district off the Prinsengracht.

 Drew’s Pub Quiz!! at TARA

Let’s do it. Get a group of pals together and prove how smart you are at Drew’s Pub Quiz at the Tara on Rokin.

Teams of 5 €2.50 pp starts at 8:00pm get there a bit after 7:00 to get a good seat. Cash prizes, it’s like betting on your friends brains.  Need more info? email Drew at droobs2001@yahoo.com or Jess at jessikalynch@yahoo.com

Drew’s English Pub Quiz | Tara | 8:00pm | €2.50

Tuesday 1st

CinemAsia film festival at De Balie

This is the 7th edition of the CinemAsia film festival at De Balie running from 1 to 6 April 2014 with a load of groundbreaking films from Asia as well as a Queer & Asian Film Festival (first held at the Filmhuis Cavia in 2003) and the Queer & Asian programme, which is how I believe the festival got started.

I recommend Snowpiercer, from Korea. The trailer looks amazing.

Wednesday 2nd

Imrov at Bada Boom

Every other Wednesday the pros from Dover stop in and take over the Bada Boom for some edgier imrov than you’ll get in the main room.

Thursday 3rd

Gay Bar Hopping Night

Start off at Prik… Every Thursday in honor of Koopavond..all cocktails are €6 Great cocktails..not sophisticated like Vesper’s or Tales and Spirits but colorful and strong… they also make snack borrel food. 70s kitch décor…friendly staff….fun.  Spuistraat 109 behind the Palace/Dam

Walk across the Dam, take a left in front of the Krapnopolski on the Warmoestraat and head to the Getto Bar/Restaurant- Warmoestraat 51.  Also great colorful cocktails, wild 70s atomic atmosphere. Good dinner food….good burgers and at 20:00 it’s the Glam Variety Show..fun acts, singers and prize giveaways… Acts on this night TBA. No attitude and on this night…more of a mixed crowd than gay.

Walk dinner and drinks off as you head to Leidseplein area to Club Church– Kerkstraat 52 off of the Leidsestraat. Known for fetish nights as underwear only, socks only/naked, golden showers, sex on Sundays. Club Blue on Thursday nights is its most mainstream night… Tonight is Blue Envy (continuing their 7 deadly sins theme)… More drag/fetish/soft-core…. All genders and sexualities welcome…. kooky klubbing – come & meet the outrageous hopelezz family every thursday at amsterdam’s freakiest dance night. expect weird acts and wild & eccentric misfits.hosted by Miss Gimme Moore with DJ HanSom and show by Lolo Benzina. Special appearance by The Countess & Taka Taka. Club Church is owned by Jennifer Hopelezz….Australian expat entrepreneur with a heart of gold. She also organizes the Winter and Summer Drag Olympics to benefit the Homo-Monument.

Friday 4th

Nerd Night at CREA

The first speaker is a political junkie the second might know when aliens are going to make contact.

It’s been rumored that aliens probe the humans they come into contact with, but it’s been proven that a politician won’t even buy you dinner before he bends you over.


Saturday 5th

Museum Weekend

It’s Museum Weekend in all of The Nederlands. Most reputable museums will be €1 Go to them. Educate your self and your family before it’s too late.

 There’s a pillow fight on Dam Square 3:00pm it’s secret and it’s free.


20th year in Amsterdam. Fetish themed acts and entertainment. Fetish themed attire…will be strictly enforced. “Super Bowl of fetish”.. “It’s sci-fi with a hard-on”, “Wildest Party on Earth”- Penthouse.

WASTELAND | North Sea Venue | Hemkade 48 Zaandam | €49.50

Sunday 6th


Young Designers United– mostly designer women’s fashion by young unknown Amsterdam designers sold at affordable prices. Keizergracht 447.. Normally open every day, except Sunday.. BUT this Sunday 13:00- 19:00 styling coach Judith Verschuren will be there to offer free fashion advice and tips in free personal 30 min. sessions. You can even bring in your own clothing for her to help you update, alter, etc……


Jazzy Sundays at Proeferij de Prael Spend a lazy Sunday in a living room type atmosphere in a small alley behind the Red Light District listening to jazz and enjoying local brew and listening to Rene van Beeck Quartet.

Jazzy Sundays | Proeferij de Prael – Ouderzijds Armsteeg 26 | 14:00-17:00 | Free