Category Archives: SO DAM LOCAL

A hammam with history

A hammam with history! Our SO DAM LOCAL filmmakers captured the old-time vibe of the Hammam Amsterdam beautifully and the owner tells us their story. #gezelligheid

Filmmakers: Aimilia Mouzaki & Bondo,

Raincapes yes/no?

We Amsterdammers cycle a lot. But it also rains a lot. A normal raincoat doesn’t really do the trick. Don’t you hate those wet patches on your thighs? And waterproof trousers are such a hassle to pull on and off. Perhaps a rain cape is the answer.

We tested three raincapes out for our viewers. And here’s what we found …

VIDEO:

 

IMPORT > CLEVERHOOD CAPE

$249 | cleverhood.com

CLEVERHOOD

 

 

 

 

We tried out the Electric Gingham raincape, but there are lots of different designs. Plus points:

  • loads actually!
  • quick drying
  • easy thumb loops and magnetic arm holes
  • can tailor to your head size with the fitted hood
  • reflective grid
  • high quality finish.

Cleverhood is offering 15% off for Broadcast Amsterdam viewers. Ask for details. 

MID RANGE > VAUDE’S VALDIPINO PONCHO

€42 | vaude.com

 

 

 

 

The sensible choice. Good for:

  • sustainable materials
  • big front pocket
  • fitted hood
  • value for money
  • also available in the Netherlands from the Bever chain.

BUDGET > HEMA 

€2,50 | hema.nl

hema raincape

 

 

 

 

For when:

  • you are broke
  • you need a quick high street fix
  • you really don’t care how you look.

ALSO SPOTTED, RAINCAPES FOR SALE FROM:  

Praxis, Ikea, AGU.

+ BONCHO

Dutch bike company, VanMoof, have been promising their all-singing all-dancing rain cape, Boncho, for ages and it is now shipping. It’s what they call the “love-child of a pop-up tent and a rain poncho”. NB  For a good comparison of the Boncho and Cleverhood see here: https://jnyyz.wordpress.com/2016/08/25/raincape-comparison-boncho-cleverlite/ (now that’s the way to do a raincape test, btw!)

But tell us what you think? Raincapes YES/NO?

Cata.Pirata interview

 

Jens Rabiega interviews Cata.Pirata of Amsterdam-based band, Skip&Die (skipndie.com).

This feature was also broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel during Spring 2017 as part of SO DAM LOCAL tv show’s Spring episode, produced by Broadcast Amsterdam

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2017

🎁 On the 11th day of Christmas ▶︎ An Amsterdam rabbit outtake

On the 11th day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … an outtake clip about a special rabbit, an Amsterdam rabbit ▶︎

An outtake from our visit to the The Open Draw, at Cinetol on one of their Monday night drawing sessions.

See also our full feature interview on The Open Draw: https://youtu.be/b7NXz04lK4o

LINKS:
http://www.theopendraw.com/amsterdam/

This outtake has been released online as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

🎁 On the 10th day of Christmas ▶︎ a local Luistervink harvest

On the 10th day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … our harvest visit to Luistervink community garden back in Autumn ▶︎

A year ago if you had asked me about plants, I didn’t know anything … I would have killed any plant that you put in front of me, and now I’m growing my own food

Mike, volunteer

This feature was first broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel on 27.10.16 as part of SO DAM LOCAL tv show, produced by Broadcast Amsterdam, and is now released online as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

🎁 On the 9th day of Christmas ▶︎ a preacher man in Zuidas

On the 9th day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … our exclusive chat with pastor-entrepreneur, Ruben van Zwieten ▶︎

An interview with Ruben van Zwieten of De Nieuwe Poort in Amsterdam’s Zuidas district, a community centre for “reflection and meeting”.

This feature was first broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel on 1.12.16 as part of SO DAM LOCAL tv show, produced by Broadcast Amsterdam, and is now released online as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.

LINKS:
denieuwepoort.org

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

 

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

🎁 On the 8th day of Christmas ▶︎ a world traveller, Vrouw op Reis

On the 8th day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … a young world traveller who likes to give tips ▶︎

Young adventurer, Kim Berghout, tells our SO DAM LOCAL chat show host all about her travels and how she share advice and tips through her blog vrouwopreis.nl and a series of campfire travel workshops in Amsterdam.

(First broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel on 24.11.16 as part of SO DAM LOCAL tv show, produced by Broadcast Amsterdam, and now released as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.)

LINKS:
vrouwopreis.nl

 

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016