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20 things to do in Belgium this weekend
Screenings, exhibitions, festivals, talks, concerts and bike polo tournaments. We've got you covered from Thursday through to Sunday.
Bold is the night part 4: Horst’s Jochem Daelman on the platforms that make a difference (Video)
We talk the pertinence of creative platforms with Horst's Jochem Daelman
Favourite Belgian Releases: 15 Hush Hefner gems
15 Belgian tracks that holds a special place in the Antwerp-based DJ and promoter's heart.
Bold is the night part 3: Deep in House on the essence of Brussels’ nightlife (Video)
The Brussels party promoter's founders consider the city's unique nightlife essence for the third instalment of our six-part series of videos with Bulldog.
Bold is the night part 2: Hush Hefner on Antwerp’s ephemeral nightlife (Video)
The second instalment of our six-part series of videos in collaboration with Bulldog sees the Hush Hush and KleinHouse resident DJ-cum-promoter discuss Antwerp's thrill-seeking nightlife.
10 things to do in Belgium this weekend
A Chicago house legend in Charleroi, the next generation of innovators in Antwerp, and our Rebels release party in Brussels.
Living like Belgian kings at Spain’s ARCOmadrid fair with Sam Steverlynck
Behind the scenes at ARCOmadrid art fair and its many parties, with appearances from our favourite local art players.
10 things to do in Belgium this weekend
Late night museum tours in Brussels, Billboard frenzies in Ghent and pink bowties in Antwerp.
15 things to do in Belgium this weekend
Poetic performances in Leuven, ephemeral ensembles in Brussels and post punk pioneers in Antwerp.
Nosejob and Jan De Cock. The weekend has landed
From piano concerts and club nights to exhibitions and events, 10 things to do in Belgium over the long weekend
Rick Shiver’s 20 favourite Belgian releases
The nightlife impresario confirms his knack for the eclectic with this 20-strong selection of local gems.
DJ Azer’s Ghent
If Azer has been around, his beloved Ghent was always in his heart. Let's find out about his best kept secret.
Flagey’s Gilles Ledure
Flagey's Gilles Ledure sets up his classic picks of Brussels addresses.
The Brussels Special – Party pictures
Photographs from the night we had to mark the release of our new issue, The Brussels Special.
To mark our Brussels Special hitting stores, we're having a party right across the road from the King's Palace. No kidding.
Ten things to do this weekend
Concerts in Kortrijk, group shows in Antwerp, vinyls markets in Brussels, drawings in Liège and artists teaming up in Brugge.
A Third Rate party at BRASS with M.E.A.N + more
...plus slow journalism on Sochi at FoMu, Jan Verbruggen, Suzan Frecon, Eric Baudelaire...
The Word at BRASS, Brussels
Our new edition hits Belgian stores this week with a brand-new, 'Only for Belgium' €10 cover price. Party!
Brainbox, Richard Serra and Happy birthday dear Academy
...plus Catclub, Gedi Sibony and Everything and More at Tim Van Laere
A weekend of Mykki Blanco, Chvrches and TUFTUFTUFTUF
...plus Freek Wambacq’s Antwerp trailblazing, Etienne Courtois at Island, and Javier Tellez at SMAK.
A weekend of Mathématique Moderne, Magnum & Mountain Bike
Under the knife with Orlan and Jean De Groote, Tracey Snelling & Dead Ghosts...
Blackout, Braids and Brussels Art Days
Plus acid house at Kozzmozz, Michael Borremans and billboard art.
A weekend of Catclub, Unicorn porn and James Pants’ squiggly bits
...plus some classy stuff like Evy Raes at St. Peter's Abbey and Japanese art
Deck chairs at DOK & a Knokke pop up shop.
...plus an afternoon soirée with Holy Something, Recorders at BSF and tonnes of arty types hit town
Music: Interview with Wastelands’ Herlinde and Kasper-Jan Raeman
The Subbacultcha! affiliate turns two this summer and moves to new digs
Eighties, art + Boomtown. This weekend in Belgium
Cinematek goes retro and Brussels' photographers reclaim some space, plus Mario Merz, Stefan Rinck and Robert Suermondt
Music: Interview with 10 Days Off’s Jeroen Delodder
He talks pop star DJs, ones to watch and choosing the lineup for one of the world's most progressive electronic music gigs.
Ghent Jazz and a Belgian Bazaar. This weekend in Belgium
...plus Abner Preis, Tatjana Pieters, Giorgio Morandi and the open air cinema season...
Prep yourself for tonight's Berlin launch of The second best edition with this worldly mix of folk and exotica
DJ Walrus offers up a bangin' brew to get us in the mood for tomorrow's do.
Here's what's soundtracking The Word's sojourn in the capital of cool capitals.
Lo-fi fuzz and frolics. This weekend in Belgium.
Idiot Glee and Krystal Klear come to town, Ghent goes runway and Taschen have a jumble sale.
Area codes: Coffeeklatch’s Magali and Bart on Antwerp North
The prolific profilers talk gentrification and architectural gems in this crash course on their north city 'hood.
Thurston’s new Trix and Miaux. This weekend in Belgium.
A roundup of the weekend's most deserving diversions, including a Greens gig, John Webster Johns, Air Liquide, SIC and more
The throwaway project: The Word Magazine in Antwerp
A throwaway camera, an oversized bottle of vodka and tons and tons of laughter. A few more pics from our rooftop party in Antwerp.
Raves, runways and a scorcher heat-wave. This weekend in Belgium
...school's officially out for La Cambre's future luminaries, plus Trago, Preis and Theys hit town.
The Word Magazine in Antwerp – The photographs
One of the best parties we ever hosted, hands down.
Antwerp got dirty
As part of its on-going bid to get sneaker heads the world over to get down and dirty, Converse threw a concert in Antwerp.
Fear, loathing and funk. This weekend in Belgium
...plus Hester Scheurwater's saucy selfies, John Roberts woos Mr. Wong and Raime and Gary Wilson go to Ghent...
The Word Magazine at Hunting & Collecting – the Pictures
A selection of party shots from last Thursday's release party at Brussels' Hunting and Collecting.
Homage to Haneke and Les Nuits sounds off. This weekend in Belgium.
… plus Charleroi's Janssen show, Death Grips Kortrijk and a weird and wired weekend in Aalst
Mathias Hielscher’s Berlin
Ex-Viginia Jetzt! bassist and founder of the super cool, finger-on-the-pulse Berlin website 'Mit Vergnügen' shows us around his favourite Schlesi hotspots...
Catclub catcalls and a date with Daughter. This weekend in Belgium.
Indie-folk at Botanique and a first-of-Spring from Catclub, plus Hans-Peter Feldmann's conceptual creations.
L.A. electronica and art book emporia. This weekend in Belgium
PA/PER View proves print's not dead, plus Nosaj Thing, Hindu Nights, Norio Imai and more...
The Word turns five: The pictures (Part 2)
After the first batch yesterday, here's part two of our party people roll-call.
Birthdays, exhibitions, fairs and concerts. This weekend in Belgium.
The Word Magazine turns 5, Untitled! gets six candles and James Chance chances Antwerp.
Ignatz, Antilux and art therapy. This weekend in Belgium.
Check out our hand-picked collection of delectable concerts and cultural happenings, ripe for your weekend calendar.
The Word Magazine turns 5!
Belgian beats, photography treats and future foundations. We turns five on 22nd February and we're throwing ourselves a party to celebrate.
The best of Belgium’s beats scene in 2012
2012's key releases of genre-defying, rhythmically driven choons, as chosen by Bart Sibiel.
Future, fine art and photography. This weekend in Belgium.
FuTure brings beats to Liége and Weegee's murderous tabloid tales hit Antwerp.
Catclub, Colour One & pre-Christmas crackers. This weekend in Belgium.
Art as usual in the Belgian capital with Harry Gruyaert's colour-love & Antwerp hosts Zero Hour.
Music festival Autumn Falls and exhibitions galore: This weekend in Belgium
Ghent's Museum Night does art in the dark and Autumn Falls in Brussels.
Group shows and guitar heroes. This weekend in Belgium.
Cheap Time and the Bots buzz Brussels while Kissinger turns three in Antwerp.
American Dreams and Pink Screens. This weekend in Belgium.
Kaiser Chiefs, queer flicks and a weekend art fix for Brussels, while Ghent gets Digitalism.
Ten years of Catclub flyers
Celebrating 10 years of Catclub dance floor goodness with a big birthday bash tomorrow night at Brussels' Wild Gallery, we caught up with founder Lady Jane to talk early beginnings, memorable nights and having the best flyers in the world.
Belgian modern art and Catclub’s birthday bash. This weekend in Belgium.
Grizzly Bear, Hot Chip, M83 and Liars plug in their amps, while Catclub celebrates ten years in the city.
Booka Shade, Brodinski and Alexander Waldron about the ultimate party
What makes a party memorable? Which sound system is the heaviest in the world? Which track is sure to get the crowds going? What is the planet's best club? We put these questions, and others, to some of the world's best DJs.
Some of the world’s best DJs about life in the DJ booth
We talked to Jimmy Edgar, Boys Noize, Fur Coat and many more about what life in the DJ lane feels like, what really makes a good party and which tracks always get the crowds going.
The weekend has landed
"All that exists now is clubs, drugs, pubs and parties. They’ve got 48 hours off from the world..." Our pink album's fashion series shot by Antwerp-based photographer Kris De Smedt.
The 15 best party tracks by Fuse founder Peter Decuypere’s
We asked the founding father of legendary Brussels club Fuse and the creative mind behind I Love Techno to select a couple of party tracks for us.
The sweat-stench and smoke-scent of empty nightclubs
When the lights go out and the bar is closed for business, nightclubs take on a whole different persona. 354 photographers and Alex Salinas look at the other side of clubbing, the one the owners and club promoters would rather you didn’t see.
Girls just wanna have fun
Belgian photographer JC Thonar's pink series, first published in our pink album.
Parties, pop-up shops and festivals. This weekend in Belgium
Following a short summer hiatus, we're back this week with our usual pickings of weekend happenings.
Design, drawings and an electronic music festival. This weekend in Belgium
We've selected six exhibitions, two music festivals and two parties for this weekend's agenda-fillers.
Art, vintage markets and a night at the museums. This weekend in Belgium
Four exhibitions, a garden concert, a vintage market, a house night and a music festival. Your agenda-fillers for the weekend.
Street art, vintage fashion and a canal-side party. This weekend in Belgium
Shake off the office and get into Brussels' much loved Catclub this weekend, then get shopping at Vide Dressing au Garage before heading to Ostend's Storm Thorgerson album art fetish fest and Kosmorigins street art expo. A balmy Belgian weekend awaits.
The weekend in London 26.07
Let the games begin! The Historical Box and Bruce Lacy mix it up with The White Album and Teengirl Fantasy this weekend under the sun in London.
The weekend in London 19.07
With Shoreditch Festival, Mexican electronic scenesters and expos by Grayson Perry and Jo Spence, London will be scaling the heights of awesomeness this weekend, rain and all.
The weekend in London 12.07
Rich pickings in London's weekend lineup like John Currin and Whitechapel Gallery, with a soundtrack kindly provided by Adrian Sherwood and Hard Rock Calling.
The weekend in London 05.07
If you only do four things this weekend... don't miss Irving Penn, an epic lineup at Bloc Weekend, Techno in My Fridge and Edvard Munch at the Tate.
The weekend in London 28.06
Cherry-picked from London's busy weekend roster are Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, Damon Albarn in another opera and a new genre-bending party called Staunch 003.
The weekend in London 21.06
Jack White goes solo, Eva Rothschild gets involved with school boys, Stephen Willats continues to deconstruct the role of art and The Mutant Disco crew throws a party with Bill Patrick. This is your London weekend.
The weekend in Belgium 07.06
This weekend you'll find us knee-deep in fashion with both Brussels' La Cambre and Antwerp's famous fashion academy putting on their annual catwalk bash, plus expos and shows up and down the country.
The weekend in London 07.06
Far from worn out by last weekend's royal revelry, London's weekend features dates with the Serpentine Gallery Pavillion, Edgar Martins, a Krankbrother street bash and the London Green Fair.
The grey album release party – Photographs
Photographs of last Friday's grey album release party at BOZAR Shop in Brussels.
The weekend in London 31.05
We're all juiced up for London's 4-day weekend of sound and vision with special thanks to expos by sculptor Henry Moore and Sarah Lucas, as well as parties by Inxec and Secretsundaze and of course, the Queen's jubilee jamboree.
The weekend in Belgium 24.05
Lots of reasons to get hyped about this Belgian weekend, with a mega-list of must-haves that includes the Lizzies, White Denim, a photography exhibition at Hunting and Collecting and much much more.
The weekend in London 24.05
The coolest places to be in London this weekend, boys and girls: Camden Arts for Zoe Leonard's camera obscura, the Welcome Collection's brain food, a Rough Trade in-house gig and a pre-Novi Sad, pre-Exit party.
The weekend in London 17.05
Picasso is joined by The XX, Krush and nocturnal trips to London's museums on the city's list of to-do's this weekend. Yes, that's right. Picasso.
The weekend in Belgium 10.05
Coming soon to a weekend near you: a rare gig by legendary Belgian hip-hop group De Puta Madre and expos by Jean-Christophe Nourisson, iconic graffiti artist Kool Koor, Dutch painter Aaron Van Erp, Jan Yoors, Sharon Lockhart, German photographer Jessica Backhaus and more.
The weekend in London 10.05
An exhibition exploring digital media, an expo showcasing iconic works of legendary Magnum photographers, a gig by The Black Belles and a party at Corsica Studios.
The weekend in London 26.04
London dwellers can treat themselves to a weekend of Weighted Words, an LA-band Big Sir gig and a party at the Nest. And Gillian Wearing's highly personal expo should also blip your radar.
The weekend in London 12.04
London is loaded this weekend with an eerie doll sculpture expo by Wendy Mayer and sixties throwback Responsive Eyes, all washed down with some punk at New Cross Inn and some Magna Carta clubbing...
The second instalment in our series of Word-exclusive mixes comes from female DJ duo The Lizzies.
The orange album release party photographs
Photographs of our orange album release party that took place in Brussels on Friday 8th April.
The weekend in London 05.04
Using the long Easter weekend for a getaway trip to London? With exhibitions exploring body adornments and the street art of Spanish artist Pez, Clark's album launch party and the Superfreq night you'll have a lot to discover.
The weekend in Belgium 29.03
This weekend, everyone's off to The Word's orange album release party. Oh, and there's also exhibitions of Charley Case, Joel Morrison, Andres Serrano, Lara Gasparotto and Ford Madox Brown, plus parties at Brussels' Catclub and a Helmet gig. It's going to be a busy one.
The weekend in London 29.03
London's calling with exhibitions from Roald Dahl illustrator Quentin Blake and Japanese artist Kasuma, plus a gig by London-based band Guillemots and an absolutely unmissable drum n bass do at Fabric.
Robert Johnson tour at Catclub
Frankfurt's legendary Robert Johnson club makes a pit stop in Brussels' Catclub this Saturday, bringing two of its resident DJs to play at the city's Wild Gallery.
The weekend in London 22.03
Exhibitions of Christopher Baker and Alice Chennar and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Drums of Death and Nero in concert: Definitely worth a trip to the island this weekend.
The weekend in London 15.03
Getty's east-enders and some Ordnance Surveying by Jo Syz provides your photography fix in facking Landan this weekend, while Needwant and Breakestra are there to tick all your house and funk boxes.
Win tickets for the Absolut Blank party
Absolut Vodka are throwing a two-nighter this weekend to celebrate the launch of their latest campaign Absolut Blank. And we have 10 pairs of tickets to give away.
The weekend in Belgium 08.03
Another busy weekend for all you people out there: there's Liège's photography biennal, exhibitions by JessicaYatrofsky, Muller Van Severen, Ida Tursic and Wilfried Mille, plus a party thrown in your honour by Belgian label On-point and a concert in Magasin 4.
The weekend in London 08.03
Exhibitions by Rob O'Brien and Poland's Olek, gigs by upcoming bands Leika, The Isis and The White Lions and last but not least: a typical London-style warehouse party whose location is still top secret. All will be revealed.
The weekend in Belgium 01.03
After a week off and with 4 exhibitions, 3 concerts & a night at Brussels' museums, our selection of weekend happenings is back on track.
The weekend in London 01.03
Beginning his weekly column with a bang, our London correspondent Marcus Barnes takes his pick of happenings in the Big Smoke this weekend.
Ross Clements and Geert Sermon
With just a few days before their first night at Brussels' Beursschouwburg, we speak to kindred spirits Ross Clements and Geert Sermon about their joint promoting effort.
The weekend 16.02
The weekend kicks off tonight with Michel Mazzoni's book launch, a vernissage for Betty Tompkins' iconic Fuck Paintings and the arrival in the capital of quirky band Beatallica.
The weekend 03.02
It's a balmy minus 8° out there, but these weekend shindigs should warm you up: ProPulse Festival, Catclub and a Pierre Besson expo in Brussels, vintage shopping and a metal gig in Antwerp, and electronic music in Ghent. Have an outrageous weekend.
The weekend 19.01
Christopher Coppers' exhibition opening in Brussels tonight, the incomparable Chilly Gonzales on Sunday night and a couple of design (Tomas Alonso at Victor Hunt), photography (Ben Murphy at Stieglitz 19 and Swedish photography at Zebrastraat) and art (Nikolay Oleynikov at Komplot) shows in between.
The weekend 22.12
A film festival, two exhibitions, Chilly Gonzales and the James Taylor Quartet in Brussels as well two Christmas eve parties. What to do over the holiday weekend...
The weekend 15.12
Three exhibitions, a Black Lips concert and a DJ set in Brussels, photography in Antwerp, painting in Ghent, popular culture in Leuven and, last but not least, a quick-shot selection of leftfield Christmas markets to catch this weekend.
The weekend 09.12
Weekend's about to kick off and we have just what you need in terms of culture-fix: Three exhibitions and a party in Brussels, three shows in Antwerp and one in Ghent.
The white album release party photographs
A giant blank canvas, magazines dangling from the ceiling and a 100 piece strong collection of snow globes: Photographs of last Friday's release party.
The weekend 25.11
Suuns tonight. Then our white album release party and The Herbaliser at Bozar tomorrow night. A couple of shows (Harry Gruyaert, Boris Tellegen and Valerie Snobeck) and a party (the Catclub) on Saturday. Then, energy-levels permitting, a pop-up sale at Bozarshop (Martin Margiela). Phew.
The weekend 18.11
Design exhibitions, photography fairs, fashion sales, vintage markets, live shows and DJ nights. People take note, your weekend's about to kick off and it's going to be big.
The white album release party
Join us on Friday 25th November in Brussels to celebrate the release of our last edition of 2011, the white album.
The weekend 11.11
A camera phone photography exhibition in Ghent, a Paul Smith exhibition in Antwerp, a fashion show of second-hand creations, a gay-cinema festival, I Love Techno in Ghent and a rap concert in Brussels.
The weekend 04.11
An exhibition of Belgian designer Walter van Beirendonck, Is Tropical and Gablé in concert, a night packed with music and art at Plastic, Walter Salles' award-winning movies and last but not least a jazz evening to bring a busy weekend to an end. A mouth full.
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