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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.
Onda Sonora’s Bart and Yoeri
More superstar soulmates. DJs Yoeri Bellemans and Bart Sibiel make up two halves of Onda Sonora Soundsystem. They traffic their soulful sound at their own trademarked shindigs but also through a cool weekly slot on FM Brussel.
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 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 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.
The weekend 28.10
With most of the country gearing up for a four-day weekend, the cultural calendar is full of things to do. Here, we highlight a festival, a concert, a two-night party, an urban retail trail and two exhibitions which we very much hope will be to your liking.
The weekend 21.10
Berlin's electro legend Apparat is coming to Brussels as well as the Californian quirky three-piece Why? and Bepotel throws its release party - it's going to be a busy weekend for music lovers. For all others there is Bob Verschueren's quite original exhibition of vegetal artworks in the Botanique or the so-called Micromarché, an indoor art and fashion market showcasing Belgium's young talents.
The weekend 14.10
Exhibition? Check. Live concert? Check. Second hand fashion show? Check. Party? Check. Have a nice and sunny weekend...
The weekend 30.9
Short on plans for this weekend? Sift through our hand-picked selection of film and art festivals, exciting exhibitions and booming all nighters to keep you busy.
The blue album release party – Slove video
A video edit of the live showcase Parisian electro-pop outfit Slove performed at our blue album release party in Brussels.
The blue album release party photographs – The uncensored gallery
The unedited and uncensored version of our blue album release party's image gallery.
The blue album release party photographs
Photographs from last Friday's release party, hosted in Brussels by gallery A St Medard to celebrate the release of our latest edition, the blue album. Crowds of beautiful people, rooms full of laughter and striking art installations.
The blue album release party
Following a three months hiatus, we’re back with a bang. Our blue album. It hits the street Friday, 2nd September and we’d love for you to join us for a drink or two and a little boogie. It’s all happening at the À St Médard Centre for Arts, located on Rue Haute 298C – 300 Hoogstraat, in 1000 […]
Party: Catclub, this Saturday
For its last edition before its now customary summer break, Brussels’ finest purveyor of nighttime delights and our favourite party in the city (hands down), the Catclub, is throwing a big birthday bash this Saturday to celebrate a +1 for Lady Jane (the night’s founder and resident DJ) and Quentin De Wiespelaere (the night’s resident […]
Party: FingerFest, this Saturday in Brussels
With just a few days to go until the next edition of FingerFest, here’s a gallery of photographs from the last two parties to tease you into coming along. A disco-infused night of nostalgia, FingerFest brings the UK DJ duo Disco Bloodbath to Brussels in what have become regular nights hosted in different venues (Cafe des […]
The yellow album release party pics
Brussels turned out to be a ball. A block party, really. Amazing turn out, great crowd and the music. Ah the music. William from Uphigh held it down like a true don, giving us a mix of laidback grooves and bass-thumbing tunes. Then JustNathan turned it up a notch come 22h00, until Brussels’ finest decided […]
The red album launch party: the pictures
Red shoes, red lips, red shirts, a red beard, red cardigans and a red album. All that in Brussels Le Bar Rouge. Thank you all for coming, great night.
The red album launch party
A new colour, a new edition. Join us on Friday 18th March from 19h00 onwards for a drink or two to celebrate our red album hitting the streets. Address – Le Bar Rouge, Rue du Pépin 41 Kernstraat (1000 Brussels). Find it on Google Maps here Join the Facebook event here Music by Jealov
The black album launch party: the pictures
Here’s the first batch of pictures from last Friday’s launch party at Delecta. All in all, a good night, and the first of many more to come. Special thanks to both Sarah’s and our graphic designers Pierre and Damien, whom we shamelessly put to work on the night by handing them disposable cameras. Photography Sarah […]
The black album launch party
A new cover, a new editorial concept and a new editorial section. To celebrate a sea of change in The Word’s overall look and feel, join us on Friday 14th January from 19h00m onwards for an intimate get together. Address – Delecta, 2 Rue Lannoy (1050 Brussels) Music by Miss Hot Tracks – www.mixcloud.com/misshottracks Join the Facebook […]
Back To School party: the pictures
We couldn’t quite believe our luck when the authorization came through. The commune of Ixelles/Elsene had approved our request to throw a “back to school” party in their crown jewel, the elementary school Les Mouettes. Held to celebrate the start of the school year and mark the beginning of Design September festivities, we got our […]
Back To School party: the video
It seems like only yesterday that we stormed the elementary school Les Mouettes for our Back To School themed bash. After giving you our cheese-tastic Yearbook pictures, here is a video of the night, courtesy of Sep Stigo Films. More photos (including classroom invasions, Professor Biche‘s lecture, dance floor action and the infamous playground toilet […]
Back To School party: the yearbook project
As soon as we got the go-ahead from the powers-that-be to invade public elementary school Les Mouettes for our Back To School party, we simply couldn’t resist the idea of having our very own yearbook studio. Here are some of the photographs we got during the night, but you can view the entire album on our […]
The Ghent-based concept store Mac Fly curated a night of beats, bops and boogie in Nijdrop a few weeks ago. Irish producer Mike Slott and Swiss beat craftsman Dimlite were headlining the whole shindig, whilst 54kolaktiv‘s Sagat opened and Cupp Cave & Dynooo, who recently launched their label Surf Kill, played a collaborative show ranging […]
This Saturday, we go back to school!
Ahh, September. Time to sharpen your pencils and get your rulers out. Time to say bye bye to that summer crush and hello to another school year.Time to party one last time before academic angst sets in and your teacher’s moralising musings get the better part of you. Taking over the indoor playground of Ixelles’ […]
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