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‘London Calling’ at Roncalli’s Apollo in Dusseldorf

By Nicki Thompson As I’m always looking for ways to inexpensively make the most of my remaining time in Europe, it was a VERY welcome surprise to be invited as a guest to see ‘London Calling,’ a live variety show playing at Roncalli’s Apollo Theatre in Dusseldorf.  This show was produced specifically for Roncalli’s Theater so you won’t […]

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Music Festivals and Concerts: Europe

Got another one? Leave a comment. Belgium –  Pukkelpop:  http://www.pukkelpop.be/  19 AUG 2010 – SOLD OUT Netherlands – Pink Pop: http://www.pinkpop.nl  11-13 JUNE 2011  Hungary – Ozorafest: http://www.ozorafest.hu/  3-8 AUG 2011 Romania – Transylvania Calling: http://www.transylvania-calling.com/

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Free Jazz Concerts at Bagels and Beans

You most likely already love the food and the atmosphere reminiscent of a US coffee shop, but now Bagels and Beans offers FREE live jazz concerts as well.  What is there not to love about that? Every last Sunday, starting 28 march, Sittard will have shopping Sundays and Bagels and Beans will be open and […]

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Local Theater — Alliance Players

The Alliance Players are a theater group at the Brunssum base that’s has been around since 1974. They do several plays each year including a Panto that is a lot of fun for the entire family. These plays are not only fun to see, but a great opportunity for adults and children alike to participate […]

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Blues’s Bands

Germany is not where I’d expect to find fabulous Blue’s music, but there are some gems out there and apparently, a fairly large group of German Blue’s fans. The following site will give y ou concert events, lists of bands, and a whole lot more. It’s all in German, but a lot of the words […]

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Movie Theaters: Brunssum

Don’t know what’s playing at the last minute? Playing at Brussum:  http://www.jfcbs.nato.int/jfcbrunssum-community/movie_schedules.aspx Check out the site – from here you can look up ALL Aafes theaters. http://www.aafes.com/ems/euro/brunssum.htm

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Cafe Curioso

Cafe Curioso Erkelenzer Strasse 16 Dremmen Tel: 02452-930727 Cafe Open: Saturday and Sunday 1000-1900Das Atelier: Antique Shop Open: Mon-Thurs 1400-1900, Sat 1000-1900 Eclecticism at its best, Cafe Curioso mixes it up – from the truly beautiful to the strangely tacky adorning what feels like some one’s living room to the cramped upstairs with treasures hidden […]

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Movie Theaters: NL and BE

Netherlands: ForoxitySittardReview and complete informationwww.Foroxity.nl Royal TheaterStationsplein 3-5HeerlenTel: 045 571 420www.royaltheaters.nl H5 TheatersGeleenstr 9HeerlenTel: 045 571 3030www.H5theaters.nl LumiereBogaardenstr 40MaastrichtTel: 043 321 4080www.lumiere.nl MinervaWilhelminasngl 39MaastrichtTel: 043 326 0543www.minervabioscopen.nl Belgium: EuroscoopZetellaan 74Theaters in: Maasmechelen, Lanaken, and GenkBelgiumTel: 0032 89 778590www3.euroscoop.be

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Movie Theaters: Foroxity

Foroxity Filmarena Rijksweg-Noord 3306162 AR, Geleen-Sittard 046-4363300http://www.foroxity.nl/ https://www.facebook.com/Foroxity   Thinking about moving to Germany, one of the thoughts that crossed our minds was: movies. Would we be able to see the new releases that came out just after we left the states? Would we be able to see them in English before they hit the […]

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Ernestos Mexican Cantina, Sittard

Ernestos Mexican CantinaMarkt 32Sittard, Limburg 6131Tel: (0031) 046-45-81331http://ernestos.nl/menukaart/index.php Tonight, I decided to try something new and went to Ernesto’s Mexican Cantina at the markt in Sittard. It sits between the upscale Meds and the little costume shop. You’ll know it by it’s brightly colored patio and chairs. Atmosphere? Quirky. It’s long and narrow and decorated […]

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