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News: Successful opening of Frisian play in Ontario

Pier21’s play Ja-Mei-My, which loosely translates to ‘Yeah, it’s me’ is a portrayal of the relationships between family members of different generations. Lighthearted, but not…

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News: KLM visits Toronto with retiring MD-11

Today KLM paid a special visit to Toronto Pearson Airport’s Street Festival. KLM is the last airline to fly the MD-11 passenger jet, which was…

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Travel Feature: Valkenburg

A drive to the southernmost tip of The Netherlands on a warm summer’s day this past June almost fooled me into thinking I had taken…

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Place: Broek in Waterland

‘Waterland’ is a region just north of Amsterdam, comprising, among others, the towns of Volendam, Edam, Monnickendam and Purmerend. One can imagine that in a…

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News: Pier 21 brings Ja-Mei-My to Canada

After successfully debuting De Emigrant (2013) internationally, Pier21 is proud to present JA-MEI-MY (YES-IT’S-ME) in Ontario, Canada this autumn. Acting couple, Klaasje Postma (Beppe Tryntsje,…

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Travel Feature: The famous ‘Cuyp’

A walk through the Albert Cuyp market  in Amsterdam on any given Saturday, one of the busiest days, is quite an experience. Approximately 260 stalls…

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Music: The Beach Boys in Baambrugge

The Beach Boys visited The Netherlands in the late 1960s and early ‘70s, playing concerts in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Groningen, as well as appearing on…

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The Dutch House Museum in New Castle, Delaware

Tracks & Traces: Historic New Castle Delaware

The state of Delaware enjoys a rich history. It was the first state to ratify the Constitution, it was home to the renowned Revolutionary War…

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Interview: Expat rights activist Eelco Keij

Eelco Keij’s political career was catapulted after he took the initiative to organize a meeting in New York to discuss the efforts of the Dutch…

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Column: The mass trek south

A word to the wise: if you’re planning a trip to The Netherlands this summer, avoid driving anywhere at any time on July 5th, July…

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Place: Staphorst

Staphorst is a town with a strong sense of tradition. It is one of the few places in The Netherlands where people still wear traditional…

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Died: Leo Vroman

Leo Vroman was born in 1915 into a middle-class Jewish family in Gouda – his father was a science teacher; his mother taught mathematics. After…

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The Netherlands American Cemetary and Memorial at Margraten (Photo: Poldi Rijke)

Feature: Enduring Gratitude

At The Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, nestled within the picturesque town of Margraten, 8,301 soldiers rest peacefully in their graves. Each played a role…

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New Netherland with a view of New Amsterdam by 17th century mapmaker Nicolaas Visscher

Feature: How Nieuw Nederlandt became New York

The Dutch were busy establishing their own colony about the same time Jamestown was getting underway, and a full decade before the Pilgrims happened upon…

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Column: Verbatim

In our March/April 2012 issue, I wrote a review of a very special art exhibition that had just opened in Burlington, Ontario. It was called…

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