Friday 27 March 2020
8pm – 1am
Various locations on the William Boothlaan, Rotterdam
Once again, we’re back again. Mark your calendars, rifle through your wardrobes. Raise a glass and the thermostat. It’s getting hot in here. Extra Extra returns with another show-stopping Night to titillate the senses and get your heart fluttering. Alongside readings of sumptuous short stories, we present a series of design interludes, literary dreamscapes, film screenings, live performances and music. As ever, shaped around the erotic allure of city life.
Let our most beloved creators and thinkers press you up against the brickwork of the William Boothlaan. Spontaneous rendezvous abound in the secluded Secret Garden. Dreams and desires scatter in the graphic design studio of 75B. Let feathered and sequinned outfits fall to the floor in the costume workshop of Theatre Rotterdam. The extraordinary interior of Hotel Bazar facilitates for illicit encounters. Or stretch out, a tall glass of ice and promises in hand, at the Williams Canteen’s cocktail bar. Peruse the full-programme below.
Programme & Timetable
20:15 – 20:30 | Hotel Bazar
21:00 – 21:15 | Kostuumatelier
21:45 – 22:00 | Hotel Bazar
22:30 – 22:45 | Kostuumatelier
23:00 – 23:15 | Hotel Bazar
City poet Dean Bowen weaves a stimulating story destined to flush your cheeks.
20:30 – 21:00 | Lokaal | Mercedes Azpilicueta
21:15 – 21:45 | Foyer | Christian Nyampeta
22:00 – 22:30 | Van der Vlies & Koers | Eglė Budvytytė
22:45 – 23:15 | Lokaal | Geo Wyeth in collaboration with Johanna and Vanita Monk
Commissioned performances by performance artists Mercedes Azpilicueta, Egle Budvytyte, Geo Wyeth in collaboration with Johanna and Vanita Monk, and Christian Nyampeta. Encompassing sound, tactility and the erotic.
Erotic short stories
20:30 – 21:00 | 75B | Maurits de Bruijn
21:15 – 21:45 | 75B | Dominique de Groen
22:00 – 22:30 | 75B | Selin Kuşçu
Erotic short stories, all situated in a park. Read by authors Maurits de Bruijn, Dominique de Groen and Selin Kuşçu. Interviews by Elfie Tromp.
20:30 – 22:45 | Foyer
Nail artist Frédérique Olthuis will adorn your nails with exclusive designs, made for the occasion.
20:30 – 20:50 | Williams Canteen
Let Abdelkader Benali’s performative reading whisk you away to Tangier. A city of ghost bars, through which blow many winds of change on their way to the sea.
21:15 – 21:30 | Van der Vlies & Koers
23:00 – 23:15 | Van der Vlies & Koers
23:45 – 00:00 | Van der Vlies & Koers
Chance upon Grande Loge in celebratory works by Tjon Rockon.
Reading by Kevin Breathnach
22:45 – 23:15 | 75B
Kevin Breathnach, among the most original and exciting non-fiction writers to emerge in recent years, shares parts of his commissioned essay ’13 Via Oddo’.
23:30 – 23:50 | 75B
We invited Jessica Gysel, founding editor of Girls Like Us, to make a selection of magazines that excite, inspire, or maybe even annoy her.
Pantropical – Nadia Rodrigues
23:15 – 00:45 | Lokaal
Nadia Rodrigues switches effortlessly between Afrohouse, Gqom, Kuduro, and the sounds related to her Cape Verdean roots such as Funaná.
Concert by Ariah Lester
23:45 – 00:15 | Williams Canteen
Join us for ‘I am going to be a Superstar’, a concert and sophisticated striptease by superstar Ariah Lester.
All night | Various locations
Collective De Trans//missie permeate the boundaries of touch and whisper sweet nothings in your ear.
00:15 – 00:45 | Van der Vlies & Koers’ Garden
A stranger in a strange place. URLAND’s Thomas Dudkiewicz meets his alter-ego Bobby Baxter who oozes dark, potent energy.