Yan Ting Yuen (49) was born in Hong Kong, but her parents moved to the Netherlands when she was six years young. They settled in Maastricht where they opened a Chinese restaurant, Asia, in the center of town. Her documentary, My Father’s Choice, examines their family history in liaison to major changes in China and it balances questions and answers offering food for thought. Continue reading Documentary: My Father’s Choice
We celebrate this official first summer day with ice cream! Not just in Maastricht city, but also across the border in Belgium… Continue reading Happy Solstice!
French composer Francis Poulenc died two days after performing his last concert in Maastricht (1963). Continue reading Last concert Poulenc in Maastricht, 1963
Life in Maastricht participates in The Sketchbook Project by trying to bring a collective of artists, illustrators and citizens together in one sketchbook for the New York library. Care to participate? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org Continue reading The Life in Maastricht Sketchbook Project
JekerJazz ART LIVE 2017, coming weekend in one of the most vibrant areas around town, the Jekerkwartier! Continue reading JekerJazz ART LIVE: the music
In 2014, the Mandril Political and Cultural Centre had to be relocated because the municipality had other plans for the building. But nothing happened at Boschstraat 5. The building remained abandoned, until now. A group of cultural entrepreneurs, the cultural underground in Maastricht, decided to restore the soul of Boschstraat 5 and revamp its cultural destination on behalf of Kunsttour Maastricht. Continue reading Boschstraat 5 no longer vacant!
DJ Marcelle van Hoof relocated from Maastricht to Amsterdam after finishing high school. Music’s always been a main interest, so it’s no wonder she spends her nights as a DJ across the globe. Continue reading DJ Marcelle van Hoof: New Album!