STA!’s Festen: the Bitter Taste of a Family Dinner

STA!’s Festen: the Bitter Taste of a Family Dinner A Play Review By REBECCA TOOK A silent, complicit mother. A tight-lipped patriarch. A bawdy brother and a bereaved twin. One daughter’s dead and the other – shock horror – is a socialist. Directed by Jolijn Wendel, and adapted from the script by David Eldridge, Festen […]

UvA Green Office Hosts its First Independent Lecture Event of 2019

Last Wednesday, February 6, more than 30 students attended the UvA Green Office event ‘Sustainable Transport: Innovations in Amsterdam’ at CREA’s theatre. The event was the office’s first independently-produced event of the year. Addressing the audience were Cornelia Dinca, founder of the consultancy Sustainable Amsterdam and delegation lead of the municipal organization Amsterdam Smart City, […]

Student’s Stand-Up Comedy Fill Crea Café on Monday

Student’s Stand-Up Comedy Fill Crea Café on Monday February 05, 2019 By ISABEL BONNET Personal anecdotes and laughs echoed at CREA Café on Monday evening during the performances of 8 university students. Moderated by one of the founders, Lara Ricote, about 60 people attended the Comedy Crea Open Mic for free. About 60 people attend the Open […]

A Relaxing Time with Easy Laughs at CREA

On January 18, Amsterdam’s students had the pleasure to attend a comedy night organized by Easylaughs at CREA. It consisted of three separate shows, each one performed by different groups of comedians.   Easylaughs is a group of improv comedians based in Amsterdam, whose members hail from all around the world. The troupe’s diversity makes […]

SIB-Amsterdam Presents the Rohingya Persecution in Myanmar

SIB-Amsterdam, the Dutch United Student Association, presented a lecture on the Rohingya persecution by the Burmese army on November 5 at CREA. The speaker, Sazaat Ahammed, chairman of the Rohingya Development Foundation (RDF), and Dutch journalist Minka Nijhuis, gave their assessment of the current situation in a two-hour lecture to over 100 attendees. Every month, […]