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An eye on artist and visionary strange fellow Panamarenko

In the Museum for Modern Art in Antwerp, the MHKA (previously with the better name:  MuHKA) space was given to an inventor, technician, mathematician, philosopher and visionary who in the 1960 got lots of problems with the authority and got … Continue reading

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2014 Culture

Theatre productions “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown“, the frenetic 1988 comedy that first brought film director Pedro Almodóvar to the attention of a wider international audience. After a short run on Broadway in 2010, Women on the … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 7

Last week’s attack in Paris is resonating with the people of France and its neighbouring countries in a similar way that the terrorist attack on 09/11/01 in NYC resonated with the people of the US. Funny enough the cartoonists of … Continue reading

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Genée International Ballet Competition in Antwerp for the first time

In 1886, Anina Jensen, a farmer’s daughter, was adopted at age eight by her uncle, Alexander Genée, director of a modest touring ballet company. Her uncle and his wife, Antonia Zimmermann, tained the girl in the mastery of movement and … Continue reading

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August 4, 1914 to be remembered

Dark clouds would soon be over and in Winter it will be peacefully white Belgium today marks the beginning of the First World War. It is exactly one hundred years ago that Germany invaded the country and thus violated Belgian … Continue reading

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Preparing for an important election

Grassroots support can be the difference between winning and losing elections. This year Belgium shall have to encounter one of the most important elections in its short history. People shall have to bring out their vote for the way they … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Money to be put on hold or to be used

“Optimism is a moral duty” said Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994). Such a good tiding was not in the mind of the visual press and television channels bombarded the world with negative news. After five years of economic crisis and … Continue reading

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Built on or Belonging to Jewish tradition #1 Christian Reform

Nearly 400 years ago God fearing men wanted to leave the Old World because they found it had gone to far away from Gods Word. The trek to the west had been started long before because of economical, political and … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #11 Participation

Poverty evolution in Flanders 11.     Participation Poverty and insecurity are finally combined with discrimination in terms of social integration and participation. Thus the most vulnerable groups participate less in culture, sports and social life. The last few years certain theatres … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #5 Housing

Poverty evolution in Flanders 5.     Housing Just over 84 million persons or 17 % of the EU-27‘s population were at-risk-of-poverty in 2007, while a similar proportion (17 %) of the total EU-27 population suffered from material deprivation. There was a … Continue reading

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