Thursday, 9 February 2012

OUT & ABOUT - Week 6

Affordable Art Far Brussels, Feb 9 - 12 at Tour & Taxis

Let's party together one last time at the Euroball on Saturday! Being February, this Euroball is drawing inspiration from Carnival. Dress code: Ladies should don their favourite cocktail dress, and gentlemen a suit and tie. Conceal your face with a mask, or paint something exotic on your cheeks... It is sure to be a mysterious night! This year's ball takes place at Les Caves de Cureghem, the magnificent underground cellars. Tickets: €20.00 (non-AC) at the door. 

Mombo Party is back again with another great party, this time the theme is masquerade! Friday night's Masquerade Night takes place at La Place, a place that will not let you indifferent. Dress code: wear a mask, or you may not get in.Music by DJ Mombo from Spain, DJ Deenie from Jordan and local DJ Boykos. Doors open at 23pm. Entrance: € 5.00.

The trainees from the European Parliament have put on a Charity Fashion Show for an HIV/AIDS charity. On the catwalk there will be a mix of professional and stagiaire models, and maybe even some MEPs. The best of up-and-coming Belgian talent will feature the latest in avant-garde and pret-a-porter designs. So come show your support on Thursday and let´s round off our traineeship in style and fun. Where & When: European Parliament, Thursday 6.30pm.

From February 9 until February 12, Brussels hosts the Affordable Art Fair, with (you guessed it right) affordable art! This fourth edition of the Affordable Art Fair welcomes a selection of more than 90 Belgian and international galleries at the 'Tour & Taxis'. It is the unmissable art event for anyone who wants to find themselves a perfect work of art. All works are sold for between €50 and €5000. Tickets: € 11.00 pre-sale, € 13.00 at the door.

On Thursday, February 9th, Bozar gives you the opportunity to visit the new exhibition Per Kirkeby for free! The museum will be open until 9pm and you have the chance to be one of the first to discover the retrospective of one of the biggest Danish painters after Asger Jorn and his unexpected confrontation with the “forbidden” paintings of Kurt Schwitters. A tribute to nature, colours and freedom, which also opens the festival Let’s Dansk. Entrance: FREE

The 26th edition of the Tels Quels LGBT Film Festival lasts until February 12 and has a number of great films on the programme. Worth seeing: Miwa : à la recherche du lézard noir (2010, France) on Wednesday at 7pm (Watch our video interview with Director Pascal-Alex Vincent), Joe + Belle (2011, Israel) on Thursday at 7pm,  Looking for Simon (2011, Germany) on Saturday at 9pm, and Zenne Dancer (2012, Turkey) on Sunday at 3pm. Location: Cinéma Vendôme, Ixelles. Tickets: € 7.00 / 5.00.