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Contents AUGUST 2017
COVER FEATURE 32 Sallie Harmsen You may have spotted Sallie Harmsen appear-
36 Special Guide: Amsterdam Noord, Amsterdam Oost & Amsterdam Zuidoost
ing alongside Jared Leto in the trailer for this
From edgy industrial monuments to hip water-
autumn’s eagerly anticipated Blade Runner
side hangouts, we showcase the hidden gems
sequel, which also stars Ryan Gosling and
of some of the Dutch capital’s lesser known
Harrison Ford. The Amsterdam native may be
areas. With superb nightlife and some of the
making a name for herself internationally yet, as
city’s best restaurants, these are neighbour-
she explains in our exclusive interview, Harm-
hoods not to be missed.
sen is equally happy performing in European arthouse films. We caught up with the 28-yearold during some of her rare downtime to discuss the art of acting.
THEMES 10 Spotlight on Amsterdam-West & The Jordaan The Jordaan is arguably the most quintessentially Dutch neighbourhood in the Netherlands,
BUSINESS 52 Company profiles, regulars and more We look at the month ahead in Benelux business, as well as showcasing some of the region’s leading consultancy firms and technology experts.
FEATURES 68 Amber Arcades
while Amsterdam-West is a vibrant melting
Dutch singer-songwriter Annelotte de Graaf,
pot brimming with culture. Discover the di-
better known by her stage name Amber
verse delights these districts have to offer in
Arcades, is renowned for her unique brand
our special guide.
of ethereal indie pop. We caught up with the 28-year-old artist and discovered a pop star
20 Antwerp: The Perfect Summer City
with multiple layers.
Antwerp is undoubtedly Belgium’s capital of cool. From music festivals to world-class ex-
78 Benelux Beats
hibitions, there is always something going on
Discover Benelux spoke to Marien Dorleijn,
in this stylish summer destination. From foodie
frontman of Dutch five-piece Moss, about the
hotspots to must-see museums, we present
band’s decision to follow a new direction on
our favourite addresses in the city of diamonds.
their latest album Strike.
Fashion Picks | 8 Desirable Designs | 72 Out & About | 77 Columns
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Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.