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Mon 06.10 | 20:00
passa porta
vrije toegang / entrée libre / free entrance
FR

fortnight of international solidarity

aristide tarnagda

In view of next year's performances of his latest play, Et si je les tuais tous Madame, the actor and playwright Aristide Tarnagda visits Brussels for a workshop and a literary evening with Olivier Coyette... 

Thu 09.10 | 19:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR

pop philosophie

tristan garcia : la série, l’amour, la mort

The acclaimed US television series Six Feet Under is the starting point for a discussion between French philosopher Tristan Garcia and his Belgian counterpart Laurent de Sutter about the concept of the "series"...

Tue 14.10 | 20:00
passa porta
vrije toegang / entrée libre / free entrance
FR

fortnight of international solidarity

encounter with kenan gorgun

On the occasion of the publication of Rebellion Park, second volume of his trilogy Anatolia Rhapsody, the turkish writer Kenan Görgün speaks with Eddy Caekelberghs of his career, of the world of nowadays and the uprooting of the immigrant...

Thu 16.10 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 5
EN / FR / NL / PT

10 years Passa Porta

bernardo carvalho - opening lecture

Passa Porta kicks off its 10th anniversary season with the opening lecture by Brazilian author Bernardo Carvalho, who will make the case – not without irony – for the ideal book...

Thu 16.10 | 21:15
Beursschouwburg
€ 7 / 5
EN / ES / FR / NL

10 years Passa Porta

brussels in writing

Passa Porta kicks off its 10th anniversary season with readings by Belgian and international authors who have written texts about Brussels and Belgium. And then it is time to dance! With Pieter De Buysser, Charly Delwart, Fouad Laroui, Chantal Maillard, Patrick McGuinness and Tommy Wieringa...

Tue 21.10 | 18:30
Belgisch Stripcentrum - Centre belge de la bande dessinée
€ 7 / 5
NL

10 YEARS PASSA PORTA

brussels in shorts 2 - presentation

Presentation of the second Brussels in Shorts album and opening of the exhibition with original drawings by the eight artists selected as a result of our international graphic novel competition...

Wed 22.10 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN / FR / NL

10 YEARS PASSA PORTA

writing away from home

Three writers-in-residence, Kiran DesaiChantal Neveu and Vonne van der Meer, will give readings and talk about how the place where they write affects their work...

 
Thu 23.10 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN / FR / NL

poetry evening

transpoésie

Visual poetry, videos and performances by Alev Adil, Pierre Fourny, Anatol Knotek, Irene La Sen and Birk Rohelend. Presentation: Clarisse Bardiot...

Wed 05.11 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR

10 YEARS PASSA PORTA

soirée sagan

Françoise Sagan died ten years ago. As a tribute to this remarkable French writer, Passa Porta invites her son, Denis Westhoff for a talk with Jacques De Decker...

Wed 12.11 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN / FR / NL

10 YEARS PASSA PORTA

read & meet extra large: sandro veronesi

The celebrated Italian author Sandro Veronesi will talk with readers about his renowned novel Quiet Chaos, which was published in Passa Porta’s early years...

Thu 13.11 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
NL

passa porta masterclass

close reading with vonne van der meer

Writer-in-residence Vonne van der Meer gives a lecture about her work and invites the audience to participate. A unique opportunity to read together and discuss texts, accompanied by the author herself...

Fri 14.11 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN / FR / NL

10 YEARS PASSA PORTA

antónio lobo antunes

Portugal's most prominent living writer comes to Brussels to talk about his latest novels. With readings.

Wed 19.11 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN

european prize of literature 2014

Public evening with the Dutch, Turkish, Bulgarian and Czech winners of the European Prize of Literature 2014. Readings preceded by interviews with Peter Vermeesch...

Thu 20.11 | 20:00
Beurskafee
€ 5
EN / FR / NL

10 YEARS PASSA PORTA

passa porta’s great literature quiz

Multilingual literature quiz! Annemie Tweepenninckx and Eric Russon grill the participating teams about literature, Brussels and the 10 years of Passa Porta. DJ Pierre Creuxpied is in charge of the festive vibe...

Mon 24.11 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 5
FR

book club

littératures européennes: milán füst

"Littératures européennes" is the revamped French-speaking book club hosted by author Caroline Lamarche. She discusses literary works from all over Europe. The second meeting is about Histoire d'une solitude by Milán Füst...

Wed 26.11 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN / FR / NL

10 YEARS PASSA PORTA

10 years of poetry in passa porta

Poets who have collaborated with Passa Porta over the last years read their texts and talk about the evolution of their poetry. With Véronique Bergen, Paul Bogaert, Serge Delaive, Charles Ducal, and the Brussels Poetry Collective...

Thu 27.11 | 12:30
PointCulture
€ 5 / 3
FR

midis littéraires

caroline de mulder & véronique bergen : les romans d’elvis et de marylin

Second "midi littéraire", Passa Porta's new French-spoken lunch-break program. Belgian authors Caroline De Mulder and Véronique Bergen talk about their new novels, in which they present modern-era legends Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe in a new, startling manner...

Wed 03.12 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN / FR / NL

10 years passa porta

the passa porta quartets

A literary evening full of music! Writers Diane Meur and David Nolens will read new texts, accompanied by live performances by the Malibran Quartet of Beethoven's and Janáček's music...

Wed 10.12 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN / FR / NL

10 years passa porta

the literature of the future

On the final evening celebrating 10 years of Passa Porta, six authors look into the crystal ball and think about the literature to come. With Nathalie Skowronek, Joke van Leeuwen, Ali Bader, In Koli, Jean Bofane, Peter Verhelst and Maud Vanhauwaert...