Category: Arts & Entertainment

A time to think

SATC’s reading of Thinking Time shows that though circumstances may change, love is always a matter of the heart, not the head Julia Andersen New York Scandinavian American Theater Company presented a play reading...

Hidden Fires shines brightly

Norwegian American Kirk Kjeldsen’s non-fiction turned novel is a fitting memorial to heroes whose lights shine in dark times Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Kirk Kjeldsen’s inspiration for this novel was his great-grandfather’s brother,...

Norway, more than Ibsen and Grieg

Norway’s Ambassador to the US discusses the international impact of his nation’s culture Ambassador Kåre Aas Washington, D.C. In early February, acclaimed writer and playwright Jon Fosse’s play Someone is Going to Come drew...

Munch + Johns

Exhibit highlights Munch’s influence on American abstract painter Jasper Johns Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Norwegian Edvard Munch and American Jasper Johns are two very different artists with a strong connection. John Ravenal, Curator...

Book review: The Orkneyinga Saga

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Who were the Vikings? When this question is asked, what usually comes to mind? Images of violent Norsemen, jumping into their well-crafted ships to go off to raid, plunder,...