Category: Arts & Entertainment

All My Sons

Ducks versus sons

Henrik Ibsen’s influence on Arthur Miller is perhaps best seen in All My Sons Christine Foster Meloni Washington All My Sons. When this play first appeared on Broadway in 1947, critics called it an...

Burn the Place you Hide

Burn is a downer

Film review John Smistad Olympia, Wash. Burn the Place you Hide is an overlong investigation of the life and career of Norwegian singer/songwriter Thomas Hansen, known to his eclectic fans as “St. Thomas.” Hansen’s...

Tine Thing Helseth

Meet Norway’s trumpet superstar

Miss Thing Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth is an artist who marches to the beat of her own horn. This 30-year-old hails from Oslo and has been setting the world...

Lois Tonnessen

Shaped by Norway

An interview with Norwegian-American painter Lois Tonnessen Andersen Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. It’s always wonderful to discover a new Norwegian-American artist. So it was with great pleasure that I was introduced to the work...

Trumpet Meditations: Ingrid Eliassen and Ekaterina Isayevskaya

Trumpet meditations

Grieg Society brings Arctic duo to Seattle Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American 2017 marked the founding of Seattle’s new Northwest Edvard Grieg Society, and after a series of intimate house concerts, the group...

Don't Hug Me

Don’t Hug Me returns to LA

Theater Review Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles The world premiere of the new musical comedy, Don’t Hug Me, We’re Family, is the sixth in Minnesota-born playwright Phil Olson’s award-winning series of Don’t Hug Me...