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Celebrating Norwegian landscapes

Plein air sketching in the north Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. rself in the landscape you are sketching? Many artists from Scandinavia and Germany headed south, beginning in the mid-19th century, where they depicted their...

wind power

Wind power getting boost in Norway

Profiles of Norwegian Science M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Norway is a world leader in renewable energy, principally by being a major hydroelectric power producer (seventh in the world, behind China in first place,...

Venice

Venice, Florence, Sistine Chapel—check!

A travel editor’s bucket list Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American When I was in high school, I read a Time Life book on art that illustrated the creation by Michelangelo on the ceiling...

Crying Hands

Crying Hands immerses theatergoers

Innovative sign-language play from Norway’s Teater Manu tells story of deaf persecution Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Teater Manu, Norway’s award-winning National Deaf Theater based in Oslo, staged its American premiere of Crying Hands:...

Bardahl - Al Young

Add it to your oil. Add it to your gas.

A tour of Bardahl Manufacturing Corporation: The smallest, oldest big company in Seattle Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. Seattleites: have you ever wondered what that giant neon advertising sign was about in Ballard? It looks...

Ellen Denton

Wolf in Wolf’s Clothing

fiction by Ellen Denton It was a beautiful spring day when I finally left the dreary confinement of Folsom State Prison after doing a dime there for robbing a deli and hitting the elderly...

Fjong winners

Rent clothes; reduce waste

Female Entrepreneur of the Year Sigrun Syverud’s Fjong Norge provides access to a trove of new and vintage clothing items Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Sigrun Syverud, 32, founded the future-oriented technology company FJONG AS....

Rolph Payet

Making the invisible visible

An interview with Rolph Payet, executive secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam & Stockholm conventions Marit Fosse Geneva, Switzerland The Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm (BRS) conventions aim to protect human health and the environment from...

Welcome (back) to my kitchen

This paper’s former Managing Editor, Christy Olsen Field, is now Taste of Norway editor Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor Hei! I am delighted to introduce myself as the new Taste of Norway...