Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall shares the excitement of the day of celebration, fun, food, music, and fireworks in Bergen for Syttende Mai.
Author: Lori Ann Reinhall
Koppmoll is a short documentary film that tells the story of what happened during World War II in northern Norway.
Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall suggests in Barneblad to borrow the Ukrainian craft of creating pysanky (Easter eggs) for the spring holiday.
The Greater Tacoma Peace Prize is building a peace bench in honor of peace advocate and trainer Bill Lincoln on the Puget Sound waterfront.
The movie Sweet Land (2005) has now been adapted into a musical by Perrin Post and Laurie Flanigan Hegge. The story of a Norwegian immigrant settlement in Minnesota in the 1920s, the West Coast production at Seattle’s Taproot Theatre opened to enthusiastic audiences and critics.
Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Everyone who knows Leif Eie, longtime Seattle resident, former airline executive, and loyal supporter of the Scandinavian-American community, admires him for his many accomplishments and unparalleled kindness and...
June 15, 2018, marks the 175th birthday of Bergen and Norway’s most famous composer, Edvard Hagerup Grieg. In Norway and around the world, celebrations are taking place that will continue throughout the year. In Bergen, the Grieg Museum and NRK teamed up to produce a 24-hour “Grieg Minute by Minute” marathon.
A fashion flight of fantasy Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Sweet, down-to-earth, and demure, fashion designer Madison Leiren is the opposite of the “devil who wears Prada.” Recently, I had the pleasure of...
Oftedal’s journey led from San Diego to service in the country of her grandfather’s birth Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American When you first encounter Christina Oftedal, you will probably be surprised to learn...
Seattle’s new Nordic Museum is scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The Norwegian American has already gotten a sneak preview of what’s to come in the state-of the-art multimillion-dollar facility.
Trumpet Meditations: On Friday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m., trumpeter Ingrid Eliassen and pianist Ekaterina Isayevskaya from the University of Tromsø will present a special concert, “Trumpet Meditations: Music and Musicians of the Norwegian Arctic,” at Ballard First Lutheran Church at 7:30 p.m.
A visit to Bergen’s Leprosy Museum, a set of inconspicuous wooden buildings tucked away in the heart of the city, proves to be both interesting and insightful, a lesson in cultural history and an inspiration for our own time.