Ladies in Blues were among the headliners at the Notodden Blues Festival, and paid tribute to the trailblazing women within the blues genre.
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Marit Fosse interviews Marius Roth Christensen about his career as a tenor in the Norwegian Opera and as a rock musician in the band Seigmen.
John Smistad revisits the Coen brothers movie, Fargo, which is streaming online with its dark humor and quirky Scandinavian-American characters.
Crime Corner’s Jerry Holt writes about education and crime using serial killer Belle Gunness and The Ice Palace by Tarjei Vesaas as examples.
Tove Andersson writes about the increasing popularity of production crews shooting film in Norway and new tours available to visitors.
The 2023 Sommer Musikk Fest sponsored by the Edvard Grieg Society of Minnesota promises to offer something for everyone. The two-week festival takes place on Norway Block in Minneapolis.
John Smistad reviews two Norwegian movies, The Trip from 2021 and Royalteen from 2022, both now available for viewing on Netflix.
Crime Corner’s Jerry Holt reviews two books, Killing Moon, with Harry Hole, by Jo Nesbø and The Lock-Up, featuring Dr. Quirke, by John Banville.
Geir Mæland reports from the Cannes Film Festival in France and interviews Stine Oppegaard of the Norwegian Film Institute about what’s in now.
Eurovision pop star and Norway’s own Alexander Rybak and his trio, with Stefan Ibsen Zlatanos and Ebba Lejonclou, will perform at Norway House.