Category: Arts & Entertainment

The Bird Catcher

GSFF presents

The Bird Catcher Garden State Film Festival Asbury Park, N.J. The 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) will kick off this year’s screenings of over 240 independent films from around the globe with...

Morten Golimo - Blue Yearning

Nordic Mystique

The evocative work of Morten Golimo Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Gorgeous, romantic, awe inspiring. These words fit the evocative work of photographer Morten Golimo, who recently had an exhibit at the Norwegian Seamen’s Church’s...

Sylvia Eckes

Enjoy Grieg on this side of the Atlantic

Grieg Societies promote international appreciation of Norway’s No. 1 composer Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Four years ago, Sylvia Reynolds Eckes, professor emerita of piano from Ohio University of Athens, attended the Grieg...

Amalie Skram

Amalie Skram meets the 21st century

Translations of the 19th-century Norwegian novelist introduce her to new audiences Barbara Sjoholm Port Townsend, Wash. Three Norwegian novels: A pretty, high-spirited singer at Copenhagen’s Tivoli captures the heart of a gentleman who hopes...

Never too old

Groovy Grandma has a passion to create Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. How does one define the work of an artist who produces in a variety of styles, themes, and materials? Perhaps it’s best to...

Dive into suspense

Film review: Pioneer John Smistad Olympia, Wash. Espionage, betrayal, and murder are all spellbindingly explored—along with the darkest depths of the ocean—in the absorbing Norwegian thriller Pioneer (Pionér, 2013). Aksel Hennie (A Somewhat Gentle...

Putting the “art” in Arctic

Galleri Svalbard houses world-class art and artists Elizabeth Bourne Seattle The high arctic isn’t where you’d expect to find a world-class collection of printed works and paintings. And yet, here in Longyearbyen, an exceptional...