Category: Arts & Entertainment

Lage Lund

Lage Lund: All that jazz

Norwegian guitarist Lage Lund plays, composes, & leads in New York City Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Jazz is one of America’s greatest art forms.  So many of its songs are integral to the Great...

Per Brevig: Teaching new tricks

Trombonist and conductor Per Brevig looks back on 50 summers at the Aspen Music Festival and School Andrew Travers Aspen Times Reprinted with special permission from the Aug. 15, 2019, edition of the Aspen Times....

Oda Voltersvik

“No art without blood from the heart!”

An interview with Norwegian concert pianist Oda Voltersvik Christy Olsen Fleld Taste of Norway Editor Oda Hjertine Voltersvik is an internationally recognized Norwegian concert pianist, regularly performing solo and chamber music recitals in Norway...

Midsommar

No innocent romp

For a wholesome paean to Nordic rituals, do not watch Ari Aster’s Midsommar Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American As we entered the theater, my friend asked me what I knew about Midsommar. “It’s...

Brian D. Bumby

Brian D. Bumby, a modern-day flâneur

Seeing through photographer Brian D. Bumby’s eye Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Brian D. Bumby is an American-born, New York-based, self-taught photographer. What first struck me about his work is its diversity of subject: weddings,...