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Springsteen

A magical night in Frognerparken

The Boss, 38,000 Norwegians, my son, and me Nate Axvig Denver, Colo. “En, to, en, to, tre, fire!” The standard Springsteen countdown is shouted, and then the sunny Oslo evening is filled with the...

Sekkenskoleskorps

Molde bands and culture school alive

Sekken skolekorps celebrates its 40th anniversary Patricia Barry Hopewell Junction, N.Y. Sekken is an idyllic island in Romsdalsfjord, a 40-minute ferry ride from Molde in Møre og Romsdal. Seven square miles with less than...

Meet Thomas Dausgaard

Seattle Symphony’s new music director Melinda Bargreen Everett, Wash. Heads up, fellow Northwest Scandinavians: there’s a new Dane in town. The distinguished Danish orchestra conductor, Thomas Dausgaard, began his music directorship at the Seattle...

Nordic Choice Hotels

Nordic Choice Hotels: The future of hospitality

Nordic Choice Hotels connects the academic and the practical for students at The Norwegian School of Hotel Management Mona Anita K. Olsen, Ph.D. University of Stavanger Students starting their bachelor’s degree for hotel management...

Måneskinnspudding

Delicious decadence by moonlight

Make Edvard Grieg’s favorite dessert at home Christy Olsen Fleld Taste of Norway Editor In honor of Edvard Grieg, I am excited to share his favorite dessert: Måneskinnspudding, or Moonlight Pudding. It’s a creamy...

Edvard Grieg

Exploring Edvard Grieg in Bergen

A composer’s living legacy Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It has been said that Edvard Grieg is Bergen’s greatest export, and as a lifelong devotee to his music and enthusiastic Bergen fan, I...

Kjerringa med staven

Barneblad: Making Norwegian music is fun!

A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall In an issue all about music, it’s only natural that this month’s Barneblad should focus on it, too....

Kaare Vedvik

Kaare Vedvik: Baltimore, Minnesota, New York

A brutal end to Kaare Vedvik’s short NFL career Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Kaare Vedvik from Stavanger missed his chance to be a part of the New York Jets 2019-2020 roster. On Sept. 10,...