Tagged: Bill Osmundsen

Place of remembrance

Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta designs 9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion By Bill Osmundsen Norwegian American Weekly On Sept. 11, 2001, the sunny, clear autumn morning in New York City started out as any busy commuter...

On open waters

This year marks the 115th anniversary of the voyage of the FOX, the first transatlantic crossing by oar, in an open 18-foot rowboat named FOX. The nearly impossible feat was accomplished by two young...

To the promised land

A tale of the first Norwegian emigration to the US By Bill Osmundsen Norwegian American Weekly In May, storyteller Anne Elisebeth Skogen gave her performance titled “Through Hell Gate to the Promised Land” to...

Stavanger Symphony comes to Big Apple

Symphony plays at Carnegie Hall under the patronage of HRH Crown Prince Haakon By Bill Osmundsen Norwegian American Weekly Over 100 strong, the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra – including 40 musicians, 30 patrons (traveling with...