Tagged: California

SFFLA’s cinema cultural exchange

This two-weekend festival brings the top hits of Scandinavia and the Baltics to Los Angeles Special Release SFFLA The 18th Annual Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. (SFFLA) arrives at the Writers Guild Theater, 135 S....

Sharing their story

California Lutheran University hosts lecture about the flight of Norwegian Jews during World War II By Richard Londgren Norwegian American Weekly In 1940, four-year-old Jewish-Norwegian Irene Levin Berman was an endangered person. After the...

Educate so people may never forget

Reflections from the “Norway and the Holocaust: The Untold Story” book tour in California By Karin Arentzen Stahl Norwegian American Weekly My Norwegian-American father, Rolf, made new friends easily. All I had to do...

His legacy carries on

Thor Heyerdahl’s explorations will be featured in a presentation by colleague Donald Ryan to open annual Nordic Spirit Symposium at California Lutheran University By Richard Londgren Director of the Scandinavian Center California Lutheran University...

Opera acquires AdMarvel

Opera Software today announced that it has acquired AdMarvel, Inc. The acquisition will enable Opera to expand its portfolio of products and services to include highly scalable ad monetization services for Opera branded mobile...

Lecture to profile seamstress to the stars

The life of a Norwegian seamstress to the stars will be the topic of a lecture at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at California Lutheran University. Ingrid Isaksen will present “From North Lights to...

U.S. album release for Bigbang in January

January ‘10 sees Bigbang latest studio effort, Edendale, released in the U.S. Bigbang has confirmed their first official U.S. studio release Edendale on January 19 from Oglio Records, a Fontana/Universal distributed label via the...

Former Norwegian Prime Minister in Duluth, Minn.

Kjell-Magne Bondevik served two terms as Prime Minister of Norway between 1997 and 2005. But in 1998, he took a leave of absence to battle depression. Bondevik was the first prime minister to openly discuss his...

Daughters of Norway Lodge forming in Southern California

Women of Norwegian and Scandinavian descent are forming a new group in the area of north San Diego and southwest Riverside counties. Dressed in colorful regional costumes (bunads), officers of the Grand Lodge, Daughters...