Tagged: New York City

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...

Simen Johan at MAD Museum in New York

The Norwegian artist Simen Johan will be part of the exhibit Dead or Alive, presented by the Museum of Arts and Design from April 27 through October 24, 2010, in New York Dead or...

Streetcar: Down and dirty from Down Under

Cate Blanchett stars under Liv Ullman’s direction in “Street Car Named Desire” By Victoria Hofmo Contributing Editor Placing “Streetcar Named Desire” at BAM’s Harvey Theater left little need for a set designer.   It was...

Kristiansand meets New York City

A new fragrance embodies southern Norway’s relaxation with New York City’s fashion-forward lifestyle By Berit Hessen Norwegian American Weekly The brand-new cologne Kristiansand New York was conceived when two Norwegians, Britt Hovde Ross, a...

Norwegian Christmas Fair in NYC

The popular annual Norwegian Christmas Fair takes place at the Norwegian Seamen’s Church, Thursday November 19, thru Saturday November 21. Do not miss out on this extraordinary Christmas Fair and its cultural program! Norwegian...

ISCP Fall Open Studios in NY with Lars Laumann

International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York presents a four-day exhibition of international contemporary art featuring works by 36 artists, artist groups and currators currently in residence at ISCP. The Norwegian artist...

Sigrid Undset lecture in New York City

The Norwegian journalist Sigrun Slapgard will hold a lecture on the poetic writer Sigrid Undset at the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Manhattan on Nov. 9,  at 7 pm. Sigrun Slapgard has written the book “Sigrid Undset-Dikterdronningen” about the...

Knut Hamsun Film Series and Lectures in NYC

The New York Public Library present lectures on Knut Hamsun, and relevant films every Tuesday through Dec. 8. The documentary Divine Madness: Hamsun in America followed by discussions will also take place at Scandinavia House...

A unique visit from the MS FRAM

Hurtigruten cruises the Hudson River By Berit Hessen – Norwegian American Weekly It was very special for me to see Hurtigruten’s MS FRAM docked on the Hudson River with Manhattan skyline as a backdrop. Growing...