CALENDAR OF NORWEGIAN CULTURAL EVENTS APRIL - JUNE 2019

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Staying Alive

The Norwegian Consulate General in Houston will every three months release a calendar with a list of Norwegian related events such as concerts, movie screenings, art exhibitions, sporting event, theatrical productions et cetera that take place in our states of juridistiction (TX, OK, AR, KS, NE, LA, MS, AL, FL, PR and USVI). Do you know of any Norwegian related events or are you holding a concert in Oklahoma? Please send an e-mail to trond.velasquez-terjesen@mfa.no and we will add it to the calendar.

April 2019

Monday 01

  • The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc
    • The Norwegian fiddle trio are touring the US this spring.
    • Time: 7pm
    • Where: The Historic Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601

April 09:

  • Staying Alive
    • The Norwegian movie Staying Alive from 2015 will be screened at the 10mo Festival de Cine Europeo de Puerto Rico.
    • Time: 4:10pm
    • Where: Fine Arts Miramar, 654 Avenida Ponce de Leon, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918

Monday 08 – Sunday 14:

  • Gnit
    • Peter Gnit travels far and wide in search of himself, and along the way he makes all the wrong decisions. This new play – a “fairly rough” translation of Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt – is rollicking, offbeat and unmistakably American.
    • Time: 7:30pm
    • Where: Allen Bales Theatre, Rowand-Johnson Hall, 348 Stadium Dr, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487

Thursday 18 – Sunday 31:

  • Verdensteateret
    • Verdensteatret production of HANNAH is exploring ideas about geological time and attention fatigue used as an observatory.
    • Time: 9pm / 7pm / 7pm /4pm
    • Where: Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752, USA

May 2019

Friday 17 – Sunday 19:

  • Kygo
    • The Norwegian world-renowned producer, songwriter, DJ and music marvel will perform at Hangout 2019 festival in Alabama.
    • Time: TBA
    • Where: Hangout, 101 E Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542

June 2019

Friday 14 – Sunday 23:

  • A Doll’s House
    • In the final scene of Ibsen’s groundbreaking masterwork, Nora Helmer makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children, and begin a life on her own. This climactic event—when Nora slams the door on everything in her life—instantly propelled world drama into the modern age. In A Doll’s House, Part 2, many years have passed since Nora’s exit. Now, there’s a knock on that same door. Nora has returned, but why? And what will it mean for those she left behind?
    • Time:
    • Where: Arkansas Public Theatre, 116 S 2nd St, Rogers, Arkansas 7275

Monday 10:

  • The Hatch
    • The duo The Hatch consist of the Norwegian saxophonist Mette Rasmussen and the French guitarist Julien Desprez. They are touring the US together.
    • Time: TBA
    • Where: All Good Café, 2934 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226

Thursday 13

  • The Hatch
    • The duo The Hatch consist of the Norwegian saxophonist Mette Rasmussen and the French guitarist Julien Desprez. They are touring the US together and playing at Sonic transmissions in Austin.
    • Time: TBA
    • Where: Beerland, 711 ½ Red River St, Austin, TX 78701