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What's On in Sweden: February 19th - 25th

What's On in Sweden: February 19th - 25th

Published: 18 Feb 2010 09:50 GMT+01:00
Updated: 18 Feb 2010 09:50 GMT+01:00

STOCKHOLM

Happy Aid

With the motto 'helping=fun', Happy Aid have gathered together local artists Oband, Old News, Daniel Shots and Björn Norestig to raise money for Läkare utan gränser (Médecins Sans Frontieres). Like Live Aid in miniature.

Price: 50 kronor

Location: Boulehallen (Närkesgatan 6)

Date: 19th February

Time: 8pm

More information: Happy Aid Facebook Page

No Distance Left To Run

Documentary covering Blur, the greatest band in the world's last ever gig. Woo Hoo!

Price: Free

Location: Debaser

Date: 19th February

Time: 5pm

More information: Debaser

Action Impro

Guns a'blazing, full-throttle, feature length show tackling the action genre head on while making it up as they go along.

Price: 200 kronor

Location: Improvisation and Co

Date: Premiere 20th February. See website for dates

Time: 7pm

More information: Improvisation and Co

From Stockholm to Beverly Hills

Exhibition celebrating the work of female Swedish architect Greta Magnusson Grossman

Location: Arkitekturmuseet

Date: until May 16th

More information: Arkitekturmuseet

Running Sushi

Austrian dance company Liquid Loft give a comic and original depiction of a relationship depicted as a 12 piece sushi menu.

Price: 270

Location: Dansens Hus

Date: 24th February

Time: 7pm

More information: Dansens Hus

The Widows

Joyce Carol Oates 'The Widows'. Performed in English.

Price: 220/180 kronor

Location:Strindbergs Intima Teater

Date: Until March 14th (See website for dates)

More information: Strindbergs Intima Teater

GOTHENBURG

Fresh Fish

Gothenburg's annual fashion expo for up and coming designers of clothes, shoes, jewellry and accessories.

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Eriksbergshallen

Date: 19-21st February

More information: Fresh Fish

Railcars and Handshakes

Railcars (San Fran), Trapped in a Loop (GBG) and Handshakes (Seattle). Music with a 'big, skuzzy power pop heart'

Price: 80 kronor

Location: Cinnober Teater

Date: 19th February

Time: 7.30pm

More information: Koloni

Melodifestivalen

The Melodifestivalen is deeply ingrained in the Swedish psyche. If you love great music...then probably not for you.

Location: Scandinavium

Date: 20th February

Time: 7pm

More information: Göteborg.com

Dubstep Bastards

International line up of DJs playing UK Dubstep

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Röda Sten

Date: 20th February

Time: from 10pm

More information: Röda Sten

MALMÖ

El Flamenco

Leading an ensemble of twelve dancers, Mariana Ortega journeys through the world of Flamenco from the quayside of Cadiz to the backyards of Seville.

Price: 210/250 kronor

Location: Palladium

Date: 19th/20th February

Time: 7.30pm

More information: Palladium

Fu Manchu

Beach friendly fuzz rock sounds from Southern California.

Price: 210 kronor

Location: Kulturbolaget

Date: 21st February

Time: 8pm

More information: Kulturbolaget

The Love Club (Kärleksklubben)

Not a swingers club, but Malmö's hottest hip hop night with guest DJ Cobra Krames (Brooklyn, NY)

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Babel

Date: 20th February

Time: 11pm

More information: Babel

Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam

Documentary film in English on the American Muslim punk scene. Followed by a seminar (in English) and music.

Price: 40 kronor

Location: Inkonst

Date: 25th February

Time: 6pm

More information: Inkonst

Do you know of any upcoming events our readers might like to attend? Drop us a line at whatson@thelocal.se

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Your comments about this article

14:08 February 19, 2010 by The Baldchemist
Thanks for some fun and interesting articles. Well written to boot. As an addition to your whatson. In Linköping the guideklubb www.linkopingsguideklubb.se have a historical drama on the 23rd February.

I saw last years and its bloody good fun. Check it out.

Other than that Östergötlands tourist association have something happening all year long for the 800th anniversary of Birger Jarl Stockholms founder.
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