Something for the Weekend: NaxXxos, Fröken, Montys Loco

Jasmine Enberg
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Something for the Weekend: NaxXxos, Fröken, Montys Loco

Something for the weekend:Five Stockholm club tips, Strindberg-inspired dance in Gothenburg, pop duo Montys Loco in Malmö.



Five weekend club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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NaxXxos continues at Marie Laveau with a photography ban, falafel and more. It’s ok for a club to feel like a children’s party when it is so good on the dance floor. It may have been done before, but never this well.

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">Goose bump gig

One day we received an e-mail from Rocketroom with a link to Lil Gizzelles Myspace. All the editorial staff just stopped writing, and for the rest of the week listened to “Chills and Fever.” She is short, so cool it hurts, and has the world’s best voice, ever. On Friday she will be at Debaser.

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">Packing them in

When ODDsters have a party it is always packed, sweaty and absolutely fabulous. Le Choix, Devi Brunson, and Law Crew will be at the DJ-booth.

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">Idyllic spring

Queer-feminist society Idyll is at it again. On Saturday they have a spring style party at Landet. Cinemascape will play an exciting glam hybrid, while Les Presidentes and DJ will get the dance floor moving.

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">Late night techno

Luxury nightclub Esque is trying harder than ever to become Stockholm’s answer to Berghain in Berlin by staying open an hour longer. Starting on Friday, Esque will be open until 4am with a visit from sound masters Ripperton and Daso.


NEI and C. Aarme

With their noise-rock and black riding boots, Swedish band NEI promise a great show. C. Aarme are one of Sweden’s best punk bands and they are back better than ever having just released three new songs at the beginning of 2008.

Price: 100 kronor (60 kronor- members)

Age: 20

Location: Debaser, Karls Johans Torg 1

Time: Friday, February 22nd, 10pm (Doors open 8pm)

Phone: 08- 30 56 20

More information:

Spy Bar

Rimini is back at Spy Bar. Vita Baren will be disco style with disco balls, dance, and extra lights.

Price: 160 kronor

Age: 23

Location: Spy Bar, Birger Jarlsgatan 20.

Time: Saturday, March 1st, 10pm-5am


Salsa Festival

Stockholm’s biggest salsa festival with Calle Real and other artists. Three dance floors.

Price: 150 kronor

Age: 18

Location: Munchenbryggeriet, Torkel Knutssonsgatan 2.

Time: Friday, February 29th, 9pm

Phone: 08- 658 13 00

Tickets: or 077- 170 70 70


A spectacular show full of energy, dance and music. The musical is based on the successful 1980s film and stars Måns Zelmerlöw, Peter Johansson, Anna Sahlin, and Fred Johansson.

Price: 450-475 kronor

Location: Intiman, Odengatan 81.

Time: Friday, February 22nd, 7.30pm and Saturday, February 23rd, 3.30pm and 7.30pm

Phone: 08- 30 12 50

Tickets: or 077- 170 70 70


Stockholm International Boat Show

The largest boat show in Scandinavia showcases a huge selection of boats and boating equipment.

Location: Stockholm International Fairs, Mässvägen 1.

Times: Saturday, March 1st

…and continuing to March 9th.

Phone: 08- 749 41 00

More information: (Swedish).

The Heart of Stockholm

A guided walking tour through the Old Town (Gamla Stan) in English.

Price: 70 kronor (Payment directly to the guide).

Location: Slottsbacken.

Times: Saturday, March 1st, 1.30pm

Phone: 073- 780 36 54

Press Play

Press Play is a project designed to make young people start to think critically about fashion and the identities created through clothing choices. Therese Dahlqvist invites young people of different age groups and backgrounds to workshops in which they make clothes in order to understand the connection between clothing and communication.

Location: Galleri Mejan, Excersisplan 3, Skeppsholmen.

Times: Sunday, February 23rd, 3pm-7pm

…and continuing to March 5th (open 12pm-6pm every day).

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No Country for Old Men

A fascinating new thriller from Joel and Ethan Coen based on a novel by Cormac McCarthy. The Oscar-winning film is set in the present and begins when Llwelyn Moss finds dead bodies in a stranded pick up truck. Also in the truck are a quantity of heroin and two million dollars.

Location: Biograf Sture, Birger Jarlsgatan 41a.

Times: Three showings daily

For the full timetable and more information, visit the website below

More information: (English available).

Across the Universe

A film-musical by Julie Taylor set in the turbulent 1960s. It tells the story of a young girl, Jude, who leaves her hometown of Liverpool to find her father in New York City. She ends up in Greenwich Village in the middle of New York’s creative atmosphere. The movie is influenced by the music of The Beatles.

Location: Biograf Sture, Birger Jarlsgatan 41a.

Times: Three showings daily

For the full timetable and more information, visit the website below

More information: (English available).



Wellness Trade Fair

The new wellness trade fair gives a unique overview of wellness products and services. You can also take part in lectures, activities, and treatments.

Location: Svenska Mässan, Mässans gata.

Times: Friday/Saturday, 9.30am-6pm

Phone: 031- 708 80 00

Fulspel, Fuskspel or Finspel

Games have been played by people for centuries and it has now become a huge industry. This exhibition tries to answer the question of why we play and who plays what.

Location:.Göteborgs Stadsmusem, Norra Hamngatan 12.

Times: Saturday/Sunday, 10am-5pm

Phone: 031- 368 36 00

Exhibition Rötter

Sanna Sjöswärd was living in a children’s home in Teheran until she was adopted as a four year old by a Swedish couple. As an adult she returned to Teheran to find her biological mother, and to discover how her life might have been had she stayed in Teheran. Her exhibition displays her personal journey through photographs.

Location: Blå Stället, Angereds Torg 13.

Times: Friday/Saturday/Sunday

…and continuing.

Phone: 031- 365 17 00


Cycle Film Festival

Gothenburg’s cycle film festival 2008 begins this weekend with films, roller races, and happenings.

Location: Röda Sten 1, Klippan vid Älvsborgsbron.

Times: Friday, February 29th, 7pm and Saturday, March 1st, 11.30am-2am

Phone: 031- 12 08 16

More information: (English).


Röda Sten presents Magnus Bärtas’ film about Johnnie Walker, a Japanese, Jewish, homosexual man in Tokyo who finds it difficult to be accepted. A Stefan Römer documentary containing interviews with over 40 internationally recognized artists about the Concept Art of the 1960s is also playing.

Location: Röda Sten, Klippan vid Älvsborgsbron.

Times: Friday/Saturday/Sunday 12pm-5pm

…and continuing to Monday, March 2nd.

Phone: 031- 12 08 16

Concerts and clubs:

American Music Club

American Music Club was founded in 1982. Since then they have developed a style - a mix of post-punk, country and folk music - that is very much their own. Albums such as “California” and “Everclear” are considered masterpieces of American rock.

Location: Sticky Fingers, Kaserntorget 7.

Time: Saturday, March 1st, 7pm

Phone: 031- 70 107 17

Mange Schmidt

Mange Schmidt is the artist behind “Giftig” and “Glassigt”, pop songs that almost every modern Swede will recognize. He will be performing at Scratch this Friday night.

Location: Scratch, Sticky Fingers, Kaserntorget 7.

Times: Friday, March 1st, 8pm

Phone: 031- 7010017


Marilyn Monroe- Person and Myth

This musical theatre exhibition paints a picture of one the most talked about women the last century, Marilyn Monroe. With the help of known facts and some of her best known songs, her life is portrayed as it was: full of glamour and glitz but also anxiety, pills, and pain.

Location: GöteborgsOperan, Christina Nilssons gata .

Times: Saturday, February 16th

…and continuing.

Phone: 031- 10 80 00


Choreographer Jeanette Langert premieres her latest work, the Strindberg-inspired Fröken, at Pustervik this weekend. Monica Milocco, a dancer from Gothenburg’s Opera will be performing.

Location: Pustervik, Järntorgsgatan 12.

Time: Friday, February 29th, 7pm-7.40pm and Saturday, March 1st, 6pm-6.40pm

Phone: 031- 711 65 93



Go with the family or a group of friends to PULS and compete against them in handball, motocross, and much more.

Location: Universeum, Södra vägen 50.

Times: Friday/Saturday/Sunday 10am-6pm

Phone: 031- 335 64 50



The Room Was Empty Apart From A Shelf On The Wall

An exhibition of paint, light and sound by the Swedish artist Mikael Ericsson.

Price: 40 kronor (Children 10 kronor)

Location: Malmö Konstmuseum, Slottsholmen, Malmöhusvägen.

Times: Friday/Saturday/Sunday 12pm-4pm

Phone: 040- 344437

Erwin Wurm

For the past twenty years Erwin Wurm has created a series of “One Minute Sculptures,” in which he places his models in strange positions amongst everyday objects in order to question ideas about sculpture.

Price: 49 kronor (Children - 10 kronor)

Location: Malmö Konstmuseum, Slottsholmen, Malmöhusvägen.

Times: Sunday, February 17th, 12pm-4pm

…and continuing

Phone: 040- 344437

By Order of the King

An exhibition about the seventeenth century wars over Skåne in the northwest cannon tower of Malmöhus Castle.

Price: 40 kronor (Children - free)

Location: Malmö Museer, Slottsholmen, Malmöhusvägen.

Times: Saturday, March 1st, 12pm-4pm

…and continuing

Phone: 040- 344437

Concerts and Clubs:

Montys Loco

Montys Loco duo, Anja Bigrell and Marie Eklund, will be at Debaser this Friday playing their hard-pop music right before the release of their new album “Farewell Mr. Happy” at the beginning of March. They have also brought along Elin Trogen who invites you to dance to her favourite songs.

Price: 80 kronor (free entry before 10pm)

Age: 20

Location: Debaser, Norra Parkgatan 2.

Time: Friday, February 29th, 10pm (Doors open 7pm)

Phone: 040- 30 20 11

Made in America

Throughout the 19th century, America served as a refuge for many composers from around the world. This concert celebrates their work through music by immigrant composers such as Stravinsky, Ives, Barber, and Adams. Performed by the Malmö Symphony Orchestra.

Price: 200 kronor

Location: Malmö SymfoniOrkester Konserthuset, Föreningsgatan 35

Time: Saturday, March 1st, 3pm

Tickets: 040-34 35 00

Malmö Guitar Festival

This year’s guitar festival in Malmö begins this weekend. The theme is tango.

Location: Tangopalatset, Karlskronaplan.

Time: Friday, February 29th and Saturday March 1st

…and continuing

Phone: 040- 30 01 09

More information: (English).


Friday Jam!

Breakdance, freestyle sessions, and special guests.

Price: 50 kronor (Members - 25 kronor)

Location: Föreningarnas Hus.

Time: Friday, February 29th, 8pm-10.30pm

Phone: 046-73 00 90


Let’s Go

Let’s Go amusement park is always full of activities. Why not take the family bowling or for a few rounds of “adventure” golf this weekend? Or pick three out of the five activities offered and do battle in a two-hour competition.

Price: 60 kronor after 9pm

Location: Let’s Go, Krossverksgatan 3.

Times: Friday, 4pm-1am

Saturday, 11am-1am

Sunday, 11am-6pm

Phone: 040- 440 000

More information: Let’s Go Swedish.

Ice Skating in Folkets Park

You can ice skate outdoors all winter this year at Malmö Folkets Park. Ice skates (sizes 27-45) are available to rent 4pm-7pm on weekdays and 10am-5pm at weekends. Rental costs: 30 kronor/half hour.

For group skate rental at other times, contact Föreningen Ponnygården Arken at 0705 - 17 65 05.

Location: Folkets Park, Amiralsgatan 35.

Times: November 24th to March 2nd 10am-7pm


Winter Sauna at Fyrishov

Warm up in Fyrishov's large, wood-fuelled sauna, then give the body a refreshing shock in the adjacent ice pool. A 25C warm pool is available for the faint-hearted.

Location: Idrottsgatan 2, Uppsala

Open until the end of February.

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