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What's on in Sweden: March 7th – 13th

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What's on in Sweden: March 7th – 13th --Värtinnä in Stockholm, Mando Diao in Gothenburg, A Mountain of one in Malmö

STOCKHOLM

Concerts/Club:

Gearclub #44

Electric Eel Shock are a Japanese band playing a mix of punk, classic rock and metal. They are a power-trio hailing from a time when rock had not yet been divided into its many sub-genres. This will be their only show in Sweden.

Support act The Turpentine Brothers bring a punk and garage twist to the evening with their guitar, drums and organ. This will also be their only performance in Sweden.

Price: 120 kronor (60 kronor- members)

Age: 20

Location: Debaser, Karls Johans Torg 1

Time: Friday, March 7th, 10pm (Doors open 8pm)

Phone: 08- 30 56 20

More information: www.debaser.nu

Värttinä

This world famous Karelia-inspired folk band formed 25 years ago and has since toured the world over. They have released 11 albums and are best known for the music from the Lord of the Rings musical. Rolling Stone calls them an “unbeatable world beat combination.”

Price: 200 kronor

Location: Finland Institute, Snickarbacken 4 (by Birger Jarlsgatan 35).

Time: Friday, March 7th, 6.30pm

Phone: 08- 545 212 00

More information: www.finlandsinstitutet.se

Theatre/Entertainment:

Dance Evening at Nalen

A classic evening at Nalen suitable for everyone who likes music from swing and jazz to rock and pop. There will also be cabaret, established artists as well as new talented performers who will be able to take the stage.

Price: from 155 kronor

Location: Nalen, Regeringsgatan 74.

Time: Saturday, March 8th, 7pm

Phone: 08- 453 34 00

My Favorite Flops, Cabaret

A cabaret performance about how to fail on Broadway. With a wonderful singer and magnificent music, you can't miss it.

Price: 130 kronor

Location: Mosebacke, Cornelisrummet, Mosebacketorg.

Time: Sunday, March 9th, 6pm-7pm

Phone: 08- 556 098 90

Footloose

A spectacular show full of energy, dance and music. The musical is based on the successful 1980's film “Footloose” 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: www.ticnet.se or 077- 170 70 70

Galleries:

Zete Lundin

Zete Lundin's silver and gold jewellery is on display at 125 KVADRAT. The pieces include precious stones from Brazil as well as seeds, nutshells, and natural fibres from tropical environments.

Location: 125 KVADRAT, Kocksgatan 17.

Times: Saturday, March 8th, 12pm-6pm

Phone: 08- 640 97 77

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/Sunday 1.30pm

Phone: 073- 780 36 54

Films:

No Country for Old Men

A fascinating new thriller from Joel and Ethan Coen based on a novel by Cormac McCarthy. The film takes place in modern times and begins when Llewelyn Moss finds dead bodies in a stranded pick up truck. Also in the truck are 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: www.biosture.se (English available).

Across the Universe

A film-musical by Julie Taylor set in the turbulent 1960's. 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: www.biosture.se (English available).

Other:

World Cup Fencing

The world's best fencers are competing at Eriksdalshallen this weekend in one of the most important competitions before the Olympics.

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Eriksdalshallen, Ringvägen 70.

Times: Friday, March 7th, 8am-4.30pm

Phone: 08- 643 88 90

More information: www.challengebernadotte.org

GOTHENBURG

Concerts and clubs:

Jens Sporro

Jens is a young artist with a promising future and the ability to captivate an audience with his voice. Hotel Gothia Towers invites you to Incontro to hear him perform live.

Location: Incontro – Hotel Gothia Towers, Mässans Gata 24.

Time: Friday/Saturday 9pm-2am

Phone: 031- 750 88 00

Jävlarannamma

Those who have not yet heard Jävlaranamma should do so immediately. Their music will liven up any party. This weekend they will be at Sticky Fingers Top Floor.

Location: Sticky Fingers, Kaserntorget 7.

Times: Friday, March 7th, 8pm

Phone: 031- 7010017

Mando Diao

One of the world's best live bands is back in Sweden after performing more than 150 concerts around the world during the past year.

Location: Lisebergshallen, Örgrytev. 5.

Times: Friday, March 7th, 6.30pm

Phone: 031- 400 200

Ticket: 031- 400 200

Galleries:

All of Sweden is Flying

An exhibition about flight-sports both low and high from balloons to planes.

Location: Nordstan, Götgatan 10.

Times: Friday/Saturday/Sunday, 10am-7pm

Phone: 031- 700 86 50

Congo

Why have Nordic citizens been in the Congo for 130 years? What have they seen there? This exhibition tries to answer these questions with the help of photographs, film, sound and music.

Location: Världskulturmuseet, Södra vägen 54.

Times: Friday/Saturday/Sunday

Phone: 031- 632 730

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

Theatre/Entertainment:

Boxman/Röd

A ballet programme in two acts with Fernando Melo and Örjan Andersson.

Location: GöteborgsOperan, Christina Nilssons gata.

Time: Friday/Saturday

Phone: 031- 10 80 00

Other:

PULS

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

MALMÖ

Concerts and Clubs:

A Mountain of One

A Mountain of One plays music that transcends generations and cultures. The British band will be at Debaser this weekend playing their mix of funk and 70s music.

Price: 90 kronor

Age: 20

Location: Debaser, Norra Parkgatan 2.

Time: Friday, March 8th, 10.30pm (Doors open 7pm)

Phone: 040- 30 20 11

Jivin' Jake and the Wildcats

Rockabilly music with ballads and genuine 1950s rock and roll.

Location: Blå Båten, Kajplats 303, Bassängkajen.

Time: Friday, March 7th, 8pm

Tickets: 040- 97 25 11

Malmö Guitar Festival

Malmö's annual guitar festival begins this weekend. The theme is tango.

Location: Tangopalatset, Karlskronaplan.

Time: Friday, March 7th and Saturday March 8th

Phone: 040- 30 01 09

More information: www.carsten.nu (English).

Galleries:

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

Home and Villa

This garden-themed trade fair is held annually in early spring. There are more than 250 exhibitions, seminars, and activities all included in the entrance fee.

Price: 130 kronor (Children - 20 kronor)

Location: Malmö Mässan, St Varvsgatan 15

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

Phone: 040- 18 68 80

Winter

For the past three years, Tunbjörk has travelled around Sweden to capture the mood of the Nordic countries during the winter months. His pictures display snowed-in houses and playgrounds as well as people in their homes or at work.

Price: 40 kronor (Children - 10)

Location: Malmö Museer, Malmöhusvägen.

Times: Saturday, March 8th, 12pm-4pm

…and continuing

Phone: 040- 344439

Theatre/Entertainment:

Kashmal

Skåne's Dance Theatre presents guest performer CobosMia Company. Kashmal is about finding truth, and discovering the beauty inside each of us.

Price: 160 kronor (Children - 50 kronor)

Location: Skånes Dance Theatre, Östra Varvsgatan 13 A.

Time: Friday, March 7th, 7.30pm and Saturday, March 8th, 6pm

Phone: 046-208 471

Tickets: 040- 208 500

Other

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.

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