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What's on in Sweden: May 9 - 15

Jasmine Enberg · 8 May 2008, 16:53

Published: 08 May 2008 16:53 GMT+02:00

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Flogging Molly

Since their debut in 1997, Flogging Molly have released four albums and sold a million records in the US alone. The Irish-American band are back in Sweden this weekend as part of their European tour.

Age: 13 (noise level limit regulations)

Location: Restaurang Tyrol, Lilla Allmänna grand 2.

Time: Friday, May 9th, 5.30pm

Phone: 08- 670 76 65

Tickets: Ticnet

Clare Strand

British artist Clare Strand has based her current exhibition on her childhood experiences. Her photographs are both thought-provoking and beautiful. There are two new series in this exhibition called "The Betterment Room - Devices for Measuring Achievement" and "Unseen Agents."

Location: Fotografinshus, Smålandsgatan 7

Time: Friday, May 9th, 12pm-4pm

Phone: 08- 611 69 69

Tickets: www.fotografinshus.se

Urban Dance

For one week, Dansens Hus is focused on urban dance style. There will be dance battles, performances and films choreographed by dancers from around the world.

Price: 200 kronor

Location: Dansens Hus, Barnhusgatan 12-14.

Time: Friday, May 9th, 7pm

...and continuing

Phone: 08- 508 990 90

More information and tickets: biljett@dansenshus.se

International Theatre Festical

The International Theatre Festival comes to Stockholm for the first time since it's foundation over 30 years ago. Amateur theatre companies from around Europe will compete in English for Best Production, Best Actor and Best Actress tiles.

Location: Dieselverkstaden, Marcusplatsen 17, Sickla.

Times: May 9th-12th 7.30pm

Phone: 08- 718 82 90

More information: www.dieselverkstaden.se

Southern Rock Night

A music festival celebrating Southern American rock and presenting both Swedish and international artists including Flatman (DE) and Voodoo Beans (SE).

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Tantogården, Ringvägen 24.

Times: Saturday, May 10th, 6pm-1am

Phone: 08- 720 12 30

More information: www.tantogarden.nu


Hed Kandi

The world famous DJ Hed Kandi comes for the first time to Gothenburg. Other DJ's will be flown in from London in order to create the perfect Hed Kandi atmosphere.

Age: 18

Price: 200 kronor (160 kronor on Ticnet)

Location: Trädgår'n.

Time: Friday, May 9th, 11pm-4am

Tickets: Ticnet


A rock and pop musical comedy by Rikard Bergqvist. It tells the story of a gifted and charming arrogant young man who is in a car accident on graduation day and ends up lying in a coma. He wakes up 10 years later and finds himself in a world that is completely different than the one he knew. The pain has even changed him into an empathetic, loving person who lacks all competitiveness.

Location: Göteborgsoperan

Times: Wednesday, May 7th - May 31st

More information: www.opera.se

Spring Concert

No other season has had as much music written about it than Spring. Through songs, jazz and folk music, this concert celebrates the soft winds and young love of Spring.

Price: 120 kronor

Location: Artisten, Konserthallen

Time: Tuesday, May 13th, 7pm

Tickets: www.hsm.gu.se


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World Fair Trade Day

Pure Fashion Revisited! Lectures, exhibitions, music and much more. A fashion show arranged by The Red Cross, Humanitetens Hus and the City of Malmö.

Location: Humanitetens Hus, Drottningtorget 8.

Times: Saturday, May 10th, 11am-4pm

Phone: 040- 32 65 40

More information: syd@redcross.se

Northern Romance

A musical interpretation of the beautiful white nights in St Petersburg. Conducted by Vassily Sinaisky, the Malmö Symphony Orchestra performs pieces by Stenhammer, Sibelius and Alven. Hosted by Lennart Stenkvist.

Price: 200 kronor

Location: Malmö SymfoniOrkester, Konserthuset, Föreningsgatan.

Time: Saturday, May 10th, 3pm

Phone: 040- 630 45 00

Tickets: 040- 34 35 00 or biljettkassan@mso.se

Skåne Film Days

A film festival celebrating films from Skåne. It presents newly produced films only from directors or producers from Skåne.

Location: Biograf Spegeln/Film i Skåne, Stortorget 27.

Times: Saturday, May 10th and Sunday, May 11th

Phone: 040- 30 91 60

Jasmine Enberg (news@thelocal.se)

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