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What's on in Sweden: September 11 - 17

Peter Vinthagen Simpson · 9 Sep 2009, 18:50

Published: 09 Sep 2009 18:50 GMT+02:00

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Baseball World Cup 2009

You may have heard of baseball's "World Series" with American teams playing against, well, the other American teams. This weekend the modest Stockholm suburb of Sundbyberg will play host to the 2009 Baseball World Cup.

The tournament features teams from four different countries - Canada, the Netherlands Antilles, Korea and the hosts Sweden and reaches its climax on Saturday with the final round of games.

Price: From 100 kronor - 1,200 kronor

Time: Wednesday September 9th, 7pm

Tickets: Baseball World Cup Tickets

Location: Örvallen, Sundbyberg

More information: Baseball World Cup 2009

International polo - Sweden vs US

The Almare Stäket Polo Country Club of Stockholm (Team Sweden) welcomes the Scuppernong Polo Club of Atlanta (Team USA) for the second day of a 2-day polo match.

The inaugural US-Sweden match has been billed "as a great example of the diversity and depth of ties between our countries."

Time: Friday September 11th, 11am

Location: Almare Stäket Polo Country Club, Kungsängen

More information: Polo Club Sweden

Shopping & F***ing

Shopping & F***ing is a play written by Mark Ravenhill and is about London in the midst of the 1990's crisis.

The lost generation, consumption hysteria, yuppie hangover and when the champagne runs dry are all issues addressed in this strong tale.

The play is performed in Swedish in a translation by Kerstin Gustafsson.

Price: 230 kronor

Time: Friday September 11th - Sunday September 27th, various dates

Tickets: Shopping & F***ing Tickets

Location: Stockholm Stadsteatern, Kulturhuset

More information: Stockholm Stadsteatern

Saltimbanco - Cirque du Soleil

Canadian troupe Cirque du Soleil's celebrated new-circus performance with The City as its focus.

Price: From 495

Time: Thursday September 17th 8pm

Tickets: Cirque du SoleilTickets

Location: Globen, Globentorget 2

More information: Cirque du Soleil

Reality Revisited

This exhibition of photography from the Moderna Museet Collection comes to close next week. On show is a presentation of a cross-section of a body of work from the 1970s featuring more than 300 photographs by some 80 photographers.

Works by Larry Clark, Ralph Gibson, Irina Ionesco, Duane Michals, Melissa Shook, Arthur Tress and others will be shown.

Price: 80 kronor

Time: Until Sunday September 20th

Tickets: Museum entry

Location: Moderna Museet, Skeppsholmen

More information: Moderna Museet


Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art

The fifth Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art continues this week at venues across the city.

This year’s theme is "What a Wonderful World," is curated by Celia Prado and Johan Pousette, and presents works by 17 artists from different parts of the world.

Price: Gothenburg Art Biennial hours & admission

Time: Saturday September 5th - Sunday November 15th

Tickets: Venue entry

Location: Art Biennial Venues

More information: Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art

Coco Chanel

Röhsska Museum presents a collection of designs from fashion icon Coco Chanel - haute couture and ready-to-wear from Coco herself and Karl Lagerfeld.

Price: 40 kronor

Time: Until September 27th

Tickets: Museum entrance

Location: Röhsska Museum, Vasagatan 37-39

More information: Coco Chanel at Röhsska Museum

All Time Low & The Auditions (US)

US pop-punkers All Time Low are back in Sweden and are joined by compatriots The Auditions.

All Time Low will release their much anticipated third studio album in September and return to Sweden to give their fans a sneak preview at Sticky Fingers.

Price: 215

Time: Wednesday September 16th, 8pm

Tickets: Gothenburg fish harbour festival

Location: Sticky Fingers, Kaserntorget 7

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More information: Sticky Fingers


Club Hep Cat - Jive, Swing, Lindy

Club HepCat offers a juke joint from Harlem in the 1940s - not your regular Malmö night out then.

The club is open from 9pm-2am and a free drop-in lindy hop introduction is on offer to tempt you in.

Price: 120 kronor

Time: Saturday September 12th, 7.30pm

Tickets: On the door

Location: Tangopalatset, Amiralsgatan 47

More information: Club HepCat

Macy Gray (US)

US bad girl Macy Gray comes to Sweden on Wednesday for an intimate set at Malmö's KB.

Gray's latest album "Big" picks up where the megahits of "Oh How Life Is" and "The Id" takes off with input from no other than Natalie Cole, Justin Timberlake and Fergie

Price: 460 kronor

Time: Wednesday September 16th, 9pm

Tickets: Macy Gray Tickets

Location: Kulturbolaget, Bergsgatan 18

More information: Macy Gray at Kulturbolaget

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

Peter Vinthagen Simpson (news@thelocal.se)

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