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
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.
Time: Saturday September 5th – Sunday November 15th
Tickets: Venue entry
Location: Art Biennial Venues
More information: Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art
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.
Time: Wednesday September 16th, 8pm
Tickets: Gothenburg fish harbour festival
Location: Sticky Fingers, Kaserntorget 7
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
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