What's on in Sweden: September 25 - October 1
Peter Vinthagen Simpson · 24 Sep 2009, 16:27
Published: 24 Sep 2009 16:27 GMT+02:00
Alela Diane (US)
Alela Diane has risen to be one of the leading young stars of the alternative folk scene over the past few years.
Raised in northern California's Nevada City, she made it big when Rough Trade placed her album "The Pirate's Gospel" at the very top of their prestigious Album of the Year list in 2007.
Price: 180 kronor
Time: Saturday September 26th, 8pm
Location: Södra Teatern, Mosebacke torg
More information: Alela Diane at Södra teatern
Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival
The Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival continues this weekend.
The Stockholm event is the biggest whisky festival in the world and one of the biggest beer fests, here returning for its 18th consecutive year.
The event is located in Nacka Strand, easily reached from the water by ferries operated by Waxholmsbolaget
Price: From 195
Time: Thursday September 24th - Saturday September 26th
Location: Factory Nacka Strand, Nacka
More information: Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival
Lars Bethke & Peder Bjurman - Enter Numan at the House of Dance
Numan is a man who observes the lesser and greater peculiarities of life with mixed feelings. He has drawn back from the rest of the world and is trying create his own universe with his own hands.
Lars Bethke has enjoyed an extensive international career as an actor, dancer, director and choreographer. His CV includes everything from Cabaret and Richard III to Slapstick.
Price: 220 kronor
Time: Friday September 25th - Saturday September 26th, 7pm
Tickets: Enter Numan Tickets
Location: House of Dance, Barnhusgatan 14
More information: House of Dance
Stockholm derby - AIK v Djurgården
The wildly different fortunes of Solna's AIK, who lead the Swedish top flight, and Djurgården, who are in serious danger of relegation, will be on show at Råsunda Stadium on Monday.
Stockholm derbies are passionate, noisy affairs and this one has all the potential of a real footballing classic.
Price: From 210 kronor
Time: Monday September 28th, 7pm
Location: Ericsson Globe
More information: AIK Football Club
Dalí Dalí featuring Francesco Vezzoli
Salvador Dalí (1904–1989) is one of the most popular artists of the 20th century. This exhibition experiments with the exhibition format itself by incorporating a contemporary artist, Italian Francesco Vezzoli (b. 1971), with the aim of highlighting Dalí’s oeuvre in a contemporary context, and understanding Vezzoli from a historical perspective.
Price: 80 kronor
Time: Until January 17th
Tickets: Museum entry
Location: Moderna Museet, Skeppsholmen
More information: Moderna Museet
Gothenburg Book Fair
The Book Fair is a four day long literary festival. The many stages and over 900 exhibitor stands host meetings between writers, Nobel Prize winners, publishers and book lovers who explore the power of the written word together.
The 25th annual Book Fair will run from the 24th-27th September this year. Spain and Spanish language literature are in focus in 2009. World renowned writers such as Isabel Allende, Bernardo Atxaga, Javier Marías, Rosa Montero and many others will highlight where Spanish and Latin American literature stand today.
Price: 120 kronor
Time: Thursday September 24th - Sunday September 27th
Tickets: Book Fair Tickets
Location: The Swedish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Mässans Gata 20
More information: Gothenburg Book Fair
ISCM World New Music Days
ISCM World New Music Days is a large international festival with a focus on new contemporary music and sound art. Composers from around the globe have sent in works to the festival which unites musicians from all corners of the world in three locations across Sweden - Visby, Växjö and Gothenburg.
On Thursday the festival hold its finale in central Gothenburg
Price: 100 kronor for the festival card plus concert entry
Time: Thursday October 1st - Sunday October 4th
Tickets: Listen to the World Tickets
Location: Locations across Gothenburg
More information: Listen to the World
Appris par corps (Un loup pour l'homme)
French new-circus group Appris par corps bring their brand of acrobatic art to Pustervik on Wednesday.
The work depicts two men united in the struggle, hope and interdependency as well as physically by two shirts tied together. Strong, sensual and incredibly beautiful.
Price: 150/110 kronor
Time: Wednesday September 30th, 7pm
Tickets: Appris par corps Tickets
Location: Pustervik Teater, Järntorgsgatan 12
More information: Pustervik Theatre
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," and 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
Ane Brun (NO)
Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane Brun brings her brand of country and blues-inspired ballads to Malmö's Babel on Friday.
Brun has scored a series of successes since moving to Stockholm nine years ago. Her latest album "Changing of the Seasons" further established her burgeoning reputation in Scandinavia and abroad.
Price: 200 kronor
Time: Friday September 25th, 7pm
Tickets: Ane Brun Tickets
Location: Babel, Spångatan 38
More information: Ane Brun plays Babel
Tom Jones (UK)
Welsh crooner Tom Jones completes his hip-shaking tour of Sweden with a gig in Malmö on Saturday.
The man from the valleys is a legend in his own chest hair and no doubt well worth the trek out to Hyllie for a slice of hip-shaking nostalgia.
Price: From 495 kronor
Time: Saturday September 26th, 7.30pm
Tickets: Tom Jones Tickets
Location: Malmö Arena, Hyllie
More information: Tom Jones at Malmö Arena
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