Drottning Christina live on stage at Musikens hus Saturday 15 Nov. Anders Blad, Magnus Lindberg, Christina Gustafsson. … Continue readingDrottning Christina
To celebrate this year’s Gothenburg Book Fair, which starts tomorrow, I’m running a mini theme of authors reading from their books. First out is Hans Hirschi, current chair of Egenutgivarna, the Swedish association of indie authors, who launched his fourth book, “The Fallen Angels of Karnataka”, at a party in Gothenburg’s Litteraturenshus (House of Literature) yesterday evening. … Continue readingHans Hirschi reading
Two performers dancing, juggling and playing with fire for an audience outside the River Café at Eriksberg. Fire dancing usually looks more spectacular in the dark, but I liked the way the heat from the torches distorts the images of the building and river beyond the performers. … Continue readingPlaying with fire
A short trip out of Gothenburg today south to Kungsbacka, where Swedish singer-songwriter Marit Bergman was perfoming at Kulturfestivalen Kungsbacka Saturday 30th August.
Above: Introducing a song.
Below: Singing and being filmed.
Bottom: Enjoying applause. … Continue readingMarit Bergman
Yesterday my wife and I saw Romeo and Juliet perfomed in the open air within Bohus Fästning (Bohus Castle). The slowly setting sun bathed the actors in a golden light. Above, Juliet (played by Jennifer Peña) is flirtatious.
Below, a little gallery of other photos. … Continue readingRomeo and Juliet