Articles for Nightlife

Woody Allen in Oslo

Woody Allen in Oslo March 17, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Woody Allen isn’t just a famous film director. He is also a passionate jazz musician and plays in New York almost every Monday. Not this coming Monday though. On 21 March, he’ll perform with his New Orleans Jazz Band at Oslo konserthus. Photo by sausyn/flickr’s Creative Commons When: Monday...

Films from the South Festival

Films from the South Festival September 27, 2010 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Next week, Oslo World Cinema Foundation is kicking off its 20th annual film festival. For 10 days, Oslo cinemas will be filled with fabulous films from Asia, Africa and Latin America. The origins of this film feast was idealistic. Few films from the southern world were shown on cinemas in Oslo back in...

Along a torch-lit river – Autumn Equinox Cultural River Walk

Along a torch-lit river – Autumn Equinox Cultural River Walk September 14, 2010 | Events, free, Nightlife, Romantic, What's New | Read More
The annual cultural river walk, Elvelangs i fakkellys (meaning Along a torch-lit river), takes place on Autumn Equinox – 23 September. Opening at Frysja at 8 pm, all electric lights will be switched off and thousands of torches lit along Akerselva River. Along the route, there will be music, dancing,...

VideoFriday – Ending on a High Note

VideoFriday – Ending on a High Note August 20, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Anyone old enough to remember the song Take On Me by Norwegian band a-ha? The iconic video was groundbreaking, the song sold 1.5 million copies during the first week and topped the charts in the UK and the USA. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EXxMlIExpo&feature=related[/youtube] After 25...

Sunset and the Water Spirit

Sunset and the Water Spirit June 24, 2010 | Nightlife, Romantic, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
For this sunset photo, we’ve left Oslo and headed west to the river city Drammen. After days and days of rain, the sun finally peeked through the clouds at about 11 pm, just long enough to set, accompanied by a bright rainbow – seen here just as it disappears: A Drammen landmark is the...

The long, white nights of midsummer

The long, white nights of midsummer June 21, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Romantic | Read More
In Norway, midsummer with its long, white nights is the most magical and bewitching time of the year. Not only are these nights magical. According to folklore, midsummer is also the most powerful night of the year. As a result, surprisingly many babies are said to be born in March and April. These days,...

Free Oslo: Opera on the Roof

Free Oslo: Opera on the Roof May 5, 2010 | Events, free, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
21 May is the opening night for the new opera Around the world in 80 days. Only nine additional performances are scheduled, so tickets will no doubt be sold out quickly, as usual. However, there’s no need to despair. As a bonus, the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet is setting up a big screen...

Free Oslo: Student Concert

Free Oslo: Student Concert April 26, 2010 | Events, free, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
In Oslo this week? On Thursday, students from the Nordic Institute of Stage and Studio (NISS) are putting on a free concert. And these aren’t just any music and film students, people. NISS is like a hatchery of future award sweepers. Currently, one student is on tour with French cool alternative...

Free Oslo: Sarai Utopian Tingle Cultural Evening

Free Oslo: Sarai Utopian Tingle Cultural Evening April 24, 2010 | Events, free, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re in Oslo tomorrow, Sunday 25 April, check out The Concept of Utopia, hosted by the Sarai cultural project, at Cafe Månefisken on Grünerløkka. You’re bid welcome to an enthusiastic celebration of spring where Utopia will be approached from different angles and artistic expressions:...