After the Nordic Cool 2013 festival, U.S. artists, arts administrators, and audiences can make meaning of the experience for their future benefit.
The success of NRK’s “slow television” show on Norwegian wood seems to perplex an American media establishment that is nonetheless gripped by “Nordic cool.”
NRK’s latest live TV journey, “Telemarkskanalen,” runs shorter than “Hurtigruten” and arrives at a welcome moment for U.S. audiences.
The Games-That-Must-Not-Be-Named are almost upon us, in a military theater that promises traffic jams both verbal and automotive.
We cannot guarantee bad things won’t happen. But Colorado and Oslo have lessons for us in dealing with uncertainty – if we listen.
A sign of the times, even Norway’s festival season raises questions about what society values and rewards.