Läckberg in town; last chance to see the amazing exhibition Luminous Modernism at Scandinavia House; a Mikael Altersten exhibit opens and Swedish luxury shopping at Eton's Valentine Event.
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Swedish crime writer Läckberg in town | last chance to see the amazing exhibition Luminous Modernism | Mikael Altersten exhibit and Eton Valentine's Event
You may have missed Swedish crime writer Camilla Läckberg's book signing at Partners & Crime Greenwich Ave bookstore on Feb. 7 but don't miss the launch of her new book, "The Stonecutter" today. Metro editor Hanna Aqvilin visited last night's presentation, watch a brief video here Camilla Läckberg at Partners & Crime, Feb. 7, 2012
We interviewed Läckberg a year ago: Crime à la Camilla Läckberg
This week is your last chance to see the amazing Luminous Modernism: Scandinavian Art Comes to America 1912 at Scandinavia House, which closes Feb. 11. More info and photos, see A unique exhibition in New York or Scandinavia House
The Swedish church on 48 Street is showing art by Malin Abrahamsson through February, "Time-lapse" Svenska Kyrkan i New York
On February 10 the mixed media collages by Swedish artist, Mikael Altersten will be on view in The Substance of Abstraction at Agora Gallery, NYC. The opening reception is Feb, 16, 6-8 p.m..
More info on the artist: Mikael Altersten at Agora Gallery
'His and Hers' at Eton On Feb. 11, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. Swedish shirtmaker Eton celebrates Valentine's Day at the Madison Ave. Flagship store. One-stop Swedish luxury shopping and a chance to win... special displays of handmade Valentines Day chocolates by renowned NY based chocolatier Håkan Mårtensson and Efva Attling Jewelry. One lucky customer will be drawn every half hour for a surprise gift of Eton, Efva Attling Jewelry or other items. (We hear Attling herself will be there for part of the afternoon)
The store is at 625 Madison (@ 58th St.) Not familiar with Eton? - Nordstjernan Video / Eton's Christmas Drive, December 2011 or see Eton Shirts
Semlor - Time to plan; after all, it's Fat (Shrove) Tuesday on Feb. 21. And just in case you're not close to one of the museums, such as the American Swedish Museum in Philly (Semlor and a movie), which serves semla already on Feb. 18, you may want to make your own: Early semla, with a touch of apple and link to the classic recipe
Events commemorating Strindberg are picking up during February - Phoenix Theater Ensemble presents “The Stronger” and other shorts by the Swedish author on three occasions, beginning Feb. 21. Phoenix Theater Ensemble Check our Events listings for other events related to Sweden's most renowned author, August Strindberg Events through Nordstjernan Online