The Umeå region reads

The author Lars Widding

Thursday

From Jan 30

The literary scholar Anders Öhman talks about Lars Widding’s authorship. What was special about it and how did his reputation get affected by being a “celebrity writer”? The focus is … Read more about The author Lars Widding

Time: Thu Jan 30 - Tue Sep 23
Organizer: The Umeå region reads, ABF, Västerbottens museum. Umeå Universitet, Forskningsarkivet och Umeå2014.
More information: http://www.minabibliotek.se/143084/berattandets-sanning-lars-widding-som-forfattare
The author Lars Widding
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Seasonal Concert

Waves

Friday

From Nov 21

The ‘season of wandering’ concert features an innovative dance piece performed to energetic music. The performance is a collaboration between the NorrlandsOperan dance division, the NorrlandsOperan symphony orchestra, the Centre … Read more about Waves

Time: Fri Nov 21 - Sat Nov 22
Place: NorrlandsOperan
Organizer: Norrlandsoperan
Waves
MA - interspace

From Hokusai to Manga

Friday

From Apr 25

"We are a group of women who meet weekly for artistic challenges, 'Always on a Sunday'. We are curious about international cooperation and both old and new art. For the … Read more about From Hokusai to Manga

Time: Fri Apr 25 - Sun Nov 30
Organizer: "Always on a Sunday"
From Hokusai to Manga
Västerbotten

River Stories

One of the most characteristic elements of the Västerbotten landscape is the rivers running down from the mountains in the west to the sea in the east. River Stories is … Read more about River Stories

Organizer: Norrlandsoperan
River Stories
Exhibitions

Eight Sami artists

During the capital of culture year Bildmuseet will showcase eight artists with Sami roots in eight different exhibitions – one for every season. The artists are based in Sweden, Finland … Read more about Eight Sami artists

Organizer: Bildmuseet
Eight Sami artists
Music project

Seasonal Concerts

The capital of culture year will feature eight seasonal concerts. At the start of each new season NorrlandsOperan presents a new, highly artistic concert project, each with an exciting theme. … Read more about Seasonal Concerts

Organizer: Norrlandsoperan
Seasonal Concerts
Poste Restante

Closing Time

Friday

From Sep 12

A performance piece in the shape of a telephone hotline for anyone who has a relationship with Umeå. Check in your phone and get another one in exchange. Soon you … Read more about Closing Time

Time: Fri Sep 12 - Tue Sep 23
Place: Sagateatern
Organizer: Poste Restante, Umeå kommun and Umeå Teaterförening
Closing Time
Culture on Campus

Blanche & Marie - preview

Wednesday

Sep 24 12:10

Preview from the Norrlandsoperan peformance Blanche & Marie: Blanche and Marie is a newly written opera by Mats Larsson Gothe and Maria Sundqvist that will premiere at NorrlandsOperan October 10. … Read more about Blanche & Marie - preview

Time: Wednesday Sep 24 12:10 - 12:50
Place: Umeå university, ljusgården i Lärarutbildningshuset
Organizer: Culture on Campus
More information: http://www.umu.se/english/about-umu/news-events/campus-culture?languageId=1
Blanche & Marie - preview
Conference

The Impact of Culture

Tuesday

From Sep 23

The Impact of Culture - Creative businesses for sustainable cities is an international conference focusing on how culture-driven growth contributes to sustainable urban development. The conference will include a variety … Read more about The Impact of Culture

Time: Tue Sep 23 - Wed Sep 24
Place: Umeå Arts Campus
Organizer: The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket)
More information: http://www.tillvaxtverket.se/impactofculture
The Impact of Culture
Lesbian power comes to Umeå!

Rådhustorget - a lesbian space

Tuesday

Sep 23

Kvalitetsteatern in cooperation with Queering Sápmi, Konstfrämjandet, MYCKET & Lesbisk Makt is presenting: ? ? ? A LESBIAN SPACE: Rådhustorget, Umeå ? ? ? A 16 hour long lesbian occupation of the … Read more about Rådhustorget - a lesbian space

Time: Tuesday Sep 23
Place: Town Hall Square
Organizer: Queering Sápmi, Kvalitetsteatern, Konstfrämjandet, MYCKET & Lesbisk Makt
Rådhustorget - a lesbian space
Umeå Pride

Talks about LGBT-activism

Tuesday

Sep 23 18:30

Participants: Annika Karlsson Rixon, Irina Sandomirskaja, Fredrik Elg och Camilla Påhlsson. In Swedish. How do you outsmart an antidemocratic system, when some stories won't get legal space? With St Petersburg´s queer environments for … Read more about Talks about LGBT-activism

Time: Tuesday Sep 23 18:30 - 20:00
Place: Bildmuseet
Organizer: Bildmuseet
Talks about LGBT-activism
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