https://vimeo.com/284404325 Ethan Reddish presents a short documentary about Oslo Pride Festival 2018 and what it means to the people of Oslo who are involved in it.
https://vimeo.com/285109509 Oslo is banning cars from the central part of the city in 2019 as part of its effort to reduce pollution. Oslo is the Green Capital of Europe for 2019. Story produced by Jessie Shiflett of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
By Shannon Kehoe Nestled within the residential area of Trondheimsveien and surrounded by tall, large-windowed, modern buildings, sit the remains of an old brick factory. A large wooden door bears the word,”Schouskjelleren.” The door opens with surprising ease and ushers guests into a lofted room filled with copper kettles and walls lined with white subway … Continue reading Don’t Tell Porky Pies and Other Secrets of Schouskjelleren Mykrobryggeri
By Liam Carroll Seated in her tattoo studio, wearing a black dress that leaves her fully-tatted arms exposed, Jannicke Wiese-Hansen reflected on her role in the madness of the black metal story. Wiese-Hansen, 44, grew up on the west coast of Norway in Bergen, and began getting into heavy metal music around the age of … Continue reading A Bergen Girl’s Black Metal Story
By Liam Carroll Once dubbed ‘the most evil man alive’ by Terrorizer magazine, the ex-lead singer and founding member of black metal giant Gorgoroth – Gaahl – sat down for a chat not long after completing a grueling, yet exhilarating, performance with his new band, Gaahls Wyrd. Dressed in his usual black overcoat, with an … Continue reading Gaahl: The most evil man alive?
By Ethan Reddish As part of my journalism study abroad program, I attended classes in Norwegian language and culture. My instructor, Lene Ness, provided a basic understanding of Norway's political landscape. Her introduction to the subject was helpful when I interviewed local politicians and became better acquainted with how Norwegian politics work. Ness is on … Continue reading Youth parties in Norway are political
By Jenna Herrick The streets of Oslo were bursting with the colors of the rainbow and filled with music as the 36th annual Oslo Pride parade marched along to celebrate diversity. Tens of thousands of people marched in the parade on June 21, with groups ranging from the police and military, a BDSM fetish club … Continue reading Oslo Pride Takes Over the Town
By Jenna Herrick Cities all over the world spend the month of June celebrating the LGBTQ community and Oslo is showing its Pride this week. According to the Visit Norway website, Oslo's first gay pride celebration – called "Gay Days" – was held in 1982; the name was changed to Oslo Pride in 2014. The Oslo … Continue reading Oslo’s bright colors reflect Pride
By Jessie Shiflett It was noon as the car pulled into a gravel drive in Sveio, Norway. The GPS had led us to a house atop a small hill overlooking a sheep farm in the Norwegian countryside. Not one of us in the rental car knew what the people we sought look like, nor did … Continue reading The long road to my Norwegian family
By Billy Ray Malone NRK P1 music reporter Hilde Zahl scanned the crowd at Bergenfest – the annual music festival in Bergen, Norway – and spotted a woman wearing a Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds tee shirt. Zahl walked right up to the woman, crossed her ankles, dipped into a curtsy and, without skipping … Continue reading Radio pros at Bergenfest