Swedish author Lars Kepler will sign and discuss The Sandman (Knopf; $27.95)
Lars Kepler is the pseudonym of the critically acclaimed husband and wife team Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril and Alexander Ahndoril. Their internationally best-selling Joona Linna series has sold more than ten million copies in forty languages. The Ahndorils were both established writers before they adopted the pen name Lars Kepler, and have each published several acclaimed novels. They live in Stockholm, Sweden. Translated by Neil Smith.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 6:30pm
At: Murder by the Book Store
2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The Swedish Embassy in Washington, DC offers a special consular service by using a mobile photo station that enables Swedish citizens to apply for regular passports at a number of Swedish Consulates in the U.S.
The mobile passport station will be in Houston on March 20 – 22, 2018. To request an appointment please email firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call (713) 953-1417.
You need to provide the following information for your reservation:
- Full name of all applicants
- Personal Number (personnummer) or coordination number
- Resident status in the U.S.
- Swedish passport expiration date
- Daytime phone number and email address
- Preferred time and date
- Deposit of $ 50 per applicant by check or credit card payment. This will be deducted from the total charge.
Bring the following to your appointment:
- Your old Swedish Passport
- Other ID such as US Driver’s license
- Visa or Green Card
- Certificate of Naturalization if you are a US citizen
- Remaining payment of $ 125 by credit card, check or cash. Total charge is $ 175 including fedex fee.
For Children please bring:
- Guardian Certificate signed by both parents
- Birth Certificate
- Marriage License of the parents
November 14 at 1 pm in House of Sweden, Washington DC
The event will be live streamed and available at: YouTube.com/EmbassyofSweden
ASK your questions on Twitter with #SWEnobelUSA
Physics “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves” Kip S. Thorne (in attendance), Barry C. Barish, and Rainer Weiss (in attendance)
Chemistry “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution” Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank (in attendance), and Richard Henderson
Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm” Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash (in attendance), and Michael W. Young (in attendance)
Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences “for his contributions to behavioral economics” Richard H. Thaler (in attendance)
Moderator: Dr. Alan I. Leshner
The Swedish institute and the Swedish Film institute will celebrate the
Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman who in 2018 was born 100 years ago.
The Swedish consulate in Houston will join the celebrations somehow. More
info to follow!
Sunday, June 11 between 3pm-6m at Southside Place Clubhouse.
We will serve herring, meatballs, potatoes, wine, beer, cider, strawberry cake and coffee.
Info: National Day Celebration
Odd Molly is now available in Houston. Come to Cynthia Ann for sips and bites!
Saturday, April 22nd at 7pm
All festival screenings will be held at The AMC Studio 30 on Dunvale
(2949 Dunvale St. Houston, Texas 770363) South of Westheimer at Dunvale.
Read the flyer!
Classical Theatre Company will produce its second play by the Swedish great August Strindberg in The Ghost Sonata (Spöksenaten). It will play February 8 through February 26, 2017.
Get more info and buy tickets.
SWEA Houston Invites You to Enjoy:
- Lucia procession,
- Swedish traditional treats Glögg, pepparkakor, “lussekatter”, home made “Vört”bread with ham, hot dogs, lemonade, coffee
- “Fiskdamm” for the kids
- Tombola $1 (have to be present to win)
- Dancing around the Christmas Tree
We will celebrate in the Norwegian Seaman Church in Pasadena on December 11th from 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM CST
Buy your tickets here before December 4th.
Keep in mind, the amount of tickets sold at the door is limited and will be $5 more/ticket.
Please join in on celebrating
The Swedish Club Annual Christmas Traditions
featuring Lucia and her Procession
on Saturday December 10, 2016
at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman St, Houston
4:00 PM – Doors open
4:30 PM – Lucia Procession
5:00 PM – Reception and Raffle
Dances around the Christmas tree will also be part of the festivities, as well as some traditional refreshments and music!
Get more info here!