In The News: Celebrating Avicii, One Year LaterApril 20, 2019
It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since the world lost Avicii.
The first song off the Swedish star’s upcoming album “Tim,” which will be released in June, debuted last week. And the New York Times asked in a headline: “Avicii’s death left many questions. Will his new music provide answers?” Also this week, the Financial Times reviewed “True Stories,” giving the up-close film about the superstar DJ five stars. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, took his own life on April 20, 2018.
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Grab a cold one in Gothenburg
The craft beer craze is just as hot in Sweden as it is here in the States. Food and Wine reports from Gothenburg, home of a booming beer scene.
Model Kelly Gale, actor Joel Kinnaman an item
Victoria’s Secret model Kelly Gale and actor Joel Kinnaman appear to be an item. According to the Daily Mail, the model and actor are dating and stepped out at Coachella.
Sweden’s electric charging road
The Swedish transport administration is envisioning a day when special roads will charge electric car batteries as drivers drive over them. According to Digital Trends, the Smart Road Gotland consortium is planning to build a 1-mile road between Visby and the nearby airport – the road will be used to charge an electric truck and bus.
RIP Swedish actress Bibi Andersson
Famed Swedish actress Bibi Andersson, who starred in 13 films by the legendary Ingmar Bergman, passed away at the age of 83. People magazine takes a look back at Andersson’s career.