Author: Hannah Jane Cohen - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Burlesque Dame Maria Callista Sets The Stage For A Fierce, Elegant Fringe

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Oh, you thought just because there’s not much international travel right now that Reykjavík Fringe Festival would be cancelled? WRONG!…

Arnór Daði Gunnarsson Brings Some Small-Town Comedy To Reykjavík Fringe

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Oh, you thought just because there’s not much international travel right now that Reykjavík Fringe Festival would be cancelled? WRONG!…

Ask A Scientist: How Would Iceland Fare If The Yellowstone Supervolcano Erupted?

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Recently, a large number of earthquakes were detected around the Yellowstone caldera in the United States. While the chances of…

Arepas & The Midnight Sun: Helen Cova’s Perfect Day

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Helen Cova is a Venezuela-born author. Most recently, she published a children’s book—‘Snulli likes being alone’—in English, Icelandic and Spanish….

Stop Trying To Make Jono Duffy Happen

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Relaxing in a booth at Frederiksen Ale House, Jono Duffy, Iceland’s best (and only) gay Australian comedian, is, for lack…

Perfect Day: Summertime With Berglaug Petra Garðarsdóttir

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Artist Berglaug Petra Garðarsdóttir has probably taken photos of every interesting person in the city. Check out her work at…

Well, You Asked: If All Else Fails, Do Meth!

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Send us your previously-unsolvable quandaries and get enlightened by poor journalists totally banking on writing a hit novel to pay…

Social Distance Celebrations, New Inspirations, And Self-Sufficiency: Marko Svart On Svartbysvart’s First Birthday

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Last time the Grapevine checked up on designer Marko Svart and his partner, Momo Hayashi, the two had just opened…

Art In The Time Of Corona: Can Inherently Social Art Survive Isolation?

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In this current climate, artists of all mediums are facing difficulties. When stuck in social distancing, quarantining, or—God forbid—dealing with…

Completely Not Ever Been Done Before: Andrean Sigurgeirsson’s Perfect Day

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Andrean Sigurgeirsson is a dancer-extraordinaire who you can often see gracing the stage of the Iceland Dance Company and performing…

Take Care Of Yourself, No One Else Will: The Grapevine’s “Guide” To Self-Care

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If 2020 was a drink, it’d be Dasani. If it were a TV character, it’d be Georgina Sparks from Gossip…

Horror-Scopes: Guilty Pleasure Pisces

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In Horror-Scopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur single astrologists break down your upcoming weeks based on shit like leaves…

Fancies: Sólbjört Sigurðardóttir

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Sólbjört Sigurðardóttir (25), a…

Stay Cultured While You Social Distance, Intellectuals

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Well, thanks to questionable food choices in another part of the world, we’ve all got a lot of time on…

Fancies: M.R. MYMY IRIDESCENCE BARK MORPHO 1314

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is M.R. MYMY IRIDESCENCE…

Horror-Scopes: Never Date A Leo… Seriously

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In Horror-Scopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur single astrologists break down your upcoming weeks based on shit like Venus,…

A Little Help Here!: Smá Hjálp Bands Small Businesses Together

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With the COVID-19 situation all but halting the Icelandic economy, many small independent businesses are in serious jeopardy. In order…

Fancies: Milo de Mix & Chardonnay Bublée

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Milo de Mix…

Track By Track: ‘Lovelife’ By Cryptochrome

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Electro-psychedelic-post-hip-hop-pop collective Cryptochrome has consistently been pushing the envelope of sound since they debuted in 2013. The eclectic elders of…

Horror-Scopes: Sit Down… It’s Time For Real Talk

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In HorrorScopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur astrologists break down your upcoming weeks based on shit like “moons,” as…

Gym, Swim, Sing & More: Birna María Másdóttir’s Perfect Day

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Birna María Másdóttir, or MC Bibba, is a radio personality at Útvarp 101 and fitness influencer. Here’s how her perfect…

GDRN 2.0: The Singer Is Back With A Poetic Sophomore Effort

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“I’m doing really good,” Guðrún Ýr Eyfjörð Jóhannesdóttir says brightly, smiling as she sits back into a couch at Stofan,…

Satisfy Your Lust For Life: Elina Pirinen’s ‘Rhythm of Poison’ Reawakens Your Primal Libido

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Chimes jingle. A dancer flexes his foot, clutching desperately onto a red scarf. In your lap lands another dancer’s head….

Jómfrúin: Smørrebrød For The Soul

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Jómfrúin For Reykjavíkings, the word Jómfrúin conjures up images of mouthwatering smørrebrød piled high with fresh ingredients in creative combos….

Horror-Scopes: Oh, You’re A YouTaurus Now? Coooool…

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In HorrorScopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur vlogger astrologists break down your upcoming weeks based on shit like featured…