Author: Inês Pereira - The Reykjavik Grapevine

A Rhapsody Of A Generation’s Fearless Tenderness: Teenage Songbook Of Love And Sex

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An all-ages crowd gathers outside the doors of Tjarnarbío, waiting to embark on a musical voyage through the minds of…

Grapevine Playlist: Goose Bumps And Some Solid Rock

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Bistro Boy – evolve Bistro Boy is definitely our boy. He just released a new EP called ‘evolve,’ and boy,…

Ask An Ethics Professor: Why do Icelanders work from such a young age?

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It is inevitable to notice the teens and pre-teens working behind registers and in farms all over the country. We…

Wind, Rain, And Cold: Get it Together Icelandic Weather

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This week has been stressful for meteorologists. Icelandic weather has been up to its shenanigans and given us insane winds,…

Culture Pick: Vetrablót – Rave at Harpa

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This is a party like you’ve never seen before. Harpa becomes the clubbing place to be with an extravagant light…

Culture Pick: Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival

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From the 6th to the 9th of February the city will hold the Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival 2020. Every year…

MNKY HSE: London Wines And Fine-Dines with Reykjavík

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The conceptual vibe-dining London project ‘MNKY HSE’ is taking over the Reykjavík downtown restaurant and bar Burro/‘Pablo Discobar’ from the…

The Weather That Keeps On Giving-Temperatures And Winds Go Up

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Weather is a very complex subject in Iceland. You will never be bored, but you will for sure be bothered…

Culture Pick: Save Bíó Paradís

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With a heavy heart, we brought you the sad news of the impending death of one of Reykjavík’s only arthouse…

Culture Pick: Benni Hemm Hemm Album Release Concert

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The Icelandic Indie pop band, Benni Hemm Hemm, will release their new album in spectacular concert at Tjarnabío, premiering in…

Hear ye, Hear ye: The Eurovision Contenders Are Here

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It’s the most beautiful time of the year: The Icelandic songs competing for a place in the Eurovision song contest…

The Etiquette Of Bus Riding Drawn Out For Your Pleasure

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The Icelandic bus company, Stræto, paired up with American illustrator David Sopp to create a hilarious set of images that…

Cold But Sunny And No Wind – A Good Weekend For You To Finally Leave Your Couch

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Do not fear, the weekend is almost here and with it, the pleasant weather keeps on. The rest of the…

Culture Pick: HalLó #1 – Percurssion Concert

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This is the first concert of the new percussion duo HalLó. For their debut, Halldór Eldjárn and Svanhildur Lóa Bergsveinsdóttir…

Culture Pick: Land Beyond The Sea Exhibition

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The Nordic House invites the public into a foreign daydream of art from a strange land. The Land Beyond The…

Linda B: Beer Is Now Also Dessert

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The Viking Brewery (VB) and RVK Brewing Company (RB) got together to create a dry, 10.5% in volume beer that…

The Icelandic Comics Society Invites You To Jam Out Some Sketches

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The Icelandic Comics Society is hosting a Comic Jam, a moment for creators to meet and create together. The event…

Culture Pick: 20th French Film Festival

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Francophiles of Iceland unite! Today sets off the 20th edition of the French Film Festival in Iceland, a partnership between…

New Grafarvogur Resident Looking For Seal Of Approval

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The Reykjavík neighborhood of Grafarvogur is now home to an out of the ordinary new resident, a harbour seal, RÚV…

Culture Pick: Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir/Shoplifter – Chromo Sapiens

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You might have heard of (former Grapevine cover star) Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, a.k.a. Shoplifter, from her spectacular exhibit last summer at…

Award Season Continues To Shower Iceland Music Scene With Love

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The world can agree that it’s been a great time for Icelandic music, with Hildur Guðnadóttir conquering the world and…

North: Whales Found Love In A Hopeless Place

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Humpback whales have been settling in Eyjafjörður, in the Akureyri area, for the past months. The majestic creatures have been,…

Exploring The South: Herstory And Day Drinking With Ladies In Film

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While rushing looking for bus stop #6 I hoped to find a group of women that, like me, were arriving…

Plastic Residue In Chocolate Bars Results In Large Recall

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Around 150,000 Nói Síríus chocolate bars had to be taken off the shelves due to the discovery of blue and…

B12 Lands At Prikið To Serve Plant-Based Realness For The Month

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Be ready, Prikið is here to provide you with all the cruelty-free bites you need, and it’s bound to be…