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The Útlendingur’s Guide To Getting Shit Done: Divorcing

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Consciously uncoupling in Iceland Are you longing for your significant other to hold a less significant place in your life?…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Wine Bar

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Best Wine Bar Vínstúkan Tíu sopar Laugavegur 27, 101 Reykjavík Tucked away in the cellar of Laugavegur 27 is the…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Ásgeir, Bílskur, Stjórnin & More

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As June comes to an end and folks begin to mosey out of the office and into the countryside, the…

Grapevine Events: HÁTÍÐNI, Hjarta Hafnarfjarðar, Exhibitions & More

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Crazy to believe that June is already over. We’ve had a hectic one over at GV HQ; between going into…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Sævar Jóhannsson, GDRN, IceGuys & More

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It’s another grey rainy summer day over here and that means one thing: staying inside and listening to some fresh…

Grapevine Events: dreymandi hundur, Örvar Smárason, Sakaris & So Much More

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It’s that time of the week again! Events aplenty! We just passed the longest day of the year yesterday, the…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Sigur Rós, Silva & Steini, Dauðyflin & More

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Another Friday, another batch of new tunes! It’s not just another Friday for us over here at Grapevine HQ because…

20 Years Of Grit, 20 Years Of The Grapevine

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Former editors look back on their time at The Reykjavík Grapevine From A Pagan Chief To Bobby Fischer It seems…

Grapevine Events: Independence Day Celebrations, Viking Festival, Óreiða Album Release Show & More

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Here we are, frantically typing away up to the final second of deadline as we send our 20th anniversary edition…

Reykjavík’s Disappearing Theatres

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And other things making headlines in recent weeks Farewell to theatres It was reported June 8 that Reykjavík cinema Háskólabíó…

Taste Reykjavík On The Grapevine’s Signature Food Tour

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There’s more to Icelandic cuisine than fermented shark and hotdogs. And there’s way more to it than the burgers and…

Háskólabíó Shutting Down After 60 Years

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Reykjavík cinema Háskólabíó will screen its last films this month after the company operating the facility decided to call it…

Grapevine Events: JFDR, Reddingakaffi, Exhibitions & More

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There’s a lot to be grateful for about living in Iceland, especially in the summer. Fresh clean air is high…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Babes of Darkness, Sunna Margrét, Flesh Machine & More

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“It’s June! It’s Juuuuuuuune!,” cries George Costanza with joy as he runs through the streets of Manhattan in the iconic…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Eldmóðir, Eydís Evensen, FLOTT & More

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After a quiet start to the week, we’re wrapping it up with releases by some huge names in Icelandic music….

Grapevine Events: Acidfest, Skjaldborg, Ólöf Arnalds & More

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The last weekend of the month is upon us, and there are surprisingly few events happening in town for some…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Biggi Maus, Brenndu Bananarnir, Úlfur Eldjárn & More

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Wow, it seems like this Council of Europe thing took forever, but the schedule was only for Tuesday and Wednesday….

Grapevine New Music Picks: Kristín Lárusdóttir, Virgin Orchestra, Cell7, Óreiða & More

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It’s a dark day in Iceland as our collective Eurovision dreams have been dashed upon the rocks. Last night, the…

Grapevine Events: Eurovision, Kári, Kink, Gardening & More

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Oh boy, we are busy over here at Grapevine HQ (insert spiral-eyes emoji.) We just barely dropped an issue on…

Grapevine Staffers Make Their Eurovision Song Contest 2023 Predictions

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If the bookies are to be believed, Eurovision is returning to Stockholm in 2024 — the winning title is all…

Pussy Riot Members Granted Icelandic Citizenship

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Mariia Alekhina and Lucy Shtein, members of the activist art group Pussy Riot, were among the 18 individuals granted Icelandic…

Lawyer Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Client’s Wife

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A lawyer has been prosecuted for having raped and sexually assaulted his client’s wife. The offence is said to have…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Nanna, Sara Flindt, Árný Margrét, Torfi & More

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What a better way to slowly seep into a Friday than with a roundup of the latest and greatest happening…

Grapevine Events: DesignMarch, Gigs & Free Comic Book Day

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May the fourth be with you! The first weekend of the month is upon us and it’s time to use…

President, First Lady Off To London For Coronation

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President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid departed for London today to attend the coronation of King Charles…