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Tue, 2012-05-22 15:11
All Photos by a young, great photographer named Olav Stubberud, check him out !!  www.olavstubberud.comPresented a little musical surprise "fantasque" for the audience, Mr. Christoffer Zetterqvist:
Fri, 2012-05-18 16:41
May 17th, Norway´s Constitution Day :) Startet yesterday with an early mornig parade in my livingroom with Igor (left). And then started the REAL parade in Oslo city :) After the parade lovely my Sara and I had a great lunch with the amazing pianist Tor Espen Aspaas and his supercool wife and wonderful cellist, Kjersti Rydsaa! Cheers to doing this again!!!! Couldn´t resist mama´s May 17th-dinner proposal, so jumped in my batmobile (newly pimped by the way...) and took off to Fredrikstad (which of course is the capitol of Norway....) Yeah, that´s right - IN YOUR FACE 8-) Right across mum and dad´s house is the gym where I begun playing basketball with my dad. Hadn´t been there in at least over 15 years....so many memories came back <3  Oooooh!!!  This is the little court next to the big gym where I spent soooo many hours with my dad <3 I still love that hoop!!
Tue, 2012-05-15 12:59
"Wiener´s make you strong! Aksel Kolstad with mama Kirsti Kolstad, wiener-resposible at Café de Concert (Tjuvholmen,Oslo), Arild Rostad, also an Øivind Karlsen-lover." Here is a little text in Norwegian, regarding a "wiener-article" in Fredrikstad Newspaper last week.... ref: artikkel om pølsekåring for et par dager siden. Jeg har reist verden, og smakt på alt av pølser. Ingenting slår Øivind Karlsens gastronomiske fornøyelser. De er lette som Mozarts alberti-bass. Smakfulle som Beethovens musikalske vinglass. Fyldige som Puccinis smektende arier. Og har etter min smak en perfekt krydderblanding som burde gi siste bedømmelse i Fredrikstad blad  kunstneriske represalier. I Kjell Bækkelunds ånd, Aksel Kolstad.
Mon, 2012-05-14 16:11
I am so proud to be able to annouce that Metier has become my new main sponsor! Metier is one of the biggest consulting firms in Norway and has a huge impact on Norwegian business and meida. And now also a huge impact on my carreer. Read more about Metier here. - I will now officially kick ass!!
Sat, 2012-05-12 19:15
So yeah - I will be the first classical pianist to perform at Telenor Arena in Oslo. Jay Z and Kayne West will warm up the city a bit earlier that month, and on the 20th I´ll set the city on FIRE with my musical flashy flames! Madonna will have a hard time to top that when she´s performing in August ;) And to my pep´s in Fredrikstad, the true capital of Norway - I call upon thee! Come fill up the stadium like it was Fredrikstad Football Club playing!! I will win the game for you!! Order your tickets here!
Fri, 2012-05-11 11:29
So the day after my grand opening on April 18th I actually performed for another full house - a very nice couple flew in from London and invited all of their good friends in Oslo to a concert with me. That was great fun, fantastic people to perform for!! Thursday last week I performed on the Retail Award at DOGA where Moods of Norway got FOUR prizes!! I didn´t know they were nominated, actually I didn´t know who were nominated at all before I got there! :D I got super excited about it!! It was so cool to perform in two of my Moods outfits when almost everybody in the Moods mafia were in the audience :) Here I am with my main man Simen Staalnacke from Moods of Norway and Point Media. The day after I performed for 700 in the audience in Sarpsborg at 10 AM in the morning. How I...OR the audience got there in time is hard to say, but it was a kick start of the day - that´s for sure :) Here are some photos from the concert by www.stilfoto.no On Tuesday I had the pleasure of performing in Skur 13 in Tjuvholmen, on a design-event arranged by Siri Løining from The Thief, Norway´s soon to be greates hotel, owned by Petter Stordalen - of course. Great fun :) (Photo by Olav Stubberud)Siri Løining and I :) (Photo by Olav Stubberud) Two days ago I performed in Oslo Concert Hall. At the beginning of the second half of my concert I came out on stage in a new moods of norway suit, but with no pants on - only wearing my boxer´s. Audience went CRAZY. Then I went backstage again, put on my pants and continued performing :) "Aksel is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you´re gonna get" Check out my new page for on my website by the way - My Atelier and check out the video on it from the grand slam opening, maybe you can get a glimps of your self if you were there? :) Had a kick ass Love, Aksel
Sun, 2012-04-29 19:17
"Bach on the playground" Photos: Alex Mora Model:Sara Elallawy Location: East Village, New York City  
Thu, 2012-04-26 14:43
Vil du være med på Norges råeste kunst og kultur-eventyr noen gang?
Assistenter søkes til Café de Concert / Aksel Kolstad
du må ha...
- gode evner til å selge et produkt og lage/utvilke konsepter
- gode organisatoriske evner
- gode networking-egenskaper
- gode evner til å samarbeide og knytte til seg potensielle kunder (ha snakketøyet i orden, med andre ord)
- gode evner til å huke inn sponsorer/samarbeidspartnere
- norsk, engelsk + fransk, tysk eller spansk kunnskaper
- en kreativ hjernehalvdel som jobber svært godt med den andre halvdelen
- en utadvendt personlighet
- være effektiv, hardtarbeidende og ikke være redd for å ta i ett tak eller vaske, rydde og skure gulv
hva går jobben ut på? 1. Ta vakter som ´host´ på Café de Concert i åpningstid og ansvarlig for events, Aksel Kolstads Representative Associate.
2. Skreddersy events og booke nærings- og kulturliv på CdC. 3. Selge inn Aksel Kolstad eksternt.
lønn: timelønn og provisjon. du må være/bli selvstendig næringsdrivende
location: Tjuvholmen allé 25, vis à vis Astrup Fernley museet opening hours: man-fre 14-18 og/alternativt lør-søn 12-16,
kontakt: aksel.kolstad@cafedeconcert med en kort og konsis presentasjon av deg selv pluss bilde.
Wed, 2012-04-25 11:14
I am so excited about my new sposnor - POC! One of the world leading brands for extremesport protection gear! And as we all know, playing the piano is an extremesport as well! At least the way I perform -  and Jerry Lee Lewis, of course!! Check out my new shades!! Awsome!! I am sure Ray Charles would be jealous!! Let´s kick it with some Beethoven!!
Tue, 2012-04-24 12:03
Dear sponsors, partners and interested business men and women! I would like to invite you to a "connecting people-event" on May 21st at 8 pm. Here I will introduce all of my sponsors and partners so they may connect with each other and I will also present new business people that may be of interest for one and another. There will of course be served champagne and "pølse og lompe"! Please contact me if you´d like to participate! All the very best, Aksel

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