1. Nordic stars
Are you a Norwegian in need of 50 grand?
Casting for Season 9 of “Alt for Norge” is underway for applicants who are disgruntled with U.S. politics and want to explore relocating to Norway.
The Emmy-winning Norwegian Reality TV show takes 12 Norwegian-Americans to Norway to reconnect with their roots while competing in cultural and adventurous challenges. The winner gets $50,000 and meets long-lost Norwegian relatives.
An open casting call is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Seattle Downtown, 1113 6th Ave. Applicants must have some Norwegian ancestry, be at least 18 and have not traveled to Norway after the age of 14.
More at http://oconnorcasting.tv/norway-2.
2. Dress up
‘Tis almost the season to get fancy. But why wait?
Mill Creek blogger Anne Dofelmier offers these tips for finding a fail-safe dress for special occasions:
Look for dresses in solid colors rather than prints.
Simple cuts are best so they run the test of time.
Good hemlines are at the knee or just above.
Change the formality of the dress by changing the accessories.
More at www.dailyfashionmuse.com.
Need ideas for which shows to binge watch?
Want to know how long it takes to see everything that Steven Spielberg ever directed?
Bingeclock.com has blogs, news, tips and tools. It will send reminders when your favorite shows air a new episode.
This is a site you can binge on. You might not have time to watch TV.
More at www.bingeclock.com.
— Andrea Brown, Herald writer