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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Binu Starnegg

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Manila born, Brooklyn bred and longtime resident of Vienna, Binu Starnegg is currently managing editor for Metropole. Photo: Visual Hub
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Join Christoph Waltz at the Viennale 2017

The Viennale promises two weeks of movie magic, marred by the passing of director Hans Hurch Late October is a special time for Vienna’s movie fiends. It’s when the Viennale, the city’s international film festival,...
last word schiach

Last Word | September 2017 | Schiach

To be truly integrated in Vienna there are certain terms no dictionary or Deutschkurs will properly explain. But you’re no stranger, so here’s this month’s cheat sheet. SCHIACH adjective. Ugly, unattractive, aesthetically displeasing. Has expanded over...
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Get Down and Keep it fly at Swingtime

Swingtime adds a touch of class to the after work scene The timing may vary but, at some point, city dwellers invariably have the same epiphany: The club scene is boring. The epileptic strobe lights,...
The Party

Sally Potter’s The Party Offers a Different Look at British High-Society’s Champagne Socialists

Devious, hilarious and insightful, The Party tears into the contemporary British intelligentsia The utter haplessness of the political left is one of today’s great unsolved mysteries, with legions of pundits wondering what happened to the...
Dinosaur Jr.

The 90’s Alternative Rock Band, Dinosaur Jr. Will be Playing in Vienna on July...

The American alternative rock band legends crash into Vienna supporting their latest album When it comes to late 20th century rock, Dinosaur Jr. and their influence cannot be understated. Since 1984, their back-to-the-roots garage band...
Hatschen

Last Word | July/August 2017 | Hatschen

To be truly integrated in Vienna there are certain terms no dictionary or Deutschkurs will properly explain. But you’re no stranger, so here’s this month’s cheat sheet.   HATSCHEN     verb to march arduously, to slog, plod or...
gspusi

Last Word | June 2017 | Gspusi

To be truly integrated in Vienna there are certain terms no dictionary or Deutschkurs will properly explain. But you’re no stranger, so here’s this month’s cheat sheet   GSPUSI   Colloquial Viennese for a casual, informal liaison; sometimes used...
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Grätzl | Vienna’s Legendary Open-Air Market, the Naschmarkt

Or how a culinary melting pot became the city's favorite Bobo Bazaar Even in staunchly nostalgic Vienna, neighborhoods change. The Naschmarkt is a prime example: Wedged between the left and right Wienzeiles between Kettenbrückengasse and...
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Last Word | May 2017 | Nervenkitzel

To be truly integrated in Vienna there are certain terms no dictionary or Deutschkurs will properly explain. But you’re no stranger, so here’s this month’s cheat sheet:   NERVENKITZEL     lit. “nerve tickle”; an informal German expression denoting the...
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