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Sunday, October 21, 2018

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

Trump endorses Lugner

Fellow builder convinced Lugner can “make Austria great again” In an unprecedented move, Front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination Donald Trump interrupted his stream-of-consciousness stump speech to show unexpected insight into Austrian politics: People say I...

On Screen: A Bigger Splash

Italian director Luca Guadagnino’s thriller has sex, murder and rock n’ roll in the Sicilian sun This loose remake of the French classic La Piscine (1969) features Tilda Swinton as Marianne, a rock star recovering...

On Screen: The Forbidden Room

Canadian artist Guy Maddin’s retro feast A fever dream of stories within stories owing more than a little to surrealist grandmaster Luis Buñuel, this tribute to lost films and the power of human imagination defies...

City Life: The Prater – Vienna’s Playground

Open to the public for 250 years, the Prater is the city’s ever-evolving leisure center If play is an integral part of a well-lived life, then every community needs its playground, a place to blow off...

On Screen: Pawn Sacrifice – Cold War Gambit

Pawn Sacrifice revisits one of the most unlikely proxy battlefields in America’s fight against the Soviets: the chessboard At the height of the Cold War, a poor kid from Brooklyn dreams of being best in...

On Music: Cool Britannia

The Radiokulturhaus introduces Britain’s post-jazz scene Attracting a plethora of talent, London has long boasted a lively jazz scene, with many musicians willing to push the envelope. Four of the most acclaimed artists show how...

On Stage: Hello/Goodbye

This romantic comedy of beginnings and endings challenges believability Debuting on the continent after selling out its initial run at the Hampstead Theatre in 2013, this contemporary play by first-time playwright Peter Souter seeks to...

On Display: Chagall to Malevich

The Russian avant-garde’s most fertile years get a comprehensive show With few artistic periods as  innovative as the short window between the last days of the Tsar and the death of Lenin, the Russian avant-garde...

On Music: Electric Spring Festival

Art and music collide at this two-day electronic music festival Kicking off the warm season at MusemsQuartier, Electric Spring both showcases and celebrates the Austrian electronic music scene, with most of the culture center’s venues...
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