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Tuesday, April 17, 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

On Display: Chagall to Malevich

The Russian avant-garde’s most fertile years get a comprehensive showWith 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 Screen: Freeheld

This story of love, justice and equality is a shining example of excellent filmmakingBased on the Sundance and Academy Award- winning documentary of the same name, Freeheld is both love story and courtroom drama,...

On Music: Electric Spring Festival

Art and music collide at this two-day electronic music festivalKicking 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...

On Screen: Suffragette

Melodramatic yet engaging, this period piece is both a lesson in oft-overlooked history and a case study on domestic terrorism The first thing to get smashed in Suffragette is their misconceived Mary Poppins image as...

Vienna Accordion Festival

Showing off the instrument’s versatility, this international festival offers a month of squeezebox fever. Featuring both regional and international acts, the brainchild of local impresario Friedl Preisl (who also organizes the Klezmer festival Klezmore each...

On Display: Feininger & Kubin

Illustrating the unlikely friendship between two artists, the Albertina displays over 100 worksAt first glance, it may not be evident that two very different artists like Lyonel Feininger – comic strip pioneer, leading exponent...

On Screen: Carol

Todd Haynes’ drama sets romance against a hostile society, gaining accolades and generating academy award buzzNo stranger to challenging the heteronormative, director Todd Haynes (Velvet Goldmine, I’m not There) revisits the socially repressive 1950s, previously...

On Screen: Youth

Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel soldier through this beautiful yet shallow reflection on age, memory and friendship in the Swiss AlpsThere is no doubt that  academy award-winning director Paolo Sorrentino (La grande Belleza, 2014) makes...

On Screen: Pasolini

Abel Ferrara recreates the final day of the Italian poet, film director and political radicalNever one to shy away from controversy, director Abel Ferrara (Bad Lieutenant,The Funeral) pays tribute to one of his cinematic...
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