Catherine Lankes

Catherine Lankes is an Austrian freelance journalist with a tilt towards the international sphere. After having studied Translation Studies in Vienna and in Paris, she is now taking a peek into the world of diplomacy with a Master’s Degree in International Studies from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. Her interests include classical ballet and riding her motorbike.

Opinion | Not the President’s men

Hardly has been there a time in recent years when the political tensions in Austria and America have been so similar, when both countries have been so...

Kohlmarkt

High Street HighIf elegance and sophistication had an address, Kohlmarkt would be it. Connecting two must-sees, the Hofburg and the Graben, it i...

Third Time’s a Charm: Austria Votes in 9 videos

The end is near. Tomorrow, for the third time, Austria casts it vote for President. Our election was a piece of cake compared to US-presidential one...

U.S. 2016 Presidential Elections Live Blog

Our own Catherine Lankes is in California this election day. Keep this page open for Metropole's coverage from the Golden State. 

Hubert Scheibl, Austrian Contemporary Artist, Between Abstract and Bold art

The prominent Austrian artist redecorates the Belvedere’s OrangerieCelebrated as one of Austria’s most prominent contemporary artists, Hubert Sc...

Glitter, Glam and The Great Gatsby

Dwight Rhoden revisits F. Scott Fitzgerald’s jazz age shenanigans on stageMimicking the extravagant Roaring Twenties, The Great Gatsby Ballet is...

Vienna Necropolis

Hardly a place embodies the city’s heart and soul more than the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna’s Central CemeteryAs October ends and the city recoils f...