Jennifer Cornick

Jennifer Cornick is a contributor to METROPOLE and avid reader. When she isn't writing, she can be found in Vienna's English bookstores.

Anna Goldenberg’s “Belonging to Vienna” – a Touching Family Memoir

Close-knit ties triumph over trauma in Anna Goldenberg’s moving family memoir of torture, exile and ultimate homecoming.
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Board Game Bonanza Ⓜ️

The genre is experiencing a global renaissance – and Vienna's analog gamers have never had more opportunity to find a place at the table. 

Where to Find English Books in Vienna

Part I: Where to buy new English books in Vienna Finding bookstores that sell English books in Vienna is no problem. Here are a few of our favorites...

Big Mac Daddy Ray Kroc Portrayed in the Docudrama “The Founder”

The Founder is a fast-food confidential on McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc. Following the lead of the acclaimed The ­Social Network, which dressed down...

Big Pharma and the Austrian Economy

Pharma's Market: The pharmaceutical industry has played an important role in Austria’s economic growth. But the challenge remains to find a balance be...

Why we Loved Oscar Winner Moonlight

Barry Jenkins’ Oscar winner - Moonlight - tackles contemporary issues, captivating critics and festival audiences A semi-autobiographical cinem...

Laugh all you Want, OHT is Back with The Importance of Being Earnest

Back by popular demand, Open House Theatre goes Wilde with The Importance of Being Earnest Never ones to wash their clean linen in public, the Open H...

Martin Scorsese’s Silence

Martin Scorsese brings his passion project, Silence, to the screen Finally finished after 27 years, Martin Scorsese’s latest film Silence has been a...

We Found Vienna’s Best Krapfen

We canvassed the town to bring you the best of Vienna’s Krapfen selection. In Vienna, it seems that sugary confections beckon from every bakery's sh...

Musicals!

Vivid color, audacious dance moves and spirited show tunes define a genre making a modern comeback Hot on the heels of La La Land’s box office and c...

Sport | Slapshot Academy – Hockey Camp in St. Pölten

The Okanagan Hockey Academy turns out talented players in St. Pölten, hoping to win over Austria and Europe The hall echoed with yells, scraping ...

Ennio Morricone

The legendary soundtrack composer goes on tour, celebrating 60 years of music Iconic, influential and prolific with over 500 film and TV scores a...

Sundays, Lovely Sundays

For many new expats in Vienna, getting used to commerce-free Sundays in Austria can be a challenge. But those those who've been here a while come to r...

Franz West at the 21er Haus

The prolific artist’s collaborations with other notables underline the significance of participation A firm believer in communication and partici...

How to Buy Antiques

Vienna is teeming with ancient goodies and there are plenty of experts to help distinguish the Wedgwood from the deadwood In a shop called Dead Peopl...

Tension and Tragedy – West Side Story 

The deadly rivalry between the Sharks and the Jets ignites once again, as an international cast takes the stage celebrating Jerome Robbins’ legacy Th...

Books | Pirouettes and Politics

Two centuries of scandal, intrigue and dancing in Russia are masterfully handled in Simon Morrison’s Bolshoi Confidential In 2013, the headlines abo...

The Color Woodcut in Vienna Around 1900

How the Vienna Secession revived an archaic technique – in brilliant color Exploring a lesser-known chapter of the storied Secession, Vienna’s fi...

Have a Glimps Behind a Writer’s Daily Grind: The Quiet Life of Paterson

Jim Jarmusch’s ode to the everyday is nostalgic, delightful and poetic An unabashed celebration of the quiet life, Paterson is Jim Jarmusch’s latest...

I, Daniel Blake, and the Welfare Bureaucracy

British director Ken Loach takes on the welfare bureaucracy After rumors of retiring, director and social activist Ken Loach, the master of kit...

Books | Mortality Tales – Elizabeth Greenwood’s “Playing Dead”

Enjoy the true stories in Elizabeth Greenwood’s Playing Dead, but don’t expect deep insights It all began with a conversation about student loans. Li...

A Family Affair

Barry G. Gale brings high-brow rigor to a low-brow subject in Love in Vienna: The Sigmund Freud - Minna Bernays Affair. As Barry G. Gale admits in a...

Vienna Design Week and Oh That Place: Creatives with a Conscience

The design collective tackles integration with their Transmigration program Vienna Design Week is coming quickly: if fact it starts this Friday! ...