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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.

Where to Find English Books in Vienna

Part I: Where to buy new English books in ViennaFinding bookstores that sell English books in Vienna is no problem. Here's a few of our favorites.For me there are few pleasures that surpass the...
Albert & Tina

On Wednesdays, DJs, art and Booze Intersect at the Albertina

Every Wednesday night, culture vultures stream to Albert & Tina to enjoy an after-work event merging art, drinks and music.The hypnotic beat of house music lures tourists from their picture-perfect photo ops and up the grand...
the revenge of analog

Books | David Sax’s Revenge of Analog, or why your hipster friend’s notebook may...

The desire for real things in real time lies deep in the human psyche argues David Sax in The Revenge of Analog.Evenings, after supper, my father loved to listen to music. Gently removing a...
the founder

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

A fast-food confidential on McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc.Following the lead of the acclaimed The ­Social Network, which dressed down F­acebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, The Founder gives the same treatment to controversial business magnate Ray Kroc,...

Don’t Exaggerate, Unless You’re a Caricaturist Exhibiting at Vienna’s Eurocature Festival

Eurocature, the annual conference and exhibition of caricature artists, brings together international talent to create spitting images.Now in its fifth iteration, the Eurocature festival brings illustrious international talents to Vienna, producing new artworks on...
the tiger lillies

On Tour, British Cult Band The Tiger Lillies Comes to Vienna

The Tiger Lillies promote their latest album A Cold Night in Soho.Combining prewar cabaret with Brechtian aesthetics, macabre themes and an anarchic punk rock attitude, the highly influential ­Tiger Lillies have been bending genres...
pharmaceutical industry

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 between regulation and competitive pricing.Sluggish economic growth in Europe has governments on...

Why we Loved Oscar Winner Moonlight

Barry Jenkins’ Oscar winner - Moonlight - tackles contemporary issues, captivating critics and festival audiencesA semi-autobiographical cinematic memoir, Moonlight tells of poverty, prejudice and drug abuse in bustling Miami by following young Chiron, as he...
Importance of Being Earnest

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 House Theatre company scored a resounding success last year with...