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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.

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 labor of love. His second run-in with religious introspection (after 1988’s controversial...

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 shop window and grocer’s aisles. The Konditorei (confectioner) near my apartment reminds...


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 critical success, the Gartenbaukino is hosting a retrospective...

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 skates and sticks smacking the ice as 12 young hockey players...
Ennio Morricone

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 and over 100 classical works, Ennio Morricone is easily the most recognizable...
shopping on Sundays

A Vienna Guide to Shopping on Sundays

While Austrian law requires most stores in Vienna to lock their doors on Sundays and holidays, there are a few exceptions allowed. Souvenir shops and confectioners are allowed to open for business, as well as...

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 recognize its upsides. A cup of tea (well,...
franz west

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 participation as integral parts of the creative process, artist Franz West’s works can be seen on display in...

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 People’s Stuff, I reveled in rummaging through the old costume...