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.
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 l...

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 religiou...

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 me, daily, that it is Krapfenzeit – the pre-lenten period when it’s “permitted” to overindulge in these fat-soaked, apricot jelly […]
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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...

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 hoc...
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 ea...
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 food markets and some stores at the major train stations and the airport. If you really need a new pair […]
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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, let’s be honest, several cups of tea), a book and a comfortable chair  – that to me describes the absolutely […]
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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, ...