Jennifer Cornick

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

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 ...
west side story

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 The first measures of Leonard Bernstein’s jazz prolo...
books

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 about the Bolshoi Ballet were less about the perfe...
sarah morris

Sarah Morris. Falls Never Breaks

Visual artist Sarah Morris’ solo exhibition focuses on her cinematographic work No stranger to the weird of the everyday, painter and filmmaker Sarah Morris is known for filming evocative citysca...
color woodcut

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 fin de siècle aesthetic reformers, the Albertina is ...
Paterson

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 shot at an ephemeral film about nothing – but ...
I, Daniel Blake

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 kitchen sink realism, instead transfixed audiences by w...
Elizabeth Greenwood

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. Like many recent graduates, American author Elizabet...
fesch'markt

Fesch’Markt Co-Founders Katrin Hofmann & Barbara Daxböck Talk About D...

The Fesch’Markt co-founders have given Austrian designers and artists a platform to hock their wares to the hungry hipster market What gave you the idea to make a large event like Fesch’Markt? ...
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