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Lisanne Brouwer

Dutch born and bred, Lisanne holds a Liberal Arts and Sciences BA, is passionate about Diversity and Cultural Studies and likes theatre, art museums, cooking, trying out new restaurants and singing in the shower. After a great few months in Vienna with METROPOLE, an MA in Arts Administration & Cultural Policy at Goldsmiths, University of London is up next.

Buying Art for the First Time: an Essential Guide to Viennese Etiquette

Metropole and viennacontemporary join forces to help new buyers navigate the local art scene in styleWhen you visit the sauna for the first time, you may feel a bit unsure of yourself –where do...
Long Day's Journey into Night

A Bleak Family Portrait at the Burgtheater: Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night

Family relations are tested to the breaking point in the Burgtheater’s rendition of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day's Journey into NightA house divided cannot stand. That much is clear from the Burgtheater’s surtitled production of...
On Chesil Beach

Restrained Young Lovers in On Chesil Beach

Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle are two lovers brought down by repressive times.A decade after starring in Atonement and getting an Academy Award nomination at only 13 years old, Irish American actress Saoirse Ronan...
Promised Land

Promised Land: America’s “Fat Elvis” Period

For director Eugene Jarecki, “Fat Elvis” is a metaphor for a country in crisis.If you watch Promised Land expecting a pleasant two-hour feature about Elvis Presley in honor of the 40th anniversary of his...
Glow stream

Our Top 5 Picks to Stream in June

There’s so much good television on streaming websites, to say nothing of the films. It’s impossible to keep track of what is worth your while. And while June sets Vienna’s streets abuzz, fabulous woman wrestlers,...
jazz fest

Kris Kristofferson and CeeLo Green Headline Jazz Fest Wien

Vienna’s annual jazz summer presents international stars and local talent.As orchestras go on tour and Vienna’s major concert halls take a well-deserved Sommerpause (summer break), the smooth tones of the Jazz Fest Wien move...

The Female Gaze: Florentina Pakosta’s Retrospective at the Albertina

The combative artist gets a large retrospectiveThere is no denying that throughout the history of art, the bulk of works has come from men who portrayed women as objects or, at best, highly desirable...
English Mondays

Anarchy & Absurdity: English Mondays at the Schauspielhaus

English Mondays at the Schauspielhaus are a mad scientist’s laboratory of experimental theater.An effective antidote to theatrical ennui, the anarchic, absurd and anglophone English Mondays are experimental theater with a subversive smile, showcasing Vienna’s cosmopolitan...

Metropole’s Top 5 Picks to Stream this May

There’s so much good television on streaming websites, to say nothing of the films. It’s impossible to keep track of what is worth your while. Use those rare May evenings spent inside to binge...