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Friday, November 17, 2017

Nicolas Kristen

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Born and raised in Vienna, Nicolas studied journalism and is now trying to become a good writer and journalist.
Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin: America’s Most Wanted Comedian is Coming to Vienna!

The celebrated comic tells her side of the “decapitating Trump” affair Known for snarky observational humor and a focus on celebrities and their stereotypical lifestyles, Kathy Griffin is one of America’s most visible funny people,...
grätzl vienna neustift am walde

Grätzl | Neustift am Walde: Town and Country

There’s no question: Vienna loves its wine and the traditions that go with it. And few areas of the city encapsulate Vienna’s enduring love for liquid cheer than sleepy, picturesque Neustift am Walde. Straddling the...
film festival horror

The Slash Film Festival Annual Frightfest is for all Lovers of the Fantastic, Weird...

Austria’s annual frightfest is more than just gore, celebrating the weird and fantastical While more conventional cinematic aficionados spend the entire year looking forward to the Viennale, a small but rather rabid community are marking...

15 Minutes with Rachel Haurwitz at Pioneers Festival 2017

We talked to Rachel Haurwitz, co-founder and CEO of Caribou Biosciences and one of this year's speakers about the future of genome editing Can you explain how CRISPR-Cas technology works in layman’s terms and how it’s different...
volxkino

A Drive-in for Pedestrians: Volxkino

The silver screen – coming to a park near you. Every summer, Vienna’s cinephiles are spoilt for choice with a large selection of open-air cinemas screening classics under the balmy night sky. But while the...
Shōchiku

Riding the Shōchiku New Wave at Filmmuseum

Societal upheaval, as shown by Japanese cinema. Influenced by the French nouvelle vague and a budding generation gap as postwar children came of age, Japanese cinema underwent tectonic changes during the late 1950s and 1960s....

Grätzl | Where to Hang Around the Hofburg | Pioneers Festival 2017

Between the talks and networking, try these lunch spots, museums and sights you should visit while attending the Pioneers Festival 2017. First mentioned in 1279, the Hofburg was originally a castle and part of the city’s fortifications....
war correspondents

What it Really Means to be a Journalist in a war Zone

Reporting from conflict zones is just as important as it is dangerous. Two women tell their stories. Barbara Schiavulli was in her room on the 13th floor at the Palestine Hotel in Iraq when she heard...
Cristina Garcia Rodero

Spanish Photographer Christina Garcia Rodero on View at Insituto Cervantes

Her unreleased masterpieces presented at new exhibition. One of Spain’s most renowned artists, Cristina Garcia Rodero approaches photography with an almost anthropological eye, from community festivals to Haitian voodoo rituals. A member of the prestigious...
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