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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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The Markterei Lindy hops onto the after-work bandwagon with their new evening event, TanzereiThe historic grand hall of the Alte Post (Old Post Office) looked like a scene from a musical, its green, cast-iron pillars framing couples twirling about madly as the industrial-age glass roof reverberated with swing music.I hadn’t even had the chance to take off my jacket...
Most people who make their way to Vienna covet romanticized visions of sipping coffee at Freud’s cafe or savoring a taste of the renowned Sacher Torte; tourists willingly endure the wait times to tour Mozart's house and stand for selfies in front of the famous Opera house. Undoubtedly, Vienna is loved for its plethora of celebrated tourist destinations. But...
Metropole caters to the interests and needs of English-speaking expat communities. Here are our curated recommendations for upcoming events this week (May 3 – May 9, 2017).   EVENT OF THE WEEK  May 6: Route 28  Route 28 is happening on May 6th! This isn't just a highway out of the American East Coast. It's an idea uniting Europe in the middle of Vienna.  Choose...
Austrian holiday november saints day
With National Day barely over, it’s already time for the next two Austrian holidaysOn November 1st, Austrians celebrate Allerheiligen (All Saints’ Day), which collectively honors the saints of the catholic church. The day after, Allerseelen (All Souls’ Day) is also an important liturgical feast, intended to honor the dearly departed.In practice, both occasions are often rolled into one, with...
style
Tall, sleek, elegant – fashion models can seem cold, removed, untouchable. We imagine they live charmed lives of pampered luxury, free entry and travel to exotic places. But behind the scenes it’s quite a different story The ones who have become true fashion icons are few and far between.  A model’s job is to transform into different styles, moods;...
The high altitudes and fresh powder on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier makes it the perfect place to start the ski seasonFew things are finer than a ski escape in fall. When the leaves have turned brown and soggy, the tongues of fog have crept into the valleys and much of Austria feels slightly forlorn, it’s time to rummage in the...
Vienna this week
Metropole caters to the interests and needs of English-speaking expat communities. Here are our curated recommendations for what you won’t want to miss in Vienna this Week (October 10 – October 17, 2017).EVENT OF THE WEEKON STAGEON SCREENON DISPLAYSPECIAL
Two expat dancers, Stephanie Cumming and Katarina Meves warm up for Impulstanz in the Painting 2.0 exhibit at MumokPhotos: Markus Thums Styling: Ali Rabbani Hair & Makeup: Barbara Production by: Margaret Childs Stephanie Cumming moved to ­Vienna from Canada. “I wanted to be in Europe,” she explained. She reached Vienna in 2001, dancing at Tanzhotel and teaching English. She joined Chris Haring’s dance...
Karmelitermarkt – Karmeliterviertel
Hard to pin down, but easy to love, this quirky corner of the city has a surprise almost at every turn. By Dardis McNamee & Rosie WaitesWhen we moved to the Karmeliterviertel in 2001, friends thought we were mad.  “You’re going to live where?” This off-beat neighborhood has long been a slightly suspect potpourri of working-class Austrians and immigrants of...
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