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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
city guide vienna november 2017
A new collection of tips to discover! To advertise please contact ads@metropole.atARTMARK GALLERY VIENNA We present contemporary art from circa 1950 to the present day. Abstraction, a timeless vocabulary of color and form that incorporates the “space,” reduction and concentration on the essential and also concrete art all the way to minimalism are the main focus of the gallery. We present artists like Dora...
alt-hietzing
On a warm Sunday morning in Alt-Hietzing, an elderly lady pushes her walker along the old wooden parquet terrace of Café Dommayer, a coffeehouse where dukes and duchesses strolled in days past. Famous in the 19th century as a dance hall where Johann Strauss Sr. and Jr. both performed, it was recently added to the Kurkonditorei Oberlaa empire. But nothing...
local finds november 2017
This November, we look into baubles and embellishments, from precious gems to contemporary textile and metal hybridsANNA INSPIRING JEWELRYAustrian jewelry designer Anna Singer opened up her first shop in Vienna with the goal of bringing her delicate creations to the masses. With her intricate designs, industrial know-how and her understanding of the contemporary jewelry market, she has managed to...
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...
yugoslavian community
The city's seizable ex-Yugoslavian community looks to the past for unity and identityIn Central Europe, the truth is often hidden behind a joke. Like: "What is the capital of Yugoslavia?" Most will look perplexed, then relieved. "Nowhere!" they say triumphantly. "The country doesn't exist anymore!" But those who are better informed just smile: It is, of course, Vienna.Or at...
austrian national day
This Thursday, October 26, Austria celebrates its 62nd year of independence and the birth of the Second Republic. Though it’s an official bank holiday, many museums and cultural attractions remain open – indeed, many offer free or reduced admissions and guided tours.If the weather is too nice for a museum visit, remember that most of the Austrian National Parks...
tedx vienna 2017 edge
TEDx On The Edge will feature talks on solving pressing global issues and stories of living on the edge. They have invited a variety of speakers from scientists to designers, artists and entertainers to the Vienna stageBecause humanity is experiencing scientific and technological progress now more than ever, parts of society, groups and even nations have been driven to...
vienna rent prices
A recent study shows how much space $1,500 per month will get you in the world’s best citiesIn a recent study, the online renting platform Rent Café declared Vienna the third most affordable city in the EU and the seventh in the World.Last year, they examined how much space you can rent in the 30 most “magnetic” cities around...
Vienna’s famed forest brings the pleasures of the wild within reach“Blimey!” exclaimed Iain, a seasoned hill runner from Scotland. “Incredible that there are such steep hills so close to Vienna,” he said as we scrambled up a merciless shortcut. Starting out from Mödling, just a few stops on the S-Bahn commuter train from the city center, we had walked...
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