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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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 (March 13 – March 20, 2018).EVENT OF THE WEEKON STAGEON SCREENON DISPLAYSPECIAL
Donaukanal hotspots
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 (March 6 – March 13, 2018).EVENT OF THE WEEKON STAGEON SCREENON DISPLAYSPECIAL
A new collection of local hot spots and events to discover! To advertise please contact ads@metropole.atCAFÉ RITTER OTTAKRING This charming old-style coffee house is quintessentially Viennese and situated smack in the middle of one of Vienna’s trendiest neighborhoods. It’s been an institution since 1907 and holds its own as one of the few traditional coffeehouses in the area. Besides delicious coffee and mouthwatering Viennese cuisine,...
to be a muse
The photographer and artist Lilya Corneli and stylist Olga Schloemer launched the Project "To Be a Muse" after Corneli was inspired by Vienna's great portrait painters, like Klimt and Schiele. She took a look-alike selfie, posted it on instagram and the concept was born. She then invited friends to reenact the artwork and now she offers two-day experiences for visitors to Vienna. tobeamuse.artPhotographer & Founder...
obergurgl skiing
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ZWE
Adored by local musicians and always welcoming, ZWE keeps local jazz alive.The “city of music” may be best known for classical fare, but unsurprising for the birth place of all-time great Joe Zawinul, Vienna has a fertile underground network of jazz dives, intimate locales hosting gifted young musicians that play to passionate locals. Just a few paces from Donaukanal,...
gumpendorf
As dawn breaks in Gumpendorf, you can observe two very different types of early morning creatures: You might catch bearded barroom revolutionaries stumbling out into the glaring sunlight – or you may see young parents carrying organic groceries in cotton bags in one hand and pushing a baby stroller with the other.Each are very different, but both are very...
how to collect art
The scene may feel like an impenetrable world from the outside. In truth, it’s within any art lover’s reach. The trick is knowing where to look – and how.Last year, Leonardo da Vinci’s painting Salvator Mundi was sold through auction house Christie’s New York for a staggering $450.3 million – the highest amount ever paid for an artwork.Such exorbitant...
klimt woman in gold
Great art has the power of legend. So it’s perhaps not surprising that one of the most spectacular legal disputes in post-war Austria was over the “The Woman in Gold”, a legendary portrait by great Secession artist Gustav Klimt, retold in the 2015 movie starring Helen Mirren.The painting, “Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” was a portrait of the 26-year-old daughter of Viennese banker Moritz Bauer, completed by...
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