#kommraus — Forum Öffentlicher Raum on Vienna Public Space presents their program. It’s a bright, breezy day in early May on Stephansplatz, and visitors fill the square, wandering in and out of the Cathedral or gazing up at the soaring Gothic faça...
Thiasus’ production of The Vagina Monologues brings real-life stories about the joys and sorrows of femininity to Vienna. When The Vagina Monologues premiered in 1996 at the Here Arts Center on Broadway, Eve Ensler’s Obie-award winning play was lauded as “probably the most important piece of political theater of the last decade” by the New […]
For Muslims, Ramadan is a time of contradictions and struggles: It's a focus on the soul rather than the body by abstaining from nutrition and physical pleasures as well as any unkindness or ugly talk during the day. So there's an inner struggle to r...
Art transcends language barriers at Vienna’s marquee culture festival. With a broad international selection of world-class artists and performers, the Wiener Festwochen invites all to over 5 weeks of high culture in all its forms. With dance and music performances that bypass language altogether, art installations that double as a bar and thought-provoking plays with […]
The comedian and actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy will be Ukraine’s next president. But hardly anyone knows what he might actually do once elected. Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s strong showing in the first round of the presidential election in Ukraine came as a surprise to many. Although he had led in the polls, most Ukrainians assume these are unreliable, […]
Julian Schnabel and Willem Dafoe bring the final years of Vincent van Gogh to life. Painting’s appeal is ethereal; the very best works move you, yet it’s difficult to pin down why. You can try analyzing techniques, perspective and optical theories – but for every rule there seem to be myriad exceptions, if not entire […]
New rules for cyclists have been in force since April 1st as a result of the 30th amendment to Austria’s Road Traffic Regulations (StVO) Riding your bike in Vienna is an easy way to get around, with a grand total of 1,379 kilometers within the city’s cycle path network. In addition, Vienna has 43,800 bicycle […]
After nearly 14 years on the field, Austria’s women’s football bids adieu to the celebrated Nina Burger Austrian Football Association (ÖFB) record holder Nina Burger (31) made her final appearance on the pitch in the national team’s uniform, April 9. As the cameras rolled, the Lower Austrian football icon waved an emotional farewell to 2,150 […]
Vienna is the only European capital with expansive vineyards inside the city limits. Austria’s iconic grape may be the Grüner Veltliner but for the city’s own winemakers the magic mix is the Gemischter Satz. The annual presentation of Wiener Gemischer Satz, the classic wines from the hills around the north-west edge of the city, is […]