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Saturday, September 22, 2018

March 2018

Artists Revolt! Secession, actionism and the contemporary avant-garde.

A new collection of local hot spots and events to discover! To advertise please contact ads@metropole.at CAFÉ 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,...
readers march 2018
Many thanks for your thoughts, ideas and insights! If you have something to say about Vienna or a story you read here, tell us all about it. Send an email to office@metropole.at. Dear Metropole staff, Thank you for this wonderful and informative article on Maestro Bernstein and his relationship to Vienna and its music. Bernstein’s accomplishments and artistry are legendary. On a personal note, I was...
It may have an ultra light frame weighing only 14 grams, but this beast is no featherweight, piping superb wireless stereo sound into your daily routine. sennheiser.at The trousers’ dark blue and glossy red stripes, combined with the white stitched navy blazer is the perfect ensemble for the first garden party of the season. tigerofsweden.com The vintage collections of Lulu range from briefcases to clutches, all adorned with its iconic red lips. This tote bag might just be...
local finds march
With spring waiting in the wings, we look at the essentials – stress relief, comfy furniture and a touch of culture. Schwerelos Floating gives you a sense of weightlessness, granting stress relief as you’re suspended in a huge pool of salt water, kept at body temperature in a lightless, warm room. Invented back in the 1950s, this relaxation technique is now available to everyone, thanks to...
buergerschreck meaning
To be truly integrated in Vienna there are certain terms no dictionary or Deutschkurs will properly explain. But you’re no stranger, so here’s this month’s cheat sheet. Bürgerschreck Noun. Lit. “Terrorizer of the Bourgeoisie;” A person who deliberately tries to shock and offend the conservative middle classes with provocative behavior. Most commonly used in reference to Punk rockers, artists, Anarcho-Communists, exhibitionists, juvenile delinquents, Hippies, drag...
sustainable brands
Dress well and do good: Being an urban fashionista has never been this sustainable. STELLA McCARTNEY Paul McCartney’s daughter has decided that her label should be part of the solution, not the problem. Founded in 2001, McCartney keeps challenging the brand to come up with sustainable materials each season, following her guidelines of no leather, fur or feathers. You’ll find everything here, from color changing swim-wear for kids to...
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.art Photographer & Founder...
vienna indoor bouldering halls
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