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Christoph & Lollo
The popular Viennese singer-songwriters Christoph & Lollo have a new target: Austria’s free tabloids. After satirical zingers about the miserable lives of ski jumpers and political scandals, the comedian-musicians have taken aim at the dubious financial ties between gratis newspapers and politics in their latest song, Bettelmafia. The title refers to the “beggar mafia,” or alleged organized panhandling (generally claimed...
letters to the editor
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. And check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.TO THE EDITORS:(In response to “How to Find Urban Zen”) Thank you for this open-­minded guide to mindfulness! What a great...
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We had a great time celebrating the first issue of Metropole at our launch party and we're glad that so many of you were able to join us. Here are a few photos in case you weren't able to make it, or if your memory was starting to become a bit fuzzy by the end of the night :) Photos:...
The American International School – Vienna has a long history of shaping tomorrow’s leaders, thinkers and artists.Aerin Lauder Zinterhofer and Jane Lauder are the granddaughters of Estée and Joseph Lauder, founders of the cosmetics giant Estée Lauder. In the 1980s, the sisters attended AIS – with Aerin graduating in 1988 – as their family moved to Vienna as a results of their father’s...
Editor's Letter
Trust me, I know all about you.When talking about data privacy it’s easy to get philosophical. As we researched this issue, we found ourselves discussing online behavior, our perception of how cookies had changed the user experience and what “identity” and “anonymity” mean. We were shocked at how many ways people are recording and dealing in our personal information....
readers december 2017
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,(In response to several Facebook posts regarding Metropole in various expat social media groups)We’ve been Metropole subscribers for over a year now – actually since we...
This story is part of the Metropole Journalism Championship, a joint effort between METROPOLE and American International School Vienna. Read the stories of the other finalists and vote for your favorite here. The Naschmarkt shows Vienna from its most colorful and diverse side.You smell it before you see it. The faint aroma of exotic spices lures you from the side...
medical care
What do Mozart, Alpine Skiing, and Austrian Healthcare Have in Common?They are all sources of immense national pride. Everyone in Austria has access to comprehensive medical care, and around 90% of the population rate the system as very good or quite good. But no policy could call itself Austrian if it did not come with a healthy dose of...
editors letter art
Art is always of its time, and the best of it, timeless. From classical portraiture to contemporary installations, visual art recreates life, nature and emotion through the filters of skill and the human imagination.Art provokes awe, puzzlement, joy and ridicule. The work of one artist rarely resembles that of the next and, along with technological and societal advances, art evolves with us.In Vienna, it has...
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