June 2016

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A Renewable City: How Vienna Spoils us and Where We Can do More

Metropole – Vienna in English
On Music: Profound Lightness Wes Anderson, 70th Birthday, Just Kidding, Composition, Stage, June, In This Moment, Play, Celebrities

On Music: Profound Lightness | Metropole

Pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja celebrates her 70th birthday performing Franz Schubert Pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja doesn’t take time for pleasantries on stage. She sits and begins to play nearly before the clapping stops, her mien serious if not downright stern. But within moments, her sweeping and sovereign lyricism has the hall in her grip. Born in Tbilisi […]

On Tonight: Bringing Up Breakbeat – Techno Cafe Bring Up, Terrace Garden, Electronic Music, Pistachio, Light Up, Techno, Breeze, Tuesday, 1950s

On Tonight: Bringing Up Breakbeat – Techno Cafe | Metropole

Techno Cafe lights up warm Tuesday nights by Lindsay Crocket & Binu Starnegg It’s Tuesday evening, and a warm breeze wafts through the terraced gardens of the Volksgarten Pavillon, a 1950s confection in pink, pistachio and cream that has become a fair-weather favorite of Vienna 30-somethings. Electronic music pulses rhythmically out over Heldenplatz nearby, […]

Grätzl: Karmeliterviertel – Common Market A guide to Vienna's Karmeliterviertel (Carmelite quarter) in the second district, including markets, stores, restaurants and attractins Vienna, Austria, The Neighbourhood, Two By Two, Restaurants, June, Street View, Marketing, City

Karmeliterviertel | Common Market | Metropole

A guide to Vienna's Karmeliterviertel (Carmelite quarter) in the second district, including markets, stores, restaurants and attractins

Minimize Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint, Go Green, Eco Friendly, Minimalism, To Go, June, Ideas, Thoughts

How to...Minimize Your Carbon Footprint | Metropole

Want to go greener? Be like a Wiener! An introduction to the eco-friendly habits of the Viennese In many parts of the industrialized world, living ecologically has become trendy. While often impractical, it’s the “right thing” to do, and very hip. In Austria, it’s about being “konsequent” – a word tricky to translate into English. […]

The Last Word: Alexander Egit As a hub for international organizations and NGOs, Vienna is the venue for countless decisions about global policy. When it comes to the environment, Greenpeace plays a pivotal role. We asked Alexander Egit, the head of Greenpeace Austria, to tell ... Organizations, Vienna, To Tell, Austria, Plays, Environment, Things To Come, June, Words

The Last Word: Alexander Egit | Metropole

As a hub for international organizations and NGOs, Vienna is the venue for countless decisions about global policy. When it comes to the environment, Greenpeace plays a pivotal role. We asked Alexander Egit, the head of Greenpeace Austria, to tell us where he sees the biggest challenge for the planet in the coming years. Dear […]

On the Road: Down the Danube on Two Wheels Vienna, Budapest, Countries, Cycling, Wheels, June, Europe, Culture, River

On the Road: Down the Danube on Two Wheels | Metropole

Cycling from Vienna to Budapest along Europe’s iconic river, through three countries and changing cultures It’s over 300 kilometers along the Danube from Vienna to Budapest, and I was going to cycle it. Despite the idea lingering in the back of my mind for ages, Viennese life somehow kept me from managing to find […]

On the Vine: Au Naturel – Natural Wine White Wine, Wines, Wine Glass, Alcoholic Drinks, Canning, Philosophy, Nature, Spirit, Trends

On the Vine: Au Naturel – Natural Wine | Metropole

The recent trend toward natural wines attempts to capture the spirit before industrialization Few developments or trends have aroused as many passions in the world of wine as the recent emergence of “natural”, wines. It’s a philosophy of “don’t interfere” and let nature do the work. Its unabashed name alone pits it against the status […]

Be My Guest: David Kreytenberg – Habibi & Hawara A Taste for Social Entrepreneurship: David Kreytenberg shares a recipe for Tabouleh from Habibi & Hawara Social Entrepreneurship, June, David, Recipe, Menudo Recipe, Recipies, Recipes

Be My Guest: David Kreytenberg – Habibi & Hawara | Metropole

A Taste for Social Entrepreneurship: David Kreytenberg shares a recipe for Tabouleh from Habibi & Hawara

On the Menu: Basking at Buxbaum Dine at your country house in the middle of the district All great cities have secrets. In Vienna, time and curiosity may reveal a hidden courtyard, a graceful fountain, or quiet square, each an oasis of calm in an . Curiosity, Vienna, Oasis, Fountain, Cities, Middle, June, Calm, Table Decorations

On the Menu: Basking at Buxbaum | Metropole

Dine at your country house in the middle of the 1st district All great cities have secrets. In Vienna, time and curiosity may reveal a hidden courtyard, a graceful fountain, or quiet square, each an oasis of calm in an otherwise bustling section of town. The best can transform an afternoon. This is what happens […]

On Sale: Wearing a Clean Conscience Stems, Rage, Austria, Sustainability, How To Make, How To Wear, Cleaning, Fashion, Moda

On Sale: Wearing a Clean Conscience | Metropole

Fair fashion made in Austria, finally a trend that’s sustainable Sustainability is all the rage these days, making the long overdue transition to conscientious consumption both a necessity and a fashion statement. Whether this stems from a sincere sense of concern or simply joining the trend may differ from person to person, but one thing […]

I’ve seen a lot of movies which means I’ve witnessed characters pass off and on the screen time and time again. In the grand scheme of a two-hour plus movie, some characters get lost in… Blake Jenner, Constantin Film, Dazed And Confused, Cinemagraph, Van Halen, Coming Of Age, Dvd Blu Ray, Held, Screen Shot

On Screen: Everybody Wants Some!! | Metropole

Richard Linklater revisits the 1980s Known for his fondness for coming-of-age-stories like the celebrated Boyhood and the seminal Dazed and Confused, acclaimed director Richard Linklater takes us on a scenic nostalgia ride with this informal sequel to the previous two films. Beginning where he left off, Everybody Wants Some!! (a Van Halen reference) follows freshmen […]

On Screen: Truth The fall of news anchor legend Dan Rather is dramatized with a star cast Hot on the heels of this year’s academy award-winning Spotlight, Truth is another tribute to investigative journalism, showing what happens when it goes horribly wrong. Fresh ... Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett, Drama, Dan Rather, Star Cast, Romance, News Anchor, Hollywood, Culture

On Screen: Truth | Metropole

The fall of news anchor legend Dan Rather is dramatized with a star cast Hot on the heels of this year’s academy award-winning Spotlight, Truth is another tribute to investigative journalism, showing what happens when it goes horribly wrong. Fresh from breaking the Abu Ghraib prison scandal in 2004, the team of CBS’s 60 Minutes, […]

On Screen: Lights, Camera, Sacher – Behind the Scenes Vienna State Opera, Light Camera, Behind The Scenes, June, Budget, Lights, Jacket, Film

On Screen: Lights, Camera, Sacher – Behind the Scenes | Metropole

ORF has the entire city wondering about the new big-budget mini-series filming at the Hotel Sacher Crossing the street from the Vienna State Opera, past the film production vans, I wiped the crumbs of a Sachertorte off my jacket. I was about to enter the Urquelle of Viennese confections, the elegant Sacher Hotel, to meet […]

On Stage: Ivanov Fin-de-siècle Slavic despair takes center stage at the Volkstheater If Anton Chekhov had been a painter, his palette would have been bleak, with sudden splashes of red. An astute observer of the human soul, he usually portrayed his tormented characters ... Anton Chekhov, Human Soul, Center Stage, Palette, June, Characters, Concert, Red, Figurines

On Stage: Ivanov | Metropole

Fin-de-siècle Slavic despair takes center stage at the Volkstheater If Anton Chekhov had been a painter, his palette would have been bleak, with sudden splashes of red. An astute observer of the human soul, he usually portrayed his tormented characters as misunderstood and helpless. The eponymous main character of his play Ivanov is a case […]

On Stage: Family Matters – Performance Family Matters, Palace, Theater, Ms, Stage, Take That, June, Fancy, In This Moment

On Stage: Family Matters – Performance | Metropole

The .EVOLve Theater company delves into the love that binds Ms. Barbara Wolfram glides into Café ­Goldegg, a stone’s throw from Belvedere Palace. No jewelry or make up. Nothing fancy. She takes a moment. Gently spoken, she begins. We sit, mindful of our comfort and privilege. Something the .EVOLve Theater Company, which she co-founded and […]

From Secret Garden Party in the UK to Ibiza Closing Parties, discover the best summer music festivals in Europe and be prepared to live unique experiences. There is so much to discover in Europe ! Radios, Secret Garden Parties, Summer Music Festivals, Spring Festival, Amazing Destinations, Ibiza, Good Music, Europe, Culture

On Music: Donauinselfest | Metropole

The city’s monster festival offers a little something for everyone Drawing a staggering 3.3 million over three days last year, Donauinselfest, the largest free festival in Europe has come a long way from its origins as an unexpectedly successful “cultural spring festival” thrown by a SPÖ (Social Democratic Party of Austria) district branch on the […]