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Something New’s Brewing in Vienna’s Pubs

Something New’s Brewing in Vienna’s Pubs

Scan the emblems on taps in a Vienna bar, and you’re likely to see the usual beer spectrum: Stiegl, Gösser, Wieselburger and Ottakringer. In a city known for wine Heurige, the hoppy alternative seems reduced to a choice between the red one, the green one, the blue one or the yellow one. Yet, a look […]

Haneke on Ageing, Loss – and Liebe

Haneke on Ageing, Loss – and Liebe

Austrian film enthusiasts couldn’t believe their ears last 27 May, when the jury at the Cannes Film Festival awarded Michael Haneke the prestigious Palme d’Or…

World Press Photo: The Other Deadly Side of the Lens

World Press Photo: The Other Deadly Side of the Lens

For over a decade now the Westlicht Gallery has hosted the annual World Press Photo exhibition, offering viewers a reminder of the reality of the…

World Cinema: Made in Vienna

World Cinema: Made in Vienna

Don’t judge a book by its cover, we’re told. But a city by its films? For Vienna, judging requires selecting which Vienna you have in…

Vienna’s Croatian Connection

Vienna’s Croatian Connection

In a city endowed with history, place names in Vienna often evoke brief encounters from another time, moments when eventual figures of history stayed in…

About Christopher Anderson

Christopher Anderson is a regular contributor to the Vienna Review, and has worked as Managing Editor and Associate Editor. His areas of interest include politics, music, literature, the arts, and sports in Vienna, in Austria, and beyond. He is co-author of Frommer's Germany 2012, and contributed to Frommer's Austria 2011 as well as Europe By Rail 2011. As a reporter for Yanks Abroad, he has covered American soccer players in Europe, and reported in person from the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Born, raised, and educated in North Carolina, USA, his travels over the past 14 years have taken him around the world through China, Mongolia and Siberia, to Brazil, to most of the countries of Europe, and throughout the Caribbean. He is fluent in French and German, and communicates in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Russian. Vienna has captivated him for over five years, where he completed an M.A. program in International Relations at Webster University Vienna in 2010.

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Outdoor Summer Screenings: Aug. 20

Outdoor Summer Screenings: Aug. 20

Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow) Genre: Operetta Starts: 20:40 Description: See footage of Franz Lehár’s three-act operetta,…

Outdoor Summer Screenings: 18 Aug.

Outdoor Summer Screenings: 18 Aug.

Phantom of the Opera Genre: Musical Starts: 20:40 Description: Joel Schumacher’s 2004 film version of the Andrew Lloyd…

Outdoor Summer Screenings: 3 Aug.

Outdoor Summer Screenings: 3 Aug.

Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald Genre: Austrian Comedy Starts: 21:00 The wandering and always free open-air series hits the…

Slideshow: Revisiting and Reviving the ‘Austrian Riviera’

Slideshow: Revisiting and Reviving the ‘Austrian Riviera’

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