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Cabinet of Curiosities

Cabinet of Curiosities

Between the Internet and the world-wide financial meltdown, it’s not an easy time for book stores. It is perhaps all the harder for a shop trading in foreign language books in an out of the way Central European capital. So few were all that surprised when Vienna’s British Bookshop announced it was filing for bankruptcy […]

Mind Boggling

Mind Boggling

Two sculptors, two hundred years apart, obsessed with faces as mental landscapes hang side by side in an unusual exhibition at the Belvedere Orangerie in…

From Feast to Fast

Waltzing at a Fasching ball, your decolletée gown swaying gracefully below the ankles, you lean back in the arms of your partner in a white…

Winter Wonder Dörfer

Winter Wonder Dörfer

‘Twas the month before Christmas And all throughout Wien All the people set off To be part of the scene… at festive Christmas markets,  as…

Down Polo Lane

Down Polo Lane

It is early September. The place is Schloss Ebreichsdorf, synonymous in Vienna with the game of polo. The event, one of the last matches of…

Old Soul, New Heart

Old Soul, New Heart

“In Vienna, music still makes front page news,” said Bernhard Kerres, the new Head (Intendant) of the Wiener…

Curbside

Curbside

Her living quarters are the 1st District of Vienna near the University off Schottentor.  She has good taste. …

Anne Waldman: In the Classroom Of a “Sorceress”

Anne Waldman: In the Classroom Of a “Sorceress”

Anne Waldman arrives at Die Schule for Dichtung (Vienna Poetry Academy) office, or should one say “salon,” off…

The 52nd Art Biennale Venice: Present Tense

The 52nd Art Biennale Venice: Present Tense

From June until early November, the 52nd Venice Art Biennale is again dominating the city. This is a…

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