Literary Events: Jun. 2011

Upcoming Literary Events


Labyrinth, the Association for English-Language Poets in Vienna, invites you to an evening of open-mic poetry reading. Express your admiration, passion or despair and show the world that Vienna has not lost its  sensibility. The event is open to anyone with a predilection for rhymes and all languages are welcome, as lyrical talent knows no boundaries. And what better place to host it than Cafe Kafka?

Jun. 3, 20:30
Café Kafka
6., Capistrangasse 8
(01) 586 13 17



Starting point of this reading is family dysfuntionality. What are the things that bring families together and what those that pull them apart? An evening of reconciliation with past and present frustrations hosted by Cafe Huber for all of those who need to hear that there are others out there who feel as big of strangers to their blood kin as they do. An event supported by Wortwerft with Daniel Krcal, Clemens Marschall, Hermann Niklas, Karl Resel, Maria Seisenbacher and Roland Steiner.

Jun. 3, 24, 20:00
Das Werk
16., Neulerchenfeldergasse 6-8



The glass exhibition displays some of O. R. Schatz’s (1900-1961) most representative works that ever made it public and commemorates 50 years since the day of his death. The Austrian artist is best known for his innovative graphic designs and paitings, some of which served as book covers for prominent authors like Stefan Zweig (Phantastische Nacht 1929) and Upton Sinclair (Co-Op 1937). Other parts of the collection include contributions he made to newspapers, brochures and public pannels.

Jun. 1, 3, 6-10, 14-17, 20-22, 24,

Literaturhaus Wien
7., Seidengasse 13
(01) 526 20 44-41



Christoph Grissemann and Dirk Stermann will verbalize their love for Loriot, the master of German humour, and praise his unforgettable skits that proved to endure the passing of time. Grissemann and Stermann will tackle both known and lesser known texts that became milestones of a timeless comedy genre in an evening called Die Ente Bleibt Draussen (The Duck Stays Outside).

Jun. 22, 19:30
Theater Akzent
4., Theresianumgasse 16-18
(01) 501 65-3306

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