Here are 20 of the best things that will help you make the most out of Vienna (and life) every day this week:
Monday, January 23
Let’s make dinner
When: MON, January 23, 6:30pm–10:30pm
Where: Velobis, Johnstraße 1–3, 1140
Entry: €59. There a limitied places; sign up via email@example.com
Velobis understands that cooking can take you to a special place within yourself, and is inviting their old Anton Rusnak over for a food jam in which all participants get to cook and eat together on Monday.
Plus: Come hungry!
Recommended if you like: cooking, eating, not sharing what you eat, meditation through cooking
Drinks, food and art people
Bring your own booze Stammtisch
When: MON, January 23, 6pm–9pm
Where: brut Wien, Karlsplatz 5, 1010
Free entry! Sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org
The monthly BYOB event in the kitchen at Brut invites all that are interested in a good art conversation to join in the depths of their performing arts space while being served fancy dinner.
Recommended if you like: networking, meeting new people, the arts, performance and the meaning of all who perform, mind blowing conversations
Tuesday, January 24
Little Yoga Room
When: TUE, January 24, 7:15pm–8:15pm
Where: Little Yoga Room, Strozzigasse 32–34/2.Stiege/Top4, 1080
Entry: €10 for new comers to The Little Yoga Room. See more prices here: littleyogaroom
A combination of Yoga and surfing, the early morning class must be the perfect wake up call to start a focused day. The morning yoga classes will be on the weekly schedule at the Little Yoga Room from now on.
Recommended if you like: stretching, bending, opening up, feeling your bandas, finding your drishti, lululemon
Live in Vienna!
Die Fantastischen Vier
When: TUE, January 24, 5:45pm–11pm
Where: Wiener Stadthalle, Roland-Rainer-Platz 1, 1150
Entry: €61, tickets available here
Ugh, where do we even begin? We looooooove Fanta 4! Now they’re touring with new songs on their ‘Vier und Jetzt’ tour and are in Vienna this Tuesday evening so get ready to lip sync and dance.
Recommended if you like: MFG, Troy, Die da, Tag am Meer, real good German music
A modern day Cabaret
Maurer & Novovesky
When: TUE–SAT, January 24–28, 7:30pm–11pm
Where: Kabarett Niedermair, Lenaugasse 1a, A-1080
Entry: €18.50, tickets available here
To all the reminisc the good old days of Vienna with Helmut Qualitinger or Gerhard Bronner in Cabaret, here is to you a modern day cabaret. From Tuesday to Saturday Maurer and Novovesky are performing
‘Jetzt’- a show directed by Gabi Rothmüller.
Recommended if you like: cabarets, Austrian culture, show time, a really good laugh
New show at Albertina
Eröffnung | Poussin bis David
When: TUE, January 24, 6:30pm–9pm
Where: Albertina Museum, Albertinaplatz 1, 1010
The Albertina is all Frenchied up, and is opening the new show ‘Poussin bis David’ this Tuesday. The 70 French baroque and rokoko works will be showing until April 25, so find a day you have time and enjoy the details of the art works!
Recommended if you like: French things, Marie Antoinette, French baroque, romantic art
Wednesday, January 25
Talking about books and art
Expert talk on publishing and art direction
When: WED, January 25, 7pm
Where: 21er Haus, Quartier Belvedere, Arsenalstraße 1, 1030
Free entry! but click here, look for the event and register
If you dig photography, art, fashion and design – and find print publications the preferable vehicle to get the subjects across – this event is for you: Saul Marcadent (curator, historian for design, and master tutor for photography) and Giacomo Covacich (owner of a bookstore in Venice, highly trusted with editorial design, art director) will be talking about the tension between editing and curating, between displaying and exhibiting. And they will bring along a few of their own publications to give you a hands-on perspective.
Recommended if you like: to own books – may they be old or newer, learning more about graphic design and publishing, the editorial workflow
Cake and cinema, need we say more?
When: WED, January 25, 7pm
Where: AU, Brunnengasse 76, 1160
Entry: 4€ (including one piece of pie)
This Wednesday, the first edition of Kuchenkino in the new year is happening! As per usual, there will be a surprise movie with matching, freshly homemade pies. Our bellies are roaring in anticipation.
Recommended if you like: leftover crust, pies cooling on a windowsill, extra servings of whipped cream, combining two of your favourite things in life
Celebrating Hump Day in style
Afterwork @ Sofiensäle
When: WED, January 25, 6pm–12am
Where: Sofiensäle, Marxergasse 17, 1030
With the legendary setting in Sofiensäle, this might be one of the fanciest afterwork happenings in town. Cool down, have a drink, think about that lottery win that will change everything, and prepare yourself mentally for two more work days of the week. (Or four if you’re a parent.)
Recommended if you like: historic buildings, charming the bartenders, fantasizing about taking a day off tomorrow
A night at the galleries
GalleryWalk @ Brotfabrik Wien
When: WED, January 25, 6pm–9pm
Where: Brotfabrik Wien, Absberggasse 27, 1100
For the first time this year, and the third time overall, Brotfabrik invites you to a free visit to a couple of the galleries hosted at the premises. This time, you can check out these participating galleries: AnzenbergerGallery, ATELIER 10, Hilger BrotKunsthalle, Atelier Johannes Heuer, Hilger NEXT, Atelier Hermann Kremsmayer, Lichterloh, project room@NEXT, Schauraum 11/nullnull, Diplomarbeitsbindung.
Plus: KANTINE and Community Cooking will take care of your hunger.
Recommended if you like: sneaking peeks, wandering through museums and galleries as if the zombie apocalypse had taken everybody else, holy halls, art and photography
Thursday, January 26
New insights on a big buzzword
Get To Know … Storytelling @ sektor5
When: THU, January 26, 7pm till midnight
Where: sektor5, Siebenbrunnengasse 44, 1050
Entry: the event is sold out, but we’ll put the video of it online one week later
With “Get To Know…”, we have started a new event series revolving around the idea that a whole world of inspiration can open up after the three magical words “Get To Know”. While the first happening, featuring five professional storytellers talking about their approaches and experiences, is already sold out, we’re inviting you to check out the video of the event we will be putting online around a week later. And to see us at the upcoming events, of course.
Good to know: until Wednesday evening, you can win tickets on our Instagram page: www.instagram.com/viennawurstelstand
Recommended if you like: learning new things, meeting interesting people, the Vienna Würstelstand, listening and nodding in the right moments
The latest up and coming local heroes
HIGH FIVES @ Venster99
When: THU, January 26, 9pm
Where: Venster99, Gürtelbogen 99, 1090
Free entry! (Donation welcome)
With “Cola mit Rum” (see above for the ultimate overdose on hearts and rainbows), HIGH FIVES have taken this city by storm. This Thursday, you’ll finally get the chance to throw your panties at the two studs as they will be playing at Venster99. What a time to be alive!
Recommended if you like: Cola, Rum, plastic cups, the start of something beautiful, earworms for days, the type of songs you’d write when intoxicated
A club tribute to Falco
RBMA Junge Roemer – Modeselektor, Minisex, Flut, uvm
When: THU, January 21, 10pm–6am
Where: U4, Schönbrunner Straße 222, 1120
Entry: 12€ presale, 15€ at the doors
Vienna’s famous club U4 is hosting a special Red Bull Music Academy event this Thursday, paying tribute to and celebrating Falco, who would have turned 60 this February. Modeselektor will dish you a DJ set you’ve never heard before, and there will be a bunch of other live acts and neat electronic music to dance to.
Recommended if you like: Thursday night parties, Falco, music from the 80s and 90s, paying tribute to great people who left this earth too soon, a mixture of 18- and 60+year-olds
Guitar player solo
Eric Arn 'orphic resonance' LP release party with special guests
When: THU, January 26, 9pm–2am
Where: Rhiz, U-Bahnbogen 37, 1080
Currently Vienna-bases US-“Guitar wrestler” Eric Arn is releasing his second solo album and inviting to a chilled night out at Rhiz filled with guitar sounds and smooth sounds that will have you feel comfy all weekend long.
Have a taste
Recommended if you like: solo guitar music, new albums to buy, nights out at Rhiz, improvisation and psycheledia music, Americans who fall in love with Vienna
Danish pastry at the Gönner
When: THU, January 26, 10pm–4am
Where: Elektro Gönner, Mariahilferstraße 101, 1060
Danish pastry originates in Vienna and known as Wiener Brød in Denmark, will be dished at Elektro Gönner this Thursday night, offering some culinary (we’re not sure actually) and some musical delights that will have you dance all night long until you have to go to work on Friday morning.
Have a taste:
Recommended if you like: Elektro Gönner parties, free entry, DJ music, long nights filled with dancing and booze
Print is not dead!
When: THU, January 26, 7pm–10pm
Where: Comerc, Westbahnstraße 20, 1070
Pool publishing is celebrating their first edition of five publications at Comerc store on Westbahnstraße. Have a drink, or ten, a nice chat with beautiful people, take a close look at an art installation by Maria Scharl and enjoy a comfy evening!
Recommended if you like: free drinks, release parties, partying at a clothing store, art installation, hip people with beards and buns
Friday, January 27
Celebrating Nordic music
Ja Ja Ja Festival Vienna 2017
When: FRI, January 27, 7pm–3m
Where: WUK, Währinger Straße 59, 1090
Entry: 18€, get your tickets here
Ja Ja Ja, the festival celebrating Nordic music at WUK, is back for another round. Prepare for an evening and night of neat tunes, bass and beats that will make your blood sing.
Line-up: Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? (FI), CHINAH (DK), Axel Flóvent (IS), Gundelach (NO)
Have a taste:
Recommended if you like: Nordic music and musicians, electronic beats, folk music, seeing something new for a change, WUK nights out
Ice cold, baby!
KÄLTE – Das Celeste Winterfest
When: FRI, January 27, 9pm–6am
Where: celeste, Hamburgerstraße 18, 1050
Matching the current weather situation, this celeste party night is all about “Kälte” (coldness). Both club and basement will feature a bunch of DJs dishing tunes that will probably not leave you cold but warm you up in the best way!
Have a taste:
Recommended if you like: DJ parties, dancing and drinking way more than you can handle, waking up in a stranger’s bed the next morning