What to Do in Vienna This Week

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Essentials August 23–29

The »Weekly Essentials« present our top picks of the most exciting events and exhibition openings you shouldn’t miss this week.

Monday, August 23

OPENING
»American Photography«
Albertina
Augustinerstraße 1, 1010

Wednesday, August 25

PERFORMANCE WIENER FESTWOCHEN
Michikazu Matsune »MITSOUKO & MITSUKO«
Choreographer and performer Michikazu Matsune was born in Japan, but has been living in Vienna for more than two decades. With his performance »Mitsouko & Mitsuko«, he spans a narrative arc that encompasses history and fiction, individual biographies and the construction of cultural identities.
Additional dates: 26.+27.+28.8
Kasion am Schwarzenbergplatz
Schwarzenbergplatz 1, 1010

Thursday, August 26

SCREENING
»Of Structures«
With movies by Pia Wilma Wurzer, Kelly Ann Gardener and Viktoria Bayer.
Kulturverein Kopfhoch
Parklet/Grätzeloase at Luftbadgasse 6, 1060

PERFORMANCE
Huggy Bears »Quality Street«
A series of various artistic works presented behind the studio windows.
Kempelengasse 1, Bauteil 1, EG, 1100

OPENING
Hannahlisa Kunyik »Paukhofstraße«
Wien Museum MUSA
Felderstraße 6-8, 1010

ART HIKE
Lukas Thaler »Wandertag«
Aditional dates: 27.-29.8
Trafohaus
Menzelstraße 8, 1210

Friday, August 27

FESTIVAL MUSIC SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
UNSAFE+SOUNDS Day III
Third day of the festival for challenging sounds and arts assembles live and dj sets from Isabella Forciniti, PLF, DJ GUSCH, Schirin, Bushra, Kim Leclerc, FRAU CHEF and many more.
Das Werk
Spittelauer Lände 12, 1090

OPENING
Clémentine Coupau »Trapped Pavlovas«
New Jörg
Jägerstraße 56, 1200

FESTIVAL MUSIC 
BOHEMIAN PLEASURES
With Oehl, Flut, Ruhmer, Löwelöwe and Crashing Satellites. 
Laaer Wald 30c,1100

Saturday, August 28

FESTIVAL MUSIC SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
UNSAFE+SOUNDS Day IV
Last day of the festival for challenging sounds and arts assembles live and dj sets from Puce Mary, Philipp Quehenberger, Yuzu, Welia and many more.
Das Werk
Spittelauer Lände 12, 1090

FESTIVAL MUSIC 
BOHEMIAN PLEASURES
With Anna Mabo, Crashing Satellites, LÖWELÖWE and many more. 
Laaer Wald 30c,1100

CONCERT
Elektro Guzzi and Gischt (live)
Flex
Augartenbrücke 1, 1010

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