THIS MONTH EVENTS
STAGE CLOSER 9.4.
Patrick Marber’s award-winning play explores the dimensions of modern love through interweaving romances, earning him accolades as one of the finest playwrights of his generation. Through May 12, Vienna’s English Theatre 8., Josefsgasse 12 englishtheatre.at
WHEN EYE BECOMES MOUTH 12.4.
Spanish performer and choreographer Veza Maria Fernandez redresses the stereotypical ballerina through a feminist lens in her new group dance piece. Through Apr 20, Casino Baumgarten 14., Linzer Straße 297 veza.at
RED BULL BC ONE CYPHER
14.4. The high-profile international break-dance competition seeks Austria’s representative for the world finals. 19:00, Volkstheater 7., Arthur-schnitzler-platz 1 volkstheater.at
MIKE TYSON 18.4.
The legendary boxer and personality shares entertaining tales from in, out and around the ring – with the gloves off. Afterward, there will be a chance to meet “Iron Mike.” 19:00, UCI Kinowelt 20., Wehlistraße 66 championtour.eu
GENGAHR 9.4. Currently on tour, the British indie rock band is returning with its second album Where Wildness Grows, which shows their powerful evolution. 19:00, Grelle Forelle 9., Spittelauer Lände 12 grelleforelle.com
With his latest album Perception reaching #1 on the Billboard 200, the young, Michigan-based rapper goes on world tour. 20:00, Flex 1., Am Donaukanal (Abgang Augartenbrücke) flex.at
MARTIN KLEIN & SIXTUS PREISS
24.4. Going live for the first time, the two noted local musicians team up to mix a multitude of musical genres, with songwriter Klein on piano and vocals while percussionist Preiss handles drums and electronics. 19:00, Chelsea 8., Lerchenfelder Gürtel Chelsea.co.at
INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY 30.4.
Vienna’s marquee jazz venue brings a top selection of artists from around the world to celebrate the ongoing story of jazz, including pianist Iréne Schweizer and fusion band Human Element. 19:00, Porgy & Bess 1., Riemergasse Porgy.at
ART DREAMS OF FALLING NOW SHOWING
Drawing parallels between Egon Schiele, Günter Brus and Thomas Palme, the Leopold aims to present an artistic dialogue set in the Wiener Moderne. Through Jun 11, Leopold Museum 7., Museumsplatz 1 leopoldmuseum.org
BEYOND KLIMT NOW SHOWING
See some of the stunning art movements that emerged in the years after the death of the seminal Gustav Klimt. Through Aug 26, Belvedere 4., Prinz-eugen-straße 27 belvedere.at
FRAUKE DANNERT NOW SHOWING
German collage artist Dannert explores the manipulation of meaning by reworking found images into new combinations. Through Apr 28, Galerie Lisa Kandlhofer 4., Brucknerstraße 4 kandlhofer.com
ADRIANA CZERNIN 18.4.
Fascinated by ornamentation, Czernin has created graphic designs that meld with the 13th century fragments of the rosette of the minbar from the Mosque of Ibn Tulun in Cairo. Through Sep 30, MAK 1., Stubenring 5 mak.at
FILM MARIA LASSNIG: FILMS IN PROGRESS 5.4.
Delving into film while in New York in the 1970s, See the late, great Austrian painter’s fascinating experiments here. 21:00, Filmmuseum 1., Augustinerstraße 1 Filmmuseum.at
READY PLAYER ONE
6.4. In a dystopian world, a virtual reality of nostalgic pop cultural references becomes the only life worth living for protagonist Watts. Based on the recent debut novel of American author Ernest Cline. Haydn 6., Mariahilfer Straße 57 Haydnkino.at
CINE-MAR SURF MOVIE NIGHT 9.4.
Hang ten! The biggest surf film tour in Europe premieres some of the latest action from around the world. 20:00, Stadtkino 1., Akademiestrasse 13 cine-mar.de
SLASH HALFWAY FESTIVAL 3.5.
Because 12 months is clearly too long to wait for another dose of horror and fantasy, Slash provides an additional dozen premieres halfway through the year. Tickets available from Apr 14. Through May 5, Filmcasino 5., Margaretenstraße 78 Slashfilmfestival.com
SPECIAL ELECTRIC SPRING 12.4.
A brilliant program of electronic artists including Tony Renaissance, Femme DMC and Hunney Pimp perform as part of this free music festival. Also Apr 13, MQ 7., Museumsplatz 1 Electricspring.at
ARGUS BIKE FESTIVAL 14.4.
The 20th anniversary of Europe’s largest bike festival includes workshops, competitions, a flea market and a huge bike parade. Also Apr 15, 1., Rathausplatz Bikefestival.at
GÜRTEL CONNECTION #5 30.4.
Unbuckle the city’s beltway in a weekend of free concerts along the U6 line! Through May 1, various locations 16., Lerchenfelder Gürtel gürtelconnection.at