Austrian artist Clara Blume played a sold-out show at the Embassy of Austria on August 7, 2015. During her 90 minute solo set, Ms. Blume presented her debut album “Here comes everything”. In an interview before her show, she talked to the Austrian Press- & Information Service about her album, her role as “spokesperson” for Austria’s singer-songwriter scene, and the difference between Austrian and U.S. pop music.
On July 22, 2015 the historians Linda Erker and Stefan Wedrac gave a presentation on the Austrian restitution system. While Ms. Erker focused on her work at the Department for Restitution Affairs at the Jewish Community Vienna (IKG) and the current difficulties in restitution research, Mr. Wedrac’s presentation gave a detailed overview of the history of restitution of property in general with a special emphasis on art since 1945.
s part of our website relaunch, the Austrian Press- & Information Service has redesigned its culinary page www.tasteofaustria.org. You can now find information on Austrian food and Austria’s food regions, their specialties and links to travel information right next to your favorite Austrian recipes.
On Tuesday September 29, 2015, DC-based chef Nora Pouillon, the woman who founded America’s first certified organic restaurant “Nora”, will present her new book “My organic life, how a pioneering chef helped shape the way we eat today.” Spanning the last forty years of culinary history, the book recounts the remarkable life of a hero of the organic revolution.