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Punctum. Reflections on Photography (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.13.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Curated by Séamus Kealy, the exhibition takes its cue from the term "punctum," which was coined by the French philosopher Roland Barthes. "Punctum" refers, for example, to a striking detail in the photograph that captivates the viewer.

Forbidden Love in Salzburg, Austria

Betsy Talbot | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

We left Salzburg with the reminder that "no" isn't a final answer when it comes to love, thanks to Archbishop Wolf Dietrich and Salome Alt. Creative couples will always find a way to be together, and passionate people will always find a way to continue their life's work.

Rick Steves' European Christmas: Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht in Austria

Rick Steves | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

The festive swirl of heartwarming sights, sounds, and smells of Christmas abound in the land where the season's most-loved carol, "Silent Night," was ...

The 10 Best Cities in the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Nearly 80,000 travelers took part in a survey, casting 1.3 million votes for the world's best cities. No destination was too remote or too small, and no hotel was too new. Do you live in one of the world's best cities?

In Search of the Sound of Music in Salzburg, Austria

Rachel Chang | Posted 08.15.2013 | Travel
Rachel Chang

Whenever anyone asked me why I was going to Salzburg, I "blamed" the movie musical The Sound of Music. Often, I was met with eyes popping with delight. But I had yet to find a moment that was truly worthy of that reaction.

The Best of Summer Travel

Gogobot | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel
Gogobot

Fireworks displays, Slip 'N Slides and soft serve ice cream: summer's here. Check out the best seasonal destinations.

Why Winter's The Best Time To Visit Europe

Mike Dunphy | Posted 03.09.2013 | Travel
Mike Dunphy

Perhaps it's my Vermont blood, but a little inclement weather has never been a deterrent to adventure. In fact, it virtually boils when wind, snow and ice become excuses for inaction, especially when it comes to travel. Cold many contract the bones, but it expands horizons.

The Sound Of Music Returns To Salzburg

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 01.28.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

One of the world's best-loved musicals has been staged -- for the very first time -- in Salzburg, Austria. Andreas Gergen, the show's Musical Director has successfully brought to life a living piece of history. Why has it taken so long to come home?

PHOTOS: Viennese Dancing As Adventure

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 11.03.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Climb Everest to Base Camp or learn a quadrille for a Viennese Ball, both offer a discriminating traveler new bragging rights to travel beyond the ordinary.

A Stylish Journey Across Austria

Ariston Anderson | Posted 07.18.2012 | Travel
Ariston Anderson

This was one of Mahler's favorite locales. He often came to dine straight from the opera, still in coat and tails. Guests mistook him for a waiter.

PHOTOS: Great Film Locations To Visit Around The World

BootsnAll | Posted 03.17.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

While movies can instantly transport us to mythical lands to far off islands and from futuristic cities to places yet to be discovered, the journey doesn't have to end when the credits roll.

'The Sound Of Music' Plays In Its Hometown For First Time

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home

SALZBURG, Austria — Move over Mozart. Toes in Salzburg are tapping to a new beat as residents finally embrace the Hollywood musical that put the...

Must-See Classical Music Festivals

Laurence Vittes | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

In the classical music game, summer music festivals are where the action is. Vail features 3 Top 10 American orchestras (Dallas, Philadelphia and New ...

European Beard And Moustache Championship Kicks Off In Austria (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hirsute men from eight countries curled, primped and even blow-dried their facial hair in preparation for the European Beard And Moustache Championshi...

OPERA: Off To Salzburg Festival With Met Opera GM Peter Gelb

nytimes.com | ANTHONY TOMMASINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SALZBURG, Austria -- Jurgen Flimm, the noted German director of opera and theater and the outgoing artistic director of the Salzburg Festival, has a m...

Vienna Declaration: Press Freedom and Security Compatible in Fight Against Terrorism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Security and press freedom can coexist, with the free flow of information recognized as the best weapon against terrorism, international media experts argued in a final declaration published this week.

Why Funding Women and Girls Matters

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Why Funding Women and Girls Matters Why Investing in Women and Girls Makes Good Business Sense. Presentation by Christine Grumm, President and CEO ...

Museums as Symbols

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Museums as Symbols Neil MacGregor delivered this presentation during the board of directors meeting at the Salzburg Global Seminar. A stimulating an...

Americas Greatest Strength Is Its Ability To Forget

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Americas Greatest Strength Is Its Ability To Forget Lonnie Bunch was the keynote speaker at a seminar on Connecting to the World's Connections: Makin...

The Amazing Race - Still the Best of its Genre: But the Itinerary's Not as Amazing as it Once Was

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Amazing Race provides fewer decision-making opportunities and clocks less mileage in each episode, thus diminishing the potential for bad luck affecting the teams. What's the reason?

If Foreign Policy Were a Castle

Scott Malcomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Malcomson

I was a little surprised by how much Europe bashing went on at the seminar I'm attending Austria, considering that it was mostly Europeans, and in Europe.