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James Stafford – Author of The Sorrowful Putto of Prague

Radio Prague |
22 August 2011

The comic tells the story of a 400-year-old putto (or cherub) named Xavier living in the city and it has captured the attention of both Czech and English-language readers.

Psí Vojáci call it quits after 32 years

Radio Prague |
22 August 2011

We bid farewell to a fixed star of the Czech music firmament – Psí Vojáci is no more.

Prague's Hanau Pavilion

Radio Prague |
18 August 2011

On the edge of Prague's Letná plain, overlooking the Vltava and the Old Town, stand several remarkable buildings from the Belle Époque when Prague was hoping to become the Paris of the East.

Family, friends and fans pay last respects to murdered best-selling author Simona Monyová

Radio Prague |
18 August 2011

Family, friends and dozens of fans gathered in Brno on Tuesday for the funeral of Simona Monyová, the Czech Republic's best-selling author of women's literature.

Hardbass – we will bring Heil Hitler to your home

Radio Prague |
17 August 2011

There's an obscure new trend spreading throughout central and eastern Europe - groups of youths from Belgrade to Bratislava to Brno dancing in public to a hardcore Russian techno track, and then posting videos on YouTube. It sounds harmless enough, but the problem is the lyrics have a neo-Nazi subtext.

Debate over Mašín group reignites following resistance fighter's death

Radio Prague |
17 August 2011

The death of Ctirad Mašín in the US on Saturday at the age of 81 has reignited debate in the Czech Republic over whether he and fellow anti-Communist fighters, who shot their way out of Czechoslovakia in the 1950s, were heroes or cold-blooded killers.

Czechs on the decks of their Majesty's navy

Radio Prague |
17 August 2011

An exhibition currently on in the Roudnice nad Labem town museum sheds light on Czech sailors' life at sea.

Gail Whitmore – even some gay Americans come to Prague for its tolerance

Radio Prague |
16 August 2011

New York native Gail Whitmore, a classically trained opera singer, "came to Prague for four days in 2001 and just never went home."

Nepomuk and environs - some facts and lots of fiction

Radio Prague |
15 August 2011

If there were a capital city of legendry in the Czech Republic, the town of Nepomuk would be a hot contestant for the honour.

Co-working and other ways to get your job done outside of a traditional office in Prague

Radio Prague |
15 August 2011

Co-working centers, which provide a shared working environment to their members, have mushroomed in urban areas around the world. Currently, Prague has four such centers.

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