Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Half-n-half | Prague Daily Monitor

When your child dreams in a language not your mother tongue

Arts | ČTK

An exhibition of Czech graphic artist Bohuslav Reynek is opening today in the Prague Castle Riding Hall.

Life | Kids in Prague

In Prague the Easter markets are well underway and full of spring flowers, coloured easter eggs, traditional sweet treats, pomlázka whips and more.

Life | Radio Prague

Plans are afoot to turn a former railroad freight station in the Prague district of Žižkov into a new cultural hub. Architecture critic Adam Gebrian thinks the plan could work nicely for part of the complex, but definitely not for the whole.

Life | Prague Wandering

You typically can't drink beer in the classroom or in your office, but up until March you could potentially get plastered in the Czech Parliament and still be responsible for votes that would determine the country's future.

Life | ČTK

A granite memorial plaque dedicated to Habsburg Empress Elisabeth (1837-1898) was accidentally found during the reconstruction of the National Stud Farm in Kladruby after 100 years, its director Jiri Machek told CTK Wednesday.

Dining | Prague TV

It's no secret that the most popular dishes in the Czech Republic are those containing meat and dumplings. For those who don't eat animals, or are just looking for a meat-free option, there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan restaurants across Prague, most of which are non-smoking.

Arts | ČTK

Businessman Richard Fuxa has bought a very valuable collection of 116 posters by Czech art nouveau artist Alfons Mucha from legendary tennis player Ivan Lendl, Czech Radio has reported.

Arts | Prague TV

The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art is hosting an exhibition of a Chinese poet and photographer Liu Xia through June 9th. Liu Xia is a banned artist in China, her work shows an unsettling hidden reality of Chinese oppression and censorship.

Life | Prague Wandering

Just behind the Old Town Square is Fashion Museum, a one-of-a-kind clothing store full of used threads.

Life | ČTK

Plzeň has reconstructed a valuable interior, designed by renown architect Adolf Loos for the family of doctor Josef Vogl at the end of the 1920s, and it plans to use it for some ten cultural events a year.

Arts | Opus Osm

Mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux earns a standing ovation for her Mar 18 concert with Collegium 1704.

Life | ČTK

The Ostrava zoo has launched a public fund-raising campaign in support of the Berlin-based research into elephant diseases. The zoo is struggling for the life of a young elephant with a congenital defect.

Life | ČTK

An open-air exhibition of 50 large-size photographs from the ČTK archive opened in Prague's Kampa island Monday to mark the 10th anniversary of the Czech entry into the EU.

Arts | ČTK

An exhibition of the Italian painter Titian will concentrate on two of his works that are in Czech collections and it will open in the Imperial Stables of Prague Castle only in September 2015.