Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Life

Czech friend’s connection to '68 pics gave me goose bumps, says Paul Goldsmith, US teen photographer who captured Soviet invasion

Radio Prague |
23 September 2014

When I asked Paul Goldsmith by phone if he knew where Czech Radio was he said, I think so, but the last time I saw it it was on fire.

Railway fans mark 111th anniversary of electrified railway route

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Around 30 travelers in period costumes on Saturday marked the 111th anniversary of the founding of the first electrified railway route in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the so-called 'Bechyňka' from Tábor to Bechyně, boarding an historic train called the Elinka.

Legendary singer Tony Bennett performed in Prague on Saturday

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Legendary American singer Tony Bennett performed in Prague on Saturday - just his second appearance in the capital.

My Prague – Piotrek Gawlinski

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Piotrek Gawlinski is a young Polish tour guide who has been happily based in the Czech capital for several years.

Traditional folklore motifs given new form in contemporary fashion

Radio Prague |
22 September 2014

Motifs from traditional Moravian folk dress, known as 'kroje', are enjoying new popularity in modern fashion, both casual and higher-end.

More than just a café

The Prague Post |
18 September 2014

September schedule of multipurpose cultural venue Royal is jam-packed with music, film and theater events.

Legendary Prague club to celebrate 22nd anniversary

Prague TV |
16 September 2014

Roxy, a Prague nightlife institution that opened its doors 22 years ago, will celebrate its successful years in business this October with a week-long programme of events.

Jirka Mrázek – trading in Communist-era design items with firm Nanovo

Radio Prague |
16 September 2014

The company Nanovo trades in classic design items from Czechoslovakia's Communist era. With a name that translates as 'again' or 'afresh', Nanovo sells everything from kitschy chandeliers to simple plastic phones to old-fashioned armchairs.

Marek Toman: The Special Meaning of Pancakes

Radio Prague |
16 September 2014

The work of the novelist Marek Toman is diverse. His latest book, due to be published next year, focuses on a notorious 17th century court case, but is far from being a mere costume drama.

Pepper de Callier: Things to Think About

Prague Daily Monitor |
15 Sep 2014

"Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret." Laurence J. Peter

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