Sunday, 21 December 2014

Life

The Czech guerilla restorationist battling to "save Star Wars"

Radio Prague |
10 November 2014

Petr Harmáček, a 26-year-old English teacher from the city of Pilsen, has devoted hundreds of hours to trying to restore the original Star Wars trilogy – namely "Star Wars", released in 1977, and its two sequels "The Empire Strikes Back", released in 1980, and "Return of the Jedi", released in 1983.

Movie review: Interstellar

The Prague Post |
7 November 2014

This year’s big space epic tries to fly too close to the sun, does not live up to expectations

Music festival: Alternativa

The Prague Post |
7 November 2014

Some of the avant-garde goes mainstream

New Havel biography released in Britain and US

Radio Prague |
7 November 2014

A new biography of Václav Havel, written by his former press secretary, advisor and long-time friend Michael Žantovský, will be officially released on Thursday in Britain and the U.S.

Vilém Prečan reflects on “The German Autumn in Prague, 1989”

Radio Prague |
7 November 2014

In this week's Panorama, I am joined by Vilém Prečan, the chairman and founder of the Czechoslovak Documentation Centre.

Artist creates spooky 'ghosts' that line the pews inside dilapidated village church

Daily Mail |
6 November 2014

When Czech artist Jakub Hadrava was asked to help transform a dilapidated village church, he knew he would have his work cut out. Thankfully he came up with a frightfully good idea.

Cirk La Putyka opens a new art space Jatka 78

Prague TV |
5 November 2014

The contemporary circus group Cirk La Putyka opens a new art space Jatka78 on 5 November.

Concert: OneRepublic at O2 Arena

The Prague Post |
5 November 2014

Pop band is winding down on their world tour

Černý's Babies have gone to Australian beach

The Prague Post |
5 November 2014

The celebrated Prague artist's work is at the annual Sculpture by the Sea

Foreign ministry highlights more than 100 global events to mark Velvet Revolution anniversary

Radio Prague |
5 November 2014

As the 25th anniversary of the start of the Velvet Revolution approaches, the Czech foreign ministry is putting its full weight behind a series of events taking place across the world to celebrate the fall of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia.

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