Thursday, 21 February 2019

Life

Survival tales told in snapshots: Czech Jews enduring the Holocaust

The New York Times |
29 March 2010

In a series of four documentaries about the little-known ordeals of Czech Jews during World War II, for example, Anna Kraus Bauer looks back at her train journey to an Estonian labor camp.

A new anthology celebrates Prague's international literary culture

Radio Prague |
29 March 2010

Since the fall of communism, Prague has been a very international city, and this has had a deep impact on the city's literary culture. Many Prague writers today have their roots outside the Czech Republic and are not necessarily writing in the Czech language.

Historic Czech stately home gets new owner following quick sale

Radio Prague |
26 March 2010

A stately home on the edge of Prague has been snapped up for just under a quarter of a billion crowns. The new owner of the well preserved Baroque Koloděje landmark will be getting not just a luxury property and grounds but also an interesting slice of Czech history.

Petschek's Palace, once the headquarters of the Nazi secret police

Radio Prague |
25 March 2010

If you're not looking for it then you'll probably overlook the rather nondescript building of the Ministry of Industry, near the top of Prague's Wenceslas Square.

How we roll in Černý Vůl

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
25 March 2010

By the time we reached the castle ruins at Okoř, we were ready for some hot soup, cold beer, and -- truth be told -- three whiskies each at the Hotel Okoř.

Farmers' Market at Kulaťák

Prague TV |
24 March 2010

Prague 6 staged its first farmers' market in recent years on March 20, 2010, just off Vítězné náměstí, the city square known as Kulaťák.

Prague Playwriting Contest offers participants opportunity to see their play produced

Radio Prague |
23 March 2010

One of the playwrights in the race for the award is Josh Kaston. His submission "The Great Indoors" is set in the rural Southern United States, where a Czech-British couple gets stranded.

Andreas Wiedemann on resettling the Czech borders

Radio Prague |
23 March 2010

German journalist and historian Andreas Wiedemann presents his book about the resettlement of the Sudetenland following the expulsion of the German population at the end of World War II.

Cycle of life

Prague Post |
19 March 2010

Former Prague expat and cancer survivor Anne Feeley will ride more than 4,000 miles to raise money for research.

Living the clandestine lifestyle at Klub 007

Prague Post |
19 March 2010

Legendary Strahov music bar celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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