The Contempuls Prague Contemporary Music Festival, running November 9th-22nd at Holešovice’s La Fabrika, aims for a Prague showcase of the newest developments in classical music.
Lila Downs will present her new release Shake Away in Prague. (COURTESY) The 11th of November is the day when it is supposed to start snowing in the Czech lands. At least that’s what a Czech proverb says. But the weather was surprisingly warm yesterday. And it should last for a few days at least. So the first snow is yet to come but you no longer have to wait for the young St Martin’s wine (Svatomartinské víno) from Moravia or the French Beaujolais Nouveau. The season of young wine tasting has started and you can enjoy it with roast goose and traditional Moravian sweets served at numerous restaurants and events across the country. One such event, Letenská husa, will
Jan Svěrák’s Returnable Bottles was awarded with Gold in the feature competition of the 16th Damascus International Film Festival Tuesday night.
In Vinohrady, an old-time gospel group offers a fresh take on American standards.
Police raid on Prague’s Cibulka squat sheds light on global way of life.
‘Beauty in Trouble” recalls classic European art cinema, when class differences, rich characters, naughty sex and realistic yet artful frame compositions all blended seamlessly.
Vera Gissing was one of those children Sir Nicholas Winton helped smuggle out of Nazi Germany.
Old Town Square Christmas markets open on Saturday. (ČTK) While some of you are in search of turkey and pumpkin pie to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas preparations are in full swing. This year’s Prague Christmas tree was cut down Sunday in the Krkonoše area. The 30-metre spruce (shortened to 22 metres) was erected on Old Town Square to mark the beginning of Wax Tailor known for mixing electronic beats with acoustic instruments. To see what reggae was like when it started in the 1960s, Akropolis is once again the place to be. A ska band from Jamaica, The Skatalites, which had a big influence on Jamaican music and performed with such musicians as Bob Marley or Lee “Scratch” Perry, will take
Years ago there were dozens of small brewers all over the Czech capital, often in surprising locations.
There exists a certain threshold that every event needs to cross to be worthy of media attention.