The fifth annual Music on Film Film on Music Festival’s (MOFFOM) kicks off today, offering a four-day all you can take buffet of music, film, and every genre in between. Centered around the character-saturated Palác Lucerna, the festival will also screen movies at Svetozor and Evald cinemas. Indicative of this year’s New York City theme, today’s events cover the far corners of the cultural spectrum of NYC, opening with a screening of The Producers and closing the night with DJ Organic and Kevin Fitzgerald’s mix of reggae, soul, hip-hop, and funk. Other NYC-themed films being shown include a documentary of the essential New Yorkers, Gogol Bordello, Gogol Bordello Non-Stop. A look back on the infamous 1977- year of serial killersContinue Reading

The activities of Czechoslovak armed units on the side of the Allied powers during World War I helped Czechs and Slovaks win consent to form their own state. The legions that had been fighting in Russia, however, became embroiled in that country’s civil war, and didn’t get home until two years later. Their fascinating story is the subject of a new exhibition in Prague.Continue Reading

Darkwave singer-songwriter Emilie Autumn brings her instrumental skills and performance theatrics to the Matrix Klub for a night of mischievous violin shredding on Wednesday 15 October.Continue Reading

Think green – an environmentally friendly approach has become successful in as frivolous a business as fashion. Czechs are starting to wear green fashion as well, with clothing made of fibers from PET bottles among their favourite pieces. More daring ones can buy a brooch made of an old vinyl record. Some two years ago, the company Rock Point decided to pay more attention to environmentally friendly fashion. It is not just about “green” marketing, they say, but also about their own approach to doing a business. In their case, is was a logical choice – they manufacture outdoor clothing, so their customers are people with a close relationship to nature. “In foreign countries, there is a clear trend, andContinue Reading