Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Arts | Prague TV

Lunchmeat Festival returns to Prague at the end of September as the leading arena for cutting-edge electronic music and with more audio-visual punch than ever before.

Arts | Brno Daily

The opening concert, to be held from 7pm at the Babylon cultural centre, will feature piano virtuoso Elisabeth Leonskaja. She will perform Bartók's Piano Concerto No. 3 with a brilliant solo part.

Life | Radio Prague

Brno's Martin Reiner is an award-winning poet and novelist. He also works closely with some of the Czech Republic's other leading writers as head of the publishing house Druhé město (Second City). His tour of Brno begins in the tree-lined district where Reiner grew up, Černá Pole.

Arts | Brno Daily

Vítězslava Kaprálová (1915-40) was among the most promising Czech composers of her generation. Accomplishments of her short life have been overlooked, but the last ten years has seen a renewed interest in both her work and her fascinating character.

Cinema | The Hollywood Reporter

The Czech Republic has submitted Vaclav Marhoul's dark and disturbing black-and-white film The Painted Bird for the best international feature category at the 92nd Academy Awards. The controversial adaptation of Jerzy Kosinski's novel about a young Jewish boy wandering alone in Nazi-occupied Poland, where he witnesses gruesome atrocities, has prompted mass walkouts during screenings both at the Venice film festival, where it had its world premiere, and in Toronto.

Arts | Brno Daily

The 50th Moravian Autumn festival starts with "Einstein on the Beach", the legendary P. Glass/Wilson opera, starring the legendary Suzanne Vega.

Arts | Radio Prague

Peter Sis's On Flying and Other Dreams is one of the exhibitions of the year in Prague. It places in a fresh context five books focused on freedom by the US-based author and illustrator. Ian Willoughby spoke to Sis at the opening.

Life | Honest Guide

Janek and Honza took their fans for a ride using the T3 Coupé tram designed by Anna Marešová. The meetup ended at Lucerna Rooftop.

Arts | Prague TV

Do you remember the first time you lived on your own? Do you remember the first night in your apartment? Do you also spy on your neighbors' sounds? Welcome to My Apartment, an English-friendly interactive performance at DISK Theatre.

Arts | Prague TV

Stage radio report about the discovery of a crazy Czech band Proton, which was silenced just before it became famous.

Arts | Expats.cz

Prague's DOX Centre for contemporary art has opened its autumn season with an extensive exhibition devoted to world-renowned artist, illustrator, and author of children's books Peter Sís.

Cinema | Radio Prague

Daughter, a Czech short animated film by Daria Kashcheeva, has won the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' student Oscar for best animated film from international schools. After Jan Svěrák and Marie Dvořáková, she is only the third FAMU student to win the award.

Cinema | Expats.cz

A new screening room, bar, and gallery has opened in a historic underground space on Prague's Petrské náměstí.

Cinema | Radio Prague

Released in 1964, Starci na chmelu is the first and perhaps most famous Czechoslovak film musical. The film's songs were written by Vratislav Blažek and were recorded with some of the country's most popular singers at the time.

Life | Radio Prague

One of the great European democrats of the 20th century, Czechoslovakia's first president Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, was already in his late sixties when he became president in November 1918. He took inspiration from the western democracies, in particular the United States and Britain.