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Karlín – Prague's first suburb

Radio Prague |
30 June 2011

Prague's leafy central suburb of Karlín may best be known outside of the Czech Republic for the devastating floods that laid ruin to it in 2002, but much of the world has been using the machines and products born of Karlín factories for more than a hundred years and aside from that it is also Prague's oldest suburb – a point recalled by an exhibition being held this year at the City Museum in Prague that was created by historian Dr. Zdeněk Míka.

Zoo names runaway red panda after convict

Czech Position |
30 June 2011

Jihlavá Zoo has a new attraction — a naughty red panda named after the Czech hitman 'Kajínek' for pulling a runner.

Ringo Starr comes to Prague

Prague TV |
29 June 2011

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band come to the Congress Center (Kongresové centrum Praha) on Wednesday, 29 June, as part of a summer tour of Europe.

František Křižík - a Czech engineer, entrepreneur and inventor

Radio Prague |
29 June 2011

František Křižík's Plzeň lamp took the gold medal at the World Fair in Paris in 1881. Today, he is considered one of the best-known Czech inventors.

Andreas Feininger's photographs of a century

Czech Position |
29 June 2011

Feininger's photography shows an aesthetic nurtured in the modernist Bauhaus brought to bear on everything from skyscrapers to shells.

British rock journo biking into ČR on world record bid

Prague Post |
28 June 2011

This weekend's Rock for People is expected to draw thousands of music fans to Hradec Kralové 70 miles east of Prague for what is certainly the most extensive rockout of the Czech summer festival calendar.

Judas Priest and Whitesnake at O2 Arena

Prague TV |
28 June 2011

Legendary metal bands Judas Priest and Whitesnake play O2 Arena on Tuesday, June 28.

BudZillus plays Propaganda Pub

Prague TV |
28 June 2011

Over the last two and a half years a band of five buskers now turned official underground Berlin scene favourites have been showing the rest of the world how to do things their way.

Mycologist Jan Borovička on mushrooms and where to find them

Radio Prague |
28 June 2011

With mushroom season in full swing, Jan Borovička, a leading member of the Czech Mycological Society, talks about how the internet has changed mushroom picking.

No bones about it: first Czech dinosaur find 'legit'

Czech Position |
28 June 2011

Czech paleontologist unearths evidence to put a 'definitive end' to a century-old dispute over authenticity of first local dinosaur find.

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