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Life

So low

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
25 November 2010

With NPR's "All Songs Considered" podcast to keep me company, I ventured from my house in Černý Vůl, west of Prague, down through Únětice to Roztoky (nothing happening at the site of our beloved Koliba, by the way), then along the river to Lysolaje, then up through some nasty construction to V Šáreckém údolí, and then up to the fantastic Croatian restaurant at Jeneralka called Chorvatský Mlýn.

Thanksgiving in Prague

Prague TV |
25 November 2010

Several Prague restaurants will be marking the traditional American celebration of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday.

Jiří Pehe pens first political biography of post-89 heavyweight Václav Klaus

Radio Prague |
25 November 2010

It is perhaps surprising then that the first political biography of Mr Klaus has only now been published. Klaus: A Portrait of a Politician in Twenty Images by the political analyst Jiří Pehe has provoked heated debate between the president's supporters and opponents.

To dub or not to dub

Prague Post |
23 November 2010

Despite the wealth of psycholinguistic research suggesting subtitled programs aid in language acquisition, for adults as well as children, the question "to dub or not to dub" is complicated in the Czech Republic by the fact that Czechs are extraordinarily proud of their voice-over artists, as well as by the fact that so much of the programing is foreign, meaning that those who are unable to either read the subtitles or understand the spoken language, such as the elderly, would have much more limited options.

Grant Hart plays 007

Prague TV |
23 November 2010

Former Hüsker Dü man Grant Hart plays a solo show at Klub 007 Strahov tonight.

Tortoise plays Meet Factory

Prague TV |
22 November 2010

Playing Prague for the first time, Tortoise makes its way to the Meet Factory today.

Going underground for jazz in Prague

Prague Post |
22 November 2010

Chris Potter's Underground plays an exclusive two-night stand at the intimate Jazz Dock, this Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

The Makropulos Case, directed by Robert Wilson, premieres at Estates Theatre

Radio Prague |
22 November 2010

A highly-touted production of Karel Čapek's play The Makropulos Case, directed by acclaimed American designer and director Robert Wilson, premiered at Prague’s Estates Theatre on Thursday.

Národní třída

Radio Prague |
18 November 2010

A remarkable Prague boulevard where history was made two decades ago.

Learning about communism

Radio Prague |
18 November 2010

A Czech NGO has now launched a school project which should portray the communist years through the fate of individuals and entire families.

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