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By Ivan Lamper | Respekt |
1 Feb 2010

Frost blanketed the Czech Republic. Temperatures dropped to minus 30 degrees Celsius, and railroad tracks cracked in many parts of the country. The charity People in Need organized a concert on Old Town Square in Prague for the earthquake-affected Haiti.

Indoor sports in Prague

Expats.cz |
1 February 2010

Ping-pong, pool and more in Prague.

Alchemy Reading

Prague TV |
1 February 2010

Reading followed by open mic music, poetry, and more. This month's feature: Elizabeth Baines.

All kinds of historical monuments under threat in ČR

Radio Prague |
1 February 2010

Many historical monuments in the country are under threat and action needs to be taken to save them. So says the state-funded National Monuments Institute, which has just launched a campaign to draw attention to the subject.

"We were criminally naïve": former PM looks back to the Velvet Revolution

Radio Prague |
1 February 2010

Since the fall of communism, Petr Pithart has been a central Czech political figure.

Siberian snap thrills Czech frost hunter

Radio Prague |
28 January 2010

While most people are keeping indoors to avoid catching a cold or slipping on an icy pavement, there are some who hope temperatures will drop as low as possible.

Žižka ready to fight again

Prague TV |
28 January 2010

Why has the Czech state abandoned a monument to the country's greatest warrior?

The "golden chapel" of Czech culture

Radio Prague |
28 January 2010

No visit to Prague is complete without paying homage to one of the most important buildings in the country in terms of history, symbolism and function: the National Theatre, a physical manifestation of Czech national pride.

Georg Placzek – a critical link in the making of the atom bomb

Radio Prague |
21 January 2010

To his many Nobel Prize-winning colleagues, Georg Placzek was a physicist of boundless importance. It was not because of a breakthrough discovery on his part, or because he published widely, but because he tended to be the man with the right wits at the right time. At Los Alamos, New Mexico, on July 16th, 1945, he was the only Czech present for the detonation of the first nuclear explosion – an event he had helped to create.

True West

Prague TV |
21 January 2010

In the dead of winter, the Prague Playhouse brings to life Sam Shepard's sweltering, dark comedy True West, which opens 21 January at 7:30pm at Divadlo Inspirace in Malá Strana.

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