Friday, 23 August 2019

Life

Czech-American reflects on his wartorn childhood

Czech Position |
6 May 2011

After moving to the US following World War II, 'Charles' was told to forget about 'Ota'; now he's written a memoir about his childhood.

Benefit Concert for Japan

Prague TV |
5 May 2011

Join us for this special concert event to benefit post-earthquake relief and reconstruction in Japan!

The Ungelt, and a thousand years of multicultural Prague

Radio Prague |
5 May 2011

In the jumble of alleyways that is Prague's Old Town, if you look carefully, you'll make out the form of the ancient fortress of Ungelt, built over with baroque and renaissance facades, but still standing after 1,000 years.

Painting without shortcuts

Czech Position |
5 May 2011

Simultaneous exhibitions at the Dea Orh Gallery give an idea of the spectrum of possibilities available to contemporary painters.

Prague Philharmonia

Prague TV |
4 May 2011

As part of the Prague Philharmonia's (Pražská komorní filharmonie's) Chamber Music Series, members of the orchestra's academy play a concert at their own headquarters' Salon Philharmonia on Monday, 9 May.

Mikulov museum displays historic scientific instruments from town's 380-year-old Piarist school

Radio Prague |
4 May 2011

The Regional Museum in Mikulov, in southern Moravia, has opened an exhibition of historic scientific instruments once used at the town's 380-year-old grammar school.

British musicologist honored for life promoting Czech music

Prague Post |
3 May 2011

A British musicologist has been given an honorary doctorate by a music academy in Brno in recognition of his life's work in promoting Czech classical music.

Paul Day – owner of Prague's newly opened and much praised Asian fusion restaurant Sansho

Radio Prague |
3 May 2011

Paul Day was born and raised in Stafford, in the UK's West Midlands, where he started working as a butcher, his first food industry job. After working in two Michelin-starred restaurants in London, the chef came to Prague and has recently opened a restaurant of his own, Sansho.

Women 'holla' out to end street harassment

Czech Position |
3 May 2011

Prague is joining a global online movement against street harassment — but experts say attitudes are 20 years behind Western Europe.

Sustainable architecture building a base, slowly

Czech Position |
3 May 2011

The Global Award for Sustainable Architecture exhibition shows that the issue is international — but it's been slow to take off locally.

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