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Life

Spring is like an X-ray

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
31 March 2010

The snow finally melts, the bushes and the trees are bare, and a cyclist or a hiker can see through things.

Easter in Prague

Expats.cz |
31 March 2010

A look at Easter traditions and this year's events.

Action hero bounces a Czech

Reuters |
30 March 2010

Jean-Claude Van Damme uses his martial arts skills to kick a bottle of wine off the head of Libor Bouček.

FAMU dean: sometimes it's too easy to make a film here

Radio Prague |
30 March 2010

The Czech Film and Television Academy, or FAMU, has been educating filmmakers for over 60 years.

The Subways play Lucerna

Prague TV |
29 March 2010

Less than a year after their last visit, the British indie-rock trio returns to Lucerna Music Bar.

Survival tales told in snapshots: Czech Jews enduring the Holocaust

The New York Times |
29 March 2010

In a series of four documentaries about the little-known ordeals of Czech Jews during World War II, for example, Anna Kraus Bauer looks back at her train journey to an Estonian labor camp.

A new anthology celebrates Prague's international literary culture

Radio Prague |
29 March 2010

Since the fall of communism, Prague has been a very international city, and this has had a deep impact on the city's literary culture. Many Prague writers today have their roots outside the Czech Republic and are not necessarily writing in the Czech language.

Historic Czech stately home gets new owner following quick sale

Radio Prague |
26 March 2010

A stately home on the edge of Prague has been snapped up for just under a quarter of a billion crowns. The new owner of the well preserved Baroque Koloděje landmark will be getting not just a luxury property and grounds but also an interesting slice of Czech history.

Petschek's Palace, once the headquarters of the Nazi secret police

Radio Prague |
25 March 2010

If you're not looking for it then you'll probably overlook the rather nondescript building of the Ministry of Industry, near the top of Prague's Wenceslas Square.

How we roll in Černý Vůl

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
25 March 2010

By the time we reached the castle ruins at Okoř, we were ready for some hot soup, cold beer, and -- truth be told -- three whiskies each at the Hotel Okoř.

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