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New Czech Fables

Radio Prague |
6 December 2010

New exhibition at the Kinský summer palace looks at modern Czech folklore, including what it was like to do compulsory military service under the Communists

Making a clean sweep

Radio Prague |
6 December 2010

Chimney sweeps do not usually occupy the front pages of Czech newspapers. But over the last week or so chimney sweeps and do-it-yourself tips on how to care for your chimney have been all the rage.

A dialogue for the ages

Prague Post |
3 December 2010

Two of the 20th-century's great scholars trace historic events as they happen.

Detective work and restoration work fills gaps in unique Czech historical archive

Radio Prague |
3 December 2010

The rediscovery of 9,000 photographic negatives from the Langhans studio archive of famous people was a sort of Tutankhamun moment for the world of Czech photographic history.

Big names hit catwalk to raise money for charity

Prague Post |
7 December 2010

Third-annual event draws acting and singing stars to help support UNICEF.

Tradition of Christmas tree collections for children's homes dates back over 80 years

Radio Prague |
1 December 2010

There is more to the brightly decorated evergreens than creating a seasonal spirit: in many cities and towns charity collections are held at the trees, with visitors donating cash and gifts to Czech children's homes.

A home away from home

Prague Post |
30 November 2010

What do Czechs and Slovaks have in common with Basque people? Musically, more than you might think. Louise Michel, a fusion of electro-folk and indie rock from central Europe and the Basque country, plays tonight at PopoCaféPetl.

Extreme castle makeover: Chateau Třebešice

Huffington Post |
29 November 2010

Turns out Crispin Glover, best known for his role as George McFly in "Back to the Future," isn't the only foreigner to restore a castle in the Czech Republic.

Vices play Belushi's Bar

Prague TV |
26 November 2010

Vices are a London-based group of six friends. Recently described by the NME as "a bar fight between the Stooges and the Rolling Stones," the band cite the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age, The Strokes and The Doors as key influences.

Earl Okin at Propaganda Pub

Prague Post |
26 November 2010

If you haven't had a chance to catch a comedy night at Propaganda Pub, your last chance for 2010 is coming up next Tuesday, 30 November with comedian Earl Okin.

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