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Student posters highlight power's role in poverty

Czech Position |
28 January 2011

Competition aims to promote social responsibility, one poster at a time.

Back in the ČSSR: New book celebrates ersatz cocktails

Czech Position |
28 January 2011

Young Czechs continue to imbibe the communist-era mixed drinks that once substituted for fancy Western cocktails.

Prague's music clubs: too big a silence

Respekt |
28 January 2011

Restrictive regulations and short-sighted thinking are strangling Prague's club scene.

National Theatre live: King Lear

Prague TV |
27 January 2011

Kino Světozor screens King Lear, live from the National Theatre's Donmar Warehouse in London, on Thursday, 3 February.

Prague Wedding Fair starts Friday

Prague TV |
26 January 2011

All expats living in the Czech Republic are invited to visit the first wedding fair focused on international weddings.

From Princeton to Prague

Prague Post |
25 January 2011

Old Town's Bethlehem Chapel will host some very special guests tomorrow night, in a January treat for choral music fans.

Exhibition turns spotlight on Andy Warhol's origins

Czech Position |
25 January 2011

The US pop artist said he was from 'nowhere' while believing he was 'Czechoslovak' — but Warhol's family history isn't so black and white.

'Revolution Girls' features more than one revolution

Czech Position |
25 January 2011

Resiliency and the revolution are two of the only things that four women inlvolved in the Velvet Revolution now have in common.

Prague Wine Week opens

Prague TV |
24 January 2011

Prague Wine Week returns to bars, restaurants, specialist shops, hotels and other venues around the city from Monday, 24 January until Sunday, 30 January.

Film explores coming of age, Communist style

Disarray Magazine |
24 January 2011

The 2010 Czech film Identity Cards (Občanský průkaz) isn't your typical coming of age film. The best films in this genre are set sometime between 1960-1980 and this film is no exception. A new youth culture blossomed at this time, which centered on underage substance abuse, blue jeans, and rock-n-roll. All of these things are featured prominently in Identity Cards. But, unlike other such films, the four friends at the heart of Identity Cards are growing up in urban Communist Czechoslovakia in the late 1970s, not the suburbs.

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