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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Prague TV |
1 August 2011

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion returns to Prague to play Palác Akropolis on Thursday, 4 August.

Koh-i-noor - a tale of two brothers, a famous painting, and the Holocaust

Radio Prague |
1 August 2011

Two years ago, representatives of 46 governments gathered at the former Nazi concentration camp in Terezín, an hour's drive north of Prague. Among the many pledges contained within the pages of the Terezín Declaration was a promise to expedite the return of private property seized from Jews during the Holocaust and still not returned. Many descendants, however, are still waiting to get their family's property back.

Kozel Chateau

Radio Prague |
1 August 2011

One of the best kept secrets among Czech castles and historic sites is the gorgeous Kozel Chateau founded in the late 18th century in western Bohemia.

National Heritage Institute: many of the country's gems still undiscovered by foreign tourists

Radio Prague |
29 July 2011

The National Heritage Institute which is responsible for the protection and preservation of the country's historical monuments has over 100 palaces, castles and manor houses in its care. Regrettably, many of those outside Prague remain undiscovered by foreign tourists.

Czech Holocaust story makes Man Booker longlist

Czech Position |
28 July 2011

Canadian writer Alison Pick's story of a Czech-Jewish family escaping the Holocaust is among 13 titles up for the Man Booker Prize.

The Clementinum, the Baroque pearl of Prague

Radio Prague |
27 July 2011

Standing in the centre of the Clementinum – if you can locate such a thing in the labyrinth – you are surrounded by around a millennium of history and millions of volumes of books inside one of the most beautifully preserved masterpieces of Baroque art the city of Prague has to offer.

Slutwalk Praha

Prague TV |
27 July 2011

The international Slutwalk movement reaches Prague on Saturday, July 30, with a protest march beginning on Jungmannovo náměstí.

Electric boogie, Tetra pack houses and more

Radio Prague |
22 July 2011

Meet the European champions in electric boogie, ever thought of living in a house made from Tetra pack cartons? And, a bus that does more than drive you to work.

9th World Shakespeare Congress brings renowned international Shakespeare scholars to Prague

Radio Prague |
22 July 2011

Currently underway in Prague is the 9th World Shakespeare Congress, a six-day event that brings some 600 literary historians and other scholars to the Czech capital.

Follow your nose to the nearest grill restaurant

Prague Post |
22 July 2011

Here is a sampling of restaurants around town that have their supersize grills revved up for summer.

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