Sunday, 18 August 2019


Lila Downs |
10 November 2008

Lila Downs plays Palác Akropolis on Thursday, November 13th, as part of a short European tour.

Pick up a winter warmer

Prague Post |
21 November 2008


If you are in need of a lap-warmer for the cold winter ahead, koč will be holding its semiannual cat adoption exhibit this weekend.

Erik Truffaz 4tet |
21 October 2008

As part of the Other Music concert series, French trumpeter Eric Truffaz and his quartet return to Palác Akropolis on Wednesday, October 22.

Emil Zátopek: a Czech sporting hero

Radio Prague |
24 October 2008

The undisputed hero of the 1952 Summer Olympics was the greatest Czech runner of all time, Emil Zátopek.

How the Other Guys Do It: BrewDog’s Punk IPA

Prague Daily Monitor |
27 October 2008

In contrast to most Czech beer labels, the Punk IPA label goes almost all the way around the 330-ml bottle, and as such it has room for a lot of information.

Global Concepts International School |
24 June 2009

A Montessori education with all the comforts of home

Oslavy Prahy

Prague.TV |
25 June 2009

From Friday, 26 to 28 June, the inaugural Oslavy Prahy (Prague Celebrations) festival brings music, film, theatre, art, sports, science, fashion, adrenalin and dance to various venues around the city.

"Několik vět" petition marked the final months of communism in Czechoslovakia

Radio Prague |
30 June 2009

In June 1989, a group of people around the dissident and future president, Václav Havel, put together a petition to the communist authorities asking them to stop oppressing freedom in the country. Over five months, more than 40,000 Czechs and Slovaks signed the Několik vět petition, fuelling the demise of communism in Czechoslovakia.

The beach life, where you might least expect it

New York Times |
21 July 2009

Smíchov Beach on the Vltava River is notable not just because Prague isn’t exactly famous for its beaches, but because of its proximity to so many architectural gems.

A visualization of beer consumption by country

Prague Daily Monitor |
21 July 2009

Each year, the Czech Republic consumes the most beer per capita, regularly hitting around 160 liters for every Czech man, woman and child. But how does that compare to other countries?

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