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Vít Hořejš: puppets can be better actors than people

Actor and puppeteer Vít Hořejš was born in Czechoslovakia but spent most of his life in the United States, where he emigrated in his late twenties. He worked for the legendary Black Light Theatre before establishing his own Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre. The group, featuring puppets and live actors, performs contemporary pieces as well as plays based on traditional Czech fairy tales.

 
 
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The legendary comics Rychlé Šípy, or Rapid Arrows, by Jaroslav Foglar are making a comeback. Albatros is set re-publish…

 
 
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This year’s Karlovy Vary film festival will begin with a tribute to the late director Miloš Forman in the form of a…

 
 
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Artist Sonya Darrow spends her time in the Czech Republic and in Iowa, two places where she feels at home. Her…

 
 
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Many musical projects have noteworthy origin stories. But Dálava’s is truly one of a kind. Julia Úlehla and her musical…

 
 
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Prague has seen many memorable concerts over the years by international artists and a few which were legendary. This…

 
 
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Český Krumlov is one of the country’s top destinations. However, extreme levels of tourism have forced locals out of…

 
 
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Overhaul of national anthem proposed…

Is it time to give the Czech national anthem an update? The Czech Olympic Committee has just unveiled a number of new…

 
 
 
 
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