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London launch for new Petra Hůlová translation

Three Plastic Rooms, a new English translation of the novel Umělohmotný třípokoj by Petra Hůlová, has just been published. Marking the book’s official launch, the author spoke at an event attended by local aficionados of Czech literature in London this week.

 
 
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British Stuckist artist Joe Machine…

British Stuckist artist Joe Machine is best known for his raw paintings depicting violence, sex and crime; all images…

 
 
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Kintera: I like when visitors are part…

A major Prague show by Czech sculptor Krištof Kintera features both large-scale, technically challenging pieces and…

 
 
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Met stars to launch Dvořák Prague music…

Stars from the Metropolitan Opera will open the ninth annual Dvořák Prague international music festival, which gets…

 
 
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My Prague – Jan Kasl

Former Prague mayor Jan Kasl takes us to his Bubeneč ‘hood and Malá Strana, where he lived at an exciting time.

 
 
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Muchow: It’s all about the film – not…

Soundtrack composer Jan P. Muchow has a new compilation of his film work and is about to play a special one-off concert…

 
 
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Shapely Czech Venus reveals secrets

First results from a scan of the famous Venus of Dolní Věstonice show it was made from one piece of clay from the local…

 
 
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For me, playing the bad guy is the most…

Since moving to Prague in 2002, American actor Brian Caspe has had parts in numerous big productions, everything from…

 
 
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2017 Letní Letná festival of new circus…

What can visitors look forward to at the 14th edition of Letní Letná, which gets underway on Thursday night?

 
 
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Prague exhibition spotlights iconic…

An exhibition dedicated to the famous shoe designer Manolo Blahnik is now on display at Prague’s Kampa Museum. Entitled…

 
 
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Activists pour blood-red substance in…

The Vltava River at Prague’s Mánes exhibition hall turned blood-red on Monday afternoon, after activists from an art…

 
 
 
 
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