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PET project: One person’s trash, this artist’s treasure

Richterová has been sculpting the widely available PET bottles into ‘PET-ART’ since 2004

Veronika Richterová’s plastic bottle creations reflect the artist’s offbeat sense of humor and eye for remarkable detail

Secrecy rules in Cinema Royal screenings

Masks were in fashion for the most recent mysterious screening

Inspired by a similar London project, patrons don’t find out the title of the film — or screening location — until the last moment


Geocaching: 21st Century treasure hunt a hit with Czech masses

Geocaching - populární outdoorová aktivita, při níž hráči hledají schránky v...

For most Czech trackers, geocaching is about getting to know new places and spending time in the great outdoors; it’s ‘highly addictive’


Viva la Villa!

František Bílek was known as a sculptor, not an architect. That didn’t stop him from designing his own studio cum home in Prague 6.

Prague’s early 20th century architects produced some fine homes 


Dobrá chuť!

Prague Food Festival is back for a weekend of good eating and reduced prices at dozens of choice restaurants 


Zlín film fest brings Irish cinema to children

This year’s Zlín film festival for children and youth will showcase gems from the Emerald Isle and brighten the streets with Irish culture


Colorful Khamoro

The 14th World Roma Festival Khamoro runs until Sunday

Week-long festival in Prague celebrates the richness of Roma music and traditions


Injured Rosický a doubt for vital Euro 2012 showdown

Greece's Giorgos Karagounis cries in pain after being kicked on the face by Czech Republic’s Tomáš Rosický during Tuesday’s match

The Czech national team might face Poland without their star midfielder Tomáš Rosický


A Boy in Terezín

A photo of young Pavel Weiner

Prague-born Pavel Weiner was among the few Jewish children to survive Terezín and the war – and among a handful to have kept a diary


Vladimír 518: Czech rap rebel without a pause

Vladimír 518 on stage at Prague’s Roxy club

Rap star, music label boss and graffiti artist Vladimír 518 is the Renaissance man of Czech urban culture


What Putin’s return means for the former Soviet republics

The EU and NATO have little interest in further enlargement; yet Moscow’s policy towards the ‘near abroad’ still matters


Some sorts of austerity are better than others

První v pořadí čekatelů na státní bankrot je momentálně Řecko. Bude následovat dominový efekt?

Is there a better way to consolidate the public finances without damaging growth, both in the short term and the long term?


Debate over daring WWII Prague assassination of top Nazi intensifies

The scene of the assassination

Approaching 70th anniversary of greatest WWII act of Czech resistance spurs reexamination of its significance


A new era for Erhartova Cukrárna

The new Erhartova cukrárna shop in Vinohrady

Historic First Republic sweets shop and café opens a second location, in Prague’s posh Vinohrady neighborhood


Enjoy the ‘silence’: Prague exhibition honors John Cage

Tyler Adams’ compilation of amateur renditions of Cage’s 4'33” found on YouTube

‘Membra Disjecta for John Cage’ comprises some 120 works, many inspired by the great avant-garde composer’s interest in the random


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