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‘Silver Tide’ at Prague’s Jewish Museum

From Karel Cudlín’s ‘Silver Tide’

Karel Cudlín’s photographs of Czech Holocaust survivors resident at Prague’s Hagibor nursing home is photojournalism of another order


The Pleasure of Slowness

Hiroshi Sugimoto, ‘Draken, Goteborg’ 2001

A New York gallery presents an exhibition of art inspired by the concepts behind Czech author Milan Kundera’s 1995 novel ‘Slowness’


‘Alois Nebel’: Czech history in black & white

The character of the ‘Silent Man’ played by Karel Roden

Innovative Czech animated film shows the often dark passages of the nation’s history through the eyes of a small-town stationmaster


Utopia at a Prague museum

Darina Alsterova’s ‘video-automat’ in Utopia on the Abyss

Curator Milan Knížák’s contribution to ‘Spare Time’ is uninspiring, yet the exhibit showcases a clever array of out-of-the-ordinary artworks


Theater festival kicks off in Plzeň

A scene from Kladno City Theatre's ‘The Seagull’

The 19th International Festival Theatre brings an impressive lineup of Czech and international performances to Plzeň’s streets and stages


Czech museum collections reach digital target

The Soviet Red Army entering Ostrava at the end of WWII

Czech museums have added 50,000 artifacts to the growing European digital archive being created under the rubric of Europeana


Prague’s Fresh Film boosts new cinema

It’s not only about ‘fresh’ film; the outrageous Belgian cabaret group Neveneffecten will be among those featured in workshops dedicated to art interventions

Prague film fans can see the latest works of young filmmakers from Europe and abroad, along with a host of accompanying events


Artěl: Not your typical Bohemian glass

Artěl's new Jungle Baroque motif is being introduced in New York this week

Artěl brings an eclectic glass collection to the New York Int’l Gift Fair, pairing Czech production with American entrepreneurship


The sound of silents

Berg Orchestra performing the new score for ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’ at Febiofest 2010

Berg Orchestra to reprise its accompaniment of Dreyer’s ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’ before performing the work on its tour of Spain


European film goes from silver screen to computer

Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone and Vittoria De Sica on the set of "Two Women"

Early Czech silent films and docs part of newly launched European Film Gateway project making Euro cinema accessible online


‘Ostalgia’ puts Eastern Euro art back on the map

Sergey Zarva #22, from the ‘OGONYOK’ series, 2001

A major New York exhibition spotlights art from the other side of the Iron Curtain with a trip down a winding, often dark memory lane


Czech real estate going green

Skanska Green Court was designed by Richard Meier & Partners

A roundtable of green building experts discuss the role of occupier demand in Czech sustainability and puncture a few industry myths


East of the West – by Miroslav Penkov

East of the West – by Miroslav Penkov


Czech Holocaust story makes Man Booker longlist

"Far to Go" by Alsion Pick is among the 13 titles on the Booker longlist

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


Klaus tests Aussies’ mettle

Prezident nechce být zatažen do konstrukce, že někdo rozboří vládu a pak si z chaosu urve pozice, které Hrad bude muset ústavně posvětit.

Czech president Václav Klaus unable to enter Australian Parliament after refusing to pass through security checkpoint metal detector


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Michael Stein