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Exhibition Opening: Kafka & Co. by Jiří Slíva

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Date: 03 September 2014  Venue: Czech Embassy

On September 3, at 6 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will launch the Mutual Inspirations Festival 2014–Franz Kafka with a special exhibition KAFKA & CO. by Czech cartoonist Jiří Slíva. The exhibition… more ►

Theatre: A Report on the Academy

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Date: 09 September 2014  Venue: Czech Embassy

On September 9, at 6:30 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will launch the Mutual Inspirations Festival with Kafka’s riveting short story A REPORT ON THE ACADEMY brought to life in a stunning adaptation… more ►

Theatre: Metamorphosis

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Date: 10 September 2014 - 20 September 2014  Venue: Woolly Mammoth Theatre

From September 10–21, the Alliance for New Music-Theatre will perform Kafka’s most influential and popular work – Metamorphosis – to bring to the stage both the darkness and the humor of Kafka as the… more ►

Czech Comedy Classics: Cutting It Short

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Date: 16 September 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On September 16, at 7 pm, Bistro Bohem will screen CUTTING IT SHORT (Postřižiny) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy classics. more ►

Docs in Salute: The Trials

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Date: 17 September 2014  Venue: Library of Congress

On September 17, at 1 pm, the Library of Congress will kick off the Docs in Salute series, featuring THE TRIALS from director Petr Bok's triology Between a Star and a Crescent. more ►

Concert: Amerika - Expression in Exile

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Date: 18 September 2014  Venue: Czech Embassy

On September 18, at 6:30 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will feature pianist Lara Downes in the concert AMERIKA:EXPRESSION IN EXILE. more ►

Lions of Czech Film: In the Shadow

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Date: 08 October 2014  Venue: Avalon Theatre

On October 8, at 8 pm, the Avalon Theatre will showcase director David Ondříček’s highly acclaimed film IN THE SHADOW (Ve stínu). In this mystery, Captain Hakl (Ivan Trojan), a Czech police detective,… more ►

Film: Amerika

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Date: 09 October 2014  Venue: Czech Embassy

On October 9, at 6:30 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will screen director Vladimír Michálek’s debut film AMERIKA, based on Kafka’s unfinished novel of the same name. more ►

Film: Maharal-Secret of the Talisman

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Date: 18 October 2014  Venue: Czech Embassy

On October 18, at 5 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will screen director Pavel Jandourek’s film Maharal – Secret of the Talisman (Maharal - Tajemství talismanu). more ►

Czech Comedy Classics: Golet in the Valley

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Date: 21 October 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On October 21, at 7 pm, Bistro Bohem will screen GOLET IN THE VALLEY (Golet v údolí) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy classics. more ►

Lecture: Kafka's Magic Prague

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Date: 23 October 2014 - 16 October 2014  Venue: Czech Embassy

On October 16, at 6:30 pm, Czech Cultural Attaché Robert Řehák will give the lecture Kafka’s Magic Prague at the Embassy of the Czech Republic. more ►

Concert: Overlapping Worlds

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Date: 26 October 2014  Venue: National Gallery of Art

On October 26, at 6:30 pm, violin virtuoso Alexander Shonert will perform the concert Overlapping Worlds at the National Gallery of Art in an intimate program dedicated to Franz Kafka. more ►

Encore: Eugenic Minds

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Date: 08 November 2014  Venue: Katzen Arts Center at American University

On November 08, 2014, 6:30 pm, the Katzen Arts Center at American University, in collaboration with the Shoah Memorial Prague, will open the exhibition EUGENIC MINDS comprised of a documentary by Pavel… more ►

Czech Comedy Classics: Waiter, Scarper!

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Date: 18 November 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On November 18, at 7 pm Bistro Bohem will screen WAITER, SCARPER! (Vrchní, prchni!) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy classics. more ►

Lions of Czech Film: Wings of Christmas

Date: 10 December 2014  Venue: Avalon Theatre

On December 12, at 8 pm, the Avalon Theatre will screen WINGS OF CHRISTMAS. The film is set during hustle of the holiday season. At the mall, four friends: Thomas, Nina, Rada, and Mirek, a.k.a. “The Hare,”… more ►

Czech Comedy Classics: I Enjoy the World With You

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Date: 16 December 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On December 16, Bistro Bohem will screen I ENJOY THE WORLD WITH YOU (S tebou mě baví svět) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy classics. more ►

Film: Václav Havel Prague Castle