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Czech Comedy Classics: The Emperor's Baker – The Baker's Emperor


Date: 15 April 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On April 15, at 7 pm, Bistro Bohem will present the double feature THE EMPEROR’S BAKER – THE BAKER’S EMPEROR (Císařův pekař - Pekařův císař) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy… more ►

Concert: Phoenix from the Ashes


Date: 28 April 2014  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

On April 28, 2014, at 6 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic presents Phoenix from the Ashes: Terezín in Words and Music featuring Judith Lynn Stillman (pianist and composer, The Julliard School, BM, MM… more ►

Theatre: Unveiling and Vaněk Unleashed

Date: 08 May 2014  Venue: Artisphere

On May 8, at 7 pm and 9:30 pm, Alliance for New Music-Theatre presents a double bill program including Václav Havel’s "Unveiling" and the world premiere of "Vaněk Unleashed," inspired by Havel’s character… more ►

Film: Leaving

Date: 14 May 2014 - 14 April 2014  Venue: AU, Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall

On May 14, at 7 pm, American University, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, will screen LEAVING (Odcházení), directed by former Czech President Václav Havel. The film centers on the… more ►

Presentation: Bohumil Hrabal

Date: 15 May 2014  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

On May 15, at 7 pm, Archipelago Books celebrates the 100th anniversary of legendary author Bohumil Hrabal’s birth, with the launch of his novel Harlequin's Millions translated by Stacey Knecht and a… more ►

Lions of Czech Film: Lousy Bastards


Date: 11 June 2014  Venue: The Avalon Theatre

On June 11, at 8 pm, the Avalon Theater will screen LOUSY BASTARDS (Všiváci). This multi-layered story follows the lives of two brothers who separate after falling in love with the same girl. more ►

Film: Václav Havel Prague Castle