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THURSDAY FORUM: DISCUSSION WITH PHOTOGRAPHER LIBUŠE JARCOVJÁKOVÁ

Jarcovjáková takes volumes of images which turned out to be a kind of continuous subjective documentary with an apparent autobiographical impact. Commented slide-show of artists’ photo series.

Jiří Bartovanec: ENTROPY #119

Part of the Moving Sound Festival in collaboration with the Austrian Cultural Forum. Dancer Jiří Bartovanec in his choreography searches spatial possibilities of his own path. Followed by Q&A with...

Iconic Recycling

Design Exhbition. Students of The Academy of Applied Arts in Prague (UMPRUM) led by well-known Czech fashion designer Liběna Rochová are redesigning world fashion icons as Donna Karan, Prada,...

Scelsi Revisited: HAAS, MURAIL, SCELSI

This concert, performed by New York’s brilliant Argento Ensemble will be the culmination of this year’s Moving Sounds Festival--'Liquid Architeture / Frozen Music'. The program includes Giacinto...

Thursday Forum: Discussion with Artists

Commented show of artistic documentary mystification videos with authors Adéla Babanová and Daniel Pitín.

Film Club: Case for a Rookie Hangman

Case for a Rookie Hangman (Případ pro začínajícího kata), Director: Pavel Juráček, 1970, 102 min.

Tuesday Film Club: Lesson Faust

Michaela Pavlátová’s short animation Words, Words, Words followed by Jan Švankmajer’s animated comedy/drama, Lesson Faust is a new take on the old legend of a man who sold his soul to the...

Thursday Forum: Mr. KAFKA AND OTHER TALES FROM THE TIME OF THE CULT by BOHUMIL HRABAL

Book reading followed by a conversation between translator Paul Wilson and Chris Harwood, a lecturer in Czech language and pedagogy at Columbia.

Computer game in Astoria

The Department of New Media at Charles University, Prague, presents an educational video game aimed at teenagers.

Carnegie Hall - Ittai Shapira: The Ethics

Concert Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Theresienstadt Concentration Camp.

Martinů Quartet

Martinů Quartet - Concert. Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing, Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn, NY.

Iva Bittova

An opening concert by the acclaimed Czech musician Iva Bittova for the exhibition “Vladislav Kucharski: Paintings”.

Last Year in Marienbad: Why Jews loved the Bohemian Spas

A lecture by Mirjam Zadoff, Indiana University.

Martina Fišerová

Concert. Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street, NYC.

Challenges of Fate

Concert by Martinu Quartet featuring music by Josef Suk, Bohuslav Martinů and Bedřich Smetana.

Trends in Tubular: Tradition and Experimentation in Bent Metal Furniture

Join us for a conversation about the development, history, and contemporary echoes of the bent metal tube chair. Originating with the classic 1928 Breur Stam Chair, and continuing in countless themes...

THURSDAY FORUM: Courage of the Lone Warrior – The Brothers Mašín

THURSDAY FORUM. Presentation of Jan Novák´s book So Far So Good (Zatím dobrý), a biographical novel about two brothers who fled communist Czechoslovakia in the early 1950s.

AACM @ 50: SEM Ensemble

AACM @ 50 continues with large orchestra works by Muhal Richard Abrams, Mitchell, Lewis, SEM Ensemble, Petr Kotik, conductor, Thomas Buckner, baritone & Abrams–Mitchell–Lewis Trio

From Franz Kafka's Prague to Hugo Bergmann's Jerusalem

Lecture by Nitzan Lebovic, Lehigh University.

Words, Words, Words: Czech Language and Society Mirrored in Presidential Speeches

Can future societal developments be detected in changing word patterns in presidential speeches? How can computational linguistics and national corpus help?

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