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Messages in an Emergency

Jiří Skála presents a series of 4 texts and videos at this exhibition. These works were made over two years: 2008 and 2009. They are like messages which tell a potential visitor stories about...

Czech Christmas Music

Christmas Concert. Czech early music group Ritornello andNYU Collegiate Chorus. American Premiere of Georg Zrunek's 1766 Comic-Pastoral Christmas Mass.

Double role

Film screening. surgeon and a scientist have been secretly trying to transplant the brain from one hog into another. Soon after their first success, they have a golden opportunity to save a human: a...

The Joke

Film screening. The Joke was released in 1968, a turbulent year in Czech history. After a brief period of increased liberalization, the Soviets invaded Czechoslovakia, reestablishing a harsh regime....

JIŘÍ SLAVÍK - SOLO DOUBLE BASS

Concert - JIŘÍ SLAVÍK - SOLO DOUBLE BASS. The Workshop Series at David Gage 36 Walker Street, NYC.

OIL LAMPS

Oil Lamps (Petrolejové lampy) is a 1971 Czechoslovak drama film directed by Juraj Herz. It was entered into the 1972 Cannes Film Festival. It is based on a novel by Jaroslav Havlíček.

MIROSLAV ČERNÝ: THE YEAR IN THE COUNTRYSIDE. THE CIRCUS HUMAN BEEING.

The Year in the Countryside - The famous masterpiece by Alois and Vilem Mrstik after a hundred years. How does a contemporary composer perceive life in the Moravian countryside? Will tragedy strike?...

KAWASAKI'S ROSE

11TH ANNUAL SERIES OF NEW CZECH FILMS - SPECIAL FILM SCREENING at Film Forum celebrating the distribution release of Kawasaki’s Rose (Kawasakiho ruze), dir. Jan Hrebejk (2009). Followed by Q&A with...

WILD FLOWERS

Seven seemingly unconnected fairy tales - glued together only by folklore, mood, color and light - make up this Czech collection of visual poetry. The original piece of literature, written by Karel...

LOVE IS WITHOUT THE END!

Poetry and music night on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the greatest Czech romantic poet Karel Hynek Macha.

GOAT STORY - THE OLD PRAGUE LEGENDS

This story tells of the friendship between a young villager who arrives in medieval Prague, Jemmy and his Goat. The important conflict comes up when Jemmy falls in love with Katy – a...

ROSACIOLA & DE (CASULA) CUCULLA

LUPA (Ludi Variantur Plausus Augetur) is a theater group that was founded by a group of students of the Institute for Greek and Latin Studies at the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University in...

VELVET REVOLUTION PARTY

Celebration of the 21th anniversary of the triumph of democracy in 1989 in former Czechoslovakia. The Velvet Revolution Party is the signature event organized jointly by the Czech and Slovak...

MESSAGES IN AN EMERGENCY

Jiří Skála presents a series of 4 texts and videos at this exhibition. These works were made over two years: 2008 and 2009. They are like messages which tell a potential visitor stories about...

NEW LITERATURE FROM EUROPE: HAUNTING THE PRESENT

Today’s Europe is a fascinating convergence of old and new, with high speed trains roaring past thousand-year-old towns. The past and present are never far away from each other, and this year’s...

JIŘÍ STIVÍN - SOLO SYSTEM BAND

Jiří Stivín has been interpreting pre-Classical music on the recorder since 1975. After graduating from the cinematography department of the Prague Film Academy (FAMU), he devoted himself...

3 SEASONS IN HELL

This electrifying film charts the torrid, destructive romance between 19-year-old Ivan Heinz, a good-looking fop and witty political agitator, and the exquisite and bisexual Jana. Set against the...

NEW CZECH FILMS

The eleventh annual series is presented at three venues: at the Czech Center New York, the program offers unusual film projects and introduces debuting directors and talented students of film. The...

KAREL HAŠLER

A special evening featuring performance of KAREL HAŠLER’s songs, a documentary movie about his life and discussion with his son, Thomas Hasler

Dux Femina Facti

Czech mezzo soprano and television personality Martina Kociánová joins Czech flutist Žofie Vokálková and American harpsichordist Kathleen Scheide of the international ensemble Due Solisti in a...

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