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SUBSTANTIALIS CORPORIS MIXTI

Výstava se snaží rozkrýt, jak seskupení nepatrných těles (aggregatione corporum insensibilium), zahrnujících i toxické chemikálie nebo vznikajících jako vedlejší produkty spotřebního...

Who’s Afraid of the Wolf

Once upon a time there was a little girl name Terezka who loved to hear the story of Red Riding Hood and the big, bad wolf. Every evening her mother would be asked to read this fairy-tale to her,...

The Swing in the Middle of Chaos

Sylva Fischerová is one of the most formidable Czech poets of her generation. A distinguished classicist who teaches at Charles University in Prague, she writes poetry with a vivid imagination as...

Dark Blue World

Dark Blue World (Czech: Tmavomodrý svět) is a 2001 film by Czech Oscar-winning director Jan Sverak about Czech pilots who fought for the British Royal Airforce during World War II.

CHINASKI

Chinaski is one of the most popular pop-rock groups in the Czech Republic. Chinaski won many awards including "Anděl" (Angel), granted by the Academy of Music. On a regular basis, Chinaski appears...

Disappearing Act II

Following the success of the first edition of Disappearing Act, in 2009, and highlighting the vitality of European cinema, this year's program presents 17 contemporary European films that have made a...

Permoník

Concert Choir Permonik was founded in 1966 in a miner town of Karviná as a school choir of elementary school. Today, Permonik is a choir of Music School of Bedřich Smetana. The name – Permonik-...

Marriage Stories: Twenty Years Later - Marcela

Originally part of a 20-year survey of married life in the Czech Republic, this affecting documentary narrows its focus to record the extraordinary tribulations of one of the study's original...

Rhythm Desperados

RHYTHM DESPERADOS is a music group composed of leading jazz musicians possessing the high level of music versatility. The music mingles an elements of funk, latin music and jazz. Repertoire is mainly...

In the Attic

Legendary Czech stop-motion animation master Jiri Barta's feature film In the Attic won the Grand Prize for the best feature film at the NYICFF 2010! The Czech Center New York scheduled on this...

Voices From the Center

Janeil Engelstad will lecture and show images from Voices From the Center at the Czech Center New York on March 25, 2010 at 7:00 PM.

selFbrush

The bathroom tiles in Harrachov, the ski-jumping capital of the Czech Republic, were the first to hear the taped demos of Vaclav Havelka at the end of the nineties. Since then the singer-songwriter,...

Silent Film Series: Galgin's Mysterious Case

Marie is disillusioned with her marriage. Her husband Arthur is never at home, constantly going out to parties. On his way to see a former lover, Arthur is injured in a train accident. He loses his...

The Flying Rabbi

Czech Klezmer band including Vojtech Pospíšil – clarinet, Jana Dosedelová – fletna, Vojtech Peštuka – violin and vocals, Miroslav Ondra – accordion and vocals, Pavel Jurecka - double bass...

Marriage Stories: Twenty Years Later - Zuzana and Vladimir

Zuzana and Vladimir - Vladimír came back from a long stay in New York where he lived on photography not so long before new shooting. This experience influences his life so he all the time everything...

Grandmaster, Mr. Mireček, Baba

FAMU (Film Academy in Prague) Films - Grandmaster, Mr. Mireček, Baba. Thursday, March 11, 7 pm. Screening at the Czech Center New York. Free admission.

Phill Niblock & Martin Janíček

Concert of two musicians - Phill Niblock and Martin Janíček. Phill Niblock works with immersion into the stream of static, harmonically dense waters, which by the time proove not to be so static as...

Miroslav Donutil - One Man Show

MIROSLAV DONUTIL IN NEW YORK - ONE MAN SHOW. Thursday, March 4 at 8 pm

Home

This is a personal exploration of the physical and mental repercussions of emigration. In 1969 a pregnant 18-year old girl flees her country with her married lover as the Russian tanks roll into the...

re-do-re-think-re-play

The exhibition presents work of contemporary Czech artists, which have in common a transformative approach in their practice. Objects, environments and urban concepts are revisited offering a new,...

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