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A Beautiful Life I Will Have...

During the communist regime the Czech Republic was a closed-up country. Twenty years ago, with the appearance of freedom, the borders were opened and immigrants started arriving in our country. They...

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

When a 13-year-old girl crosses the threshold into womanhood, her life unfolds as a baroque saga of vampires, witchcraft, and mysticism. This mesmerizing celluloid poem has been described as a...

The New York Ceramics Fair

Today's jewel in the crown of New York's Winter Antiques Week, The New York Ceramics Fair, brings together a carefully selected and distinguished international group of around 36 galleries offering...

The Cremator

“The Cremator” is a unique example of modern gothic cinema, being both fantastic and grimly realistic. Finding comedy in the darkest recesses of the human spirit, Herz has produced a film which is...

T.M.A.

T.M.A. is a story about Marek who decides to quit his career of a musician and to settle in a secluded deserted house for a while where he wants to devote his time to painting. The house where Marek...

Tightrope! A Bohemian Tale

Presentation and reading of a book by Olga Walló. Original artwork and illustrations by Monika Abbott.

NY / Prague 6

"NY/Prague 6" is a group show for Futura Gallery and the Czech Center New York. Curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud. Opening: Thursday, January 13, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Open through February 24.

Children's Concert with Eleanor Dubinsky

This special children's' concert at the Czech Center NY includes a set by Eleanor and her Global Roots band, followed by an opportunity for children and adults in the audience to participate by...

George Mraz with IIva Bittova, Billy Hart, Emil Viklicky

Jazz Concert - Jazz at Lincoln Center George Mraz with Iva Bittova, Billy Hart & Emil Viklicky

Scott Robinson & Emil Viklický Duo

Jazz Concert - Scott Robinson & Emil Viklický Duo. Admission Free.

Magor's Swans Songs

This is the first US reading by Ivan Jirous, the legendary Czech poet and philosopher who coined the term "parallel polis" during Czechoslovak normalization, and who managed the Plastic People of the...

Magor for Kids

The poet, essayist and culture organizer Ivan M. Jirous wrote the book of beautiful poems for children in the 1980s in the Valdice prison where he was sent for political reasons. For the author, the...

The College of New Jersey Orchestra

The Orchestra of the College of New Jersey will give their New York City debut, performing selections from two famous works by Czech and German composers in the beautiful acoustic of Bohemian...

Tribute to Magor

Tribute to Magor - Evening dedicated to the legendary Czech poet Ivan Martin Jirous with a concert and screening of rare Czech underground movies from 1970s and 1980s

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.

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