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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 New...

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 exclusively...

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...

CZECH & SLOVAK FAIRY TALES WITH STRINGS

For fifty years, a troupe of antique marionettes was confined to a dusty closet at Jan Hus Church, in the heart of New York's Czechoslovak neighborhood. Discovered by Vít Horejš, Czechoslovak...

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Two clarinet players, one Czech and one Israeli, first sing to one another over the phone and then send each other emails with photographs of their concert gowns. Several days prior to performance...

MIG 21

PLEASE NOTE: CONCERT DATE HAS CHANGED - CONCERT IS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 8PM

THE UNWELCOME

THE UNWELCOME FIVE STORIES ABOUT A JOURNEY FROM THE UNDERWORLD. October 19, 2010 , 7pm, Free THE UNWELCOME (Nevítaní), directed by Tomáš Škrdlant, 2009, 95 min., in Czech with English...

CINEMA BELGRADE

Belgrade is a vibrant city and so is Serbian cinema. Let yourselves be transported in time and space by works of a generation of filmmakers who recently entered the international film circuit and who...

GROWING UP IN NYC

Born in Prague and raised in Manhattan, Helen Epstein is the author of Children of the Holocaust; Joe Papp; and Where She Came From: A Daughter's search for her Mother's History.

A LOW-LEVEL FLIGHT

A Low-level Flight (Nízký let) is a story from 1960's and 70's of relationship of Káťa and Franta who was an ace fighter pilot in the Czechoslovak army.

HARMCORE JAZZ BAND & NEW YORK JAZZ ACADEMY

Concert of two students' jazz bands: Harmcore Jazz Band from the Czech Republic and New York Jazz Academy band (U.S.A)

CZECH STREET FESTIVAL

Come celebrate Czech Independence Day! Enjoy live music, Czech food, dance groups, children’s performances, souvenirs and much more! Fun for adults and kids!!!

EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB - LEAVING by VÁCLAV HAVEL

Chancellor Rieger is leaving office. But does leaving office necessarily mean that he, his mistress and his extended family have to leave the state villa, which has been their home for years? While...

TOMÁŠ JAMNÍK & JOSEF ŠPAČEK

Classical Music Concert, Tomáš Jamník - violoncello, Josef Špaček - violin

SECLUSION NEAR A FOREST

In this film, a couple, after seeing the lovely job a friend of theirs has done in converting an old mill house into a cozy mansion, moves into an old farmhouse after persuading the current owner, an...

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