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September 2018
FREE
  • Anna Hulačová: Graceful ride

    Kunstraum

  • September 29 6:00 PM to November 17 6:00 PM
Open
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  • 21 Roscoe Street, London, EC1Y 8PT
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    In Anna Hulačová: Graceful ride, table–like horizontal surfaces are inset with abstracted forms which mutate from cell structures, micro-organisms or insect’s internal organs, within a biosphere of variable proportions. This unknown micro–macro space is the ground into which the artist plants a web of symbolic citations, from tradition, mythology and history. Hulačová’s visual language is expressed through her work’s materiality: cement surfaces of varying textures are applied to underlying sub-structures; smooth planes of cement, or inset aluminium and paper panels…

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October 2018
£25
  • Bolek Polívka Theatre: The Jester and the Son

    Shaw Theatre

  • October 16 7:30 PM to November 17 7:30 PM
Open
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  • 100-110 Euston Rd, London, NW1 2AJ
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    n order to punish a young aristocrat a canny and cruel jester king decides to transform him into a jester. With the help of his companions in a jesters´ retirement home he subjects the novice to lessons helping him to discover his jester self. But before a new jester can be born, he must undergo a ritual. In this follow up to Bolek Polívka’s now legendary play The Jester and the Queen, in which he starred alongside his wife, Polívka…

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  • BoysPlayNice for Rückl

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • October 22 10:00 AM to November 25 6:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    Award-winning Czech photography studio BoysPlayNice present stunning glass design created by Rony Plesl for Czech glassworks Rückl through a bespoke exhibition combining photography and glass objects. The Rückl family glassworks is renowned for top-quality cut crystal since 1846. They recently received the Czech Grand Design Award for their new collection created under the artistic directorship of Rony Plesl, himself one of the most acclaimed Czech product designers, known mainly in the field of glass design and for his original glass…

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  • Zorka Ságlová @ Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance

    Nottingham Contemporary

  • 27/10/2018 8:00 AM to 27/01/2019 5:00 PM
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  • The acclaimed Czech artist Zorka Ságlová will be showcased in major group exhibition which looks and explores resistance movements and alternative forms of living from a gendered perspective across the world and spanning the late nineteenth century to the present. With over 100 exhibits by some 40 practitioners, Still I Rise presents the way in which resistance has been approached by visual artists, writers, architects, designers and activists, working as individuals or in groups. It takes place within a global context, referring…

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November 2018
FREE
  • Spotlights: Markéta Luskačová

    Millbank

  • 05/11/2018 10:00 AM to 19/04/2019 5:00 PM
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  • London, SW1P 4RG
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    The acclaimed Czech photographer Markéta Luskačová takes part in a regularly changing in-depth displays in Tate Britain’s Spotlights series. Luskačová who lives and works in London, reflects on a changing city in her portraits of London life. Everything she diligently photographed through the 70s, 80s and 90s and to a lesser degree, up to a present day, is a record of the end of the era of the Jewish Saturday markets of the East End, of which some don’t exist…

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£15, £13 concessions, £5 students, £2 16 and under
  • Lewisham Choral Society plays Dvořák

    Goldsmiths

  • November 17 7:30 PM
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  • Lewisham Way, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW
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    Lewisham Choral Society presents a concert celebrating the music of Antonín Dvořák: two joyful choral works and his charming Sonatina for piano and flute. Lovers of Dvořák’s symphonies will recognise the same lyrical, folk-influenced style in these delightful works. The Mass in D ripples along, its movements in turn lively, dramatic and serenely peaceful. The Te Deum begins and ends with exultant choruses that frame quieter contemplative passages and a whirling dance – a reminder of Dvořák’s Bohemian roots. His father was, after all,…

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£7 + booking fee
  • The Velvet Revolution + discussion with Pavel Seifter and Jiří Přibáň

    The Czech Embassy

  • November 22 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    A testimony to the heady days following the 17 November 1989, this edited footage of interviews and news journals successfully evokes the atmosphere of the 30 days which paved the way to democracy in Czechoslovakia. Casting students and former dissidents led by Vaclav Havel in the main roles it chronicles the Velvet Revolution, when riot police crushed a peaceful student rally in Prague and the subsequent protests that ended the Communist era in Czechoslovakia. Edited within ten days at the…

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December 2018
£7
  • Thom Artway (CZ) / Head of Steam

    The Troubadour

  • December 9 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • 263-267 Old Brompton Road, London, SW5 9JA
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    Already one of the most respected young musicians in the Czech music scene, this talented artist is ready to be crowned Czech’s best music export. Having already notched up memorable performances at this year’s Great Escape and Europe’s largest music and cultural festival Sziget and won the first Czech Fresh – the music project led to cooperation with UK live promoters to help give an international focus to local music – Thom is ready to announce his first headline UK…

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