PHOTO: Pavel Havel: Rr 06/05/16
A trrragicomedy on the desirrre of Rrrobert Chrrroust, who strrruggled to prrronounce his r’s, to become an actorrr. Authorrrs Pavel Kohout and Václav Havel completed the play in 1973 and it was perrrformed just once, at a meeting of the banned wrrriterrrs at Hrrrádeček the following yearrr. The Václav Havel library prrresented a staged rrreading in a worrrld prrrremiere. More
More than 30,000 people attended celebrations of the 220th anniversary of the foundation of the National Gallery in Prague. What is preventing the NG from always being such a draw? What is “national” about it? Does anybody believe any more that “the spirit of the nation can be elevated through works of art”? And do we have any need whatever for a large state art gallery? More
A Heart for Vaclav Havel 28/04/16
Sculpture by Lukáš Gavlovský and Roman Švejda "Heart for Václav Havel" will be officially presented on May 2nd, 6 pm at Columbia College in Chicago. The screening of the documentary film Life according to Václav Havel by Andrea Sedláčková will be a part of the evening. For more see invite.
Václav Havel: Politics and Conscience 21/04/16
Yesterday evening the exhibition Václav Havel: Politics and Conscience, prepared in connection with what would have been his 80th birthday, was ceremonially launched at the Czech Centre on Prague’s Rytířská St. The exhibition runs until 7 May 2016 and you are cordially invited!