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Bone churches in the Czech lands

Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
22 April 2009

When travellers first hear of a church of human bones outside Prague, it might conjure images of bizarre horror films, but if cemetery space became scarce in medieval Europe, exhuming human skeletal remains to make way for new burials was not unusual.

Water, if you please

By Kateřina Čopjaková | Respekt |
1 Jul 2009

Ordering from the tap in Czech restaurants raises eyebrows.

'People have forgotten why houses have foundations'

By Tomáš Němeček | Hospodářské noviny |
7 Jul 2009

Geologist Václav Cílek, who wrote an article on the threat of a centennial flood two years before such a flood really hit Moravia, talks about our role in natural disasters.

Rock 'n' roll blitz

Prague Post |
26 June 2009

It's been almost a decade since the Yeah Yeah Yeahs bolted out of the same post-punk New York stable that once housed The Strokes and White Stripes.

The world comes to Prague

Prague Post |
26 June 2009

Looking at the lineup for the 12th annual Respect, it's clear that Prague's own home-brewed world music festival continues to mature like fine wine on the shelf.

This is no jazz club for tourists

Hospodářské noviny |
3 Jul 2009

Jazzdock, a new club by the Vltava, hosts quality jazz shows until the wee hours of morning.

Electro Beachbox / Dutty Weekend Special

Expats.cz |
3 July 2009

If you thought the partying was on hold for summer then you were wrong, we've just stepped up a gear with the outdoor location Žlutý Lázně, yes that's right people beach parties!

Melancholy Terezín

By Günter Bartoš | Prague Daily Monitor |
2 Jul 2009

A former fortress gets used to civilian life and tries to find a new identity.

Some Czech women see sexism in their names

Statesman.com |
29 June 2009

Lucie Kundra is something of a feminist rebel — not because she wouldn't take her husband's name when they got married in 2008, but because she did.

Shakespeare festival begins in Prague

Radio Prague |
29 June 2009

One of the biggest cultural events of the season in the Czech Republic, the annual Shakespeare Summer Festival, has begun at the Supreme Burgrave's House at Prague Castle.

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