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All events are organized or co-organized by BBLA

Centennial Heritage Festival 06 October, 2018 - 07 October, 2018

[Bohemian National Hall]   The two-day festival celebrates the traditional folk arts and two auspicious anniversaries: the Centennial of the founding of Czechoslovakia (1918) and the Millennial...

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Jarmila Novotna: My Life in Song book launch, musical tribute 10 October, 2018 - 7:00 PM

[BBLA at Bohemian National Hall]   An exclusive American introduction of the memoirs of Czech-American opera star and film actress, Jarmila Novotna (1907-1994). Author and editor William V....

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Jan Machacek: Democracy, Security and Market Economy talk 11 October, 2018 - 7:00 PM

[Bohemian National Hall] “100 years of Czechoslovakia and the USA as Partners: Democracy, Security and Market Economy,” a talk by Jan Machacek, a Czech columnist, musician and university...

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Martin Nekola: Czech and Slovak New York, 1848-2018 talk 15 October, 2018 - 7:00 PM

[BBLA at Bohemian National Hall]   Martin Nekola, curator of the exhibition "Czech and Slovak New York, 1848-2018," will take the audience on a journey through history of New York's Czech and...

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Gilded Age Newsmakers: Dvorak and Thurber talk 18 October, 2018 - 7:00 PM

[Bohemian National Hall]   From the moment Czech composer Antonin Dvorak stepped ashore to assume the post of Director of the National Conservatory of Music of America in September 1892, he was...

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Kevin McNamara: Dreams of a Great Small Nation author's talk 24 October, 2018 - 7:00 PM

[BBLA at Bohemian National Hall]   Kevin McNamara, author of the book "Dreams of a Great Small Nation," will introduce his comprehensive account of the highly dramatic events that led to the...

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Book Your Space

BBLA Grand Ballrom

Book your space at the home of the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association in the historic Bohemian National Hall.

Past activities

BBLA Event

See pictures from events co-sponsored by Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association.

Bohemian Benevolent & Literary AssociationHospodaThe National Czech and Slovak MuseumAmerican Friends of the Czech RepublicCzech CenterConsulate General