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In Conversation about “V+W: The Letters” BBLA 20 September, 2017

Theatre on the Balustrade (Divadlo Na zabradli) presents “V+W: The Letters” at the Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival taking place in New York at Bohemian National Hall. The text of the...

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Plurality of Identity In the Works of Zdenek Lhotsky Sylva Petrova 26 May, 2017

The narrow field of specialisation that we see all around us, including in art and the commercial strategies of galleries, is a contemporary characteristic. However, artistic creativity behaves in...

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Dancing in New York’s Bohemia Stephanie Sugars 26 April, 2017

Bohemia is alive and well in New York City. On April 1, the Czech and Slovak communities assembled for their annual gathering—a dance hosted by the Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association...

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BBLA Acquires Vojtech Preissig Poster Majda Kallab Whitaker 27 March, 2017

BBLA has acquired an historic poster in marking the 100th anniversary of U.S. entry into World War I and Czechoslovak support of the allied effort. This poster is the most famous in a series of 16...

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A Meeting of Masaryk and Dvorak Majda Kallab Whitaker 22 November, 2016

For a brief moment last September, the statue of composer Antonin Dvorak by Croatian-American sculptor Ivan Mestrovic (1883-1962) welcomed a visitor in the Bohemian National Hall: the portrait bust...

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Celebrate the Season, with Moravian Wine on Your American Table BBLA 02 November, 2015

We all know the Czech Republic is famous for beer—the Bohemians created and perfected pilsner. But did you know that Moravia, the land of tradition in the easternmost part of the Czech Republic,...

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