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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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Newsletter April - Editorial Joseph Balaz 03 April, 2017

No April Fool's Day tricks so the following observations are for real. BBLA Entertainment Committee fooled no one by staging Bohemian Bash - our former annual Beseda Ball - exactly on April 1. The...

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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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NEWSLETTER MARCH - EDITORIAL Joseph Balaz 01 March, 2017

I trust you are enjoying peaceful days. We just concluded a beautiful exhibit of Josef Duchan's works spread across the entire third floor of the Bohemian National Hall. Duchan's paintings were...

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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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Kamila Stanclova on Inspiration and Dreams Katerina Kyselica 18 October, 2016

Dreams may seem like a mirage. For Slovak artist Kamila Stanclova, whose fine art prints were exhibited at BBLA Gallery in "Celebrating Print 2014" exhibition,  dreaming is almost like breathing. I...

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