A FREE Lecture with David Z. Chroust, “Czech Radio and You: Using One Small Country’s Radio Journalism to Better Understand the World,” November 17, 2018
Nov
17
1:00 PM13:00

A FREE Lecture with David Z. Chroust, “Czech Radio and You: Using One Small Country’s Radio Journalism to Better Understand the World,” November 17, 2018

Public radio educates us about the world not just in the United States, where many of us listen to National Public Radio…Find out more about the Czech National Radio and how we can use it to learn!

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Free Movie Night - Kolya
Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

Free Movie Night - Kolya

Kolya (Czech: Kolja) is a 1996 Czech drama film about a man whose life is reshaped in an unexpected way. The film earned critical acclaim and won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Free Movie Night - Citizen Vaclav Havel Goes on Vacation by Jan Novak
Jan
11
7:00 PM19:00

Free Movie Night - Citizen Vaclav Havel Goes on Vacation by Jan Novak

In the summer of 1985, Vaclav Havel decided to go on a roadtrip - to visit friends, and also to test the extent of his civil liberties as a citizen of communist Czechoslovakia. The results were Kafkaesque in their absurdity: over the course of nine days, Havel was arrested twice, charged with "incitement to disturb the peace," and held in jail for a total of four days.

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Free Movie Night - Forbidden Dreams, November 9th, 2018 at 7PM
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Free Movie Night - Forbidden Dreams, November 9th, 2018 at 7PM

(Czech: Smrt krásných srnců) is a 1986 Czech drama film directed by Karel Kachyňa. This drama comedy is based on a book by Ota Pavel. It was entered into the 15th Moscow International Film Festival. The film was selected as the Czechoslovak entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 60th Academy Awards.

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The 24th Annual Gala
Aug
25
5:30 PM17:30

The 24th Annual Gala

ENJOY FINE DINNING AND DANCING 

Live Music will be provided by Mark Halata and Texavia. Texavia is a Houston based Czech polka band with a country music flair.

Take part in our silent auction and dance floor all while enjoying the savory taste of authentic Czech Cuisine.

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Free Movie Night - Pelisky
Aug
10
7:00 PM19:00

Free Movie Night - Pelisky

Acclaimed Czech filmmaker Jan Hrebejk directs this bittersweet coming-of-age story set in the months leading up to the ill-fated 1968 Prague Spring. Teenager Michal Sebek (Michael Beran) develops a serious crush on his hip neighbor, Jindriska Kraus (Kristyna Novakova). The problem is that his family is headed by a dull-witted army officer who believes that the latest East German Tupperware will sufficiently shame those American imperialists, while her father is an ardent foe of the Communists saved from prison only because he is a war hero.

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A Musical Cabaret with Mark & Helena Greathouse "You Do Speak English, Don’t You?"
Jul
21
7:00 PM19:00

A Musical Cabaret with Mark & Helena Greathouse "You Do Speak English, Don’t You?"

Many people don't know what life was like during communism. Could you just enter the a communist country? What if you fell in love with someone? Imagine how difficult it had to be when Rock Music was already considered to be criminal!

Mark & Helena Greathouse tell their love story in Communist Czechoslovakia in a musical Cabaret. 
A fun narration about the past, when the West met the Iron Curtain.

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FREE Movie Night - Ice Mother
Jul
13
7:00 PM19:00

FREE Movie Night - Ice Mother

Liked 100% by viewers on RottenTomatoes! 

One of the Czech Republic’s best directors is Bohdan Sláma, whose latest film, “Ice Mother/Bába z ledu” is now released in the U.S. The story, written by Sláma, is wry and telling of how age can make us invisible to others unless we make ourselves visible.

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A Lucky Friday 13th: A COMPLIMENTARY Classical Concert & FREE Movie Night
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

A Lucky Friday 13th: A COMPLIMENTARY Classical Concert & FREE Movie Night

The Music for World Peace project started in 2016, presented by the Leopold Auer Society, which received USA Congressional Recognition in Sept.18, 2016.

This year the Music for World Peace project, presents members of the world's famous chamber ensemble St. Petersburg Quartet and young students from Russia, Uzbekistan and USA (Ohio, Kansas, Arizona, Missouri).

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FREE traditional music presented by Česka Moravská Kapela
May
22
7:00 PM19:00

FREE traditional music presented by Česka Moravská Kapela

The Czech Republic observes two important milestones in 2018 — the 100th Anniversary of Czech sovereignty and the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the Czech Republic.  To celebrate these milestones, the Czech Center Museum Houston invites you to come out on Tuesday, May 22 and enjoy an evening of traditional musical arrangements performed by Ceska Moravska Kapela accompanied by Czech recording artists Eva Adams and Vasek Sevcik.  Ceska Moravska Kapela is a traveling ensemble of the Pardubice Conservatory in the Czech Republic.

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FREE Movie Night - Amadeus (1984)
May
11
7:00 PM19:00

FREE Movie Night - Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus is a 1984 American period drama film directed by Miloš Forman, adapted by Peter Shaffer from his stage play Amadeus. ... The film follows Italian composer Antonio Salieri at the court of Emperor Joseph II, and his jealous vendetta against his younger rival, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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FREE Workshop: Teaching the Holocaust - A joint program of the Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation, and Yad Vashem
Feb
28
4:30 PM16:30

FREE Workshop: Teaching the Holocaust - A joint program of the Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation, and Yad Vashem

WHAT IS ECHOES & REFLECTIONS?
Echoes & Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust educational materials and dynamic content, empowering teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future. We offer a variety of ways to examine critical themes of the Holocaust, including lesson plans, online videos, printable documents, and survivor testimonials that can be used individually or as a larger course of study.

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