Guest Review: Pub in the Glade, performed by the Cimrman English Studio at Žižkov Theatre of Jára Cimrman, Štítného 5, Prague 3.

By Tracy A. Burns. English speakers in Prague can get acquainted with the highly praised plays about the fictional character Jára Cimrman, who was chosen the Greatest Czech in a survey in 2005 and who has greatly influenced Czech culture. The Cimrman English Theatre performs three of the Cimrman works in English – The Stand-In (Záskok), Conquest of the Read more about Guest Review: Pub in the Glade, performed by the Cimrman English Studio at Žižkov Theatre of Jára Cimrman, Štítného 5, Prague 3.[…]

“The Swell Season: A Text on the Most Important Things in Life” by Josef Škvorecký

I love my ancestors, and have always wished that I could go back in time, observe their world, and really know them. The second best thing to a time machine is a good novel. Actually, in some ways, the novel is better; you can usually get inside the head of the characters and really understand Read more about “The Swell Season: A Text on the Most Important Things in Life” by Josef Škvorecký[…]