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Performances: Festival of Nations

April 29 & 30, May 1 & 2, 2010, Saint Paul RiverCentre, Saint Paul, MN At the 2010 Festival of Nations, 90 different ethnic groups from around the world will share their foods, crafts and traditions that form the mosaic of our American culture. At the Festival of Nations, we are able to renew a sense of dignity in our respective ethnic heritages. At the same time we have the opportunity to develop an appreciation, rather than just...

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Films: Czech and Slovak Films at 2010 Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival

We would like to bring to your attention that six outstanding Czech and Slovak films will be featured at the upcoming Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival April 15-30, 2010.  All of these films will be shown in St. Anthony Main Theatre (115 Main Street SE, Minneapolis, tel. 612-331-4723).  We recommend purchasing tickets in advance as they might sell out (tickets can be purchased online on the Festival website...

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Performances: The Death of Orpheus

The Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch (GSD) at the University of Minnesota and the students of German 4040 are pleased to announce their stage production of Der Tod des Orpheus (The Death of Orpheus), written in the Terezín/Theresienstadt ghetto by prisoner Georg Kafka in 1943. Juliette Brungs, Ph.D. candidate in GSD, has directed the play, which will be performed in German by students and staff of the department and presented...

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Mom's Club: Easter Celebration

Learn how Easter (Velikonoce / Veľká Noc) is celebrated in the Czech and Slovak Republics with a special Family Day on Saturday, April 3, 2010. Families are invited to come to CSPS (Sokol) Hall at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm to learn how to make spring whips (pomlazka/bič), decorate eggs, and enjoy traditional games and food (potluck lunch). This event is co-sponsored by Czech and Slovak Sokol Minnesota, West 7th Neighbors, and Czech and Slovak...

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