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Performances: Meet and Support Local Band

SLOVCZECH is a group of musicians, who love to share joy of Central and Eastern European folk music. The band started in 2008 here in Minneapolis. It initially focused on dance music, which would serve Czech and Slovak communities in Midwest US. Gradually, the band profiled into more concert oriented, modern sounding folk rock formation, heavily influenced by central european bands Cechomor, Dikanda and Kroke. SLOVCZECH currently features:...

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Lectures: The Unmastered Past – The Expulsion of the Sudeten Germans after World War II

The Unmastered Past:  The Expulsion of the Sudeten Germans after World War II by Dr. Gary Cohen, Professor and Chair, Department of History, University of Minnesota When: Saturday, February 18, 2012 from 9:00am – 12:00pm Where:  Carlson School of Management, Room 2-224. Carlson is located on the West Bank Campus at 321 Nineteenth Avenue South.  A skyway connects the building to the 19th Avenue Parking Ramp. We think of World War II...

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Publications: The Cost of Ignorance

Publications: The Cost of Ignorance

By Dr. Josef A. Mestenhauser That is the question that we do not often ask. Instead we focus on the cost of education that is climbing and affects virtually everybody’s checkbook. Yet ignorance does cost a lot, more than most people recognize, and the Czechs could tell you a gruesome story about it. However, they probably won’t because, according to Martin Jan Stransky, this subject falls into the category of selective attention,...

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Mom's Club: Family Night

Family Night will take place on Sunday, February 12th, 2012 from 4:30-6:30 pm at C.S.P.S. Hall, 383 Michigan Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102. This is a fun event for the whole family. Come and enjoy Czech and Slovak conversation and fellowship. We all will decorate with our children heart cookies (pernikova srdce), create special cards with fabric, practice our theatre play, start learning a song and definitely learn how to move super fast...

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