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CSCC Presents Symposium on Multilingual Education and Culture

CSCC Presents Symposium on Multilingual Education and Culture

Symposium on Multilingual Education and Culture Part 1: Benefits of Multilingualism: How to Become Smarter and More Employable Organized by Czech & Slovak Cultural Center (CSCC) in collaboration with Czech & Slovak School Twin Cities and Czech Slovak Sokol MN When? Friday, March 25th at 7:00 PM Where? Sokol Hall: 383 W Michigan St, St Paul, MN 55102 Come and join us for this long-overdue lecture and discussion to uncover some of...

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Volunteers Needed for the Festival of Nations

Volunteers Needed for the Festival of Nations

The Festival of Nations is between May 5-8, 2016, where this year’s theme is “Folklore and Fairytales”. Czech & Slovak Sokol MN serves authentic food in the Café and supports several dance performance groups. The Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota is preparing the Culture Exhibit Booth. CSCC is seeking volunteers for festival hours as well as setup and takedown of the Culture Exhibit Booth. If you volunteer with us at the...

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Informal Czech Conversation Group

Informal Czech Conversation Group

Do you want to practice your Czech?  All ages and levels of Czech language welcome.  Meet others who have traveled to the Czech Republic, studied, lived, or grew up there. Monthly meetings, every third Saturday of the month, 4 PM to 5:30 PM. Meeting Place: Kramarczuk’s, 215 East Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Next Scheduled Meetings: February 20, 2016, March 19, 2016, April 16, 2016, May 21, 2016

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Book Publication: ‘Havel: A Life,’ by Michael Žantovský

A new book has just been published on Václav Havel entitled Havel: A Life. The book was written by Michael Žantovský (Havel’s former press secretary, advisor, and friend), and was recently reviewed by Marci Shore in The New York Times Sunday Book Review. Havel was a Czech writer and statesman, and was the first individual to serve as President of the Czech Republic after the Czech-Slovak split occurred in 1993. Havel: A Life presents a...

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THE PLAY’S THE THING: VÁCLAV HAVEL, ART AND POLITICS

THE PLAY’S THE THING: VÁCLAV HAVEL, ART AND POLITICS

Václav Havel was widely regarded as the preeminent Czech dramatist, who went on to become the first president of the Czech Republic. His plays, written during the Soviet occupation, shined a harsh light on life under the Soviet system. These feature-length and short films focus on Havel’’s long-standing relationships with Prague’s Theatre on the Balustrade and with visionary directors of the Czech New Wave. The Trylon is proud to partner...

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