MUSIC & PARTIES
The video for Kiesza’s disco-infused pop tune “Hideaway”, filmed in one long take on the streets of Brooklyn, made this Canadian singer an overnight sensation.
Their haunting mix of dissonant melodies and synth beats (if you like Xiu Xiu, 18+ is for you) have mesmerized the internet. The duo’s first European tour.
An extra show has been added to the electro-cosmic Norwegian musican’s series of performances at Prague Planetarium, part of 2015’s Festival Spectaculare line-up.
Unconventional English pop star Ed Sheeran brings his acoustic singer-songwriter talents to Tipsport Arena. Excpect soaring hooks and sing-along melodies.
Katy Perry kicks it in Prague in support of her third studio album, Prism, which includes the infectuous single “Roar”, sure to bring out your inner teeny bopper.
From prog-rock to R&B and German techno, if it gets a booty goin’, Belgian groove gurus Soulwax probably have it in their record collection.
This year’s Bohemian Carnevale features gondolas on the Vltava, Baroque music, an Old Town parade, and the opulent masked Crystal Ball at Clam Gallas palace.
A “new theater” showcase of performances, many of them langauge-barrier free, by Czech and international troupes taking place at theater venues around Prague.
THEATER & FILM
A theatrical experiment in memory: actors reconstruct a life by opening drawers; afterward the intimate venue becomes a museum for audience members to explore.
Experience the classic Hitchcock chiller like never before: screened at the Municipal House with a live soundtrack courtesy of the Prague Symphony orchestra.
Thirty films from six Nordic countries, with a focus on Greenland, comprise this festival organized by the Nordic Film Club and taking place at Lucerna.
A cross-section of contemporary Spanish-language and Latin-American film, mostly shorts, as well as a section dedicated to the films of Spanish actor Antonio Banderas.
FASHION, DESIGN, & ART
This three-decade retrospecitve of the prolific photographer’s work documents, in disturbing black-and-white images, life on the margins of South African society.
If you haven’t yet made it to Prague’s alt-culture center Radlická, this mod market with DJs, food, and drink is the perfect opportunity to check it out.
Over forty paintings by the Czech painter and illustrator are on display, many of them commissioned as book covers for interwar adventure novels.
FOOD & DRINK
Masopust – now through early March
A citywide bacchanal of food, drink, and traditional zabíjačka. Žižkov, Malá Strana, Karlín, and farther afoot, Roztoky, host lively annual celebrations and parades.
Cafe Jedna, one of Prague’s Amazing Spaces, hosts Sunday brunch and a vintage clothing bazaar. Soothe your hangover with quality coffee and mellow DJ grooves.
Hang out your shingle (or unfold your table), Restaurant Day is back. Open to anyone with a little kitchen mojo and the motiviation to cook for the masses.
Is this the year you quit smoking? Lose weight? Bake your own bread? DOX can help with the latter at its breadmaking class, part of the Modes of Democracy exhibit.
St. Matthew’s Spring Fun Fair in Holešovice is a Prague institution. Now in its 52nd year, it promises more blinking lights, rides, and thrills than ever.
Super Bowl Parties – Feb 1
No candy or cards at Roxy’s self-professed “night of singles”. Celebrate dead flowers and broken hearts at this infamous party that’s all about finding your (mis)match.
Open your heart and plug your ears. Acts from the record label Prague Nightmare make a lot of noise in the name of love gone bad.
Get down to pop sounds at the city’s most outrageous V-Dday event. Pioneer Prague hosts Spritz No. 7 Valentine’s Day edition at Basement Bar.
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