A shot from last year's Bohemian Burlesque Festival (photo via Facebook @bohemianburlesquefest)

The 10 best things to do in Prague this week: November 4–November 10, 2019

From funk legends and punk rock heroes to something for lovers of burlesque style, this week delivers a feast for the senses

The Earth, Wind & Fire Experience
November 4, Great Hall Lucerna

The Grammy-award-winning guitarist Al McKay brings an elite line-up of Los Angeles’s outstanding funk, soul, and jazz musicians to Prague as part of the Earth, Wind & Fire Experience which sees a number of musicians who once performed with the legendary group take the stage. Read more.

Kobliha Pop-Up
November 4, Malý/Velký

Favorite Brno donut-maker Kobliha is heading to Prague to celebrate the birthday of Vinohrady craft beer pub Malý/Velký. On the menu “pumpkin spice, something nice and a beer to go with it.” This sweet events gets underway at 14:00 until the donuts are sold out. Read more.

Kobliha donutmakers come to Prague for one day only, November 4

Michael Rittstein: In Waves
Open now through January 5, 2020, Prague Castle Riding School

A newly opened exhibition honors the 70th birthday of Czech painter Michael Rittstein, one of the country’s most prominent representatives of expressive figural painting. Visitors to the Prague Castle Riding school retrospective will see his oeuvre presented across seventy important works. Read more.

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Opening Party: Tomski&Polanski Illustration Shop
November 5, Veverkova 28

Kick off your Christmas shopping early with a vibrant piece from this new Holešovice space selling posters and prints from acclaimed Prague-based illustrators and graphic designers, Tomski&Polanski. Subjects range from Prague cityscapes to Czech folk heroes; their whimsical work frequently appears in books and magazines. Read more.

A new shop dedicated to Czech illustrators Tomski&Polski debuts this week

Tiger Lillies 30th Anniversary Tour
November 6, Divadlo Archa

British cabaret trio The Tiger Lillies, “messengers of obscenity, bizarre, and decadence” gained Czech audiences in the 1990s playing Žižkov pubs. The songs evoke street opera, pre-war cabaret, French chanson, and gypsy jazz are dominated by singer Martyne Jacques’ distinct castrate voice. Read more.

Mezipatra Queer Film Festival
November 7-November 22, Multiple venues

Mezipatra is a Czech queer film festival screening films with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender themes. The name Mezipatra translates as “mezzanine” and refers to the festival’s mission: creating space for meeting of people regardless of their gender or sexual identities. Read more.

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Local favorite the Tiger Lillies celebrate thirty years at Arch, November 6

Nouvelle Prague
November 8, Cross Club and Dox
A showcase for music industry professionals and fans alike, this year’s genre-wide festival focuses on the British and Scottish scenes with performances from noise-pop outfit The Ninth Wave, post-punk act Franky’s Evil Party, and the dreamy indie pop of Sophie and the Giants. Read more.

Bohemian Burlesque Market
November 9, Divadlo Metro

As part of the Bohemian Burlesque Festival, shop for retro dresses, vintage goodies, burlesque and alternative fashion gear, and accessories while getting a taste of the performances, headliners, fashion shows, and feminist stand-up that make this annual event so unique. Read more.

Prague Bohemian Burlesque market returns on November 9

International Charity Potluck
November 10, Mamaison Riverside Hotel Prague
The second-annual charity potluck organized by Cooking Club Prague, in association with Potravinové Banka Charity Organization, promises a delicious afternoon of international cuisine, cultural performances, games, and prizes. Read more.

Champenois / Wine for Help
November 10, Divadlo Ponec
A musical-dance spectacular presented by the 420 People dance ensemble as well as a number of other modern-dance performers including the innovative Prague Chamber Ballet and vocalist and instrumentalist Elis Mraz. The show is an exploration of how seriously ill children experience a childhood. Read more.

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Powerful performances at Divadlo Ponec, November 10

COMING SOON!
St. Martin’s Goose Feast
November 2019
The official St. Martin’s day is November 11, but a number of feasts begin to take place at venues throughout Prague in early November. To find out which markets, vineyards, and restaurants across the Czech capital will host this tasty tradition, see our article here.

For more tips for concerts, festivals, theater, clubbing, food & drink visit Expats.cz Events in Prague section where you can search thousands of events in the Czech capital and beyond.

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