Phoebe Waller-Bridge in NT Live: Fleabag (photo ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk)

The 10 best things to do in Prague this week, October 21-27

This week sneak a peek at the newly renovated cubicles along the river, celebrate one of Prague's longest running clubs, and catch a TV phenomenon live

Lucky Chops
October 21, Lucerna Music Bar
This group, originally street buskers, rose to fame after a video taken on the street by a random passerby went viral. The five-member brass band which got its start on the New York Subway is known for jazz-funk reinterpretations of pop hits. Buy tickets.

Fleabag Live
October 22, Kino Světozor
See the award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End. Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life. Read more.

Day of Open Cubicles
Oct 23, Rašínovo and Hořejší embankments
The revitalization of the Rašínovo embankment and embankments will soon be completed. This open-day event invites people to take a peek inside the new cubicles, operated by some long-time favorite inhabitants (Bajkazyl, Avoid Gallery) as well as, on the Hořejší side, new tenants like Cibulák Coffee. Read more.

Visualization of cubicles (photo via prazskenaplavky)

Technology and Dictatorship
Opening Oct 23, National Technical Museum
This exhibition, prepared in cooperation with the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes and the Military Institute Prague, will showcase technological means used by the state apparatus to violate the basic human rights and also the means used by individuals and groups to express their resistance. Read more.

Tangerine Dream
October 23, Roxy
German pioneers of synthesizer music Tangerine Dream are coming to Prague to play the Roxy Club’s 27th birthday bash. The group has scored a number of films including Risky Business and Firestarter. They have won a new generation of fans worldwide with their acclaimed audiovisual show. Buy tickets.

Techno dj Rebekah will also play the ROXY birthday party

Argentinian Film Festival
October 24, Kino Lucerna
The Argentinian Embassy in the Czech Republic together with Lucerna Palace presents the 8th edition of the Week of Argentinian Films, a cultural event that unites the Argentinian and Czech cultures. True crime thriller Angel opens the festival. Read more.

The Stand In
October 25, Jára Cimrman Theatre
The Cimrman players return for a new season with this brilliant comedy, set in 1910, which tells the story of a small Czech theatre company who, having lost some company members, recruit a renowned Czech actor, Karel Infeld Prácheňský, as the stand-in for a new play. A Czech comedy classic in English. Buy tickets.

Still from “Un tango mas,” Cino Argentino Film Festival, Kino-Lucerna from October 24.

The Gay Agenda All-Stars
October 25, Patra
The annual ILGA-Europe Conference, an organization advocating for human rights and equality for the queer community, is taking place in Prague this year. The Gay Agenda, a queer-oriented stand-up comedy show has put together an all-star performance of its best comics for the occasion. Read more.

Banana Festival
October 26, Kampus Hybernská
The fourth annual Czech-Vietnamese cultural festival features a rich program of cooking shows, concerts, and films, addressing topics of gastronomy, art, and education in the lives of Czech-born descendants of Vietnamese families. Read more.

Enjoy early afternoon eats and chill music at Manifesto Brunch, October 27

Sunday Brunch
October 27, Manifesto Smíchov
Live jazz, soul, pop, and some famous French songs will accompany delicious eats at this Sunday’s brunch at Manifesto Market’s newest branch. Hermès Karel sings both in French and English. Read more.

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