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Partnership helps nuture promising Czech performers

The Prague Post National Theater is beneficiary of KB’s philanthropic efforts Awards and corporate sponsorships aren’t unusual if you’re running a sports team. But what if you are an up-and-coming dancer? Or you manage a performing-arts venue instead of a football team? One answer lies in a new partnership established earlier this year by Komercní… Read more »

Home on the range

The Prague Post Prague Zoo is busy putting animals back where they belong It’s not on the same scale as a Jurassic Park-type of animal resurrection. But for more than 50 years, Prague Zoo has quietly been repatriating animals back to their homelands across the globe. “The role of all zoos is not only to… Read more »

Road trip

The Prague Post Seventy years ago next week, two Czech men set off in a four-cylinder Škoda for a daring drive around the world At the time, it was the biggest accomplishment in Czechoslovak automotive history and the longest joy ride ever. On April 25, 1936, two Czechoslovak men left Prague in a four-cylinder Škoda… Read more »

Finding on female odor passes the smell test

The Prague Post Charles University researcher pulls good science out of odoriferous armpit study Dr. Jan Havlícek has either one of the best or worst jobs in the world. The Charles University anthropologist has developed a research specialty in women’s body odors — a subject about which, despite the plethora of perfumes and deodorants, surprisingly… Read more »

Panic not: Great gifts still await

The Prague Post Original, last-minute ideas to keep you off the naughty list OK, you’ve waited again until the last minute for your Christmas shopping. Maybe because of those people on your list that are just impossible to buy for. You’ve exhausted the Christmas markets, already got your share of wooden toys, crystal and rock… Read more »

Thank-you concert blossoms into annual event

The Prague Post Brevnov monastery hosts this year’s lineup of classical performers When her 6-month-old daughter was struck with a bacterial infection, Lenka Nováková and her family met many wonderful doctors, hospital staff and other generous people willing to help. She wanted to thank them for the generosity they showed not only her family, but… Read more »

Staying Fresh

Fast Lane A fresh scent might be just the key to get you warmed up for the cooler months ahead. For women, “5th avenue after five” by Elizabeth Arden may do the trick. It combines the scents of black plum, honeysuckle, saffron and musk into something the perfume’s creator called “sensuous, but with a strong… Read more »

Going once, going twice…

Fast Lane Prague Auction Houses Offer Bargains + Entertainment Going to an auction isn’t usually the first place we think of when looking to furnish our homes. Confusion over how the process works, how much the items will cost and other unknowns lead most of us to go the safe route of galleries, antique stores… Read more »