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Prague (Czech Republic)

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Top Prague (Czech Republic) Articles

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  • Czechs, Slovaks, Hungarians and Poles Talk Co-Pros in Karlovy Vary

    Karlovy Vary fest bizzers are closely studying pacts allowing small nations to join forces for coin, facilities, talent and distribution, having packed into an antique cinema hall to hear from producers of four pending productions that have done just...
  • Czech Rep. Sees Jump in Foreign Production Spend as Incentives Hiked

    Czech film bizzers are reporting a healthy jump in foreign productions and a new "more business-like" approach to the country's production incentives, which have been boosted by CZK 300 million ($14.8 million) annually for the next two years. Foreign pics...
  • Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects

    Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects
    Danté Exum moved away from home at 15 years old, leaving his family in Melbourne, Australia, to train at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The A.I.S. basketball team traveled to China, to the United States and to Europe to find decent...
  • Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes

    Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes
    When Austin Holland was being considered for his job as the sole seismologist at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in 2009, his interviewer posed a wry question: "Are you going to be able to entertain yourself as a seismologist in Oklahoma?" Back then, the...
  • Bureaucracy Squashes Widow's Hope To Recover Land Taken By Eminent Domain

     Bureaucracy Squashes Widow's Hope To Recover Land Taken By Eminent Domain
    Two months ago an 89-year-old Andover widow, Carolyn Sheehan, said in this column that she hoped someone in government would let her buy back 11.3 acres that the state Department of Transportation took by eminent domain 27 years ago for a planned...
  • 'Fargo' Composer Jeff Russo Finds Strength In the Silence

    In FX's limited series "Fargo," a chance encounter causes an innocent man's life to spiral out of control with deadly consequences. It's trademark Hitchcock territory if it wasn't inspired by the Coen Brothers' 1996 theatrical feature, which makes this...
  • Longtime Senior Champion Prague Steps Down

    Edith Prague, 88, who until this past Sunday was Connecticut's commissioner on aging, doesn't do part-time. Restricted by a recent mini-stroke and other illnesses to no more than part-time advocacy for the state's elderly, the characteristically pedal-...
  • Europe's oddball museums broaden perspectives

    Europe's oddball museums broaden perspectives
    You could spend a lifetime in Europe's grand museums -- the Louvre, the British Museum, and many others. But I also like to take in a destination's more idiosyncratic sights, getting a bead on the quirkier side of the local culture. It's my nature as a...
  • State Takes Family's Land To Build Highway, But Won't Return It After Road Project Dies

     State Takes Family's Land To Build Highway, But Won't Return It After Road Project Dies
    By the force of its eminent domain authority, the state Department of Transportation took 11.3 acres from an Andover couple 27 years ago for construction of the then-planned Route 6 expressway from Bolton to Windham. Now that expressway project is dead...
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  • Alice Herz-Sommer dies at 110; thought to be oldest Holocaust survivor

    When Alice Herz-Sommer played the piano at Theresienstadt her audience was enthralled. As she approached the end of Chopin's difficult Revolutionary Etude, the piece's mounting musical turbulence exploded. "Alice's hands slid furiously over the keys,...
  • Review: 'Hank and Asha' lovingly charm each other, and the audience

     Review: 'Hank and Asha' lovingly charm each other, and the audience
    The span of an entire romance unfolds in a most unconventional way in the unique — and uniquely captivating — "Hank and Asha." While director James E. Duff, who co-wrote and produced with editor Julia Morrison, has fashioned a love story for...