Did you know that we are living in a ‘golden age’ for Brno opera? Whether you are an opera buff or a newcomer – there will be something to tempt you in 2017/2018.
I knew very little about the Roma – apart from the usual negative stereotypes and the horrors of the Holocaust – so I decided to visit the Museum of Romani Culture.
On the renowned contemporary Czech sculptor and his pink tank, a massive rotating Kafka head, giant human buttocks, and such.
Announcing an exciting new initiative to create an English-language theatre group in Brno. An organizational meeting will be held on 22 June. Everyone is welcome!
During a visit to the Masaryk University Bohunice campus, I discovered a fascinating collection of public art in the courtyards. Take a tour using this blog post!
A bilingual exhibition of a fascinating artistic duo presents their contribution to Czech design over the past 25 years. You can catch it at the Museum of Applied Arts till mid-April.
You don’t have to go to Prague or Vienna to experience a proper 19th century opera box. Now is your ideal opportunity to spend time in the gorgeous Mahen Theatre — see a contemporary re-telling of the story of Swan Lake.
If you want to spend a quiet winter’s afternoon looking at a small, but beautiful art collection, go to the Governor’s Palace. OK, it’s not the Louvre or Albertina. Nonetheless, here are a few highlights to spark your curiosity!
Is your mental image of opera is nodding off while the fat lady sings? Most plots are filled with enough drama and intrigue to rival the best of whatever new miniseries Netflix or Amazon might dish out.
One of the things I love about walking around Brno is the juxtaposition of architectural styles on any given street. This radical mix, which might seem a bit chaotic on first glance, gives Brno its character.