Yuki Higashino & Elisabeth Kihlström's art exhibition
Nov 22 - Jan 15, G99 Gallery, Dominikánská 9
The Swedish artist Elisabeth Kihlström (1988) and Yuki Higashino (1984) from Japan met four years ago in Vienna and have been working together ever since. Yuki exhibits new acrylic paintings on Plexiglas; Elisabeth's central theme of the presented works is the mobile phone phenomenon.
Nov 25 - Dec 23, various places
Enjoy the Christmas spirit at four different markets in the city centre: Freedom square, Dominican Square, Cabbage Market, and Moravian Square. Besides gifts, food and drinks, there is also cultural programme. How about a concert of the Howard Gospel Choir
on Sat, Dec 17 from 6 pm?
LUX film days
Dec 7-9, Kino Scala, Moravské nám. 3
An annual spotlight on films that go to the heart of European public debate. Subtitled in the 24 official languages of the EU, the films visit more than 40 cities of the 28 European member states. Free entry.
Author's reading and debate - American gypsy: A memoir
Dec 8, Moravian library, Kounicova 65a, 6th floor, 5 pm
Oksana Marafioti is an American writer of Romani-Armenian descent. She has spoken extensively on social reform and cultural diversity. She's teaches critical thinking, creative writing, and literature courses at the University of Nevada.
Don Sparling's tour of the former prison
Dec 10, Bratislavská 68, 2 pm
An extraordinary building with a history dating back to the late 18th century. Originally situated outside the city walls, it gradually became part of the city centre. Very few people today know that even during the 20th century political opponents of Nazism and communism were executed here. An English tour for 150 CZK.
Service of lessons and carols for Christmas
Dec 11, The Upper Room, Mozartova 7, 4.30 pm
Are you spending Advent away from home? Join a service of lessons and carols of the Anglican Church – sing traditional carols and hear again the good news of Christmas.
Dec 13+18+21+28, Janáček Theatre, Rooseveltova 7
The classic holiday ballet with Tchaikovsky’s enchanting music. Let yourself be carried away on a sleigh to the Land of Snow. Dance among the Snowflakes. Be welcomed by the Candy Man in the Kingdom of Sweets on The Nutcracker's the fairytale journey.
The Gypsywood Players - Spoon River Anthology
Dec 13+15, Buranteatr, Kounicova 22, 7.30 pm
The Brno English Department Theatre Group brings a rare chance to see English language theatre in Brno. They will be performing Spoon River Anthology, an American classic by Edgar Lee Masters, next Tue
. Book your tickets at email@example.com.
Czech Christmass Mass by Jan Jakub Ryba
Dec 23+24, Alfa Passage, Poštovská 4
The most famous piece of Czech Christmas music performed live by the actors of HaDivadlo theatre, on Friday at 7 pm and on Saturday at 10 pm. Free entry. The mass was composed by a small-town teacher, Jakub Jan Ryba, in 1896.
various times and places
A (Czech) summary of public ice-skatign rinks and winter stadiums. Some of them rent the ice-skates, too.