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cultural blog

The posts are prologues

or epilogues to events

around town that promise

inspiration. If I wil  hear applause 

acknowledging my effort confined

in this cultural blog,

I will bow and celebrate with a glass

of Bohemian champagne!

Thank you for visiting and enjoy!

March 6, 2020

A concert in mid-week is a daring thing to suggest! But we believed there are many who like to celebrate ordinary week day with extraordinary musical moments. And we prevailed! 

Mother and son who have each their own successful musical career get together seve...

February 8, 2020

Our accomplished guest from the Czech Republic, Ludmila Peterková, charmed with the clarinet her San Diego audience! We loved her! The string quartet shone in difficult dense philosophical Brahms music, the beautiful Point Loma Assembly was sold out, the goulash was fi...

December 26, 2019

And here it is, the traditional St. Nicholas celebration that is the beginning of the Christmas season for many European families!  And it was AMAZING, not only a beautiful show of children's talent to sing and recite in the tongue of their parents, to play an instrume...

November 30, 2019

Neither Paris, London or Amsterdam, instead the incredible Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena that is for our family the most intriguing friendly personal, and one of the most pleasant museums on the West coast.

Not many people know about it, for whatev...

November 24, 2019

Dancing Queens: Misa Moran, Daniela Olszova, Petra Leheckova, Adelka Hancova, Claire Torres, Marketa Hancova, Hilda Bajova, Veronika Pazdirkova-Alliamus, Misa Dotson

The elegance of the party represented the Queens! 

The wish was to make people happy, the occas...

November 16, 2019

 We met, we talked, we sang, we ate sausages, and with a bonfire crowded with a charming and loud group of about 70 plus Czechs and Slovaks, we started the two-week long celebration of 30 years of freedom in Europe!

We celebrated that...

November 9, 2019

The best November 9th in my entire life was the one 30 years ago today.

The Wall, that wall that was a scar on the city of Berlin, fell. The city became one. Germany became one. Freedom spilled into Eastern Europe after long 41 years of its absence. 

The wish of the Amer...

October 27, 2019

I heard all kinds of stories of San Diego production of Aida so I became curious....and left enchanted, inspired, happy and richer of many thoughts that the opera provoked. 

Aida is one of the most personal operas, and it is in spite of the famous epic opulent marc...

October 23, 2019

There is a special place in Balboa Park, San Diego.  It is so special that it has no equivalent in the world: a village that is shared peacefully by 33 nationalities tucked into the south-west corner of the Park.

It was founded in 1935 when a world expo i...

September 16, 2019

Our annual  Czech-Slovak-American Sculpting Competition 2019 became a popular happy affair with handsome creative competitors and happy astonished onlookers! Our volleyball team also added beautifully to the backdrop of the afternoon! And the South Mission Beach? That...

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