Central Europe Review: politics, society and culture in Central and Eastern Europe
Vol 2, No 7
21 February 2000

E V E N T S:
Coming Up in the UK

Andrew J Horton

In this week's Coming Up section we have:

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Austrian Events


Fritz Lang: Master of Darkness

National Film Theatre, South Bank, London
January to February 2000
Phone: 0171 633 0274

New prints, archive rediscoveries and talks by international experts make this two-month Lang retrospective a truly impressive project. Lang's film's cover a range of subjects, but he will be remembered most for his distopian vision of the future Metropolis (1925) and his early contribution to film noir.

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Czech Events


Karel Teige

Karel Teige was a leading figure in the Czech avant garde. His influence covered art, literature, design and architecture, through his writings and his work as an active artist himself. Destroyed by Communism, a new book and series of events in London aim to revive interest in his important influence.

Karel Teige: Avant-garde typography and surrealist collage
21 January - 3 March 2000
Czech Centre, 95 Great Portland Street, London
Phone: 0171 291 9920

An exhibition of Teige's graphic design works.

Trapese Artists, Neon and the Wild West
29 February 2000, 5pm
Czech Centre, 95 Great Portland Street, London
Phone: 0171 862 8557

Subtitled "Karel Teige and the poetry of the everyday revolution," this event will encompass a seminar on Vítěslav Nezvil and discussions and readings of poetist works.

Czech Culture in the UK

The Czech Cultural Centre in London has a full calender of Czech events in the UK. Look here if you want to see a full calendar of Czech related events in London.

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Hungarian Events


Music from Hungary: Discovery Day

Barbican Centre London
27 February 2000
Tel: 0207 382 7000 or visit their website

All the Clocks are Clouds: The music of György Ligeti
Cinema 3, 4.15pm

Award-winning film by Leslie Megahey about the modernist Hungarian composer with a sense of humour. Amongst Ligeti's pieces is one for a hundred metronomes.

Boulez 2000

Pierre Boulez conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in a concert of 20th-century Hungarian music, including a world-premiere of a specially commissioned work by Peter Eötvös, Ligeti's violin concerto and Bartók's The Wooden Prince.

Hungarian Culture in the UK

Check out the website of the Hungarian Cultural Centre in London. As well as listing events of international importance, the site also carries details of their support network for Hungarian au pairs working in the UK and Catholic mass in Hungarian.

Look here if you want to see a full calendar of Hungarian events in the UK.

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Polish Events


Polish Culture in the UK

Check out the website of the Polish Cultural Institute in London.

Look here if you want to see a full calendar of Polish events in the UK.

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Romanian Events


Romanian Culture in the UK

There is the website of the Romanian Cultural Centre based in London. Click here if you want to see a their diary page.

If you are a Romanian academic or student working in the UK or have links to Romanian studies you might be interested Romanul's site. It aims to give wider support to educational, scientific and cultural issues and has pages devoted to the Romanian community's acitivities in the UK. Click here to have a look.

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Compiled by Andrew J Horton

 

 

THIS WEEK:


Teige
This Week:
Karel Teige

Architecture

Exhibition

Collage

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Karel Teige/
1900-1951


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