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Oct
8
7:00 PM19:00

The Magic and Tragic Eights: Generational Reflections on 100 years of Czech History

What: Lecture on 100 years of Czech history

When: 7 p.m. October 8, 2018

Where: Czech Heritage Museum, 119 W. French Ave. Temple, Texas 76501

Contact: Susan Chandler 254-899-2935 CzechHeritageMuseum@gmail.com

 

“The Magic and Tragic Eights: Generational Reflections on 100 years of Czech History.”

Alice Lunakova will speak on the critical events in the last 100 years of Czech history. Each event has the common ground of occurring in a year that ends in eight.

Alice is a graduate student at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. She was an exchange student at McLennan Community College in 2014. The following year, she conducted research at the Czech Heritage Museum in Temple for her bachelor’s thesis.

After graduation, Lunakova presented her thesis on Czech immigration to Texas during the 19th century for a lecture tour which included the Czech Heritage Museum, Temple, , The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in La Grange, The Czech Center Museum in Houston, Texas A&M University and Baylor University.

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CZECH FILM NIGHTS AT THE BELTONIAN
Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

CZECH FILM NIGHTS AT THE BELTONIAN

The Czech Heritage Museum & Genealogy Center will screen “Milada” a film in English which tells the true story of Czech hero and democratic politician Milada Horakova (1901-1950). Milada Horakova was the only woman to be executed by the Communist regime for her political beliefs. Horakova is played by Ayelet Zurer, an Israeli actress of Slovakian descent who also starred in Steven Spielberg’s “Munich.”


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