Prague Days Chicago

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Join the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, the City of Prague and Prague City Tourism in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and Prague with Prague Days Chicago from June 10-15, 2015. This week of celebration of Czech heritage in Chicago and the ties that continue to bind Chicago and Prague will feature the mayors of both cities, concerts, exhibitions, a gala dinner and a review of the Czechs who made their homes in Chicago. To learn more, visit www.PragueDaysChicago.com.

Events
This is Pilsen: Bohemian Past, Latino Present
Wednesday, June 10, 8 pm
Thalia Hall, 1807 South Allport Street, Chicago, IL 60608
Admission: Main Floor Standing $15, Seated Balcony $22

Exhibits at Thalia Hall in Pilsen
Wednesday, June 10 – Friday, July 31, 2015
Opening Night: Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 6:30 pm
Thalia Hall, 1807 South Allport Street, Chicago, IL 60608

“Treasured Legacy”: Exhibition of works by Alphonse Mucha & Jarmila Mucha Plocková
Friday, June 12 – Friday, July 31, 2015
Maya Polsky Gallery, 215 West Superior Street, #1E, Chicago, IL 60654 – Free Admission

Eggnoise Concert
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 6:30 pm with seating open to the public at 5:30 pm
Millenium Park‘s Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601 – Free Admission

Golden Prague Gala
Friday, June 12, Cocktails at 6:30 p.m., Dinner at 7 pm
University Club, 76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603
Admission: $ 175

Prague Rockfest hosted by Jim Peterik & The Ides of March
Featuring Eggnoise, Kateřina García, Worldband and more
Saturday, June 13, 2015, Cicero Community Park, South 53rd Avenue, Cicero, IL 60804 – Free Admission

Film Screening of Vertigo Hosted by Star Kim Novak
Sunday, June 14, 2015, at 5:30 pm
Film Row Cinema, Columbia College Chicago, 8th floor, 1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago
Free admission; reservations: film@praguedayschicago.com

“Czech That Film”: Recent Cinema of the Czech Republic
June 7–30, 2015
Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60601
Admission: Adults: $ 11, Students: $ 7, Youth: $ 7, Film Center Members: $6

A Heart for Václav Havel sculpture
Chicago City Hall, 5th Floor Lobby
Summer 2015