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Top five things to do this weekend in Prague (Nov. 19-20)

By BOHEMIST STAFF

Not sure what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

      1. International actress Lisa Wolpe brings her show to Prague

LGTB activist, theater artist, actor, and director Lisa Wolpe’s one-woman show – Shakespeare and the Alchemy of Gender – comes to Prague for two performances at Divadlo Kolowrat as part of PSC400. An activist, a celebrated actress and director, and Founding Producing Artistic Director of the all-female Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company since 1993, Wolpe speaks toward liberation from the “gender box” of expectations, and offers a unique and powerful perspective of courage, resilience and hope against her family’s background of war, suicide and despair. Seats are limited, so get on it.

November 19 and 21
Price: General: 350 Kč, Students: 200 Kč.
Divadlo Kolowrat
To make a reservation, email: tickets@pragueshakespeare.cz

      2. The Turpentine Ray at Swan Club

Mixing folk and country with their own special blend of chaos, The Turpentine Ray take their guitar, banjo, cello, resonator and drums to another level with their self-dubbed brand of “Turbine-Room Folk.” What is that? Who knows, but go and enjoy something different as this eclectic American band tackle such topics as prison, toxic waste, and sandwiches. Look, it’s free okay?

November 19 from 19:30 to 22:00
Price: FREE!
The Swan Divadelni Klub
Ovocny Trh 6, 11 000
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/351195541897511/

      3. Czech Christmas Market at Peace Square (Náměstí Míru)

It’s that time of the year!! Get your favorite pair of gloves and a glass of mulled wine and go buy a bunch of gingerbread. Enjoy the majesty of the Christmas season with the start of holiday markets at Peace Square. Stalls will have the usual stuff, traditional handicrafts, ceramics, wooden products, decorations, Advent wreaths, candles, toys and more.

November 20 – December 24 from 10:00 – 19:00
Price: FREE!
Náměstí Míru
Praha 2, Vinohrady, 120 00

      4. Ska party at Cross Club featuring none other than The Toasters! OI! OI! OI!

Pick up that leg and skank the night away with one of the greatest ska bands of all time, The Toasters (US), live this weekend at Cross Club. Together with Prague’s very own TiNG, an 8 member swing, dancehall, rock band, these folks are gonna paint the town checkerboard, oh, and it’s FREE!

October 20 from 20:00
Price: FREE!
Cross Club
Plynární 1096/23, 170 00 Praha 7, Holešovice
More info: http://www.crossclub.cz/cs/program/4448-ska-party/

      5. Praguemarket

Located at Náměstí Republiky, watch the square come alive with original fashion, accessories, design, jewelry, cosmetics and natural products. This particular market will be held two times in a month over the next year, so if you can’t make it this time, don’t worry.

November 19th from 10:00 – 18:00
Price: FREE!
Náměstí Republiky
Praha 1 – Staré Město / Nové Město, 110 00

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