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Theatre scene blooming in Brno

Daniela Kristeková Do you often go to the theatre? Luckily, in Brno there are plenty of possibilities. But what about theatres putting on plays in English? Well, that is possible too, with new English-speaking theatre companies in town. There are two new theatre companies which put on plays in English …

Christie’s Poirot

Lucie Skrčená Résumé A portion of gray brain cells, please! A favorite with readers, painfully meticulous, precise, sometimes petulant, but whose gray brain cells are infallible. Have you guessed? Bien sûr, I’m talking about none other than Hercule Poirot, the famous Belgian detective created by Agatha Christie, the Queen of Crime. …

Public Diplomacy – Winning Hearts and Minds

Martina Němcová In today’s world, we hear the word power a lot. What is power? In general, the dictionary defines it as ‘the ability to control people and events’[1] or ‘to influence the way people act or think in important ways’.[2] But what does power mean in public diplomacy? With the …

A SLAUGHTERHOUSE WITH GLASS WALLS

Lucie Havlíčková It seems that we are more and more interested in what we eat. Nowadays we try to eat healthier food, and healthy new lifestyle restaurants are built next to popular junk-food restaurants like McDonald´s and KFC. It is not just about additives, fat and other dangerous ingredients; people …