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October Newsletter: From the President Joseph Balaz 01 October, 2018

Quite a remarkable crowd, quipped one of the distinguished guests who together with her husband of Czech lineage supported our Gala evening as part of the Rehearsal for Truth theater festival this...

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Taking Off on the Grand Scale: From the President Joseph Balaz 01 September, 2018

What does the sound of floor-sanding machines mixed with whiffs of polyurethane coating have in common with names like Kvitova, Pliskova, Nadal and Shapovalov? Well, the annual US Open tennis...

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Hosts for the 2018 Reality Czech Gala Announced BBLA Press Room 24 July, 2018

We are pleased to introduce the esteemed hosts for the 2018 Reality Czech Gala evening—two-time Tony Award winning actress Christine Ebersole and Czech puppeteer Vit Horejs.    Christine...

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June Newsletter: From the President Joseph Balaz 30 May, 2018

Will they actually meet? Perhaps neither Kim nor Donald know the answer but I know for sure that around that time BBLA will meet with representatives of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs for...

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Jan Papanek and the American Fund for Czechoslovak Refugees Martin Nekola 24 May, 2018

Thousands of Czech and Slovak democrats left Czechoslovakia after the Communist seizure of power in February 1948. Their first steps into the “free world” brought these people to displaced persons...

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Celebrating May 1 With Love Joseph Balaz 30 April, 2018

Well, another May 1 is ahead of us. For the followers of the Czech romantic poet, Karel Hynek Macha, it represents a day of poetic love. Some of you might join street marches in support of workers’...

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