This Week in Prague (May 7-13, 2012)
The city's best concerts, parties and other happenings over the next seven days
MONDAY, MAY 7
Heavy rock legends Metallica return to Synot Tip Aréna (Stadion Eden) on the first stop of their 2012 European Black Album Tour. (Event Preview)
American '80s-retro electronica act Com Truise is the special guest at MeetFactory's latest Bohemian Like You night.
New Jersey rockers the Hudson Falcons play a free show at Roxy.
TUESDAY, MAY 8
May 8 is VE Day, a public holiday in the Czech Republic. In Communist-era Czechoslovakia, this holiday marking the end of World War II was originally celebrated on May 9, as it was in the Soviet Union. In 1991, VE Day was brought forward to May 8, the day observed by the Western allies.
Combining Balkan, Latin, African and Jamaican influences, the Orchestre International du Vetex brass collective colonize Palác Akropolis.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 9
Performing their potent blend of world music and electronica, Afro Celt Sound System shake Lucerna Music Bar.
NoD stages the world premiere of Unseen (Nespatřen), choreographer Věra Ondrašíková's and actress/musician Johana Švarcová's new dance project. (Event Listing)
Based in both Berlin and New York City, post-rock outfit Bee and Flower come together at Potrvá.
THURSDAY, MAY 10
Evan Dando fronts reformed alt-rock favorites The Lemonheads at Lucerna Music Bar.
FRIDAY, MAY 11
British trip-hop hero James Lavelle shows off his "audio-visual DJ show" UNKLE Sounds at MeetFactory.
In what's billed as the "dubstep happening of the spring," London producer Benga plays a hotly anticipated DJ set at the Roxy.
Stoner-rock legends Sleep bring their unrelenting riffing to Lucerna Music Bar.
SATURDAY, MAY 12
Electroclash icon Miss Kittin is the special guest at Roxy's Flow night.
Popularly known as the Red Army Choir, Russia's Alexandrov Ensemble (Alexandrovci) perform at Tipsport Arena.
Portuguese pop-fado group OqueStrada mix the old and the new at Palác Akropolis.
SUNDAY, MAY 13
The Národní divadlo (National Theatre) stages an English-titled production of the Antonín Dvořák opera Rusalka.
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Czech Television is looking for new song for Eurovision by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: eurovisionworld.com)
Songwriters can enter via email with original works under three minutes long
The Cure to play O2 Arena Prague by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: Andy Vella)
British band has been playing a massive show with most of their hits plus new songs
Alex Clare is heading back to Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
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Rae Sremmurd to bring SremmLife to Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
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Bryan Adams to play O2 Arena Prague by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
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The 1975 are bringing their new show to Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
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Karel Gott announces concert by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: Karel Gott FB)
Famed Czech singer will have first show after recovering from an illness
British stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard in Prague for the first time by Fource - Prague.TV
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Palác Akropolis has a double anniversary by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
The popular club will have special events for its 20th and 90th year
British project IAMX to come back to Prague for two shows by Fource - Prague.TV
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