The AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center is dedicated to artists, educators and audiences of the world. The AFI Silver presents the richness of American and world cinema, exploring all forms of the moving image in the digital era and seeing the screen itself as a source of literacy, learning and vision for the future. AFI is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television and digital media.
The Alliance for New Music-Theatre fosters the collaboration of artists from diverse forms, cultures, and disciplines; nurtures the creation, development and performance of new works, and engages audiences in dialogue towards a deeper understanding of the transformative power of music-theatre.
American Friends of the Czech Republic (AFoCR) is an independent American non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the relationship between the United States and Czech Republic. AFoCR fosters communication, encourages understanding, invites friendship, and promotes mutual respect between the two countries and their peoples, governments, economic enterprises, civic and cultural institutions. Nationwide in scope, AFoCR is the voice of the American constituency that supports close and strong relations with the Czech Republic and its people.
The American Univeristy Museum at the Katzen Arts Center focuses on international art because American University has a global commitment. The Museum shows political art because the university is committed to human rights, social justice, and political engagement. The Museum also SUPPORT the artists in our community because the university takes an active and responsible role in the formation of our region's contemporary art and culture.
Bistro Bohem is Washington, DC’s newest and most lively hangout, which is located in the historic U Street / Shaw Neighborhood, just a mile north of the White House. It is unique to the area, offering flavorful Eastern European cuisine in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere.
Located in downtown Washington, DC, CrossFit Balance in Thomas Circle is a 3,500 square-foot functional training facility, providing a comprehensive approach for people of all ages and fitness levels based on dedication and pursuit of excellence, community, and dynamic programming. Awarded with "Best CrossFit Box" by the Washington Post Express for 2013, CrossFit Balance in Thomas Circle raises the bar to whole new levels.
Formed in 1998 as the exclusive US importer for Ceska Zbrojovka, today CZ-USA imports rifles and handguns from Ceska Zbrojovka in Uhersky Brod, Czech Republic, and the CZ-USA line of shotguns from Huglu and Akkar of Turkey. CZ-USA also owns Dan Wesson Firearms, a premium handgun manufacturer based in Norwich, New York, and the Safari Classics line of custom sporting rifles. Business, warranty and distribution functions are conducted from CZ-USA’s offices in Kansas City, KS.
The Czech Center New York (CC NY) is a meeting place for Czech and local culture, a place where artists and professionals, Czech and non-Czech alike, can get to know each other and talk about their work, and produce work together, when the chance presents itself. Though of course our focus is on contemporary Czech artists, we are open to any idea that addresses current cultural or social themes, and are committed to the support of new international projects.
We obsess over aesthetics, comfort, and cozy. We focus on providing outstanding accommodation to our residents and visitors, while creating great investments for our investors and owners.
Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. It is a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of its research, scholarship, faith and service.
The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks are the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting communities with a shared determination to help free the world from the pain and suffering of breast cancer. Passionate walk participants raise critical funds that enable the American Cancer Society to fund innovative research; provide free, information and support to anyone touched by breast cancer; and help people reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it’s most treatable
In 1923, the Czechoslovak government decided that Czernin Palace would be alloted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, offices of which were dispersed in several places in Prague. State rooms of Czernin Palace host many significant negotiations, and serve for the purposes of multiple conferences and sessions. It is not by accident that it was here where the Warsaw Treaty was dissolved at the beginning of 1990s.
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The National Film Archive (NFA) is one of the ten oldest film archives in the world. The NFA's function is collection, preservation, scientific processing, and using of audiovisual archival materials which document national film production, genesis and development of film art, life of the Czech nation and important world events. At present, the NFA takes care of more tha 150 million film meters, 600 thousand photographs, 30 thousand posters, and 100 thousand advert materials.
The Avalon Theatre has been a cornerstone of northwest Washington DC since the theater opened in February 1923. In April 2003, the Avalon became a nonprofit theater operated by The Avalon Theatre Project. As an independent, nonprofit theater, the Avalon offers exciting and diverse programming that includes outstanding first-run commercial films, independent and foreign films, documentaries, film festivals, and special programs for families and seniors. The Avalon Café opened in April 2009 in one of the theater’s retail spaces and will enhance the movie-going experience with outstanding food and beverages.
The Washington Post is an award-winning news leader whose mission is to connect, inform, and enlighten local, national and global readers with trustworthy reporting, in-depth analysis and engaging opinions. It combines world-class journalism with the latest technology and tools so readers can interact with The Post anytime, anywhere.
The Václav Havel Library in Prague functions as a centre for the documentation and research of modern Czech history, with an emphasis on promoting the ideas and works of Václav Havel: playwright, fighter against totalitarianism, leader of the 1989 Velvet Revolution, Czechoslovak and Czech president, and a symbol of vigilance against despotism.