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Nightlife: The Party’s In Praga!
Make Mine A Large One! The Insider hits the bars of Praga to enjoy both ends of the spectrum… From High Life… In the past, if you had used the word knife edge in the same sentence as Praga it would have been in reference to a mugging or...
Praska

Praska

Going Out 10 December 2019 0

Presented as a ‘ruin bar’, the interior has to be seen to be believed: crazy local art, twinkling fairy lights, cuddly toys, bits of corrugated iron and a jungle of plants combine to create an extraordinary atmosphere that’s topped out nicely by fab vegan food, beers from the Brooklyn...
Museum of Life Under Communism
Moving to new, more central premises at the start of the year, this fascinating portal into times gone by offers a deeply personal insight into the former system by allowing visitors to view what Communism meant to the everyday person. Here, rifle and rummage through a room mocked-up to...
Offside

Offside

Going Out 8 December 2019 0

Located opposite a mural of a giant goose and a gaudy statue of retro football star Kazimierz Deyna, this wreck announces its intention from the off with a piece of graffiti over the bar declaring that, “this is not a f***ing cocktail bar”. Despite the somewhat threatening slogan, it’s...
Slow Weekend

Slow Weekend

Partner news 2 December 2019 0

Take It Slow! Dubbed ‘the slowest fair this winter’, find the best of Polish fashion and design presented inside a post-industrial complex in the heart of Praga Południe. Placing an emphasis on creativity, over 350 niche brands will gather to offer original designs, clothing, eco cosmetics and accessories. Featuring...
Paloma Na Pańskiej

Paloma Na Pańskiej

Going Out 26 November 2019 0

Set in the same building housing the Museum of Modern Art’s administrative base, Paloma Na Pańskiej feels suitably leftfield and intellectual, a vibe that’s enabled and emboldened by towering shelves heaving with heavyweight art titles, photo albums and coffee table tomes – supplied by the cult Bookoff store, they’re...
Centrum Zarządzania Światem
Fusing culture and arts with food and drink, CZŚ have become one of Praga’s major social hubs with a busy program of events complimented by a quirk décor and Bohemian spirited crowd. Operating equally well as a café, bar and restaurant, the globally diverse menu offers both breakfast options...
Atlas of Transitions Festival at Teatr Powszechny
In late October and early November 2019, Teatr Powszechny will host the Atlas of Transitions Festival. The program of the festival comprises a variety of theatrical performances, workshops, lectures, and meetings with curators from a number of partner European theatres. The guiding idea of the festival, and of the...
The Perfect Chemis-tree: Warsaw & The Palm!
Asked what public art should ‘achieve’, Joanna Rajkowska is surprisingly dismissive. “Nothing, really,” she replies, “it should just be a part of our everyday lives” It’s perhaps a startling admission given that Rajkowska, it could be argued, started Warsaw’s mania for this form of art. First appearing in the...
Street Art: The Lost World Of Fort Bema
The Insider enters the unknown to discover a secretive world of long lost street art… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT As art initiatives go, it was wild and weird and crazier than most. An attempt to “reconcile the independence, spontaneity and anarchy of street art with...

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