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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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
Warsaw’s Great Synagogue Returns
Seventy-six years after it was first demolished by the Nazis, Warsaw’s Great Synagogue has risen anew – only this time, in miniature form. Unveiled in early August, the 1:25 scale model is the latest addition to the stunning Park Miniatur, and quite possibly the feather in its cap. With... Read more
Bar Studio

Bar Studio

Going Out 27 August 2019 0

The dehumanizing dimensions of the Palace of Culture are softened in warmer weather when Pl. Defilad turns into a quasi-party zone. Should it rain, seek shelter under the covered colonnades: there’s room for everyone. And with no nearby residents to pester, it’s just about one of the only places... Read more
Eating Out: The Best Of Lunapark!
The Battle Of The Heavyweights! Two of Poland’s top names find themselves going head-to-head in the wacky world of Lunapark… Where Lunapark – as in, you know, the place that everyone is talking about. Created by the same crew behind the Nocny Market, this open air extravaganza is a... Read more