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New movies in Krakow playhouses. 

Note: Foreign movies are usually showed in their original language with the Polish subtitles (but dubbing happens). 
American:
Jason Mosberg's "Arsenal" with Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, and Lydia Hull. Rupert Sanders's "Ghost in the Shelld" with Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, and Takeshi Kitano. Susan Johnson's "Carrie Pilby" with Bel Powley, William Moseley, and Nathan Lane. Bill Condon 's "Beauty and the Beast" with Emma Watson, Luke Evans, and Dan Stevens. Stephen Gaghan's "Gold" with Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, and Bryce Dallas Howard.        
British/American: Andrea Arnold's "American Honey" with Sasha Lane, Shia LeBeouf, and Riley Keough.
French: Lisa Azuelos's "Dalida" with Sueva Alviti, Riccardo Scamarcio, and Jean-Paul Rouve.
Polish: Michal Wegrzyn's "Wscieklosc" with Jakub Swiderski, Paulina Chapko, and Malgorzata Zajaczkowska.   

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Krakow Events in April 2017.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in May 2017/

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This month's concerts of music, festivals, opera, ballet, spectacles, shows, and other events in Krakow. 

April 27th, Thursday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Poland’s pianist Piotr Orzechowski play music by Waldemar Kazanecki, Wojciech Kilar, Henryk Wars, and John Williams in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s Zbigniew Namyslowski Quintet play mainstream jazz in Radio Krakow hall, 22 al. Slowackiego, at 8 pm.
Jazz concert features quartet of Poland's saxophonist Bartek Noszka, pianist Mateusz Palka, bassist Alan Wykpisz. and drummer Grzegorz Palka in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
April 28th, Friday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Christoph Willibald Gluck's “Orfeo ed Euridice” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 11 am and again at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Poland’s pianist Piotr Orzechowski play music by Waldemar Kazanecki, Wojciech Kilar, Henryk Wars, and John Williams in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s violinist Adam Baldych and Norway’s Helge Lien Trio in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street, at 8 pm.
Poland’s band, The Magic Juice, performs disco-funk in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland’s singer-songwriter Wlodek Mazon performs in Scena Ata playhouse, 93 Czarnowiejska street, at 7 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Krakow’s bands Coffinfish and Inverted Mind perform metal in Apoteka Pub, 24 Meiselsa street, at 8 pm.
April 29th, Saturday: Germany’s pianist Florian Uhlig and Poland’s organist Roman Perucki and Sinfonia Iuventus orchestra with Russia’s conductor Mikhail Yurovsky render Robert Schumann‘s Manfred overture op. 115 and piano concerto in A minor op. 54 plus Richard Strauss’s Also sprach Zarathustra op. 30 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Fred Apke’s Teresica - una passion show based on the Spanish Baroque music in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s Adam Jarzmik Quintet followed by Mateusz Palka Trio in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street, at 8 pm.
Poland’s CRACOW JAZZ COLLECTIVE octet plays in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
UK's singer-songwriter Benjamin Yellowitz performs in Cafe Szafe, 10 Felicjanek street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Poland’s indie rock band, Fair Weather Friends, performs  in the Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8:30 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Superheroes in Concert” show features cinematic music in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm (admission 279 PLN).
April 30th, Sunday: Concert of classical music features Poland’s mezzo-soprano Katarzyna Suska and organist Tadeusz Barylski in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Fred Apke’s Teresica - una passion show based on the Spanish Baroque music in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Krakow’s New Lessers duo of singer-guitrists Agata Slazyk and Antek Krupa perform blues-rock covers in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9 pm (admission 20 PLN).

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May 2017 entertainment events in Krakow.

May 1st, Monday, Labor Day: Funk and fusion jazz jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
May 2nd, Tuesday:
Krakow’s Beale Street Band performs traditional jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
South Africa’s rock band, Vulvodynia, performs metal music alongside Germany’s Obsolete Incarnation and Poland’s Indignity, Oblivion, and Astarot in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
May 3rd, Tuesday, Constitution Day:
Latin jazz jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
Krakows singer-songwriter Leszek Wójtowicz gives a recital in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm.
May 4th, Thursday:
UK’s rock band, Napalm Death, performs death metal alongside USA’s bands Brujeria and Iron Reagan in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 100 PLN).
May 5th, Friday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “La boheme” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Concert Imagine Cello features Poland’s cellist Andrzej “Andy” Grabowski in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Poland's blues band, Levi, performs in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
May 6th, Saturday:
Finland’s organist Jana Lehtoli plays Einojuhani Rautavaara’s Toccata, Marcel Dupre’s Esquisse in C major op. 41 no. 1, Cesar Franck’s Redemption, Charles-Marie Widor’s organ symphony no, 8 in H major op. 42 no. 4, and Oskar Merikanto’s Passacaglia  op. 80 in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 7:30 pm (free admission).
Players of the Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Poland’s guitarists Marek Napiorkowski and Artur Lesicki play the Polish cinematic music in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Poland's Tomasz Chyla Quintet play mainstream jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Krakow’s alt pop band, Vladimirska, and UK’s singer-guitarist Karl Culley perform in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 8 pm.
Germany’s rock band, Antlers, performs metal alongside Poland’s bands Forge Of Clouds and Rosk in the Kawiarnia Naukowa club, 60 Kalwaryjska street, at 7 pm.
Poland’s punk rock bands Fate, Do Gory Nogami, and Bigger Half perform in Apoteka Pub, 24 Meiselsa street, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
The Netherlands’ DJ Hardwell spins in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm (admission 195 PLN).
May 7th, Sunday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “La boheme” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's jazz quartet, LICHTANSKI SOUND LAB, play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Show U2 Symphonically features Poiland’s aspiring pop singers and Concertino orchestra performing U2 songs in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (admission 199 PLN).
Poland’s pop acts Wolna Grupa Bukowina, Malgorzata Wojciechowska, Tomek Wachnowski, Janusz Deblessem, and Oleg Dyyak among others perform in the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm (admission 50 PLN).
May 8th, Monday:
USA’s stellar jazz pianist Chick Corea plays with his trio in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street.
May 9th, Tuesday:
Open-air concert on the AGH University campus at Rostafinskiego street features Poland’s pop acts Ten Typ Mes, Arab and Keke at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN).
May 10th, Wednesday:
KIM-MANZ DUO of South Korea’s pianist Kim Goun and Germany’s cellist Dominik Manz play music by Debussy, Schumann, Brahms, and Piazzolla in the Jagiellonian University's Collegium Novum, 24 Golebia street at Planty gardens, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Open-air concert features Ukraine’s pop act Sasha Boole, Lithuania’s Colours of Bubbles, and Poland’s Krzysztof Zalewski and Lao Che in front of Zaczek student club, 3 Maja street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Open-air concert features Poland’s pop acts Jan Niezbendny, Paradygmat, and Bracia Figo Fagot at the AGH University campus, Rostafinskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN).
May 11th, Thursday:
Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with Poland’s flutist Lukasz Dlugosz play modern classical music in in the Muzeum Sztuki Wspolczesnej w Krakowie (the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow - MOCAK), 4 Lipowa street, at 7:30 pm.
Open-air concert features Poland’s hip hop acts Te-Tris & Liveband, Wszedziezuper & Brakperspektyw, VNM, JWP/BC, and Miuosh in front of Zaczek student club, 3 Maja street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Open-air concert features Poland’s pop acts Ostatni W Raju, Nocny Kochanek, COMA, Pidzama Porno, and O.S.T.R. & Live Band at 26a Piastowska street between 6 pm and midnight (admission 50 PLN).
May 12th, Friday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe plus the Czech Republic’s violinist Pavel Sporcl render Carl Maria von Weber’s Ruler of the Spirits overture op. 27, Antonin Dvorak’s violin concerto op. 53, and Robert Schumann’s symphony no. 1 in B major – The Spring Symphony – in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Imre Kalman’s “Countess Marica” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
USA’s band, Shalosh, performs ethno jazz in Old Timers Garage, 1 Mostowa street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Finland’s rock band, Oranssi Pazuzu plus USA’s z Cobalt and Poland’s Entropia perform metal in the Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 75 PLN)
Open-air concert features Poland’s pop acts L.U.C. and Rebel Babel Ensem,ble, Lona, Webber & The Pimps, and Fisz Emade Tworzywo at the AGH University campus, Rostafinskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Open-air concert features Poland’s rock bands Kabanos, Blackout Problems, and Strachy Na Lachy in front of Zaczek student club, 3 Maja street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Show Tribute to George Michael features Poland?s aspiring pop acts in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego avenue, at 8:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Juwenalia traditional student pageant starts in Rynek Glowny central square at noon.
May 13th, Saturday:
New York's Metropolitan Opera production of Richard Strauss's 'Der Rosenkavalier' is transmitted live in Kijow. Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 6:45 pm (admission 45 PLN).
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe plus the Czech Republic’s violinist Pavel Sporcl render Carl Maria von Weber’s Ruler of the Spirits overture op. 27, Antonin Dvorak’s violin concerto op. 53, and Robert Schumann’s symphony no. 1 in B major – The Spring Symphony – in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Imre Kalman’s “Countess Marica” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Open-air concert features Poland’s rock bands The Fuse, Hook, and IRA at the AGH University campus, Rostafinskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN)
Open-air concert features Poland’s rock bands Krakow Street Band, Organek, and Happysad in front of Zaczek student club, 3 Maja street, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Georgia’s Trio Mandili perform Georgian folk pp in the Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 90 PLN)
May 14th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Imre Kalman’s “Countess Marica” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Open-air concert features Poland’s rock bands Wiewiorka Na Drzewie, Walking on Rivers, and Kult in front of Zaczek student club, 3 Maja street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s pop act Jeremi & Artur Sikorscy performs in Forty Kleparz club, 2-4 Kamienna street, at 5:30 pm (admission 119 PLN).
May 19th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Marcus Bosch plus Poland’s soprano Agnieszka Tomaszewska and baritone Stanislaw Kierner render JosphHaydn’s symphony no. 44 in E minor Mourning and Ralph Vaughan-Williams’ symphony no. 1, “A Sea Symphony”, in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces its ballet show 'Two Stories – One Dance' with music by Piotr Orzechowski and Krzysztof Scieranski in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 80 PLN).
May 20th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Marcus Bosch plus Poland’s soprano Agnieszka Tomaszewska and baritone Stanislaw Kierner render JosphHaydn’s symphony no. 44 in E minor Mourning and Ralph Vaughan-Williams’ symphony no. 1, “A Sea Symphony”, in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces its ballet show 'Two Stories – One Dance' with music by Piotr Orzechowski and Krzysztof Scieranski in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 80 PLN).
May 24th, Wednesday: Concert of operatic music features Germany’s soprano Diana Damrau, France’s baritone Nicolas Teste, and the Prague Philharmonia orchestra with conductor Emmanuel Villaume in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (admission from 150 PLN to 250 PLN).
May 26th, Friday: Krakow Opera Company produces Giuseppe Verdi's 'La traviata' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
May 27th, Saturday: Players of the Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Ukraine’s violinist Andrej Bielow render Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons concertos and Astor Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons tango pieces in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Giuseppe Verdi's 'La traviata' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
USA’s singer-songwriter Bruno Mars performs with Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, 24K Magic World Tour 2017, in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm (admission from 199 PLN to 330 PLN).
May 28th, Sunday: Concert of classical music features Poland’s harpsichordist Elzbieta Stefanska and Japan’s harpsichordist Mariko Kato in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free admission).
UK’s pop rock singer Bryan Ferry, once Roxy Music, perform in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (admission from 199 PLN).
May 30th, Tuesday: Concert of cinematic music features Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer plus orchestra, choir, and ensemble in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm (tickets from 179 PLN to 549 PLN).

Events in Krakow in June 2017 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

THE POWER OF THE AVANT-GARDE

Works of such artistic greats of the 20th century modernism as Fernand Leger, Edvard Munch, Kazimir Malevich, and Piet Mondrian among others, confronted with contemporary art. Plus the works of Polish artists praised for their achievements in advancing the cause of avant-garde in this country.
The Krakow National Museum's Kamienica Szolayskich branch at 9 Plac Szczepanski square from March 10th to May 28th, 2017.

ONNA - BEAUTY, STRENGTH, ECSTASY

Awesome Japanese beauties of the Edo period - teahouse girls, courtesans, high-priced geishas, female Kabuki actresses - and their refined lifestyle immortalized by Japan’s artists in old woodcut prints.
The Krakow National Museum's main hall at 1, 3 Maja street from February 14th to May 3rd, 2017.


Krakow Festivals
Krakow Lajkonik parade
Hardly a month passes in Krakow without some time-honored occasion for common festivities or colorful ceremony. Krakow residents have their own unique way of celebrating
Christmas, carnival, Easter etc. The city is also famous in Poland for its many spectacular festivals unknown elsewhere, such as the wild Lajkonik parade (see the picture above). 
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Krakow's music 
The city resounds with music of every kind. Its lively club scene is divided between hip-hop, house, funky, techno, traditional rock and still more traditional jazz. And demanding audience may choose among frequent concerts and recitals of classical music. 
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Krakow Theater
Krakow features prominently on the theater map of Europe. Its legendary National Stary Theater counts among the continent’s best companies of players. As the rest of the city's repertory theaters it runs several playhouses of varied capacity. 
 
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Krakow Nightlife 
There is no shortage of places to drink, eat, and stay merry late into the night in Krakow. 
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Sport in Krakow 
You can see the best soccer in the country. Or try paragliding instead.  
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Krakow's Regular Culture Events
There are over fifty culture festivals in Krakow every single year. Some of them have been held for decades, some are relatively fresh calendar entries. Among the most prestigious such events count the
Music in Old Krakow’ International Festival, the International Biennial of Architecture, the International Graphic Art Triennial, and the Krakow Film Festival. 
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Leonardo da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine
Museums in Krakow
Krakow boasts the best collections in Poland, and some of its treasures are the envy of every museum in the world. 

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Opera in Krakow 
The new Krakow Opera House, seat of the Krakow Opera Company, boasts three auditoriums, being the city's most popular venue for opera, operetta, and ballet shows. 
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Krakow Folk Traditions
Krakow region has always been rich in colorful folk traditions, handed down from generation to generation, with almost every village cultivating its own set of time-honored customs. Nowadays, as new lifestyles spread, some ancient practices are dead but many flourish. 
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