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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:
Mike Flanagan's "Oculus" with Karen Gillian, Brenton Thwates, and Rory Cochrane. Robert Schwentke’s "Insurgent" with Shailene Eoodley, THeo James, and Miles Teller. Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" with Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller. Sam Taylor-Johnson’s "Fifty Shades of Grey” with Jamie Doman, Dakota Johnson, and Jennifer Ehle. Glen Ficara’s "Focus" with Will Smith, Margot Robbie, and Adrian Martinez. Harold Cronk’s "God's Not Dead" with Kevin Sorbo, Shane Harper, and David A.R. White. Rob Marshall’s "Into the Woods” with Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, and James Corden. Andy and Lana Wachowski’s "Jupiter: Ascending" with Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, and Eddie Redmayne.
British: Alex Garland’s "Ex Machina" with Domhnail Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, and Alicia Vikander. 
French: Jeanne Herry's "Elle l'adore" with Sandrine Kiberlain, Laurent Lafitte, and Pascal Demolon. 
French/Belgian: Tonie Marshall's "Tu veux ou tu veux pas" with Sophie Marceau, Patrick Bruel, and Sylvie Vartan.
French/Spanish: Pierre Morel's "The Gunman" with Sean Penn, Jasmine Trinca, and Javier Bardem.
French/Swiss/German/
American/Belgian:
Olivier Assayas's "Clouds of Sils Maria" with Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewrt, and Chloe Grace Moretz.
German: Mark Monheim's "About a Girl with Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Helke Makatsch, and Sandro Lohman.
Polish: Grzegorz Krolikiewicz’s "Sasiady" with Marek Dyjak, Katarzyna Herman, and Jacek Poniedzialek. Malgorzata Szumowska’s "Body/Cialo" with Janusz Gajos, Maja Ostaszewska, and Justyna Suwala.   

Krakow events

Krakow Events in March 2015.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in April 2015/

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

March 29th, Sunday: Poland's trombonist Bartlomiej Witek and The Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra with conductor Rafal Jacek Delekta render N. Rota's concerto for trombone and orchestra and R. Schumann's symphony no. 4 in D minor op. 120 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Giuseppe Verdi's 'Il Trovatore' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's Malgorzata Zuber Quintet perform jazz standards in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 8 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's alt rock band, Curly Heads, performs in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 49 PLN).
Poland's pop singer Justyna Panfilewicz gives recital in Srodmiejski Osrodek Kultury culture center, 2 Mikolajska street at Maly Rynek square (upstairs), at 7 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Poland’s band, Kapela Hanki Wojciak, performs folk pop aboard Barka Alrina boat moored on Wisla river next to Gazowa street at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Palm Sunday parade starts at the Barbakan barbican at 11:15 pm and proceeds down Florianska street to the Rynek Glowny central square.
Amateur artists perform village traditions and tunes on Rynek Glowny central square.
March 30th, Monday: Italy’s I Barocchisti ensemble and Krakow’s Capelli Cracoviensis Chamber Choir with conductor Diego Fasolis plus soloist singers Yuriy Minenko as Isacco, Edgardo Rocha as Abramo, Carlo Lepore as Gamari, Lucia Cirillo as Sara, and Roberta Mameli as Angelo render Niccolo Jommelli’s oratorio “Isacco, figura del Redentore” in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 160 PLN).
March 31st, Tuesday: Belgium’s Huelgas Ensemble with conductor Paul van Nevel perform Cipriano de Rore’s Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Johannem in Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 8 pm (admission 160 PLN).

  • Concerts of classical music for tourists take place every day in Kosciol Sw. Wojciecha church on the Rynek Glowny central square and Kosciol Sw. Sw. Piotra i Pawla church, 52 Grodzka street, at 7 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. respectively. 

  • Concerts of Chopin's music for tourists take place in Dom Polonii at 15 Grodzka street on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. 

April 2015 entertainment events in Krakow.

Easter market takes place on Rynek Glowny central square through April 4th with stalls selling food, sweets, decorations, etc. plus village artists performing traditional music and dances.

April 1st, Wednesday: Spain’s ensembles, La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Hesperion XXI, with conductor Jordi Savall perform Le Llibre Vermell de Montserrat by various composers in Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 8 pm (admission 160 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Fred Apke's 'Teresica - una pasion' show based on Spanish Renaissance love songs, in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Poland’s Slask Song and Dance Company performs an oratorio, “Greatness in the Vanishing”, in the John Paul II Sanctuary, 32 Totus Tuus street, at 5:30 pm.
April 2nd,
Maundy Thursday: Soprano Sunhae Im, alto Christophe Dumaux, tenor Sebastian Kohlhepp, and bass Johannes Weisser plus Germany‘s Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin and RIAS Kammerchor with conductor Rene Jacobs render Johann Sebastian Bach’s Johannes-Passion BWV 245 in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (admission 160 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Fred Apke's 'Teresica - una pasion' show based on Spanish Renaissance love songs, in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 35 PLN).
April 3rd,
Good Friday: Italy’s Academia Montis Regalis orchestra with conductor Alessandro de Marchi plus singers Jose Maria Lo Monaco as La Vergine, Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani as S. Giovanni, Carlo Vincenzo Allemano as Gioseffo, and Luigi De Donato as Nicodemo perform Bernardo Pasquini’s oratorio La sete di Cristo in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 160 PLN).
April 4th, Saturday:
France’s Les Talens Lyriques ensemble with conductor Christophe Rousset perform Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s and Francois Couperin’s Lecons de tenebres  in the Wieliczka Salt Mine’s Kaplica Sw. Kingi chapel (underground), at 7 pm (admission 160 PLN).
Krakow’s quintet, Orkiestra Miasta Krakowa, play Corelli’s Concerto grosso op. 6 no. 9, Morricone’s Once Upon a Time in America, Bach’s Brandenburg concerto no. 3, Arlen’s Over the Rainbow, Piazzolla’s Oblivion, Mozart’s Divertimento no. 3, Morricone’s The Mission, Gardel’s Por una cabeza, Schnittke’s Polka, Williams’s Schindler’s List theme, and Vivaldi’s Winter - in the Old Synagogue, 24 Szeroka street, at 6 pm (admission 60 PLN)
Contest of traditional Easter fares takes place on the Rynek Glowny central square at 10 am.
April 5th,
Easter Sunday: Italy’s Accademia Bizantina ensemble and Capella Cracoviensis chamber choir with conductor Ottavio Dantone plus singers Berit Solset as Iphis, Martin Vanberg as Jephta, Delphine Galou as Storge, Andrew Ashwin as Zebula, and Rupert Enticknap as Hamor perform George Frideric Handel’s oratorio Jephtha HWV 70 in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (admission 160 PLN).
Krakow's violinists Mariusz Morys and Renata Flisnik, flautist Iwona Wojciechowska and trumpeter Jaroslaw Fran, The Orkiestra Sw. Maurycego ensemble, and the Kanon choir with conductor Ryszard Zrobka perform music by J. S. Bach, W. A. Mozart, G. F. Haendel, C. Debussy, H. Wieniawski and some parts of G. F. Haendel's "The Messiah" oratorio among others in the Kosciol sw. Piotra i sw. Pawla church, 52a Grodzka street, at 8 pm (admission 60 PLN).
April 6th,
Easter Monday: Krakow's Orkiestra sw. Maurycego ensemble with violinist Mariusz Morys play Antonio Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" in the Kosciol oo. Bernardynow church, 2 Bernadynska street, at 8 pm (admission 60 PLN).
April 8th, Wednesday:
Sweden’s and Denmark's rock band, Amaranthe, performs melodic death metal in Fabryka club, 23 Zablocie street, at 7 pm (admission 70 PLN).
April 9th, Thursday:
Poland's tenor Czeslaw Jakubiec sings in Cafe Caroline, 4 Glowackiego street, at 5:45 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's singer Maja Sikorowska and world music band, Sokol Orkestar, perform Polish and Greek songs in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Romania's rock bands Negura Bunget and Grimegod plus Poland's Lacrima and Northern Plague perform metal music in Rotunda club, 1 Oleandry street, at 7 pm.
April 10th, Friday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plus Poland’s flutist Magdalena di Blasio render Stanislaw Moniuszko’s Fairytale, Jacques Ibert’s concerto for flute and orchestra, and Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Mozart's 'Marriage of Figaro' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's Electric Band performs in Stary Port club, 27 Straszewskiego street and Jablonowskich street, at 8 p.m. (free admission).
April 11th, Saturday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plus Poland’s Magdalena di Blasio render Stanislaw Moniuszko’s Fairytale, Jacques Ibert’s concerto for flute and orchestra, and Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Mozart's 'Marriage of Figaro' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN) 
Poland’s band, Futurethno, performs ethno jazz in Dali restaurant, 21 Mazowiecka street (entry at Cieszynska street), at 8.30 pm (admission 29 PLN).
Poland's band, Personel, performs in Stary Port club, 27 Straszewskiego street and Jablonowskich street, at 8 p.m. (free admission).
April 12th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Mozart's 'Marriage of Figaro' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
April 14th, Tuesday: Krakow Opera Company produces its children's show, 'The Forest Book', in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 10 am and again at noon.
April 15th, Wednesday: Concert of classical music for piano and trumpet takes place in the Franciscan monastery, Franciszkanska street and Planty gardens, at 11 am.
April 16th, Thursday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plus Poland’s percussionist Ryszard Haba play Joseph Schwantner’s concerto for percussion and orchestra and Benjamin Britten’s variations and fugue on Purcell theme op. 34 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
April 17th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plus Poland’s percussionist Ryszard Haba play Joseph Schwantner’s concerto for percussion and orchestra and Benjamin Britten’s variations and fugue on Purcell theme op. 34 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Bizet's 'Carmen' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
UK’s pop star Robbie Williams performs his Let Me Entertain You Tour in Krakow Arena at Lema street (admission 249 PLN).
Poland's band, Z Dala od Zgielku, performs shanties in Stary Port club, 27 Straszewskiego street and Jablonowskich street, at 8 p.m. (free admission).
April 18th, Saturday: Krakow Horn Quartet play music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nikolai Rimski-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Astor Piazzolla, Henry Mancini, Carlos Gardel, Ennio Morricone, Klaus Badelt, Nacio Herb Brown, Louis Armstrong, and John Williams in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Jazz concert features USA’s David Sanborn Electric Band in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 8 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Krakow’s jazz duo of vocalist Marek Balata and guitarist Krzysztof Scieranski perform in Dali restaurant, 21 Mazowiecka street (entry at Cieszynska street), at 8.30 pm (admission 29 PLN).
Poland's blues acts Kleczek and Sonnenberg perform in Stary Port club, 27 Straszewskiego street and Jablonowskich street, at 8 p.m. (free admission).
April 19th, Sunday: Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis and soloist singers render Handel’s Sosarme opera in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Bizet's 'Carmen' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Ukraine’s Lviv Opera and Ballet produces Ludwig Minkus’s “Don Quixote” ballet in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 3 pm (admission 140 PLN).
Cracovia Marathon starts and finishes on the Rynek Glowny central square.
April 21st, Tuesday: Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis and soloist singers render Handel’s Sosarme opera in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 7 pm.
April 22nd, Wednesday: Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis and soloist singers render highlights of Handel’s Sosarme opera in the Franciscan monastery, Franciszkanska street and Planty gardens, at 11 am.
April 24th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Tatsuya Shimono render Tchaikovsky’s symphony no. 6 in h minor op. 74 Pathetique in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Sergei Prokofiev's 'The Love for Three Oranges' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
USA’s jazz quartet, Dave Douglas High Risk Electric Group, play in the Krakow Radio hall, 22 Slowackiego avenue, at 8 pm (admission 80 PLN).
Poland's band, Under Control, performs in Stary Port club, 27 Straszewskiego street and Jablonowskich street, at 8 p.m. (free admission).
April 25th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Tatsuya Shimono render Tchaikovsky’s symphony no. 6 in h minor op. 74 Pathetique in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Jazz concert features USA’s pianist Bobby Few, bassist Joris Teepe, and drummer John Betsch plus Poland’s trumptere Piotr Wojtasik and saxophonist Sylwester Ostrowski in Scena Sztuka playhouse, 6 sw. Jana street, at 8 pm followed by a jam session(admission 50 PLN).
New York’s Metropolitan Opera’s production of Pietro Mascagni's "Cavalleria rusticana" is transmitted live in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 6:15 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Sergei Prokofiev's 'The Love for Three Oranges' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Krakow’s acts perform blues in Dali restaurant, 21 Mazowiecka street (entry at Cieszynska street), at 8.30 pm (admission 29 PLN).
April 26th, Sunday: Jazz concert features UK’s vocalist and poet Anthony Joseph, Poland’s saxophonist Adam Pieronczyk and bassist Robert Kubiszyn, USA’s drummer John B. Arnold, and Brasils’s guitarist Nelson Veras in Scena Sztuka playhouse, 6 sw. Jana street, at 8 pm followed by a jam session(admission 50 PLN).
April 27th, Monday: Poland’s PeGaPoFo jazz quartet play in Scena Sztuka playhouse, 6 sw. Jana street, at 8 pm followed by a jam session (admission 20 PLN).
April 28th, Tuesday: Poland’s NSI  Quartet play jazz in Scena Sztuka playhouse, 6 sw. Jana street, at 8 pm followed by a jam session (admission 20 PLN).
April 29th, Wednesday: Krakow Philharmonic Choir with conductor Gary Graden render Johann Sebastian Bach’s Der Geist hilft unser Schwachehit auf, Anders Hillborg’s Muoaiyioum, Michael Waldenby’s Hominis dies, Hans Schanderl’sTraumtanze, Einojuhani Rautavaara’s Die erste Elegie, Ingvar Lidholm’s a riveder le stelle, Bo Hansson’s Lighten mine eyes in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.
Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis  plays  Beethoven’s septet in E sharp major in the Franciscan monastery, Franciszkanska street and Planty gardens, at 11 am.

Events in Krakow in May 2015 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

In the Space of the Dragon. Chinese Art from the Collections of the National Museum in Krakow.

Some 400 exhibits showing China's art and handcrafts from the Han Dynasty, year 200 BC to the Quing Dynasty (from 1644 to 1911).
National Museum in Krakow, the Main Hall at 1, 3 Maja street, from February 19th, 2015.


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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