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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:
BillCondon '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. Jordan Vogt-Roberts's "Kong: Skull Island" with Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, and Brie Larson. Matt Ross's "Captain Fantastic" with Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, and Annalise Basso. D.J. Caruso's "xXx: Ruturn of Xander Cage" with Vin Diesel, Samuel L. Jackson, and Toni Colette. Stuart Hazeldine's "The Shack" with Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, and Avraham Aviv Alush.       
Belgian/French/German/
Polish:
Marie Noelle's "Maria Sklodowska-Curie" with Karolina Gruszka, Arieh Worthalter, and Charles Berling.
British: James Mangold's "Logan" with Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart. Danny Boyle's "T2: Trainspotting" with Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremmer, and Johnny Lee Miller.
French: Olivier Assyas's "Personal Shopper" with Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, and Sigrid Bouaziz.
French/Chinese: Matthias Hoene's "The Warriors Gate" with Uriah Shelton, Mark Chao, and Sienna Guillory.
Polish: Michal Wegrzyn's "Wscieklosc" with Jakub Swiderski, Paulina Chapko, and Malgorzata Zajaczkowska. Agnieszka Holland's "Pokot" with Agnieszka Mandat, Wiktor Zborowski, and Patrycja Volny.  

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Krakow Events in March 2017.

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

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

March 28th, Tuesday: Classical music concert features Storioni Trio of pianist Bart van de Roer, violinist Wouter Vossen, and cellist Marc Vossen plus Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra playing Karol Szymanowski’s Etude in B minor, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Triple Concerto in C major op. 56, and Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s pianist Mateusz Mateja plays Chopin’s music in Hurtownia Muzyczna Magnus, 16 Surzyckiego street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Switzerland’s rock band, Closet Disco Queen, performs experimental math noise in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 7 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Poland’s singer-songwriter Julia Pietrucha  gives a recital in Krakowski Teatr Variete playhouse, 71 Grzegórzecka street, at 8 pm (admission 89 PLN).
March 29th, Wednesday:
Storioni Trio of pianist Bart van de Roer, violinist Wouter Vossen, and cellist Marc Vossen render Ludwig van Beethoven’s 14 Variations in E flat major op. 44, Robert Schumann’s piano trio no. 1 in D minor op. 63, Karol Szymanowski’s Myths op. 30, and Antonin Dvorak’s piano trio no. 4 in E minor ‘Dumkas’ op. 9 in the Krakow National Museum’s Galeria Sztuki Polskiej XIX Wieku gallery in the Cloth Hall, 1-3 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Concert of classical music features an array of Krakow’s players performing Jarosław Plonka’s hybrid poem II for piano quartet, Michal Gronowicz’s Tangerium III for solo violin, Maciej Jablonski’s niepokoj… pewnosc, and Artur Malawski’s piano trio in Aula Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street, at 6:30 pm (free admission).
The Netherlands’ lutenist Jozefa van Wissema gives a recital in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 7 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s Weronika Mietelska Duo perform in Studio InfraSound, 7 Sarego street, at 7:30 pm (free admission). 
Poland’s pop singer Kayah and Transoriental Orchestra band perform world music in Krakowski Teatr Variete playhouse, 71 Grzegórzecka street, at 7 pm (admission 150 PLN).
March 30th, Thursday: Classical music concert takes place in the Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Poland’s veteran rock band, Dzem, performs unplugged in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:15 pm (admission 110 PLN).
Poland’s singer-songwriter Ralph Kaminski plus My Best Band in the World perform in Szpitalna 1 club, 1 Szpitalna street at 8 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Poland's Swiernalis trio performs alt pop in Magazyn Kultury (Kolanko no 6) club, 17 Jozefa street, at 8 pm (admission 15 PLN).
March 31st, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Antoni Wit render Mozart’s symphony no. 38 in D major KV 504 and Anton Bruckner’s symphony no. 6 in A major in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Concert of Ernst Mielck’s classical music takes place in the Dom Kultury Podgorze culture centre, 13 Sokolska street, at 7 pm.
Poland’s pop diva Anna Maria Jopek plus Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio perform the Polish tangos of the 1930s in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (admission 169 PLN).
Poland’s band, Zmiana Trasy, performs blues rock in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Poland’s singer-songwriter Krzysztof Stanio performs in Srodmiejski Osrodek Kultury culture center, 2 Mikolajska street at Maly Rynek square (upstairs), at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s band, Orkiestra Sw. Mikolaja, performs world music in Apoteka Pub, 24 Meiselsa street, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).

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April 2017 entertainment events in Krakow.

Krakow Easter market takes place in Rynek Glowny central square April 7th through April 17th, 2017.

April 1st, Saturday: Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Antoni Wit render Mozart’s symphony no. 38 in D major KV 504 and Anton Bruckner’s symphony no. 6 in A major in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Concert Kiepura Forever commemorating Polish stellar tenor Jan Kiepura features Poland’s tenor Wieslaw Ochman plus singers Jacek Wojcicki, Leszek Swidzinski, Beata Rybotycka, and Iwona Tober singing operetta arias and duets in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (admission 140 PLN).
Poland’s jazz singer Kasia Radwanska Natalie Cole’s and Nat King Cole’s songs in Dali Club, 21 Mazowiecka street, at 8:30 pm (admission 39 PLN).
Poland’s rock band, Lipali, performs in Zascianek club, 4 Rostafinskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s band, Carrantuohill, performs Celtic tunes in Old Timers Garage, 1 Mostowa street, at 7 pm (admission 35 PLN).
April 2nd, Sunday: Krakow’s Schola Cantorum Cracoviensis choir sings Rheinberger’s Stabat Mater plus church music by da Vittoria, Gorecki, Saint-Saens, and the Polish Lent songs in the Kosciol sw. Anny church, 11 sw. Anny street, at 5:30 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Krakow’s vocalist Agnieszka Grochowicz sings Polish pop songs in the Teatr Loch Camelot cellar playhouse, 17 sw. Tomasza street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
April 3rd, Monday: Austria’s Parov Stelar Trio perform in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Argentina’s singer Martina ‘Tini’ Stoessel performs in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 6 pm (admission 349 PLN).
Poland’s band, Kwartetu Proforma, performs Jacek Kaczmarski’s songs in Teatr Ludowy playhouse, 34 os. Teatralne, at 7 pm (free admission).
April 5th, Wednesday: Poland’s jazz quartet, Jazzpospolita, play  in the Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Spain’s band Viva Belgrado, Poland’s band Escapism, and Germany’s bands Tre and Kepler perform screamo in Warsztat club, 9a Zablocie street, at 7 pm (admission 15 PLN).
April 6th, Thursday: Rock concert features USA’s Flotsam and Jetsam, Germany’s Dew-Scented, and The Netherlands’ Izegrim performing thrash metal in Zascianek club, 4 Rostafinskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
 April 7th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe plus Poland’s soprano Anna Mikolajczyk-Niewiedzial, alto Ewa Marciniec, and baritone Leszek Skrla reneder Tchaikovsky’s suite no. 3 in G major op. 55 and Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater op. 53 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces W.A. Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" comic opera in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland’s veteran rock band, Kat, performs in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Pageant called Vivat Kosciuszko! takes place in Rynek Glowny central square at 5 pm.
April 8th, Saturday: Poland’s soprano Anna Mikolajczyk-Niewiedzial, alto Ewa Marciniec, and baritone Leszek Skrla reneder Tchaikovsky’s suite no. 3 in G major op. 55 and Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater op. 53 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN).
April 9th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces W.A. Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" comic opera in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
April 10th, Monday:
Belgium’s soprano Deborah Cachet, France’s mezzo-soprano Eva Zaicik, tenors Jean-Francois Lombard and Sebastien Obrecht, and bass Geoffroy Buffiere plus France’s Le Poeme Harmonique early music ensemble and Russia’s musicAeterna choir with conductor Vincent Dumestre render Claudio Monteverdi’s Selva Morale e Spirituale in Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 8 pm.
April 11th, Tuesday:
Belgium’s soprano Caroline Weynants, France’s tenor Davy Cornillot, and Germany’s baritone Benjamin Appl plus France’s Capriccio Stravagante early music ensemble and Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis choir with conductor Skip Sempe render Michel Corrette’s Carillon des Morts and Henry du Mont’s Grand Motet: Super Flumina Babylonis in Bazylika Bozego Ciala church, Bozego Ciala street and sw. Wawrzynca street, at 8 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces W.A. Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" comic opera in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 11 am (admission 40 PLN).
Sopranos Alix Rousselet, Victoria Jung, Axelle Verner, and Victoire Bunel plus France’s harpsichordist Matthieu Boutineau and Le Quadrige ensemble perform Sebastien de Brossard‘s Lecons de Tenebres Pour Le Mercredi Saint in Bazylika Bozego Ciala church, Bozego Ciala street and sw. Wawrzynca street, at 11 pm.
April 12th, Wednesday:
France’s Le Poeme Harmonique early music ensemble and Poland’s Arte dei Suonatori Baroque orchestra with conductor Vincent Dumestre  plus soloist singers soprano Lea Tromenschlager, soprano Claire Lefilliatre, tenor Jeffrey Thompson, countertenor Dominique Visse, bass Emmanuel Vistorky, baritone Victor Sicard, soprano Anna Zawisza, alto Helena Poczykowska, soprano Marta Wroblewska, alto Marcin Liwen, tenors Piotr Galek and Andrzej Marusiak, basses Andrzej Zawiszaand Michal Dembinski, and actress Alexandra Rubner produce Antonio Draghi’s Il terremoto opera in Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 8 pm.
Sopranos Alix Rousselet, Victoria Jung, Axelle Verner, and Eva Zaicik plus USA’s harpsichordist Justin Taylor and France’s Le Taylor Consort ensemble render Charles de Villeneuve's Lecons de Tenebres Pour Le Jeudi Saint in Bazylika Bozego Ciala church, Bozego Ciala street and sw. Wawrzynca street, at 11 pm.
April 13th, Thursday:
UK’s tenor Robin Trischler, sopranos Joanne Lunn and Robin Johannsen, and mezzo-soprano Marie-Claude Chappuis plus Ensemble Pygmalion with conductor Raphael Pichon render Georg Philipp Telemann’s Brockes Passion TWV 5:1 in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm.
Sopranos Alix Rousselet, Victoria Jung, Axelle Verner, and Claire Lefilliatre plus France’s harpsichordist Philippe Grisvard and Ensemble Centaurus render Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s and Michel Richard de Lalande’s Lecons de Tenebres Pour Le Vendredi Saint in Bazylika Bozego Ciala church, Bozego Ciala street and sw. Wawrzynca street, at 11 pm.
April 14th, Friday,
Good Friday: Russia’s soprano Julia Lezhneva, France’s alto Anthea Pichanick, tenors Serge Goubioud and Hugues Primard, and bass Emmanuel Vistorsky plus Le Poeme Harmonique early music ensemble with conductor Vincent Dumestre perform Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm.
April 15th, Saturday:
France’s soprano Eduarda Melo and Le Concert de la Loge Olympique ensemble with conductor Julien Chauvin render Luigi Boccherini’s Stabat Mater in the Wieliczka Salt Mine’s Chapel of St. Kinga at 6 pm.
April 16th, Sunday,
Easter: Belgium’s soprano Sophie Junker, Czech mezzo-soprano Dagmar Saskova, tenors Sean Clayton and Mathias Vidal, and baritone Benoit Arnould plus Le Poeme Harmonique early music ensemble with conductor Vincent Dumestre and Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis choir perform Michel Richard de Lalande’s MAJESTE! Te Deum and Grand Motets in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm.
April 17th, Monday,
Easter Monday: South Korea’s countertenor David DQ Lee, France’s violinist Laurence Paugam, and flutists Alexis Kossenko and Jean Marc Goujon plus Ensemble Matheus baroque orchestra with violinist-conductor Jean Christophe Spinosi perform Arie e concerti by G. F. Handel, A. Vivaldi, and G. P. Telemann in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm.
April 21st, Friday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Jean-Luc Tingaud plus Italy’s clarinetist Giampiero Sobrino render Hyunsuk Jun’s Vistara, Aaron Copland’s concerto for clarinet and orchestra, and Claude Debussy’s Images in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
April 22nd, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Jean-Luc Tingaud plus Italy’s clarinetist Giampiero Sobrino render Hyunsuk Jun’s Vistara, Aaron Copland’s concerto for clarinet and orchestra, and Claude Debussy’s Images in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN).
New York's Metropolitan Opera production of Pyotr Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin' is transmitted live in Kijow. Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 6:45 pm (admission 45 PLN).
April 23rd, Sunday: Krakow's opera singers perform songs by the Russian classical composers in the Wieliczka Salt Mine's Komora Jana Haluszki underground chamber at 5 pm (admission 40 PLN).
April 25th, Tuesday: Jazz concert TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALD takes place in Radio Krakow hall, 22 al. Slowackiego, at 8 pm.
April 26th, Wednesday: USA’s jazz and soul singer CHINA MOSES gives a recital in Krakowski Teatr Variete playhouse, 71 Grzegórzecka street, at 8 pm.
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.
April 28th, Friday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Christoph Willibald Gluck's “Orfeo ed Euridice” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, 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.
April 29th, Saturday: Krakow Opera Company produces Christoph Willibald Gluck's “Orfeo ed Euridice” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 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.
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).

Events in Krakow in May 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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