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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:
Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Apocalypse" with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Jennifer Lawrence. Jodie Foster's "Money Monster" with George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Jack O'Connell. Anthony Russo's "Captain America: Civil War" with Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, and Scarlett Johansson. Nicholas Stoller's "Neighbors 2" with Seth Roger, Zac Efron, and Rose Byrne. Dan Trachtenberg's "10 Cloverfield Lane" with Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, and John Gallagher jr.
American/British: Shane Black's "The Nice Guys" with Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, and Kim Basinger. 
British: Catherine Hardwicke's "Miss You Already" with Toni Collette, Drew Barrymore, and Dominic Cooper.
French: Emmanuelle Becot's "La tete haute" with Catherine Deneuve, Rod Paradot, and Sara Forestier.
Italian/French: Luca Guadagnino's "A Bigger Splash" with Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, and Mathias Schoenaerts.
Polish: Zbigniew Libera's "Walser" with Gustaw Klyszcz, Krzysztof Stroinski, and Joanna Wiktorczyk.   

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Krakow Events in May 2016.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in June 2016/

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

May 29th, Sunday: Krakow’s FMF Youth Orchestra plays cinematic scores by Ritmanis, McCuistion, and Carter in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at noon.
Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with Switzerland’s conductor Ludwig Wicki play live the cinematic score while Raiders of the Lost Ark, the Indiana Jones movie, is screened in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 7 pm.
Krakow's young musicians render P. Malinowski's "The Easy Guide to Contemporary Guitar" for guitar and live media, K. Osman's "...!" for guitar and accordion, S. Rzepiela's "Quantum" for piano, trumpet and guitar, K. Nepelski's "Dialogi Narcyza" for guitar and electronics, M. Lazar's "11/4" for guitar, viola and oboe, and M. Jablonski's "Wielka Fuga" in the the Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street, at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Giorgio Madia's “Cinderella” ballet show based on Gioacchino Rossini operatic music in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 5:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
May 30th, Monday:
USA's rock band, Suicidal Tendencies, performs hardcore punk and crossover thrash in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 100 PLN).
Concert Video Game Show: Wiedzmin 3 features Poland’s Pro Musica Mundi Choir and AUKSO Chamber Orchestra in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 7 pm.
May 31st, Tuesday: Il Divo quartet of Spain’s baritone Carlos Marino plus three tenors: Switzerland’s Urs Buhler, USA’s David Miller, and France’s Sebastien Izambard perform in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 6 pm (admission 479 PLN)
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June 2016 entertainment events in Krakow.

June 1st, Wednesday: USA’s pop rock band, Maroon 5, performs in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 7 pm (admission from 199 PLN to 419PLN).
France's rock band, Gojira, performs death metal in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 99 PLN).
Japan's percussion quartet, Samurai Drum Ikki, play Japanese traditional taiko drums in the Manggha Museum, 26 Konopnickiej street, at 7 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's veteran crooner Zbigniew Wodecki performs in the Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego museum, 39 al. Jana Pawla II, at 7 pm (admission 75 PLN).
A charity concert features Poland's female pop singer Malwina Koteluk, aka Mela Koteluk, and male singer-songwriter Pawel Leszoski, aka Leski, in the Kosciol sw. Maksymiliana M. Kolbe church, 86 os. Tysiaclecia, at 7 pm.
June 2nd, Thursday: Poland's sopranos Natalia Rubis and Marzena Lubaszka, mezzo-soprano Marta Wryk, tenor Karol Kozlowski, baritone Sebastian Szumski, bass Jacek Ozimkowski plus the Krakow Mixed Choir and the Capella Cracoviensis early music ensemble with conductor and harpsichordist Jan Tomasz Adamus perform W.A. Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte" opera (concert version) in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Spain's flamenco singer and guitarist Maria Marin plus Los Payos duo perform in the Instytut Cervantesa culture centre, 12 Kanonicza street, at 6 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Poland's Ma world music band, plus Krakow's Lennox Row band, perform in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Lajkonik historic pageant starts on Kosciuszki street at 1 pm to reach the Rynek Glowny central square at about 6:30 pm. 
June 3rd, Friday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Georg Fritzsch plays Johannes Brahms’s Haydn Variations op. 56 and Max Reger’s Variations and Fugue on Mozart Theme op. 132 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Italy's rocker Teho Teardo and Germany's Blixa Bargeld perform in Teatr Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25. os. Szkolne, at 8 pm (admission 65 PLN).
June 4th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Georg Fritzsch plays Johannes Brahms’s Haydn Variations op. 56 and Max Reger’s Variations and Fugue on Mozart Theme op. 132 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Netherland's violinist and conductor Andre Rieu plus Johann Strauss Orchestra and soloists perform in concert in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm (admission 490 PLN).
Argentina's tango singer Carlos Roulet and the Tango Diagonales plus dancers Marcelo and Luiza Almiro perform tangos in Radio Krakow hall, 22 al. Slowackiego, at 7:30 pm (admission 70 PLN).
June 5th, Sunday: Krakow's young pianists Piotr Rozanski, Milena Kedra, Janusz Skowron, Mariusz Sielski and Bogumila Hubisz-Sielska render, respectively, L. van Beethoven's sonata op. 109, sonata op. 110, variations in C minor, variations in E flat major op. 35 and one romance in Aula Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Poland's aspiring male singer-songwriter Lukasz Federkiewicz, aka Kortez, performs in Forty Kleparz club, 2-4 Kamienna street, at 8 pm (free admission).
June 7th, Tuesday: Poland’s Mloda Polska Filharmonia youth orchestra plays and Krakow’s Balet Dworski Cracovia Danza company of dancers dances Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s polonaise from Eugene Onegin opera, Carl Maria von Weber’s Dance Invitation op. 65, Leo Delibes’s mazurka and waltz from Coppelia ballet, Johann Strauss’s Tritsch-Tratsch polka op. 214 and Banditen-Gallopp op. 378, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Flowers Waltz from The Nutcracker ballet in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 3 pm and again at 6 pm.
June 9th, Thursday: Krakow's young pianist Maria Slysz renders L. van Beethoven's sonata no. 2 ('The Storm') in D minor, B. Bartok's 'Ostinato' from 'Mikrokosmos', F. Chopin's etude no. 4 in C sharp minor op. 10, and J. Zarebski's 'Grande polonaise' in F sharp major op. 6 in II Klinika Chorob Wewnetrznych Collegium Medicum UJ im. prof. Andrzeja Szczeklika hospital, 8 Skawinska street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Richard Wagner’s “Tannhauser” (premiere) in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 140 PLN).
Germany's female indie pop singer Masha Qrella sings in Re club, 4 sw. Krzyza street, at 8 pm.
June 10th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe soprano Iwona Hossa, alto Urszula Kryger, tenor Aleksander Kunach, and bass Lukasz Konieczny render Ludwig van Beethoven’s symphony no. 9 in D minor op. 125 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Wagner’s “Tannhauser” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Krakow's veteran crooner Mieczyslaw Swiecicki gives a recital in Piwnica Pod Baranami club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm.
June 11th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe soprano Iwona Hossa, alto Urszula Kryger, tenor Aleksander Kunach, and bass Lukasz Konieczny render Ludwig van Beethoven’s symphony no. 9 in D minor op. 125 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Jazz concert features Hungary’s violinist Roby Lakatos and Poland’s violinist Adam Ba≥dych in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 9 pm (admission 90 PLN).
June 12th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Wagner’s “Tannhauser” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
The Polish Radio Choir plus Poland’s vocalist Agata Zubel perform Agata Zubel’s music in the Willa Decjusza culture centre, 17 A 28 Lipca 1943 roku street, at 7 pm (admission 10 PLN).
June 15th, Wednesday: France’s singer-songwriter Zaz aka Isabelle Geffroy performs in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm.
June 17th, Friday: Krakow Opera Company produces Giuseppe Verdi’s “Il Trovatore" on the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 8:30 pm (admission 200 PLN).
Poland's vocalist Agata Grzeskiewicz gives a recital of Polish pop songs in Piwnica Pod Baranami club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
June 18th, Saturday: Poland’s Haba Percussion Group plays Georg Druschetzky’s concerto for 6 kettledrums, percussion, and wind instruments and concerto for 6 kettledrums, xylophone, metalphones, and wind instruments, Jacques Philidor’s march for  kettledrums, and Joseph Haydn’s symphony in G major no. 100 Military in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Poland's rock bands, Belzebong, Stonerror, and Black Palm, perform stoner metal plus Dj Ludwik Zamenhof spins in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
June 19th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Verdi’s “Il Trovatore" on the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 8:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Krakow's soprano Joanna Trafas gives a recital of Polish and worldwide best film songs ever in the Teatr Loch Camelot playhouse, 17 sw. Tomasza street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
June 20th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces its “Emotions” ballet show based on music by Brahms, Tchaikovsky, and Penderecki on the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 8:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
USA’s saxophonist Kenny G plays in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (admission 299 PLN).
June 21st, Tuesday: Germany’s organist Marti Schmeding plays music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Max Reger, Zsigmond Szathmary, and others in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Concert of operatic music “Arias of the World Operas" features New York Metropolitan Opera’s soprano Edyta Kulczak and Krakow’s singers Magdalena Barylak, Wioletta Chodowicz, Tomasz Kuk and Adam Szerszen on the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 8:30 pm (admission 100 PLN).
June 23rd, Thursday Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
June 24th, Friday Poland's violinist Robert Bachara plays H.I.F. von Biber "Mystery Sonatas" with Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis early music ensemble in the Franciscan Abbey, 4 Franciszkanska street, at 9 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “Tosca” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's world music band, Masala Soundsystem, performs 'electro-ethno-punk-hip hop' in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 8 pm.
Japan's dancer Tokijyo Hanasaki and her ensemble perform traditional Japanese jiutamai dances with a fan in the Manggha Museum, 26 Konopnickiej street, at 6 pm (admission 20 PLN).
June 25th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Antoni Wit plus France’s organist Daniel Roth render Francis Poulenc’s organ concerto in G minor in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis early music ensemble plays Baroque music by G.P. Telemann, G.F. Handel, and A. Corelli on a boat moored at Bulwar Czerwienski embankment (near the Wawel Castle) at 4 pm (free admission).
June 26th, Sunday: Jazz concert features Pat Metheny Quartet of USA’s guitarist Pat Metheny, Mexico’s drummer Antonio Sanchez, UK’s pianist Gwilym Simcock, and Australia’s bassist Linda Oh in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 9 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
June 27th, Monday: London’s Royal Opera House production of Jules Massenet’s „ Werther” is transmitted live in Multikino playhouse, 128 Dobrego Pasterza street, at 8:15 pm (admission 40 PLN).
USA's gypsy punk band, Gogol Bordello, performs in Studio, 4 Budryka street, at 7 pm (admission 120 PLN).
June 28th, Tuesday: USA's Credo Chorale choir sings choral music plus the Barbakan Festival Octet render F. Mendelssohn's string octet in E flat major and M. Bruch's octet in B major in the Barbakan barbican behind the Brama Florianska gate in the end of Florianska street at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
June 29th, Wednesday: The Polish Brass Quintet renders E. Ewazen's 'Grand Valley Fanfare', K. McKee's "Vuelta del fuego" and 'Escape', fragments of G. Gershwin's 'American in Paris' musical, and fragments of L. Bernstein's 'West Side Story' musical in the Barbakan barbican behind the Brama Florianska gate in the end of Florianska street at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
June 30th, Thursday: Poland's pianist Piotr Kosinski renders F. Chopin's waltz no. 1 in A flat op. 34 and polonaise-fantasie op. 61, K. Szymanwoski's nine preludes op. 1, and C. Debussy's twelve etudes in the Barbakan barbican behind the Brama Florianska gate in the end of Florianska street at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces its “Operetta, My Love…!” show in the old gasworks of Zaklad Polskiej Spolki Gazownictwa, 16 Gazowa street, at 8 pm (admission 130 PLN).

Events in Krakow in July 2016 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

Long Live Art! Feliks Jasienski's Collection. From Japan to Europe. Beautiful and Useful Objects.

Worthwhile selection of exhibits from the Polish best private collection amassed in the early 20th century. Top Polish art of the period as well as valuable works representing the Western painting and prints by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Francisco Goya, Max Klinger, Maurice Denis, William Nicholson, and James Whistler among others. Plus the art and handcrafts of the Middle East and the Far East.
The Krakow National Museum's Kamienica Szolayskich branch at 9 Plac Szczepanski square till July 3rd, 2016.


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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