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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:
 David F. Sandberg's "Shazam!" with Zachary Levy, Asher Angel, and Mark Strong. Clint Eastwood's "The Mule" with Clint Eastwood, Dianne West, and Bradley Cooper. Ralph Fiennes's "The White Crow" with Oleg Iwenko, Adele Exarchopoulos, and Ralph Fiennes. Sara Colangelo's "The Kindergarden Teacher" with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak, and Gael Garcia Bernal. 
Irish: Lee Cronin's "The Hole in the Ground" with Seana Kerslake and James Quinn Markey.
Polish: Borys Lankosz's "Ciemno, prawie noc" with Magdalena Cielecka, Marcin Dorocinski, and Jerzy Trela. Magdalena Lazarkiewicz's "Powrót" with Sandra Drzymalska. Agnieszka Warchulska, and Miroslaw Kropielnicki. 

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Krakow Events in April 2019.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in May 2019/

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

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April 25th, Thursday: Poland’s piano duos of pianists Gabriela Fijol, Justyna Kapusta, Karina Vorobey, Markiian Ivashkevich, and Emes Piano Duo of Anna Wlodarczyk and Malgorzata Zdebska play C. Guastavino’s Tres Romances Argentinos op. 2, S. Rachmaninoff’s 6 Morceaux op. 11, A. Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances op. 72 (a selection), and M. Ravel’s Rapsodie espagnole in the Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Concert Only Mozart features Poland’s piano duos of pianists Marharyta Kozlovska, Matteo Zoli, Danuta Mroczek-Szlezer, Jacek Tosik-Warszawiak, Anna Debowska-Jaroszek, Renata Zelobowska-Orzechowska, Justyna Danczowska, Lech Napierala, and Novi Piano Duo of Anna Wielgus and Grzegorz Nowak playing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s  Sonata in C major KV 521, Sonata in F major KV 497, Sonata in B major KV 358, Sonata in D major KV 381, and Sonata in D major KV 448 in the Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Poland’s violinist Jolanta Ewa Sosnowska and pianist Maria Gabrys play the world’s dance music in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza 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).
Jazz concert features Poland’s Marian Pawlik Quartet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Jazz concert Tribute to Jarek Smietana features Poland’s keyb oardist Wojciech Karolak, guitarist Marek Napiorkowski, saxophonist Maciej Sikala, bassist Antoni Debski, and drummer Adam Czerwinski in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm (admission 80 PLN).
Krakow’s The Flash! Jazz trio plus New York’s guitarist Dustin Carlson play in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8 pm (admission 60 PLN)
Poland’s rock band, Black River, performs in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm (admission 55 PLN).
Krakow’s duo, Bass Astral x Igo, perform electronic music in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 7 pm (admission 85 PLN).
April 26th, Friday: Poland’s piano duos of pianists Natalia Dziadok, Michal Dorman, Aleksandra Dabek, Julia Kocjan, Anna Lakomy, Aleksandra Bista, Magdalena Wojtczak, and Vladyslav Borovych play W.A. Mozart’s Sonata in D major KV 381, P. Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker suite, M. Moszkowski’s 4 Polish Folk Dances op. 55, and A. Piazzolla’s Libertango in the Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Concert Two Pianos – Two Worlds features Poland’s piano duo of pianists Milena Kedra and Michal Dziad, and Chopin Piano Duo of Anna Boczar and Bartlomiej Kominek playing C. Guastavino’s Tres Romances Argentinos op. 2 and W. Bolcom’s Recuerdos: Three Traditional Latin-American Dances in the Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir perform Anton Bruckner’s symphony no. 9 in D minor and Te Deum in C major in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 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).
Blues concert features Chuck Frazier Band of USA’s guitarist-singer Chuck Frazier plus Poland's bassist Jacek Chruscinski and drummer Artur Malik in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 25 PLN).
Krakow's pop singer Francois Martineau performs French songs in the Teatr Loch Camelot playhouse, 17 sw. Tomasza street, at 7 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s rock band, Corruption, performs metal in Boss Garage Pub, 27 Pilsudskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow’s pop band, Apple Fields, performs in ArtCafe Barakah, 28 Paulinska street, at 9 pm (admission 10 PLN).
April 27th, Saturday: Poland’s piano duos of pianists Martyna Zakrzewska, Marlies Debacker, Jadwiga Mglej, Tomasz Szczepankiewicz, Maria Slysz, and Faustyna Krajewska play G. Aperghis’s Alter-face, M. Beil’s Doppel, W. Lutoslawski’s Variations on a Theme by Paganini, C. Saint- Saens’s Danse macabre, and P. Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker suite in the Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Poland’s duo of pianists Monika Wilinska-Tarcholik and Slawomir Cierpik, Appassionato Piano Duo of Dominika Grzybacz and Klara Kraj, and the Festival Orchestra render  J.S. Bach’s concerto in C major BWV 1061, D. Shostakovich’s Chamber Symphony in C minir op. 101a, E. Grieg’s Holberg Suite op. 40, and C. Camilleri’s Summer Nights in Malta in the Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street, at 7pm (free admission).
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir perform Anton Bruckner’s symphony no. 9 in D minor and Te Deum in C major in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
USA’s jazz and soul vocalist and pianist KANDACE SPRINGS performs music from her INDIGO album in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street, at 8 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland’s Jerzy Malek Quintet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 50 PLN).
Canada’s pop bands, Moon King, performs in Re club, 4 sw. Krzyza street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s electropop act, ENDY YDEN, and Romania’s electronic music band GOLAN perform in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces its ballet show “Reverence” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 100 PLN).
April 28th, Sunday: Poland’s harpsichordist Paulina Tkaczyk, oboist Mariusz Pedzialek, guitarist Malgorzata Wlodarczyk and bassist Wlodzimierz Gazdeczka perform chamber music in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow’s soprano Annika Mikolajko, tenor Jakub Kolodziej, and bass Beniamin Rafinski plus orchestra and Canticum Amicorum choir render F. Mendelssohn’s symphony no. 3 in E minor, W. A. Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus, and M. Kramarz’s Mala Msza in G major in Kosciol OO. Bernadrynow church, 2 Bernardynska Street, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
Krakow’s Academy of Music Wind Orchestra plays Chandler L. Willson’s Fanfare to the Stars, Arnold Schoenberg’s Theme and Variations op. 43a, James Curnow’s Rhapsody for Euphonium and Concert Band, and Johan de Meij’s Cloud Factor in the Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street, at 5 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s JOACHIM MENCEL QUINTET in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street, at 8 pm.
Poland's jazz sextet, Bit Mad Project, play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 6 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Poland’s MGR JAZZ FRIENDS quartet play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 25 PLN).
France’s pop singer SABINA, London’s multi-instrumentalist BARBAROSSA, and Poland’s electronic music band JAAA! perform in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces its ballet show “Reverence” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 100 PLN).
April 29th, Monday: Krakow’s tenor Dariusz Palonek and soprano Aleksandra Sotnicka sing operetta favorites and pop songs in Centrum Kultury Podgorza culture center, 13 Sokolska street, at 6 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s ADAM BA£DYCH QUARTET in Teatr Variete playhouse, 71 Grzegorzecka street, at 8 pm.
Traditional jazz and swing jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
Poland’s pop act ZAL, singer MARCELINA, and Switzerland’s band CRIMERA perform in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm (free admission).
April 30th, Tuesday: Jazz concert TRIBUTE TO KOMEDA features Poland’s pianist Andrzej Jagodzinski, singer Agnieszka Wilczynska, saxophonist Henryk Miskiewicz, trumpeter Robert Majewski, bassist Adam Cegielski, and drummer Czeslaw Bartkowski in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street, at 8 pm.
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).
Poland’s pop act SWIERNALIS followed by London’s indie band NIGHT FLIGHT perform in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Krakow’s singer Dorota Helbin, accordionist Mateusz Dudek, and violinist Dawid Czernik perform klezmer music in Centrum Kultury Podgorza culture center, 13 Sokolska street, at 6 pm (admission 15 PLN).

May 2019 entertainment events in Krakow.

May 1st, Wednesday, Labor Day: Poland’s pop singers WERONIKA BOCZEK and KASIA LINS followed by Ireland’s girl band WYVERN LINGO perform in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Poland’s pop band VHS followed by the UK’s indie pop act MULIMBA perform in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm (free admission).
May 2nd, Thursday:
Poland’s pop band VHS followed by the UK’s indie pop act MULIMBA perform in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm (free admission).
May 3rd, Friday,
Constitution Day: Poland’s pop act ROBERT CICHY followed by Estonia’s indie-rock band EWERT AND THE TWO DRAGONS perform in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm (free admission).
May 4th, Saturday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Stanislaw Moniuszko’s “The Haunted Manor” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
UK’s pop rock star Elton John performs – “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour - in Tauron Arena Krakow at 7 Lema street.
May 5th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Stanislaw Moniuszko’s “The Haunted Manor” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
May 7th, Tuesday: Krakow Opera Company produces Stanislaw Moniuszko’s “Beata” operetta in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Spain’s pop star Enrique Iglesias performs – All the Hits Live tour – in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm (admission 299 PLN).
May 8th, Wednesday: Poland’s soprano Anna Ciula-Pehlken and pianist Stefan Irmer perform songs by Karol Szymanowsk, Joseph Marx, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, and Sergei Rachmaninoff in the Jagiellonian University's Collegium Novum, 24 Golebia street at Planty gardens, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
May 10th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe plus violinist Irmina Trynkos render Richard Wagner’s Tannhauser overture, Johannes Brahms’s violin concerto in D major op. 77, and Carl Reinecke’s symphony no. 2 in C minor op. 134 Hakon Jarl in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm (admission 55 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Georges Bizet's 'Carmen' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
May 11th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe plus violinist Irmina Trynkos render Richard Wagner’s Tannhauser overture, Johannes Brahms’s violin concerto in D major op. 77, and Carl Reinecke’s symphony no. 2 in C minor op. 134 Hakon Jarl in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 55 PLN).
May 12th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Georges Bizet's 'Carmen' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
May 17th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Rafal Janiak plus Korea’s soprano Yeree Suh and Poland’s organist Lukasz Mateja and harpsichordist Malgorzata Isphording perform Boguslaw Schaeffer’s Maj from sonata no. 1 for organ, Wojciech Widlak’s Wziemiewziecie for orchestra organ, Zygmunt Krauze’s Suite de danses et de chansons for harpsichord and orchestra, Zbigniew Bujarski’s Lumen for symphonic orchestra, and Toshio Hosokawa’s Klage for soprano and orchestra in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm (admission 55 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Ignacy Jan Paderewski's 'Manru' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
May 18th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Rafal Janiak plus Korea’s soprano Yeree Suh and Poland’s organist Lukasz Mateja and harpsichordist Malgorzata Isphording perform Boguslaw Schaeffer’s Maj from sonata no. 1 for organ, Wojciech Widlak’s Wziemiewziecie for orchestra organ, Zygmunt Krauze’s Suite de danses et de chansons for harpsichord and orchestra, Zbigniew Bujarski’s Lumen for symphonic orchestra, and Toshio Hosokawa’s Klage for soprano and orchestra in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 55 PLN).
May 19th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Ignacy Jan Paderewski's 'Manru' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
May 23rd, Thursday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plays classical music in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
London’s jazz-funk band, Jamiroquai, performs in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm (admission 289 PLN).
May 24th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plays classical music in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Giorgio Madia's “Cinderella” ballet show based on Gioacchino Rossini operatic music in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 11 am (admission 40 PLN).
May 25th, Saturday: Krakow Opera Company produces Giorgio Madia's “Cinderella” ballet show based on Gioacchino Rossini operatic music in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 100 PLN).
May 26th, Sunday: Poland’s harpsichordist Marek Toporowski plus flutists Lukasz Dlugosz and Agata Dlugosz perform chamber music in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Giorgio Madia's “Cinderella” ballet show based on Gioacchino Rossini operatic music in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 100 PLN).
May 29th, Wednesday: Korea’s violinist Bomsori Kim and Poland’s pianist Rafal Blechacz play Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Sonata in F major KV 376, Gabriel Faure’s Sonata in A major op. 13 No. 1, Claud Debussy’s Sonata in G minor, and Karol Szymanowski’s Sonata in D minor op. 9 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
May 30th, Thursday: The Netherlands’ violinist, conductor, and comedian André Rieu performs his show in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm (tickets from 190 PLN).
May 31st, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Stefanos Tsialis plus soprano Jolanta Kowalska-Pawlikowska render Stanislaw Moniuszko’s Paria opera overture, Francis Poulenc’s Gloria, and Arthur Honegger’s symphony no. 3 „Symphonie Liturgique” in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.

Events in Krakow in June 2019 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

The Power of Nature. Henry Moore in Poland.

 The National Museum in Krakow shows Henry Moore’s sculptures at its four branches features: his monumental works in the open air as well as smaller ones indoors. They are exhibited in the Main Building (Gmach Glowny) at 1, 3 Maja street, Europeum at Plac Sikorskiego square, the Szolayski House at Plac Szczepanski square, and The Czapski Museum at 12 Pilsudskiego street. Henry Moore is often referred to as “arguably the greatest sculptor of the 20th century” and till the end of June one may see his works free of charge in Krakow, yet the scattered exhibition requires a good amount of walking.
Krakow National Museum's various branches till July 30th, 2019.

Wyspianski.

 The exhibition commemorating Stanislaw Wyspianski (born 1869, died 1907), native of Krakow, one of Poland's greatest painters and designers who was also an outstanding playwright and poet.
The
Krakow National Museum's Main Building at 1. 3 Maja street, till May 5th, 2019.


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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