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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:
Jon Lucas's and Scott Moore's "Bad Moms" with Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, and Kristen Bell. David Ayer's "Suicide Squad" with Will Smith, Viola Davis, and Margot Robbie. Paul Greengrass's "Jason Bourne" with Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, and Alicia Vikander. Justin Lin's "Star Trek Beyond" with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Simon Pegg. Jaume-Collet Serra's "The Shallows" with Blake Lively, Oscar Jaenda, and Angelo Josue. Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" with Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy.
British: Michael Grandage's "Genius" with Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Laura Linney.
French: Laurent Tirard's "Un homme a la hauteur" with Virginie Efira, Jean Dujardin, and Cedric Kahn.
French/Danish/American: Nicolas WInding's "The Neon Demon" with Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, and Karl Glusman.
Polish: Katarzyna Priwieziencem's and Pawel Tarasiewicz's "Hel" with Marcin Kowalczyk, Philip Lenkowsky, and Malgorzata Krukowska.

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Krakow Events in August 2016.

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

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

August 25th, Thursday: Hungary's Kodaly Quartet of violinists Attila Falvay and Ferenc Bargo, violist Janos Fejervari, and cellist Gyorgy Eder render W.A. Mozart's string quartet no. 22 in B flat major K. 589, B. Bartok's string quartet no. 4, and L. van Beethoven's string quartet no. 14 in C sharp minor Op. 131 in the cloister of the Franciscan Monastery, 5 Plac Wszystkich Swietych square, at 8:15 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s harpists Katarzyna Zabielska and Sara Lebet-Minakowska, cellist Karolina Rejewska, and singer Magda Mika perform music by Jacques Ibert and Claude Debussy plus songs of Elvis Presley and Joe Cocker in the Dom Kultury Podgorze culture centre, 13 Sokolska street, at 6 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Concert of classical music takes place in Aula Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm.
August 26th, Friday:
Krakow's Triplum male vocal quartet of countertenor Lukasz Dulewicz, tenor Piotr Piwko, baritone Maciej Michalik, and bass Mariusz Zarzycki sing King David's Psalter in the Kosciol sw. Marka church, 10 Slawkowska street and sw. Marka street, at 5 pm (free admission).
The Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra with Italy's Russian-born conductor and violinist Sergey Krylov render A. Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' Op.8, M. de Falla's suite for violin and strings, P. Sarasate's 'Romanza andaluza', 'Introduzione e Tarantella' and 'Carmen' in the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 1 sw. Ducha square, at 7:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Poland's pianist Marcin Masecki renders L. van Beethoven's last three piano sonatas op. 30-32 in the Cricoteka Osrodek Dokumentacji Sztuki Tadeusza Kantora culture centre, 2 Nadwislanska street, at 10 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Concert of classical music takes place in Aula Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm.
Krakow's dream pop and soft rock band, Rycerzyki, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 27th, Saturday:
Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis orchestra and choir render Beethoven’s each and every symphony, i.e. symphonies numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, from 11 am to 10pm (admission 180 PLN).
Krakow's Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with Russia's conductor and cellist Ivan Monighetti render J.Haydn's cello concerto no. 1 in C major Hob. VIIb/1, W.A. Mozart's 'Serenata notturna' in D major KV 239, and J. Haydn's cello concerto no. 2 in D major Hob. VIIb/2 in the Kosciol sw. sw. Piotra i Pawla church, 52 Grodzka street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow's flautist Lukasz Dlugosz and harpist Malgorzata Zalewska plus the CORda Cracovia Orchestra with conductor Lukasz Borowicz render B. Bartok's divertimento for strings,  W.A. Mozart's 'Serenata Notturna' in D major KV 239 and concerto for flute, harp, and orchestra in C major KV 299 in the arcaded courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 7 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Concert of classical music takes place in Aula Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland’s young violinists plus Konglomerat Big-Band in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street, at 7 pm.
Argentina's tango singer Carlos Roulet plus guitarist Edi Sanchez and bandoneon player Edgardo Otero Salvador perform at the Rondo Mogilskie traffic circle from 8 pm to 9:15 pm.
August 28th, Sunday: Poland's ClaveDuo harpsichord duo of Anna Huszczo and Joanna Solecka play music by B. Pasquini, E. McLean, G. le Roux, L. Boccherini and W. Byrd in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Poland's violist Karolina Pawul and pianist Kamil Zypser plus Antarja Quartet play music by G. Bacewicz, J.S. Bach, J. Brahms, J. Haydn, and H. Wieniawski among others in Sala Fontany room of the Palac Krzysztofory house (the Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa museum), 35 Rynek Glowny central square, at 11 am (free admission).
Krakow's Fresco Sonare Chamber Orchestra with conductor Monika Bachowska perform music by E. Bloch, D. Constantinides, P. Hindemith, G.P. Telemann, A. Vivaldi in the National Museum, 1 al. 3 Maja, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland's oboist Marek Mleczko, harpsichordist Marek Toporowski, and cellist Zdzislaw Lapinski play music by G.Ph. Telemann, G.F. Handel, B. Britten, J.S. Bach, S. Gubaidulina, and A. Vivaldi in the aula of the Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Maius, 15 Jagiellonska street and Sw. Anny street, at 5 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Romania's Tronos Choir sing the Romanian Orthodox church music in the Kosciol sw. Franciszka z Asyzu church of the Franciscan monastery, 5 Wszystkich Swietych square and Franciszkanska street, at 8:15 (admission 50 PLN).
Concert of classical music takes place in Aula Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm.
Krakow's singer-songwriter Anna Treter performs with a band in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow Chamber Opera company produces its 'Chatskele, Chatskele!' show of traditional Jewish tunes in the Krakowska Opera Kameralna chamber opera house, 15 Miodowa street, at 7 pm.
August 29th, Monday: Poland's violist Lech Balaban, cellist Agnieszka Balaban, and pianist Krzysztof Sowinski play music by E. Bloch, A. Piazzolla, X. Scharwenka, and E. Fabianska-Jelinska in the Palac Biskupa Erazma Ciolka house (the National Museum of Krakow), 17 Kanonicza street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Poland's violist Jerzy Kosmala, pianist Slawomir Cierpik, violinists Weneta and Andrzej Kosmala, Kasia and Stefan Kosmala-Dahlbeck play music by J. Brahms and E. Bloch among others in the Palac Biskupa Erazma Ciolka house (the National Museum of Krakow), 17 Kanonicza street, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
Poland's soprano Aleksandra Zamojska , tenor Krzysztof Kozarek, bass Jerzy Butryn , oboist Marek Mleczko, and harpsichordist Agnieszka Kaczmarek-Bialic plus the Collegium Zielenski chamber choir and the 41st Music in Old Krakow festival orchestra perform music by A. Matsudaira, W. Lutoslawski, and F. Schubert in the Bazylika Swietej Trojcy church of the Dominican monastery, 12 Stolarska street and Plac Dominikanski square, at 8:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow's pianist Pawel Albinski plays Heitor Villa-Lobos’ pieces in the Dom Kultury Podgorze culture centre, 13 Sokolska street, at 6 pm (admission 10 PLN).
August 30th, Tuesday:
Concert of classical music features Poland's young violists in the Palac Biskupa Erazma Ciolka house (the National Museum of Krakow), 17 Kanonicza street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Poland's violinist Mieczyslaw Szlezer, pianist Magdalena Wilinska-Tarcholik, violists Jerzy Kosmala, Stefan Kamasa, Magdalena Chmielowiec, Pawel Riess and Joanna Kapusta play music by Y. Bowen, E. Fabianska-Jelinska, M. de Falla, W.A. Mozart, and R. Schumann in the Palac Biskupa Erazma Ciolka house (the National Museum of Krakow), 17 Kanonicza street, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
Krakow's organist Andrzej Bialko plays J.S. Bach’s music in the Kosciol sw. Bernardyna ze Sieny church (the Bernadine monastery), 2 Bernadynska street, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s organists Filip Presseisen and Maria Cebula play and soprano Marta Witoslawska sings classical music in Bazylika Mariacka (St. Mary's Church), 5 Mariacki square and Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
August 31st, Wednesday:
Poland's violists Ewa Guzowska, Jolanta Kukula-Kopczynska, and Elzbieta Mrozek-Loska, pianists Maria Koszewska-Wajdzik, Monika Wilinska-Tarcholik, and Zbigniew Raubo play music by Y. Bowen, E. Fabianska-Jelinska, A. Piazzolla, R. Schumann, and S. Kaczorowski among other in the Palac Biskupa Erazma Ciolka house (the National Museum of Krakow), 17 Kanonicza street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Poland's voilist Boguslawa Hubisz-Sielska and pianist Mariusz Sielski play music by A. Malawski, J.F. Mazas, and R. Twardowski in the Palac Biskupa Erazma Ciolka house (the National Museum of Krakow), 17 Kanonicza street, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
Krakow's pianists Krzysztof Ksiazek and Szymon Nehring plus the Krakow Philharmocnic Orchestra with conductor Tadeusz Strugala render M.K. Oginski's 'Polonaise', F.Chopin's piano concerto no. 2 in F minor Op. 21, M. Karlowicz's serenade for string orchestra op. 2, and F. Chopin's piano concerto no. 1 in E minor Op. 11 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 50 PLN).

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September 2016 entertainment events in Krakow.

September 1st, Thursday: Classical music concert for schoolchildren features pianist Kasumi Barouch and Sinfonietta Cracovia chamber orchestra in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street, at 5 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis renders Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen” opera in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Poland’s pop band, Pustki, performs in the courtyard of Szara Kamienica, 6 Rynek Glowny central square and Sienna street, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
September 2nd, Friday:
Poland's Magda Brudzinska Klezmer Trio perform Yiddish songs and klezmer tunes in the Synagoga Wysoka synagogue, 38 Jozefa street, at 6 pm (admission 60 PLN).
September 3rd, Saturday:
Krakow’s rock band, Chlopcy z Placu Broni, performs in the Malopolski Ogrod Sztuki culture centre, 12 Rajska street, at 8 pm (admission 45 PLN).
Punk rock concert features Australia’s The Rumjacks band plus Poland’s bands BULBULATORS, Hard Work, and TRIPIS in Rotunda club, 1 Oleandry street, at 7 pm.
Poland’s rock band, The Stubs, performs in Samo Z club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 8:30 pm (free admission).
September 4th, Sunday:
Poland's Cracow Golden Quintet render W.A. Mozart’s Divertimento in B major KV 270, J. Ibert’s Trios pieces breves, F. Danzi’s wind quintet in F major op. 56 no. 3, G. Faure’s Pavane, G. Ligeti’s Six Bagatelles, and A. Malcolm’s Three Shanties in Palac Krzysztofory palace (Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa museum), 35 Rynek Glowny central square, at noon (free admission).
Poland’s veteran jazz trumpeter Tomasz Stanko and SBB blues rock band perform in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 7 pm.
Punk rock concert features Poland’s bands Cemetery of Scream, Minority, Mastemey, Little Boy Silesia Hard Core Punk, Tylko Jedna Mysl, and SKAcowani in Rotunda club, 1 Oleandry street, at 7 pm.
September 5th, Monday:
Hungary’s pianist Tamas Erdi plays F. Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor op. 66, Ballade in G minor op. 23 no. 1, and Prelude in D-flat major op 28 no. 15, F. Liszt’s Les jeux d'eaux - la Villa d'Este and a selection of Hungarian Rhapsodies, and F. Schubert’s 3 Klavierstucke in the Hungarian Consulate in Krakow, 17 Lubicz street, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
Krakow’s singing actress Marta Bizon gives a recital in Scena Ata playhouse, 93 Czarnowiejska street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
September 6th, Tuesday:
Krakow’s Musica Graziosa trio of vio9linist Izabela Szlachta-Dowgiallo, cellist Joanna Stasiak, and harpsichordist Bogumila Gizbert-Studnicka render A. Vivaldi’s Sonata in G minor no. 5, J.S. Bach’s Sonata in G minor BWV 1029, Chaconne from Partita no. 2 in D minor BWV 1004, and F.M. Veracini’s Sonata in E minor in Palac Krzysztofory palace (Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa museum), 35 Rynek Glowny central square, at noon (free admission).
Poland’s organist Jerzy Kukla and percussionist Ryszard Haba play classical music in Bazylika Mariacka (St. Mary's Church), 5 Mariacki square and Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Greece’s rock band, Warhammer, performs alongside Poland’s bands Shratten and 5 Stitches in Hard Rock Music pub, 42 Grodzka street, at 8 pm (admission 10 PLN).
September 7th, Wednesday:
Slovakia’s organist Juraj Kremen plays music by N. Bruhns, F. Couperin, J.S. Bach, P. Eben, A. Guilmant in Bazylika Mariacka (St. Mary's Church), 5 Mariacki square and Rynek Glowny central square, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
September 8th, Thursday:
USA’s rock band, Kings of Leon, performs in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8.30 pm (admission 349 PLN).
September 9th, Friday: Ireland’s pop singer Michael Patrick Kelly, once The Kelly Family band, performs in Rotunda club, 1 Oleandry street, at 8 pm.
September 10th, Saturday: New York's Metropolitan Opera production of G. Donizetti's 'Roberto Devereux' opera is transmitted live in Kijow. Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 6 pm (admission 45 PLN).
September 12th, Monday: Italy’s pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi performs its “Elements Tour” concert in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 6 pm (admission 319 PLN).
September 13th, Tuesday: Germany’s organist Andreas Boltz and Poland’s violinist Anna Sliwa play classical music in Bazylika Mariacka (St. Mary's Church), 5 Mariacki square and Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
September 14th, Wednesday: Krakow's vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, sing Bartlomiej Pekiel’s Missa brevis in the John Paul II Sanctuary, 32 Totus Tuus street, at 6 pm (free admission).
September 16th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe plus Canada’s pianist Alain Lefevre and Poland’s tenor Andrzej Lampert perform music by Berlioz, Gershwin, and Szymanowski in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
September 17th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe plus Canada’s pianist Alain Lefevre and Poland’s tenor Andrzej Lampert perform music by Berlioz, Gershwin, and Szymanowski in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
September 18th, Sunday: Krakow's singers Katarzyna Oles-Blacha and Monika Korybalska sing opera arias and duets in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
September 20th, Tuesday: Slovakia’s soprano Edita Gruberova sings sings opera arias in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland’s organists Henryk Jan Botor and Jozef Lukasz play while soprano Ludmila Staron and Chor Psalmodia choir sing classical music in Bazylika Mariacka (St. Mary's Church), 5 Mariacki square and Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
September 23rd, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Gabriel Chmura plays music by Hindemith and Brahms in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
September 24th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Gabriel Chmura plays music by Hindemith and Brahms in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Charity concert of operatic music takes place in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
September 25th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
USA’s heavy metal band, Steel Panther, performs in the Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 140 PLN).
September 28th, Wednesday: Germany’s folk metal band, Equilibrium, plus The Netherlands’ band, Heidevolk, as support perform in the Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 90 PLN).
Poland's rockers Marek PIEKARCZYK, Edyta BARTOSIEWICZ, Ania RUSOWICZ, and Janusz NIEKRASZ perform in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 7 pm.
September 30th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra,  violinist Daniel Stabrawa, pianist Mariola Cieniawa-Puchala, violinist Kazimierz Olechowski, and cellist Ewa Miecznikowska play music by Szymanowski, Beethoven, and Meyer in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
UK’s pop rock band, The Vamps, performs in Stara Zajezdnia by DeSilva, 12 sw. Wawrzynca street, at 7 pm (admission 80 PLN).

Events in Krakow in October 2016 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

Maria Mater Misericordiae.

Nearly 100 works, mostly by old masters, showing the Blessed Virgin Mary have been brought from all over Europe for an exhibition meant as sideshow to the World Youth Day in Krakow. Featured artists include such greats as Donatello, Giotto, Mantegna, Memling, Rubens, Zurbaran, and Durer.
The Krakow National Museum's main hall at 1, 3 Maja street and Mickiewicza avenue till October 9th, 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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