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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:
Jason Reitman's "Tully" with Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, and RonLivingston. Brad Peyton's "Rampage" with Dwayne Johnson, Naomi Harris, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Joe and Anthony Russo's "Avengers: Infinity War" with Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., and Benedict Cumberbatch. Kay Cannon's "Blockers" with Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, and John Cena. Andrew Hyatt's "Paul, Apostle of Christ" with Jim Caviezel, James Faulkner, and Olivier Martinez. John Krasinski's "A Quiet Place" with Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, and Millicent Simmonds. Jeff Wadlow's "Truth or Dare" with Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, and Violett Beane. Steven Spielberg's "Ready Player One" with Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn. Eli Roth's "Death Wish" with Bruce Willis, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Elisabeth Shue. 
American/British: Roar Uthaug's "Tomb Raider" with Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, and Walton Goggins.
British/Polish: Piotr Szkopiak's "The Last Witness" with Alex Pettyfer, Robert Wieckiewicz, and Talulah Riley.
French: Roman Polanski's "D'apres une histoire vraie" with Emmanuelle Seiger, Eva Green, and Vincent Perez. Franck Gastambide's "Taxi 5" with Franck Gastambide, Salvatore Esposito, and Sabrina Ouazani.
Polish: Pawel Sala's "Niewidzialne" with Natalia Rybicka, Sandra Korzeniak, and Halina Rasiakowna.
Russian/German/Polish: Konstantin Khabensky's "Sobibor" with Konstantin Khabensky, Christopher Lambert, and Michalina Olszanska.

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Krakow Events in May 2018.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in June 2018/

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

May 24th, Thursday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra renders Benjamin Britten’s Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell op. 34 plus Maurice Ravel’s Alborada del gracioso and Bolero in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Concert Andre Rieu World Tour 2018 takes place in Tauron Arena Krakow at 7 Lema street at 8 pm (tickets 490 PLN).
Jazz concert features Giles Baratt Quartet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
USA’s jazz saxophonist James Carter plays with his trio in Teatr Nowy Proxima playhouse, 41 Krakowska street, at 7 pm.
Italy’s alternative rock act Darman performs – Cogito Ergot Sum European Tour 18 – in Chicago Jazz club, 11 Slawkowska street, at 8 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Poland’s rock bands Fren and DUSZAN B perform in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
May 25th, Friday: Germany’s Staatsfilharmonie Nurnberg with conductor Marcus Bosch plus soprano Michaela Maria Mayer and trumpeter Simon Hofele render Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s Stille und Umkehr and Concerto for trumpet and orchestra, and Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in G major in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 9:30 pm (admission 45 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti's “Anna Bolena”  in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 140 PLN).
Italy’s pianist Roberto Russo gives a recital in the Krakow National Museum’s Palac Biskupa Erazma Ciolka branch, 17 Kanonicza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert features Poland’s Parnas Brass Band in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Iceland’s electronic pop act GusGus performs in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 6 pm (admission 100 PLN).
USA’s post-punk rock band Second Still plus Cabaret Grey band perform in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 8:30 pm.
Poland’s pop singer Limboski performs in Cafe Szafe, 10 Felicjanek street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s pop singer Alicja Majewska gives a recital in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (admission 35 PLN).
May 26th, Saturday: Concert Five Tenors features Alexander Martinez, Witold Wrona, Milosz Galaj, Lukasz Gaj, and Jakub Oczkowski plus Krakow’s Orkiestra Straussowska Obligato orchestra in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 130 PLN).
UK’s critically acclaimed London Oriana Choir with conductor Dominic Ellis-Peckham perform church music by Hildegard von Bingen, Giovanni Palestrina, and Gerald Finzi as Imogen Holst, Eleanor Daley, and Kerry Andrew in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 7:30 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti's “Anna Bolena”  in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN). 
Concert Jazz Standards Night starts in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Poland’s post- rock band, Cheap Flights, performs in Piekny Pies club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 8:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland’s pop singer Limboski performs in Cafe Szafe, 10 Felicjanek street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow's Ukrainian born pop singer Lada Gorpienko performs Russian, Ukrainian, and Jewish songs in the Teatr Loch Camelot playhouse, 17 sw. Tomasza street, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s dream-pop act, KALINA, performs in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s rock bands Harissa and SickNest perform metal music in Boss Garage Pub, 27 Pilsudskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow’s electronica act CYBERCORPSE performs in ArtCafe Barakah, 28 Paulinska street, at 9 pm (admission 10 PLN).
May 27th, Sunday: Concert of classical music features Poland’s violinist Katarzyna Olszewska, cellist Adrianna Kafel, and harpsichordist Marek Toporowski in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Hungary’s organist Szilveszter Rostetter gives a recital in the Bazylika oo. Jezuitow church, 26 Kopernika street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti's “Anna Bolena”  in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
France’s violist Karine Lethiec and Poland’s pianist Piotr Salajczyk plus Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with Czech Republic’s conductor Krystof Maratka perform Maciej Balenkowski’s Sinfonietta no. 2 for string orchestra, Martin Smolka’s Squeaking Wings for 10 string instruments, and Krystof Maratka’s In Front of the Starving Cage and Astrophonia for viola, piano, and string orchestra in MOCAK Muzeum Sztuki Wspolczesnej museum, 4 Lipowa street, at 6 pm.
Open-air concert features UK’s singer Colin Williams, Poland’s Mateusz Pitala and 150-voice choir singing gospel songs next to Skalka sanctuary’s church, 15 Skaleczna street, at 3 pm (free admission).
Concert Salve Mater Misericordiae features Musica Ex Anima choir and orchestra performing church music by M. Gomolka, S. Sarzynski, I. Rozycki, W. A. Mozart, F. Schubert, and P. Mascagni in the Divine Mercy Sanctuary’s basilica, 3 Siostry Faustyny street, at 4:20 pm (free admission).
Poland’s jazz quintet, Andrii Sacheva Group, play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Croatia’s alt pop band, Seine, performs in ArtCafe Barakah, 28 Paulinska street, at 8:30 pm.
May 28th, Monday: Traditional jazz and swing jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
Krakow’s string quartet of violinists Aleksandra Czajor and Grazyna Zubik, violist Damian Kulakowski, and cellist Julia Koterba play blockbuster cinematic music in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm (admission 60 PLN).
May 29th, Tuesday: Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti's “Anna Bolena”  in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's Just Jazz quintet play swing music in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
May 30th, Wednesday: Concert Penderecki2Cinema features Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra with Belgium’s conductor Sir Dirk Brosse plus UK’s composer and pianist Michael Nyman and Norway’s trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth playing Krzysztof Penderecki’s Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima, Polymorphia, a fragment of Symphony No. 2 "Christmas" and Symphony No. 3 — "Passacaglia" plus Michael Nyman’s piano part of the suite from The Piano movie and String Quartet No. 3 (arr. for orchestra) and Elliot Goldenthal’s Concerto For Trumpet and Strings in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm.
Funk and fusion jazz jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
May 31st, Thursday: Concert Scoring4Polish Directors features Poland’s AUKSO Chamber Orchestra with conductor Marek Mos playing Antoni Komasa-Lazarkiewicz’s suites from films Pokot (Spoor) and W ciemnosci (In Darkness), cinematic scores by Radzimir Debski (Atak paniki, Sztuka kochania), Clint Mansell (Loving Vincent), and Sandro di Stefano (The Man with the Magic Box) plus Jeff Beal’s music from House of Cards television series - in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland's VIBE QUARTET in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 25 PLN).

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June 2018 entertainment events in Krakow.

June 1st, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Poland’s violinist Pawel Wajrak render Ludwig van Beethoven’s Egmont overture Op. 84, August Fryderyk Duranowski’s Violin Concerto in A major Op. 8, Wladyslaw Zelenski’s In the Tatra Mountains characteristic overture Op. 27, and Marek Stachowski’s Choreia for symphony orchestra in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 45 PLN).
The Polish Radio Choir and Poland’s Beethoven Academy Orchestra plus soloist singers perform live Alan Menken’s cinematic score while Beauty and the Beast (of 2017) is screened in Tauron Arena Krakow at 7 Lema street at 6 pm.
Concert Dance2Cinema features songs from Pedro Almodovar’s films followed by Iceland’s Atli Orvarsson and Torrek band performing his cinematic electronica music in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 10 pm.
Blues concert features Italy's MAX LUGLI & MONKEY FLYERS trio in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
June 2nd, Saturday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Poland’s violinist Pawel Wajrak render Ludwig van Beethoven’s Egmont overture Op. 84, August Fryderyk Duranowski’s Violin Concerto in A major Op. 8, Wladyslaw Zelenski’s In the Tatra Mountains characteristic overture Op. 27, and Marek Stachowski’s Choreia for symphony orchestra in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 45 PLN).
Concert Cinematic Piano: Lion Hauschka & Dustin O’Halloran features piano duo Hauschka and Dustin O’Halloran in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 3 pm.
Video Game Music Gala features Poland’s Beethoven Academy Orchestra and Pro Musica Mundi. Choir with Swiss conductor Ludwig Wicki performing music from such video games as Assassin’s Creed, Batman Arkham VR, Silent Hill, Medal of Honor plus pieces by Elliot Goldenthal, Jesper Kyd, Austin Wintory, and Chris Drake in Tauron Arena Krakow at 7 Lema street at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti's 'Don Pasquale' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
June 3rd, Sunday:
Concert Monster Movie Music Madness features Krakow’s FMF Youth Orchestra playing cinematic scores from such movies as King Kong, Frankenstein, Alien, Jaws, Jurassic Park,  Gremlins, and The Mummy in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at noon.
Show Casino Royale (2006) Live in Concert features Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with UK’s conductor Gavin Greenaway playing live the cinematic score while Casino Royale movie is screened in Tauron Arena Krakow at 7 Lema street at 7 pm.
Poland’s Haba Percussion Group performs Ivan Trevino’s Catching Shadows, John Psathas’s Kyoto, Batucada & Drum Corp Show, Michael Burritt’s Fandango, Gleen Kotche’s Wild Sound, and Eric Ewazen’s Symphony for Percussion in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 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).
June 7th, Thursday:
Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis ensemble plus Krakowski Chor Mieszczanski choir render Benjamin Britten’s Fanfare for St Edmundsbury, Robert Parsons’s Ave Maria, Johann Sebastian Bach’s O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht BWV 118, and Georg Friedrich Handel’s Foundling Hospital Anthem – Blessed Are They That Considereth the Poor in Kosciol sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 8 pm.
Poland’s band, Wielkolud, performs in Gwarek club, 17 Reymonta street, at 8:30 pm (free admission).
The traditional Krakow Lajkonik parade starts in Kosciuszki street at noon to culminate in Rynek Glowny central square about 6 pm.  
June 8th, Friday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Karol Szymanowski’s “King Roger” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
USA’s rocker Lenny Kravitz performs in Tauron Arena Krakow at 7 Lema street.
June 15th, Friday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe render Johann Sebastian Bach’s Toccala and Fugue in D minor BWV 565 (arr. Leopold. Stokowski) and Chaconne from the Partita for solo Violin in D minor (arr. Joachim Raff), Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms, and Leopold Bernstein”s Chichester Psalms in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 7:30 pm.
June 16th, Saturday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe render Johann Sebastian Bach’s Toccala and Fugue in D minor BWV 565 (arr. Leopold. Stokowski) and Chaconne from the Partita for solo Violin in D minor (arr. Joachim Raff), Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms, and Leopold Bernstein”s Chichester Psalms in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6 pm.
UK’s veteran rock band, King Crimson, performs - Uncertain Times European Tour 2018 - in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (tickets 369 PLN).
June 17th, Sunday: 
Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti’s „L'elisir d'amore” in Hipodrom next to Niepolomice Castle, 2 Zamkowa street in Niepolomice, at 7:30 pm (open-air, admission 100 PLN).
UK’s veteran rock band, King Crimson, performs - Uncertain Times European Tour 2018 - in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (tickets 369 PLN).
June 18th, Monday: 
Krakow Opera Company produces Gaetano Donizetti’s „L'elisir d'amore” in Hipodrom next to Niepolomice Castle, 2 Zamkowa street in Niepolomice, at 7:30 pm (open-air, admission 100 PLN).
UK’s veteran rock band, King Crimson, performs - Uncertain Times European Tour 2018 - in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (tickets 369 PLN).
June 21st, Thursday:
Concert Haydn extreme features Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis orchestra playing Joseph Haydn’s violin concerto in C major plus symphonies no. 15 in D major, no. 14 in A major, and no. 13 in D major - in Kosciol sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
June 23rd, Saturday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Stanislaw Moniuszko’s “The Haunted Manor” Polish national opera in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7:30 pm (open-air, admission 120 PLN).
June 24th, Sunday:
Concert of classical music features Poland’s organist Waclaw Golonka and baritone Marcin Wolak in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free admission).
June 25th, Monday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Moniuszko’s “The Haunted Manor” Polish national opera in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7:30 pm (open-air, admission 120 PLN).
June 26th, Tuesday:
UK’s veteran rocker Ozzy Osbourne, once Black Sabbath vocalist, performs - Impact Festival - in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street.
June 27th, Wednesday: Krakow Opera Company produces its ballet show 'Grand Pas...!' in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 8:30 pm (open-air, admission 80 PLN).
USA’s rapcore band, Body Count, and rapper Ice-T perform in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 7 pm (admission 140 PLN).
June 29th, Friday: Concert of operatic music “Arias of the World Operas" stars Poland's soprano Aleksandra Kurzak in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 8:30 pm (open-air, admission 300 PLN).

Events in Krakow in July 2018 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

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 Januaary 20th, 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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