Arts & Leisure
Guest Writer|13.10.2011

Spring-heeled Czech WWII ‘superhero’ reanimated for Prague fest

The 16th 4+4 Days in Motion festival will blend theater, dance, and urban activism via often quirky events at a range of arts venues and public spaces in Prague. But the single most hotly anticipated item on the program is a new show dedicated to Pérák, or the Spring Man of Prague, a Czech “superhero” of urban legend said to have resisted the Nazi occupiers during World War II.