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“The Amazing Breuer” Exhibition

October 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Consultate General of the Czech Republic, 10990 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles
is delighted to invite you to an opening of the exhibition
“THE AMAZING BREUER,” Czech Surgeon at the Birth of American Scientifiction,
commemorating the 76th anniversary of a passing of the Czech-American writer Miles (Miloslav) J. Breuer (1889-1945), who died in Los Angeles.

The exhibition will be opened personally by Amb. Jaroslav Olša, Jr., Consul General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles,
who is the author of books on science fiction and will introduce this early science fiction writer.

TIME:
Thursday, October 14th, 2021 from 6pm until 8pm.

Exhibition will be on a display through mid-January, 2022.

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
Attend our exhibition to learn more about the early Czech-American science fiction author Miloslav (Miles) J. Breuer (1889-1945). Breuer is also the author of the novel “Paradise and Iron” (1930), one of the first modern science fiction tales to warn of the dangers of a technologically oriented civilization, depicting a humanity threatened by what we today call artificial intelligence, and the co-author of The Girl from Mars, a thin 24 page work that became the first book in the world to be formally titled as science fiction. He also co-wrote two novels with Jack Williamson. At the turn of the 1920s and 30s, Breuer’s readers viewed this author as a major star of the science fiction genre. Discovered by Hugo Gernsbeck, Breuer contributed to “The Amazing Stories” and other pulp magazines.  He was born in Chicago to the Czech parents. Writing as “Miloslav” – the Czech version of his name – Breuer had published numerous stories also in Czech language (which were subsequently published in English in early science fiction magazines).


LOCATION:

Consulate General of the Czech Republic
10990 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90024

RSVP: 
Due to limited space an RSVP is mandatory and admission passes will be allocated based on the first RSVPs received. Please confirm your attendance by Monday, October 11, 2021 at: czechconsulatela@gmail.com
Please note still existing Covid-19 procedures at the Consulate. By accepting this invitation you are confirming that you are fully vaccinated. Guests who are exempt from COVID-19 vaccinations due to a protected exemption should contact Consulate beforehand. Masks are advised.

PARKING:
Please note that there is PAID parking in the building of 10990 Wilshire Blvd, but the Consulate CANNOT VALIDATE. Thus we highly recommend street parking around the building.

Consulate General of the Czech Republic
10990 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Tel.: (310) 473-0889
Fax: (310) 473-9813
E-mail: losangeles@embassy.mzv.cz
Web: www.mzv.cz/losangeles

Details

Date:
October 14, 2021
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Consultate General of the Czech Republic
10990 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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Phone:
(310) 473-0889
Website:
www.mzv.cz/losangeles