A tradition of music and the arts

By Patrick Fisher

New Prague’s motto is A Tradition of Progress and while that’s true, another tradition in the area is its deep roots in the arts, whether it’s music, plays, dancing or other areas.

The City of New Prague recognizes this with its logo—lions holding trumpets. It can be seen in two of the five surviving murals showing different aspects of the community’s history. McMahon’s Annex and Dollar Store has a mural of the 1906 Bohemian Brass Band on its west wall. That band played at different events in the area.

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