Kaminska-Bowlby & Bowlby play Chopin in Shoreline
Local artists, Ivona
Kaminska-Bowlby and Christopher Bowlby will play in a Shoreline Piano
Series concert Chopin: The Voice
of an Exile with the following program: Chopin’s 4 Ballades,
Sonata no.3 in B minor and selected Mazurkas.
at the Campus Theater, Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood
Avenue N, Shoreline; tickets $10/$8/$4
is a local Polish-American who vanished without a trace in Taiwan
in May last year. His mother, Mrs. Barbara Klita, moved to Taiwan
and keeps trying to find any news about her only son and pushing the
Taiwanese to investigate the case. This dinner aims to raise funds to
support her there and to pay for a private investigator. Organized by
Friends of Fred, cash donations welcome.
It’s the 26th
international dance organized by ethnic communities from Central Europe.
This year entertainment for the evening has been prepared by the
Hungarians, live music by a Bert Carlson Band (a German group). Dinner
available at the Dance, alcohol BYOB.
Boeing Aerospace Machinist Lodge
#9125, 15th Pl. S,
tickets $15 only in advanced sale
tickets & info Elzbieta Filipczuk, (425) 338-3408
April 17, REECAS-NW
Conference at SeattleU.
REECAS-NW Conference has a wide range of topics from early Soviet
culture, literature and poetry, to democracy, human rights and national
identities, from Poland
through the Baltics to the Russian Far East and even China.
Polish topics include: (,
session 3C, Polish Writers): 1)
Boleslaw Prus: Polish Positivist?, by K. Erickson, 2) Czeslaw Milosz’s Poetics: Modern
Internalized Socialization of Apocalypse, by Artur Rosman; (,
session 3B, China Perspective): 1)
Restructuring the Steel Industry in Eastern Europe, Russia and China,
by prof. K. Poznanski. The Conference is organized by UW Russian
East-European and Asian Studies and Seattle U Law School.
Seattle U School of Law, 14 Sullivan Hall, 1112 E Columbia, on Capitol
Hill in Seattle, admission free; however
advance registration is required by April 2nd,
if you would like to attend the complimentary buffet provided by the Law
2nd edition of the
Seattle International Documentary Film Festival will feature about 45
movies from 20 countries. This time the Festival focuses on works by
British director Angus Macqueen (7 movies)
and films from Russia
(14 movies) and also includes 2 films by Polish directors: Patriots Day by Marian
Marzynski (USA), Apr. 17,
and Competition (Konkurs) by Maciej Adamiak (PL), Apr 18, .
The Festival has been founded and organized by Michal Friedrich
and is supported by the Society for Arts.
100 University St.,
general admission $7 (discounted $5), Festival passes: all movies $80
(disc. $60), day passes $25.
Founded in Wroclaw,
in 1969 by Tadeusz Drozda and Jan Kaczmarek, Elita has enjoyed one of
the most successful and long runs in the history of cabaret.
They had been fixture on the radio for 30 years, played in two TV series
and produced 8 records and 10 CDs with their programs over the years.
members, Jerzy Skoczylas, Leszek Niedzielski, Stanislaw Szelc,
Wlodzimierz Plaskota invite for a evening of laugh and satire. Please
note, in Polish only.
at the Polish Home,
1714 18th Ave
in Polish; advance tickets $15, at the door $16 PHA members, $18
regular; advance tickets available at the Polish Home on Fridays and at
Dr. Olga Medvedeva
will repeat her very successful lecture, this time in English at the
Ms. Medvedeva is a researcher, translator and a great friend of Poland
based in Vancouver,
Since 2000, she’s been busy at newly accessible post-Soviet archives
researching fates of Poles migrating or deported to Central Asia
since 19c, with a special focus on Stalin times and on gen. Anders and
his army. The lecture is supported by the History Dept. and the Slavic
Dept. of the UW.
about Poles in Central Asia
in 19c & 20c has been prepared by Ewa & Krzysztof Poraj-Kuczewski based
on Dr. Medvedeva’s private archives and is supported by Polish Home
Foundation. The exhibition will be available at the lecture hall at the
UW on April 13 and at the Polish Home in Seattle
lecture & exhibition at Thomson Hall, room #134 at the
Peter & Paul, at 12, 1, 2, 3 pm & ,
3422 E. Portland Ave,
– 40th Spring Bazaar at the Polish
Yes, this is the 40th
Annual Spring Polish Bazaar! It is a yearly event organized by the
Ladies Auxiliary. The booths upstairs will offer Polish crystal bowl and
vases, amber and silver jewelry, pottery, crafts, books, Easter eggs and
much more. Downstairs you can enjoy traditional Polish dishes of pierogi,
sausage, cabbage rolls etc. served by the young generation of waiters
clad in Polish folk costumes. You can also buy home made desserts and
pastries. Most of the Puget Sound
area Polish organizations would have their booths or info posted. This
is usually a quite crowded event, so come early!
Where: at the
Polish Home, 1714 18th
The books to be
discussed at the meeting are: Upadek
czlowieka pod Dworcem Centralnym by Jerzy Pilch, Wyd. Lit.,
2002 and Dom dzienny, dom nocny
by Olga Tokarczuk, Wyd. Ruta, 1999. Both Pilch and Tokarczuk are
contemporary writers. Upadek ..
is a selection of the weekly writings for the Polityka magazine. Dom … which was published
in English (and is available at Amazon) as House of day, house of night
is an extraordinary, poetic fiction book. Since its
original publication it has remained a bestseller in Poland.
Richly imagined, weaving in anecdote with recipes and gossip,
Tokarczuk's novel is an epic of Nowa Ruda, a small town in Silesia.
New members are welcome.
Where: Jerzy's Coffee, 16727
(behind Exxon at the split with
coming from 520), in