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June 26 Salon of Poetry opens with Petrarca & Lipska at the Polish Home
Jun 10 Polish tall ships slideshow & lectue at the Polish Home
June 2 PH Expansion Fund Committee meeting at the Polish Home
Polish Movies at SIFF: Warsaw at Harvard Exit
June 1-9 Tall ship photo exhibit at the UW in Seattle and Tacoma

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Jun 26, 7 pm: Salon of Poetry opens with Petrarca & Lipska at the Polish Home

Ewa Lipska

Salon Poezji (the Salon of Poetry in Seattle) is a new organization devoted to the art of word and its masters, the poets. The opening evening Niezniszczalne oblicza milosci (Undestructible Faces of Love) will feature sonnets by Francesco Petrarca in Polish translation by Jalu Kurek and poems by Ewa Lipska, a contemporary Polish poet living in Cracow. Music by Franz Liszt and Ludwig van Beethoven interpreted by the accomplished Russian pianist Jaan Dementiev will accompany the recitations. The Salon has been founded by Lena Wrozynski of Seattle. The evening is organized by Lena Wrozynski and the Polish Home.

Where: at the Polish Home; admission free, in Polish

More: Ewa_Lipska,(in Polish) for the Salon contact  Lena Wrozynski, or  Leszek.Chudzinski.

Francesco Petrarca

Jun 10, 8:30 pm: Polish tall ships slideshow & lecture at the Polish Home

Thad Koza

If you were hoping that the Dar Mlodziezy would visit Seattle & Tacoma in June during Tall Ship 2005 event, this is the event for you! The best next thing is a slide-show on Polish tall ships by Thad Koza. Thad has sailed extensively on the Dar, Pogoria and Zawisza Czarny.  He will talk about his experiences and about other great ships such as Dar Pomorza, Iskra, Fryderyk Chopin, Oceania, and Kapitan. Q&A will follow. There will be tall ship calendars and pictures to buy as well. Organized by the Polish Home and Mr. Koza.

Thad will also have lectures on international tall ships: on June 14 in Seattle and on June 15 in Tacoma. Please see the link below for more info.

 

Where: at the Polish Home, admission free

More: http://www.washington.edu/alumni/learning/libraries/2005tallships.html

 thadkoza@yahoo.com, www.fotofabryka.com/thadkoza/index.htm

Jun 2, 7:30 pm: PH Expansion Fund Committee meeting at the Polish Home

This is an open meeting for everybody interested in the project. The goal is to gather funds for expansion and remodeling of the Polish Home as described in the published articles and a brochure distributed at the Polish Home. The Committee needs help and welcomes all the volunteers. The campaign so far resulted in $86,000 in pledges.

Where: at the Polish Home; admission free

More: www.PolishHomeFoundation.org/PHremodeling.htm , www.PolishHome.org, RysiekKott@msn.com

June 2, 2 pm:  Polish Movies at SIFF: Warsaw at Harvard Exit

Warsaw

This year Seattle International Film Festival shows two Polish feature movies and a short. Warsaw (Warszawa) is a drama directed by Dariusz Gajewski that was the best movie of the 2003 Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, Poland. It won total of 5 Golden Lions there for the best movie, best director, best screenplay, editing and supporting actress.

Where: at Harvard Exit Theatre, Seattle www.landmarktheatres.com/market/Seattle/HarvardExitTheatre.htm,

More: www.culture.pl/en/culture/artykuly/dz_warszawa_gajewski, www.seattlefilm.org/festival/film/detail.aspx?id=6234&FID=5,  

Polish movies at SIFF

May 24, 2 pm Holiday Weekend (Dlugi weekend) & short Holiday, Broadway Performance Hall, Seattle
May 29, 9:15 pm Holiday Weekend (Dlugi weekend) & short Holiday, Broadway Performance Hall, Seattle
May 30, 6:15 pm  Warsaw (Warszawa), Broadway Performance Hall, Seattle
June 2, 2 pm Warsaw (Warszawa), Harvard Exit Theatre, Seattle
Jun 1 Jul  9: Tall ship photo exhibit at the UW in Seattle and Tacoma

Thad Koza

 

Thad Koza is a writer, photographer and researcher with great love of tall ships, based in Newport, RI. His most recent book is Tall Ships: Fleet for the 21st Century. He sailed all over the world on many of the great ships and the photo exhibit is just one fruit of his passion. It features pictures of the most magnificent tall ships from many countries.

Where: at the UW Seattle's Odegaard Library and the UW Tacoma Library, please see the link below for directions

More:  http://www.washington.edu/alumni/learning/libraries/2005tallships.html

thadkoza@yahoo.com, www.fotofabryka.com/thadkoza/index.htm

 

2005 Ryszard Kott

 

Fot. 'Fountain" - Hanna Gil

Fot. "Seattle" - Ryszard Kwieciński