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Feb 25 Biesiada: a merry sing-along in Tacoma
Feb 19 Poetry Salon at the Polish Home
Feb 18 Ich Troje in show at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue
Biesiada: a merry sing-along in Portland
Feb 11 NW Chopin Festival winnersí concert at the Polish Home
Teresa Malinowskiís paintings in Ballard
Feb 9 PH Expansion Project meeting at the Polish Home
Feb 4 Lecture by Oscar winner Jan A.P. Kaczmarek at UW
4th Annual Northwest Chopin Festival in Seattle

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Feb 25: Biesiada: a merry sing-along in Tacoma

 

Vivat Musica

Feb 25, 8 pm: Biesiada: a merry sing-along in Tacoma

Vivat Musica

This is another sing-along evening with the Polish Choir Vivat Musica from Seattle. An evening of popular and merry Polish songs should go nicely with wine and snacks. This event was sold out completely ahead of time in Seattle in October, so make your reservations The evening is a fundraiser for the Choir to go to the Polonia Choir Festival in Koszalin, Poland, in 2006.

Where: at the Parish Hall of Sts. Peter and Paulís Church, 3422 Portland Ave E, Tacoma; tickets $20

More: reservations Danuta Lacki (206) 228-2176

Feb 19, 6 pm: Poetry Salon at the Polish Home

Salon Poezji (the Salon of Poetry in Seattle) invites to a woman poetry program Nic dwa razy (Nothing Twice). The program features poems by Polish, Russian, Czech and English poetesses such as W. Szymborska, A. Osiecka, A. Akhmatowa, M. Tsvetaeva, V. Dvorackova, E. Bishop and others. All poems are recited or sung in the language of the original. Music for the evening will be provided by Marzanna Bachowska (vocals) and Scott Babcock (trombone). The Polish Ballroom Dance Group from the Polish Home will add a special carnival mood to the gathering.

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

More: www.salonpoezji.org/english.htm, Helena Wrozynski (206) 526-8332

Feb 18, 8 pm: Ich Troje in show at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue

Ich Troje is a very popular music band from Poland, currently scheduled to represent Poland in the 2006 Eurovision competition. One local fan says their songs have nice and catchy melodies appealing both to younger and older generation and that their concerts are always great shows. Michal Wisniewski, Jacek Lagwa & Ania Swiatczak come to Seattle with a show cast of 18! Sounds like a perfect ticket for our local Polonia! Bonus: itís organized both by the Society for Polish Culture (TMKP) and the Polish Home Association!

Where: Meydenbauer Center Theatre, 11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue; tickets $30 advanced, $35 at the door. Advanced tickets & info: W. Studenna (425) 271-4958, E. Filipczuk (425) 338-3408

More: the band (in Polish) www.IchTroje.pl, theater www.Meydenbauer.com

Feb 18, 7 pm: Biesiada: a merry sing-along in Portland

Vivat Musica

The Polish Choir Vivat Musica from Seattle goes to Oregon with the very successful Biesiada singing-along party. Good food, wine and merry songs are the recipe for the evening. If you want to attend and cannot go to Tacoma next week, itís worth the long drive!

Where: at the Polish Hall, 3832 Interstate Ave in Portland, OR;

More: www.portlandpolonia.org, ticket info call (503)810-6926, Marek Stepien marek@gte.com

Feb 11, 7 pm: NW Chopin Festival winnersí concert at the Polish Home

F. Chopin

This concert features the winners of the 4rd Northwest Chopin Festival from the week earlier. As usual, the best young artists from our state are expected to deliver great performances. Refreshments will be provided. Organized by the Northwest Council of the Chopin Foundation and supported by Sherman Clay with all proceeds going to the Foundationís Scholarship Fund for young pianists.

Where: at the Polish Home upper hall; tickets $10 at the door, free for children 18 and younger

More: www.ChopinNW.org

Feb 11, from 6 pm: Teresa Malinowskiís paintings in Ballard

Teresa Malinowski

Teresa Malinowski is a local painter active in Seattle. Check out her Green Lake and Beyond! Her art is currently on display at the BalMar Coctail Lounge that is part of the Ballardís Art Walk. The BalMar is open for the Art Walk from 6 to 10 pm.

Where: the BalMar Coctail Lounge, 5449 Ballard Ave (near Market St.) in Seattle; admission free

More: About the artist http://members.aol.com/ARTeresaM/,  www.thebalmar.com

Feb 9, 7:30 pm: PH Expansion Project meeting at the Polish Home

Polish Home Fundraising Committee invites everybody interested in the PH expansion project to its monthly meeting at the Polish Home.

Agenda: closing on the project review, updates to the brochure, parking and fence planning. All interested in the details of the project as well as volunteers are welcome!

 

Where: at the Polish Home, just drop by; refreshments are provided!

More: www.PolishHomeFoundation.org

Feb 4, 7 pm: Lecture by Oscar winner Jan A.P.  Kaczmarek at the UW

Jan Kaczmarek

Mr. Kaczmarek is an internationally renowned composer who won the 2005 Oscar in the music score category for his music to the movie Finding Neverland by Marc Foster starring Johnny Depp. His other movies include Total Eclipse, Bliss, Quo Vadis?, Washington Square and Unfaithful. He also works with theater and new media, notably through Instytut Rozbitek, an European center he set up in Poland. His lecture at the University of Washington, Music without Borders, is organized by the UW Polish Studies Endowment Committee.

Where: room 210, Kane Hall at the UW campus in Seattle, admission free

More: www.jan-ap-kaczmarek.com/en/news_2005html, www.oscar.com/nominees/nom_34089.html

Feb 4, from 9 am -  4pm: 4th Annual Northwest Chopin Festival in Seattle

F. Chopin

This year 75 best young pianists from the state of Washington take part in the Festival. This celebration of Chopinís music is also a competition; the winners in age categories will be announced after 4 pm. The very successful Festival is the renewed focus of the NW Council of the Chopin Foundation, its main organizer. The prize winner concert is on Feb 11, 2006, at the Polish Home.
Where: at Sherman Clay, 1624 4th Avenue, and also at the second venue across the street, at the Green Banquet Room in the Mayflower Park Hotel in Seattle; admission free

More: Chopin Foundation NW, http://www.chopinnw.org/festival2006.html , or contact Ivona Kaminska at (425) 829-1229

 

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