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March 23 Drozda & Sami Swoi at the Polish Home
March 13 W. Vollman talks about Copernican revolution at the Town Hall
March 11 Polish Book Club meeting at the Redmond Library
Mar 10 H. Bochniarz on Polandís accession to the EU at the UW
March 9 PH Expansion Project meeting at the Polish Home
March 5 Happy Birthday, Frederick at the Polish Home
Mar 3 & 4 AB ORIENTE Ė music from the East at St. James Cathedral
March 2 - 28 Poznanski collection gouaches at the Seattle Pacific University

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March 23:  Drozda & Sami Swoi at the Polish Home

Tadeusz Drozda

Mar 23, 7:30 pm: Drozda & Sami Swoi at the Polish Home

Tadeusz Drozda

Tadeusz Drozda is a veteran cabaret star from Poland coming to Seattle during his American west coast tour. His cabaret program Drozda & Sami Swoi is in Polish.

Where: at the Polish Home; tickets $15 advanced, at the door $19 regular, $17 PHA members

More: tickets Iwona Przydzielski (425) 820-1207, or at the Polish Home on Fridays

Mar 13, 7:30 pm: W. Vollman talks about Copernican revolution at the Town Hall
 

William T. Vollman is a contemporary author who won the 2005 National Book Award for Europe Central. He will talk about his book Uncentering the Earth: Copernicus and the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres and the impact of the Copernican revolution.

Where: at the Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seatle; tickets $5 at the door only

More: www.townhallseattle.org/calendar.cfm, http://blogcritics.org/archives/2005/11/18/141101.php

 

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Mar 11, 10 am: Polish Book Club meeting at the Redmond Library

The book for the meeting is Wojna zensko-meska i przeciwko swiatu by Hanna Samson, published by Jacek Santorski & Co Ag. Wyd. in 2005. Samson is a psychologist and a journalist working for Twoj Styl magazine, her first book came out in 1996. The book is available on the Internet or from Club members; please see the Club website for more info. New members and guests are always welcome, whether they have read the book or not!

Where: meeting room #1 at the Redmond Library, NE 85th St, Redmond, admission free, note the early hour this time

More: Polish Book Club, contact to the Club Hanna Gil, interview in Polish

March 10, 1:30 pm: H. Bochniarz on Polandís accession to the EU at the UW

Henryka Bochniarz

Dr. Henryka Bochniarz is one of the most influential and respected businesswomen in Poland. She held such positions as Minister of Industry and Trade (1991), President of the Polish Businessmen Council (1996-99) and President of the Polish Confederation of Private Employers (1996-current); she also ran as a candidate in the Polish presidential elections. Her lecture Accession of Poland and other Central and East Europe Countries to the European Union: Results, Challenges and Opportunities is part of the UW Evans School Deanís Forum series.

Where: Parrington Hall, room 309, at the University of Washington Seattle campus; admission free Ė please register by email at theforum@u.washington.edu

More: Dr. Bochniarzís bio at www.axisglobecom/article.asp?article=424, the Forum www.evans.washington.edu,

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

Polish Home Building Commission & Fundraising Committee invite everybody interested in the PH expansion project to its monthly meeting at the Polish Home. 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

Mar 5, 4 pm: Happy Birthday, Frederick at the Polish Home

F. Chopin

Marzena Szlaga Piano Studio and the Salon of Poetry in Seattle invite to a musical and poetic celebration of the196th birthday of Frederick Chopin (born March 1, 1810). The program includes Chopinís mazurkas, nocturnes, preludes, a polonaise, a waltz and the fantasie-impromptu performed by the Studio students as well as a theatrical etude The First Concert and poems recited by Dominika Marczak, Adam Dopierala, Melinda Wang, Krzysztof Babcock, Barbara Strutynska, Valeria Visniewskaya, and Leszek Chudzinski.

Where: at the Polish Home; admission free

More: Marzena Szlaga MSzlaga@aol.com, for Salon www.salonpoezji.org/english.htm, Helena Wrozynski (206) 526-8332

Mar 3 & 4, 8 pm: AB ORIENTE Ė music from the East at St. James Cathedral

Seattle Pro Musica choral ensemble invites to a concert filled with music from Eastern and Central Europe, including Poland, Hungary, Czech Rep., the Balkans, Greece, Ukraine and Russia as well as Armenia, Georgia and Lebanon. Polish music is represented by two works by one of the most distinguished contemporary composers, Henryk Gorecki: the Third Symphony (of Sorrowful Songs), influenced by the Tatra Mountains folk music and the hymn to the Virgin Mary, Totus Tuus, written for John Paul IIís visit to Poland in 1987.

Where: St. James Cathedral, at 9th & Marion; single passes from $15-$23. Mar 3, 2006 at 8:15 pm, Mar 4 at 8 pm

More: www.seattlepromusica.org/Ab_Oriente.htm

Mar 2, 6-8 pm, till Mar 28: Poznanski collection gouaches at the Seattle Pacific University

Zhang Collection- Early Night

Joanna and Kazimierz Poznanski, local collectors of modernist Chinese paintings, present another exhibition of western-style 20c. Chinese art from their collection. On display at the SPU Art Center Gallery there are over 30 gouaches, mostly from 1940-1960, executed by Sichuan painters Li Youxing, Zhang Yangjun and Qian Laizhong. The exhibition is available from Feb 27 till March 28, 2006. The opening reception is on March 2 from 6 to 8 pm.

Where: the Art Center Gallery at the SPU, 3 West Cremona in Seattle, Feb 27 Ė Mar 28, M-F 8 am Ė 4 pm; admission free

More: the Gallery (206) 281-2079, Prof. K. Poznanski kazpoz@u.washington.edu

Zhang Collection - Family Home

 

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Fot. 'Fountain" - Hanna Gil

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