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Polish Festival

at the Seattle Center

 


January 2018


Jan 28   PHA Annual Meeting at the Polish Cultural Center 
Jan 23 & 24   International Guitar Night in Edmonds and Olympia
Jan 19   Movie Finding Neverland at the Polish Cultural Center
till Jan 24   Still Playing: Movie Loving Vincent in Seattle
Jan 7   Christmas Caroling & Wafer Sharing at the Polish Cultural Center

Christmas Caroling


Jan 28, 3 pm: PHA Annual Meeting at the Polish Cultural Center  

This is the annual meeting of the members of the Polish Home Association. It is also an election meeting for the Board of Trustees and the PHA Officer positions. PHA members can vote by proxy, see the Polish Home website for candidate lists, proxy forms and other election info.

 

Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski in Seattle, PHA members only, admission free

More: Polish Home Association site or please contact Pawel Krupa

Jan 23 & 24, 7:30 pm: International Guitar Night in Edmonds & Olympia

Marek Pasieczny

Edmonds Center for the Arts and Washington Center for the Performing Arts present International Guitar Night, featuring the following guitar masters: Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt (Germany) as a host with Calum Graham (Canada), Marek Pasieczny (Poland) and Michael Chapdelaine (USA). Mr. Pasieczny is an innovative classical composer and performer who concerted around the world.
 

Where: at Edmonds Center for the Arts in Edmonds, WA on Jan 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm and at Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia, WA on Jan 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm.

More: about Marek Pasieczny

Dec 19, 7 pm: Movie Finding Neverland by M. Foster at the Polish Cultural Center

The Polish Film Club Kino OKO presents a 2004 historical fantasy drama Finding Neverland, directed by Marc Foster and starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet. The film is about playwright J.M. Barrie and his relationship with a family that inspired him to create Peter Pan. Polish composer Jan P. Kaczmarek received the Oscar for the musical score for the movie. Introduced by Justyna Budzik.

Evening schedule: 7 pm socializing & film intro, 7:30 pm screening 

 

Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski; admission free, this is a British-American film

More: Roger Ebert about the movie, the Club site

Till Jan 24: Movie Loving Vincent in Seattle

This ground breaking feature-length painted animation movie is a bio of Vincent van Gogh, the famous impressionist painter, covering his entire life and his famous paintings. The film has been co-created by Polish painter Dorota Kobiela and filmmaker Hugh Welchman who won an Oscar for Peter and the Wolf  in 2008.
 

Where: at Crest Cinema Center in Seattle till January 24, 2017, different times.

More: movie description

Jan 7, 2:30 pm: Christmas Caroling & Wafer Sharing at the Polish Cultural Center

The Polish Home invites everybody to a traditional wafer & good-will sharing (Oplatek). This is an open event - everybody is welcome to come and sing Polish and American carols along. The Polish Choir Vivat Musica will help with caroling. There will also be a children drawing competition under the title Christmas Eve at My Home. Everybody's invited!.

 

Where: Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski in Seattle; admission free - please bring a salad, pastry or a cake to share if you can.

More: please contact Barbara Strutynski

 
 

2018  Ryszard Kott

Photo "Fountain" courtesy Hanna Gil, Photo "Seattle" courtesy Ryszard Kwieciński