Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

Violins of Hope

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Live Broadcast on WCLV 104.9: Cleveland Women’s Orchestra – Concert in memory of the Women’s Orchestra at Auschwitz
When: November 2. Begins: 8:00 pm
Where: Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre in the Idea Center at Playhouse Square, 1375 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland
Robert Cronquist, conductor; Dorota sobieska, soprano.
Free and open to the public; limited studio seating available.

Dorota Sobieska bedzie spiewac w koncercie z serii “Violins of Hope.” Bedzie to koncert z Cleveland Women’s Orchestra, tematyczny.
Miejsca juz sa wszystkie zarezerwowane, ale bedzie transmisja na zywo.

Violins of Hope | Cleveland, Ohio | Fall 2015

http://www.violinsofhopecle.org/events/ 

Central European Film Days

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

The Department of World Languages, Literature, and Cultures
and Polish Studies at Cleveland State University
present:

“Polak, Węgier, dwa bratanki
“Magyar, lengyel, két jó barát”

“The Pole and Magyar like brothers stand”

Central European Film Days

featuring Hungarian and Polish films
(with subtitles in English)

- FREE AND OPEN TO ALL -

November 6, 2015 – Friday
Fenn Tower, Room 10
CSU Main Campus
1983 East 24th Street

4:00 p.m. – Gods (Bogowie, 2014)

In the 1980s cardiac surgeon Zbigniew Religa works on the first heart transplant in Poland while fighting the system and his own demons.

6:30 p.m. – Control (Kontroll, 2003)

An award-winning film about a metaphoric and often funny journey in the Budapest subway system.

Between the films: Refreshments

November 7, 2015 – Saturday
Fenn Tower, Room 102
CSU Main Campus
1983 East 24th Street

10:30 a.m. – Children of Glory (Szabadság, szerelem, 2006)
An award-winning, touching film commemorating the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 against the Soviet-led Communist rule.

Following the film: Discussion with Cleveland Hungarians, testimonies of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and refreshments

2:00 p.m. – Wałęsa. Man of hope (Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei, 2013)

Andrzej Wajda’s film portrait of Lech Wałęsa – the leader of the Solidarity movement in the 1980s.

Following the film: Discussion with Cleveland Poles about the Solidarity movement

 

Cinema Polska

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

This course is a non-credit course that will begin Wednesday, October 14 and meet weekly on Wednesdays for 8 weeks (no class on November 25). It will be taught by Dr. Tomasz Markiewka, our 2015 CSU Visiting Scholar and Kosciusko Fellow. The course meets from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Polish American Cultural Center in Slavic Village. The fee is $125.

Cinema Polska will explore contemporary Polish cinema with a different film shown each week. There will be an introduction to the film by Dr. Markiewka (and special guests) and discussion will follow after the film. This course is a wonderful complement to the series of Polish films currently being shown at the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque.

To register: http://www.campusce.net/csuohio/course/course.aspx?C=620&pc=26&mc&sc

Polish Studies   

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Announcing a new course!

Cinema Polska

Taught by Dr. Tomasz Markiewka, our 2015 CSU Visiting Polish Scholar and Kosciusko Fellow

8-Week Class || Beginning Wednesday, October 14, 6:00-9:00 pm
Classes meet at the Polish American Cultural Center in Slavic Village

This is a non-credit course that will meet weekly on Wednesdays for 8-weeks.  (No class on Wednesday, Nov. 25.)

The course will explore contemporary Polish cinema with a different film shown each week.  There will be an introduction to the film by Dr. Markiewka (and special guests) and discussion will follow after the film.

This course is a wonderful complement to the series of Polish films currently being shown at the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque.

There is a fee for this course.

Further details coming soon!

Lukasz Kuropaczewski- Cleveland Classical Guitar Society

Friday, October 10th, 2014
 
The Polish virtuoso makes his Cleveland debut!
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Lukasz Kuropaczewski
Saturday, 10/18/14, 7:30 PM
Plymouth Church UCC
2860 Coventry Road, Shaker Heights OH
Tickets: $25 General / $20 Senior / $15 Student
Lukasz Kuropaczewski (Poland) has recorded six CDs to date and performed solo recitals in the world’s most prestigious halls, including London’s Royal Festival Hall, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Warsaw’s National Philharmonic Hall, Tshaikovsky Hall in Moscow and Carnegie Hall in New York. He is on the faculty of the Academy of Music in Poznan, Poland. Lukasz is one of the most gifted and natural guitarists in the world and infuses his concerts with immense intensity and emotion.
*Meet and Greet Lukas at the PACC, JPII*
 Thursday, 10/16/2014, 6:00pm reception and brief display of Lukas abilities.  Plus purchase a discount ticket for Sunday’s debut!
Special thanks’ go to Erik Mann, Executive Director of Cleveland Classical Guitar Society.
Erik is making available a generous discount offered to members of the
Polish American Cultural Center, JPII
Members can get $5 off general admission and senior tickets. The discount code is pa33. You can redeem this by entering it online, telling the sale person the code over the phone, or letting them know when purchasing at the door. For at-door purchases, please go to the “group” line, let them know what organization you’re with, and the discount code.     
*Lukasz is teaching a Master Class on Friday 10/17/14 for more information: http://www.clevelandclassicalguitar.org/events/master-classes/
*For more details about the Cleveland Classical Guitar International series: http://www.clevelandclassicalguitar.org/events/international-series/
Erik Mann
Executive Director
Cleveland Classical Guitar Society
http://www.clevelandclassicalguitar.org/

“Polonia in Cleveland and the Journey of Julian Stanczak”

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Western Reserve Historical Society

 

As part of the series of events celebrating the life and work of Julian Stanczak, a panel discussion on Cleveland’s Polish immigrant community will be held at Western Reserve Historical Society on Wednesday, March 19th, from 2 to 4 pm. Participating in the discussion will be Gene Bak, Mary Erdmans, John Grabowski, and Sean Martin. This panel discussion will examine the long history of Cleveland’s Polish immigrant community, with particular emphasis on the post-war migration of individuals like Julian Stanczak who came to play major roles in art and culture within and outside of that community. This is a free event. For more information on Stanczak, including details of current exhibitions, see http://www.siegallifelonglearning.org/stanczak-programs.html

 

Discover Polish Easter Tradition of Palm Weaving

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

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Discover Polish Easter Tradition of Palm Weaving

with Ray Vargas

Saturday, March 23, 2013; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Polish American Cultural Center

6501 Lansing Avenue, Cleveland, OH

Fee $8.00 (includes supplies)

Call to reserve your seat  / Contact Carol Stafinski at 440.942.4427

Deadline for reservations is Thursday, March 21, 2013

Sponsored by Ohio Chapter The Kosciuszko Foundation

with the co-operation of the Polish American Cultural Center

October 29th: The Śląsk Polish Song and Dance Ensemble

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Monday, October 29 at8 PM in Garfield Heights High School,
4900 Turney Road, Garfield Heights, OH 44125

ŚLĄSK SONG AND DANCE ENSEMBLE OF POLAND
One of the Grandest and Most Dazzling Spectacles in the World.

60th Anniversary Tour.
The Śląsk Polish Song and Dance Ensemble have been described as one of the grandest and most dazzling spectacles in the world. The show is a thrilling display of dazzling movement, vibrant colour and stunning beauty, with beautiful choreographic, vocal and musical performances. The incomparable Śląsk performance troupe whirls, leaps, stamps and glides in a glorious outpouring of sound, motion, rhythm and music that celebrates the cultural legacy of Poland. Tickets: $40 available in: PACC, Cosmopolitan Agency, Chalasinski Insurance, Ameripol, Kraków Deli, Seven Roses

Modern Poland – Gallery Opening (Pictures)

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Enchanted by Bel-Canto

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

It is not until the current issue of Forum that we describe Opera Circle’s performances on November 20 and 22 of 2009. We hope that this tardiness will be forgiven by the directors of the Opera and the faithful public that came to the Bohemian National Hall, where the performances of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale took place. (more…)