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Cleveland Polish Constitution Celebration

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Polish Constitution Day cle 15You are invited to attend the Cleveland Polish Constitution Day Celebration!

Benefit Concert featuring members of…

The Cleveland Orchestra

Friday, April 29, 2016     6:30 PM

 Polish American Cultural Center

6501 Lansing Ave. Cleveland, OH

Program

Cocktails and Happy Hour 6:30PM

Performance 7:00 PM

Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails to follow

Donation $50/ Person

All proceeds to benefit the Polish American Cultural Center

For additional information please call

Polish American Cultural Center at 216 883 2828

Gene Bak 440 263 5552 genebak@aol.com

Sunday, May 1, 2016

9:30 a.m. Mass at St. John Cantius Church

906 College Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113

11 a.m. Luncheon at the Polish American Cultural Center

6501 Lansing Ave. Cleveland, OH 44105

Food for purchase

12:30 p.m. Parade

Starting from Fleet and E61st, E65th north to Forman Ave.

Street performers, music, dignitaries! Ben F. Stefanski II, Grand Marshall.

1:30 p.m. Parade After Party

Seven Roses Restaurant

6301 Fleet Ave, Cleveland, OH 44105

Live music, food for purchase.

3 p.m. Chopin Concert

Konrad Binienda, piano

Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus

3649 E 65th St, Cleveland, OH 44105

3 p.m. Soccer Match

Stefanski Stadium

6550 Baxter Ave, Cleveland, OH 44105

Polonia Sports Club

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

7 p.m. Reception

Polish American Cultural Center

6501 Lansing Ave. Cleveland, OH 44105

Artistic program, hors d’oeuvres, free event

For more information

Please contact: Charles Gliha, chairman of the Polish Constitution Day Committee

216.469.4806

Cleveland Polish Constitution Day website

Cleveland Polish Constitution Facebook page

Polish Children’s Program

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Children's Day at the CLE Lib

Benefit Concert for the PACC ft. The Cleveland Orchestra

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

The Polish American Cultural Center cordially invites you to an evening filled with music, featuring members of:

The Cleveland Orchestra

Friday, April 29, 2016     6:30 PM

 Polish American Cultural Center

6501 Lansing Ave. Cleveland, OH 44105
 
Program

Cocktails and Happy Hour 6:30PM

Performance 7:00 PM

Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails to follow

 

Donation $50/ Person

All proceeds to benefit the Polish American Cultural Center

For additional information please call

Polish American Cultural Center at 216 883 2828

Gene Bak 440 263 5552 genebak@aol.com

Please Respond by April 26, 2016 

Spring Reverse Raffle

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Please join us for our….           

 

REVERSE RAFFLE

And

DINNER DANCE

WITH PTAKI BAND

 

Saturday April 16, 2016

Cocktails 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Dinner 6:30 PM

 

Dinner and Main Board Ticket – $55 per person

Dinner and Dance only – $30 per person

 

GRAND PRIZE – $1000.00

Numerous other prizes to be awarded

Opportunity to play side boards!!!!!

 

For ticket information call        

Henia: 216 285 1958, Alina: 440 888 1567   

or the Center: 216 883 2828

 PACCJPIIReverse Raffle April 2016

Maciej Frąckiewicz and Łukasz Kuropaczewski in Concert

Friday, February 26th, 2016

KuropaczewskiPolish guitarist Łukasz Kuropaczewski stunned Cleveland audiences with a 2014 debut full of intensity, energy and emotion. He now returns with Polish accordionist Maciej Frąckiewicz in an eclectic program that will redefine the boundaries of chamber music!

MEET AND GREET AT PACC,JPII

The artist’s pay a special visit to the center on March 10th, 2016 at 7:00 pm.

Short performance followed by a reception.

MASTER CLASS

On March 11th see a technique and masterclass with Łukasz Kuropaczewski, free to the public at John Carroll University: http://cleguitar.org/play/master-classes/

DUO RECITIAL

See Maciej Frackiewicz and Lukasz Kuropaczewski perform on March 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm, Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights, 2860 Coventry Road, Shaker Heights, OH

*Purchase discounted tickets at http://cleguitar.org/event/maciej-frackiewicz-and-lukasz-kuropaczewski/   Select the number of tickets, add to cart and enter discount coupon code: PACCJPII for $5.00 off any ticket at any level.
Discount provided by Mr. Erik Mann, Executive Director of Cleveland Classical Guitar SocietyCleveland Classical Guitar Society logo

“Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema” Part II

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

The schedule:

SUN 9/13 4:00 PM THE WEDDING
THU 9/17 6:45 PM THE LAST DAY OF SUMMER
THU 9/17 8:15 PM JUMP
THU 9/24 6:45 PM INNOCENT SORCERERS
SAT 9/26 8:15 PM THE PROMISED LAND
TUE 9/29 7:00 PM BLACK CROSS shown at the Capitol Theatre
SAT 10/3 7:00 PM PROVINCIAL ACTORS
SAT 10/3 9:05 PM TO KILL THIS LOVE
TUE 10/6 7:00 PM THE SARAGOSSA MANUSCRIPT shown at the Capitol Theatre
THU 10/8 6:45 PM ILLUMINATION
THU 10/8 8:35 PM CAMOUFLAGE
SAT 10/10 5:00 PM THE CONSTANT FACTOR
SUN 10/11 6:30 PM PHARAOH
THU 10/15 6:45 PM EROICA (HEROISM)
THU 10/15 8:30 PM NIGHT TRAIN
FRI 10/23 7:30 PM A SHORT FILM ABOUT KILLING
SAT 10/24 5:00 PM MOTHER JOAN OF THE ANGELS
SUN 10/25 4:00 PM AUSTERIA (THE INN)

Unless noted below, admission to Cinematheque films is $9; members, CIA I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $7. A second film on the same day generally costs an additional $7. Currently all tickets are sold only at the door, cash/check only. Free parking for available in two Cleveland Institute of Art lots accessed from E. 117th Street: Lot 73 and the Annex Lot. Moviegoers should enter the building thorough entrances C or D (both face E. 117th St.) or entrance E (which faces E. 116th St.).

Polish Studies at Cleveland State University

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Masterpieces of Polish Literature

Spring Semester 2015 Continuing EducationPolish Literature Course

Beginning 4/15/15 – Ending 5/13/15
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Off-Campus, Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, 3649 East 65th St, Cleveland, OH

Cost: $25.00
Instructor: Tomasz Markiewka, Ph.D.

Dr. Markiewka is the 2015 Cleveland State University Visiting Polish Scholar and Kosciuszko Fellow

Throughout the centuries, the literature of Poland has reflected the historical ups and downs of the country, as well as Polish spirituality and sensitivity. With four Nobel Prize winners, it can boast international recognition and offers a unique insight into the Polish soul. This course will highlight the masterpieces of Polish literature and present them in their fascinating cultural and historical contexts.

The course will meet for 5 classes, weekly on Wednesday evenings. The final class meeting is Wednesday, May 13. 

Registration: You can register for this course in-person at the first day of class (credit card only—no cash please) or online atwww.campusce.net/csuohio/category/category.aspx
(Follow the link for “Modern Languages” on the far left column, and then click on “Foreign Languages and Culture.”)

Questions? Please contact Dr. Markiewka at tomasz.markiewka@gmail.com or Dr. Edward Horowitz, Director of CSU Polish Studies at e.horowitz@csuohio.edu.


Central European Arts and Culture: 25 Years after Communism

This event is FREE!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 || 5:00-7:00 pm
CSU Student Center, Rooms 313/315

Presenters:

  • Tomasz Markiewka, Ph.D., the 2015 Cleveland State University Visiting Polish Scholar and Kosciuszko Fellow
  • Rita Gardosi, Visiting Hungarian Scholar
  • Luka Zibelnik, Slovenian Studies Lecturer

Since the tearing down of the Iron Curtain and the fall of Communism in Central Europe, the arts and culture of Central Europe have grown and thrived. Join three Cleveland State scholars as we discuss these dramatic changes.

Sponsored by Polish Studies, the History Department, and Modern Languages.


Polish Film Festival

This event is FREE!

Friday, April 24, 2015 || 1:00-6:00 pm
CSU Main Classroom, Room 136
Saturday, April 25, 2015 || 1:00-6:00 pm
CSU Main Classroom, Room 134

Join Tomasz Markiewka as we watch classic and contemporary Polish films. Dr. Markiewka will provide a short introduction to each film and there will be discussion following. Refreshments will be served.

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/

2014 Picnic!

Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Polish American Cultural Center invites you for the PICNIC
 When:
SATURDAY, 19 JULY 2014
3–11 PM

 Where:
SAINT SAVA SERBIAN CHURCH
on
2151 W. WALLINGS ROAD, BROADVIEW HTS.

DANCING
VERTIGO DANCE BAND

GREAT FOOD, REFRESHMENTS
LOTS OF ATTRACTIONS
LOTTERY TO WIN $1,000 WORTH OF GASOLINE PLUS CASH AND DOOR PRIZES

ADMISSION $5

Fr. Jerzy Popiełuszko – “Messenger of the Truth”

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

90-minute film to air on WVIZ/PBS ideastream- World Channel, 25.3

Sunday June 1st, 8:00-9:30pm

Monday June 2nd, Midnight-1:30am

Monday June 2nd, 8:00am-9:30am

Monday June 2nd, 2:00-3:30pm

CHICAGO – February 14, 2014 — Narrated by Catholic activist and actor Martin Sheen, Jerzy Popieluszko: Messenger of the Truth is the remarkable true story of Polish martyr and 20th century hero of human rights, Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko.  The dramatic 90-minute film, presented by WTTW National Productions and distributed nationally by American Public Television.

Father Jerzy was the chaplain of the Solidarity movement in Poland, who was later murdered by the Communists for speaking the truth in a country full of propaganda, oppression and social injustice.  “Totalitarian systems destroy man because they captivate his inside, his thoughts, free will and conscience.  The only efficient defense against these systems is the Truth,” he said.

It was Father Jerzy’s strong faith, conviction and courage that mobilized a nation to stand united against the Communist regime in Poland.  At his funeral, an estimated one million people surrounded his church in Warsaw and as one, they promised to continue his struggle for freedom through non-violence.  Present at the funeral, Solidarity leader Lech Walesa said, “Rest in peace, Father Jerzy.  Solidarity is alive because you gave your life for it.”

Jerzy Popieluszko: Messenger of the Truth was awarded first place in the documentary category at the 28th International Catholic Film Festival in Warsaw, Poland.  His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, said “…This film is a must-see for all who believe in the rights of religious liberty, the dignity of the human person, and those who are lovers of freedom and defenders of the truth.”

Father Jerzy was beatified on June 6, 2010 in Warsaw and is expected to be canonized in the near future.