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Food: Kielbasa on the Quad, PASA, May 19, 1-4pm

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Film: The Lovers of Valldemosa Monastery, Fulton Recital Hall, May 26

The Department of Music presents

“The Lovers of Valldemosa Monastery”

an ENCORE FILM SCREENING
of a 2010 opera about Frédéric Chopin by

Helen B. & Frank L. Sulzberger Professor of Music and the Humanities

RSVP to Valldemosa@uchicago.edu by May 25.

Thursday, May 26th

7:00 PM
Fulton Recital Hall
1010 E. 59th Street, Goodspeed Hall, 4th floor

 

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Film: Tony and Janina’s American Wedding, UCCIR, Harper 103, Thursday, April 28, 7pm

A message from our friends at PASA and UCCIR:

Join UCCIR for a screening of Tony and Janina’s American Wedding, a documentary about a Polish American family in Chicago torn apart by deportation.
http://tonyandjanina.com/

Thurs, April 28th
7-8:30 pm
Harper 103

There will be popcorn!

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Presentation: Spotlight on Poland’s Jewish Revival, Warsaw Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, May 12

WARSAW: Spotlight on Poland’s Jewish Revival

Join the Warsaw Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International for the Spotlight on Poland’s Jewish Revival, a panel presentation and public discussion about the remarkable revitalization of Jewish life and culture currently taking place in Poland, and its significance for Jewish and Polish communities in Poland and worldwide, as well as for Jewish-Polish relations. Following the panel presentations, the audience will be invited to join us for discussion and refreshments.When: Thursday, May 12
Where: Chicago Cultural Center – Sidney R. Yates Gallery
78 E. Washington Street
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Panel 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)
Free and open to the public

Click here for more information.

 

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Film: The Officer’s Wife, Chicago International Film Festival, June 1, June 4


Together with the Chicago Cultural Center and our consular and cultural partners, the International Connections Committee of Cinema/Chicago is pleased to present the 8th annual International Screenings Program, voted by the Chicago Reader as the “BestFree Film Series in Chicago” in 2010.

This weekly film series, running May 4 – September 24, showcases 21 films from around the world that are not widely available in the U.S. The films, representing a wide array of genres from heart-pounding thrillers and laugh-out-loud comedies to soul-stirring dramas and poignant romances, demonstrate the wealth and artistry of filmmaking cultures from around the world.

For a complete film schedule, please visit: www.cinemachicago.org

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RSO: Polish Table Meeting, Hollowed Grounds Cafe, Tuesday, April 19, 8pm

Witam!

Serdecznie zapraszam na pierwsze spotkanie Polskiego Stolika w Hallowed Grounds jutro o 8.
Tomorrow we will have the first meeting this quarter of Polski Stolik in Hallowed Grounds at 8pm.

Do zobaczenia!
Ola olamclees@uchicago.edu

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RSO: PASA Meeting, Harper 141, Tuesday, April 12, 8pm

A message from our friends at PASA:

Witam wszystkich!

We will have our first PASA meeting of the quarter tomorrow at 8pm in Harper 141 (this is a change in location from last quarter). We will be making pisanki (Polish Easter eggs) and enjoying traditional Easter babka.

There will also be information about the CEERES Slavic Cultural Night and elections for the PASA board for next year.

Do zobaczenia!
~Sylvia

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Film: The Lovers of the Valldemosa Monastery, Film Studies Center, April 17

The Department of Music


invites you to a film screening of a 2010 opera about Frédéric Chopin by


Marta Ptaszynska
Helen B.& Frank L. Sulzberger Professor of Music and the Humanities


Sunday, April 17 at 6:00 pm
Film Studies Center, Cobb Hall 306

Free and open to the public.

The Lovers of the Valldemosa Monastery was commissioned by the Grand Opera Theatre in Lodz and the Polish Ministry of culture for the Frederic Chopin Bicentennial Year 2010.

Libretto, synopsis, and more information can be found in Goodspeed Notes.

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An extensive list of Polish-American community based scholarships

An informative message from our friends at the Slavic Department:

Dear All,
Below please find a link to an extensive list of Polish-American community based scholarships.
Best,
-Kinga

http://www.pac1944.org/students/scholarships.htm

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Concert: “Slavic Wonders: Feasts and Saints in Early Russia, Poland & Bohemia,” Rose Ensemble, Rockefeller Chapel, April 29

Rose Ensemble Friday, April 29, 2011, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Location Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
5850 South Woodlawn Avenue
Building/Room Rockefeller Chapel
Primary Sponsor Chicago Presents
Performance Title “Slavic Wonders: Feasts and Saints in Early Russia, Poland & Bohemia”
Performer(s) Rose Ensemble
Cost $35 / $5 Students
Ticket Phone 773.702.8068
Contact Name Chicago Presents
Contact E-mail chicagopresents@uchicago.edu
Contact Phone 773.702.8068
Campus Map maps.uchicago.edu
Event Description “The evening was notable for its air of informality and the infectious sense of enthusiasm exhibited by the performers….” (Berkshire Eagle)

Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series
Friday, April 29, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
The Rose Ensemble

“Slavic Wonders: Feasts and Saints in Early Russia, Poland & Bohemia”
Based in Minnesota and founded by Artistic Director Jordan Sramek, The Rose Ensemble creates imaginative performances of vocal music, connecting each individual to past worlds with stories of spirituality and humanity. Slavic Wonders includes stunning 12-part Baroque motets from the Russian Orthodox tradition, Medieval Latin chants for Slavic saints, and powerful double-choir works from the Polish Renaissance.

Disability Clause Please contact the event sponsor(s) if you require assistance to fully participate in this event.
Link chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

 

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