This fall marks 100 years since restoration of Polish Independence after more than a century of occupation by Austria, Germany and Russia.
Keynote speaker Prof. James Pula frm Perdue University will speak at 7:00 PM about the "Fourth Partition" and the Restoration of Polish Independence. Musical performance of Ignacy Jan Paderewski's work by the Chopin Singing Society.
Anna Mattis, oboe and English horn player will present photos and share her personal experiences of the BPO trip to Poland. Anna performed in Rzeszow-our sister city. The BPO musicians are true ambassadors of music from Buffalo.
Social Hour and Refreshments will follow the programs.
For more information call: Tom Zawadzki at (716) 472-8199 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Soprano Emily Helenbrook and Haley Brunstad and pianist Comink Wrona of Ontario as well as veteran pianist Ivan Docenko in works of Chopin, Paderewski, Beethovan, Mozart, WWI pieces and more. Music will be played on St. Michale's Jack Koessler Memorial Steinway Grand Piano. Free will offering to benefit the Polish Singers Alliance of America Scholarship Fund.
Polish Architect of the Broadway Fillmore Polonia District - Władysław H. Zawadzki
Tom Zawadzki will explore the Polish-American architect Władysław H. Zawadzki who contributed the following buildings to the East Side's Polonia neighborhood, centered around Broadway and Fillmore: Dom Polski Building, Al Cohens Bakery, Polish Singing Circle, Lipowicz Grocery, Polish Co-Op Savings & Loan, Club
The Annual meeting of the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo required by the NYS Non-profit Corporation Law, provides an opportunity for members to get an accounting of the activities and finances of the Club during the past year. It is also an opportunity for members to propose new activities and directions for the Club. The results of the annual election process will also be finalized.
Following the meeting, there will be a program appropriate for the upcoming holiday season.
John Oshei a senior Political Science and History major and member of the UB Honors College, will present a power point leture uncovering the great events in which Kosciuszko participated alongside his personal life to fully illuminate the life of "the hero of two continents."
Dr. Lyon, Professor of History at Fredonia College, will address some of the lesser known parts of Kolbe's story in addition to an account of his martyrdom at the hands of the Nazis when he offered himself in exchange for another prisoner who had been selected to die in the starvation bunker at Auschwitz.
Veit Stoss, one of the greatest sculptors of the 16th century best known for creating the largest Gothic altarpiece in the world, will be discussed at the Polish Arts Club Meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 at The Harlem Road Community Center 4255 Harlem Rd Snyder NY 14226
The Permanant Chair of Polish Culture at Canisius College and the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo Join to present a dramatic reading
A Play about the heroic efforts of Irena Gut Opdyke
The Buffalo premiere is in memory of Stanley Blake, a Polish resistance fighter who survived two concentrations camps.
A free will offering will be accepted.