PACB Celebrates Winter in Ski Country

PACB Celebrates Winter in Ski Country

     Presenter: Mary Jane Masiulionis


     To kick off its 70thanniversary year, the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo will celebrate the wintry weather with a program highlighting the culture of the ski-country town of Zakopane.

     The program will begin at 7 pm Wed., Jan. 21and it will be held at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Rd., Snyder.

Wigilia 2014

The 2014 Wigilia sponsored by the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo is upon us!

Please join us in celebrating the Christmas season on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the Millennium Hotel -- 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga, NY 14225.

Social Hour and Cash Bar beginning at 1:00 pm.

Dinner will be served at 2:30 pm


$30.00 per person

Please RSVP by November 30th to:  Mrs. Elzbieta Grabowska, 93 Towers Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227  --  (716) 668-1326

Annual General Meeting

The annual general meeting of the club will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday, December 10 in our usual meeting place, the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Amherst.

     This is the most important general membership meeting of the year.  All board members will give a report of their activities for the past year and all committee chairs will introduce the members of their committees.  The treasurer will also give his report.  I will talk about our accomplishments of the last year as well as current problems.

The Passenger - Movie

The Passenger:  A Film about a World War II Concentration Camp; Presenter:  PACB Member Tomasz Wdowik


In order to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II in Poland, Tomasz will show an hour-long film about life in the concentration camp in Auschwitz.

Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Invasion of Poland

Presenter:  Andy Golebiowski

Brief Program and Film Screening of the 'Parade of Victors"

     "We have teamed up with the Polish Legacy Project-WWII to mark the 75th anniversary of the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, during our meeting on September 17. That same date in 1939, is when the Soviets invaded Poland following Germany's earlier invasion. A presentation to begin at 7:00 p.m., will include the screening of a film entitled Parade of Victors (Defilada Szwycięzców).


Biesiada  - Honoree Adriennne Tworek - Gryta

Adrienne Tworek-Gryta will be honored by the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo at its annual Biesiada June 12. 

     Tworek-Gryta is a lyric-coluratura soprano, whose voice has been described as having a “clean, bell-like tone, flexible and expressive” and has been in demand as a soloist throughout Western New York since the late '70's.  She has been an Adjunct Professor in Voice at Villa Maria College since 1982 and has also taught at Villa Maria Institute and Daemen College.  She has maintained an active voice studio as well.

Annual Installation Luncheon of Officers and Board Members

1:45 PM--Installation of new Officers and Board Members followed by a family style dinner.
After dinner will be the presentation of our Scholarship awards to:
KyLe Baran, a theater and performance major at Niagara University & Mary Jane Masiulionis, a graduate student in theater at Buffalo State College.
Cost is $30.00 per person
Call Elzbieta Grabowska for information and reservations: (716) 668-1326


Annual Wigilia and Opatek

The Polish Arts Club of Buffalo cordially invites you to the......


Sunday, December 15, 2013

Salvatore's Italian Garden
6461  Transit Road
Depew, NY 14043

1 pm Social ( Cash Bar)

1:45pm Dinner

Entertainment will be provided by Singing Boys

Chinese Auction and 50/50 Raffle will be held.


Tickets:  $30

Children under 17:  $23.50

Contact:  Mrs. Elzbieta Grabowska

Please respond by December 5, 2013

Bipolar Buffalo( presentation), Annual Meeting and Election Results

Following the business portion of the Annual Meeing, Antholy Rudnick will do a presentation on his book Bipolar Buffalo.  His presentation will bring back memories, often touched ith humor about growing up and living during the glory years of Buffalo's Poonia centered on the East Side of the city.  He will also have copies of his book available for purchase and will sign them for anyone who requests a signed copy.

Concert by Polish Pianist Krystian Tkaczewski

Hailed as "Polish Virtuoso"( by Kosciuszko Foundation) Krystian Tkaczewski is pursuing his splendid piano career in the USA, Asia and Europe. He had his triumph in having a Carnegie Hall Debut in April 2007.  Anthony Aibel(critic of New York Concert Review) wrote among others: Tkaczewski was elegant, showed in-depth knowledge, played with passion, showed power-house technic. His reading of Rachmaninov and of Prokofiev was excellent.  Szymanowski was exquisitely shaped, showing lovely shadings and contrasts of dynamics.  He showed devotion and natural affinity for music of his homeland.

Polonia Art Show

The Polish Arts Club of Buffalo is sponsoring an art show this autumn!

The show, featuring artists of Polish Heritage will offer an interesting mix of paintings, drawings, photography and multimedia exhibits by some new and established artists.