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402, 2024

Feb. 18, 2024 – Love Me Madly – Benefit Concert for the International Summer Jazz Academy in Kraków Poland

By |February 4th, 2024|Categories: Arts & Culture, Charitable Causes, Events|Comments Off on Feb. 18, 2024 – Love Me Madly – Benefit Concert for the International Summer Jazz Academy in Kraków Poland

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2024, 3:00 PM First Congregational Church, 10 W. Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves Admission at the door: $20/adults, $15/seniors, $5/students Performed by the Paul DeMarinis - Mike Parkinson Sextet featuring vocalist Debby Lennon DUKE ELLINGTON (1899-1974) & BILLY STRAYHORN (1915-1967) are musical titans who created some of the most significant songs and major works in jazz canon, from 1938 until Strayhorn’s death in 1967. This concert will include African Flower, Day Dream, A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing, In A Mellow Tone, Isfahan, Lush Life, Rockin’ In Rhythm, Satin Doll, Solitude, Sophisticated Lady, Take The A Train, and [...]

911, 2023

Sept. 10, 2023 Poetry Night Recording Now Available on You Tube

By |November 9th, 2023|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events|0 Comments

Poetry as Source of Solace, Hope, and Faith event was recorded on Sept. 10,  2023 at The Chapel. The selection was inspired by poems composed amid tragic historical events, such as September 11th or World War II--events that scarred our collective consciousness for generations. Polish actors from Warsaw's Teatr Baza joined colleagues from Upstream Theater for a bilingual performance of poems by outstanding Polish poets, including Nobel laureates Wisława Szymborska and Czesław Miłosz, as well as Adam Zagajewski, Tadeusz Rózewicz, Ewa Lipska, and Julia Hartwig.  Poetry is both a vital legacy and a snapshot of a particular time; it reminds [...]

911, 2023

Nov. 11, 2023 – Meet Toni Reavis – The Author of Bisia & Isham

By |November 9th, 2023|Categories: Events, History, Polish Community|Comments Off on Nov. 11, 2023 – Meet Toni Reavis – The Author of Bisia & Isham

This Veteran’s Day – Saturday, 11 November 2023 – Toni Reavis will share the gift of his parents’ story at a book reading and presentation at 10 a.m. at the Pavich Theatre on the campus of Villa Duchesne, 10801 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63131. We look forward to sharing this heartwarming story. Over 40 years of teaching, Madame Elzbieta Krasicka Reavis was one of the most beloved teachers at two Sacred Heart Academies in St. Louis: City House (1955-1968) and Villa Duchesne (1969-1994).  On Valentine's Day, 1945, two soldiers met in a small café in Lublin, Poland. She was a [...]

2109, 2023

A Triumph in the Spotlight: The Successful Production of Teatr Baza’s “The Glass Menagerie” in St Louis

By |September 21st, 2023|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, Polish Community, Saint Louis|Comments Off on A Triumph in the Spotlight: The Successful Production of Teatr Baza’s “The Glass Menagerie” in St Louis

"The Glass Menagerie" by Teatr Baza is a shining example of creativity, dedication, and collaboration, culminating in a resounding success. This enchanting play captivated audiences in many cities in Poland. On Sept. 13, 2023, the play was presented in St. Louis as part of the 8th Annual Tennessee Wiliams Festival. Its enduring impact not only delighted theatergoers but also left an indelible mark on St. Louis theater, serving as an inspiring example of artistic excellence.   The journey of success began with the visionary director Tomasz Zadróżny, who adapted the American classic play with a minimalistic setting and passionate delivery. One [...]

509, 2023

Sept 10, 2023 Poetry as Source of Solace, Hope and Faith

By |September 5th, 2023|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events|Comments Off on Sept 10, 2023 Poetry as Source of Solace, Hope and Faith

Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023, at 4 PM The Chapel 6238 Alexander Drive  St. Louis, MO 63105 Tickets are $10.00 For reservations, please, visit https://polishpoetry_stl.eventbrite.com Join us at the literary evening dedicated to poetry in a joint performance by visiting Polish actors of Teatr Baza of Warsaw, Poland, and Upstream Theater. The bi-lingual poetry readings will be beautifully illustrated by music. The performance will be mindful of, but not solely focused on, the traumatic events of September 11. You will enjoy interpretations of selected works of the greatest Polish poets of the 20th century, including Adam Zagajewski, Wisława Szymborska, Ewa Lipska, [...]

1508, 2023

14 X 2023 Wybory do Sejmu i Senatu RP w St. Louis

By |August 15th, 2023|Categories: Current Affairs, Events, Polish Community, Polish Government|Comments Off on 14 X 2023 Wybory do Sejmu i Senatu RP w St. Louis

Poniżej podajemy informacje przekazaną przez Konsulat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w St Louis.  Pełny komunikat znajduje się w poniższych załącznikach 2023 wybory do Sejmu RP - khrpstl Zgłoszenie do spisu wyborców_KG RP w Chicago Głosowanie w Stanach Zjednoczonych i Kanadzie odbędzie się w sobotę, 14 października 2023 r. w godz. 7.00-21.00. Obywatele polscy stale przebywający za granicą będą mogli zagłosować w obwodach głosowania utworzonych za granicą wyłącznie osobiście. Zgodnie z rozporządzeniem Ministra Spraw Zagranicznych w sprawie utworzenia obwodów głosowania w wyborach do Sejmu i do Senatu w 2023 r. dla obywateli polskich przebywających za granicą utworzono 402 obwodów głosowania, m.in. obwód głosowania nr [...]

1008, 2023

Sept 13, 2023 U.S. Premiere of Teatr Baza’s “The Glass Menagerie” in St Louis

By |August 10th, 2023|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, Polish Community|0 Comments

U.S. premiere of Tennessee Williams's "The Glass Menagerie" by Teatr Baza of Warsaw, Poland   [ In Polish with English overtitles projections] Presented as part of the 8th Annual Tennessee Williams Festival in St Louis    https://youtu.be/YX34TYXbjis   ABOUT THE PLAY No modern theater play has captured the American public's imagination and heart as Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie. As Williams's first popular success, it launched the brilliant, if somewhat controversial, career of the U.S. pre-eminent lyric playwright. The Glass Menagerie is a memory play with strong autobiographical elements, featuring characters based on its author, his histrionic mother, and his [...]

2507, 2023

Sept 24, 2023 – The 22nd Polish Heritage Open Golf Tournament

By |July 25th, 2023|Categories: Charitable Causes, Events, Polish Community|0 Comments

Sunday, September 24, 2023 The 22nd Polish Heritage Open Golf  Tournament The PHO benefits the preservation of the historic St. Stanislaus Church and the Polish Heritage Center Sugar Creek Golf Course High Ridge, Missouri 636 677 4070 *Featuring the world-famous Polish vodka cart Tournament Activities  Taste of Poland  from Piekutowski’s Sausage!  Team/Attendance Prizes  Challenge Holes  The “Polish Pickle” Hole  Raffle Prizes Schedule 1:00 p.m . Shotgun Start 6:00 p.m. Dinner 6:30 p.m. Awards and Prizes For more information contact Ed Poniewaz - alinabrig@yahoo.com ph  314 644 2861 Jim Nowogrocki - jnowogrock@aol.com  ph 314 922 7657 [...]

2107, 2023

August 26, 2023 – 47th Annual Polish Festival byThe Polish Falcons of America Nest 45

By |July 21st, 2023|Categories: Events, Polish Community|0 Comments

Our friends at Polish Falcons of America Nest 45 celebrate their 47th Annual POLISH FESTIVAL at Duchesne Home Associaton Grounds 50 Saint Francois Streetr Florissant, MO 63031 (Enter through gates in Washington) SATURDAY AUGUST 26, 2023 Authentic Polish Food & Pastries Music-Games & Family Fun Lunch & Dinner are served 11 am until "we run out." THE GOOD TIMES BAND WILL PROVIDE MUSIC FROM 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Coolers, glass containers & firearms are no permitted Lawn chairs allowed  Rain of shine Not responsible for damage to vehicles - Park smart and store your valuables Contact Polish Falcons Nest 45 [...]

1507, 2023

August 19, 2023 – PAC-MO “Polski August 2023”

By |July 15th, 2023|Categories: Events, Polish Community|Comments Off on August 19, 2023 – PAC-MO “Polski August 2023”

Join our friends at the Polish American Congress Missouri Division,  at the Annual Picnic POLISH AUGUST 2023 Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 1:00 PM - 08:00 PM CREVE COEUR LAKE PARK Greensfelder Memorial Shelter 13236 Streetcar Dr., Maryland Heights, 63043 2022 Picnic Flashback Photos  

2905, 2023

June 4, 2023

By |May 29th, 2023|Categories: Arts & Culture, Charitable Causes, Events, Saint Louis|0 Comments

Celebrating Poland’s Freedom & Civil Rights Day / Dzień Wolności i Praw Obywatelskich Sunday, June 4, 2023, 4:00pm HIGH LOW Listening Room 3301 Washington, St. Louis, MO STREET OF DREAMS from Kraków to Hollywood Music by Polish and American Composers, the 1940s - 2000s   PERFORMERS: WEBSTER UNIVERSITY FACULTY & FRIENDS: Paul DeMarinis, Hugh Jones & Mike Karpowicz, saxophone; Mike Parkinson, trumpet; Matt Pickart, violin; Kim Portnoy, Carol Schmidt & Carolbeth True, piano; Willem von Hombracht, bass; and Kevin Gianino, drums. UPSTREAM THEATER Actors:  Steve Isom and Jen Theby-Quinn PROGRAM John Williams – Schindler’s List Jan A. P. Kaczmarek – [...]

603, 2023

March 28, 2023 Battles over Holocaust” Polish-Jewish Memory Wars

By |March 6th, 2023|Categories: Events, Human Rights|Comments Off on March 28, 2023 Battles over Holocaust” Polish-Jewish Memory Wars

Battles over the Holocaust: Polish-Jewish Memory Wars A Presentation from Dr. Zachary Mazur March 28, 2023, 7 pm In the aftermath of World War II, Jews, and Poles formulated separate histories and memories of their wartime experiences. While Poles claimed that Polish Catholics and Jews suffered equally, in the Jewish narrative, Polish antisemitism and indifference were instrumental in making the Holocaust possible. Actions and reactions from both sides have made for a particularly volatile environment. Despite the dangers, attempts at reconciliation have been made and continue today. This talk will uncover how we have gotten to this point and where [...]

2402, 2023

March 18, 2023 The Fused Works of Tomasz Stańko & Wisława Szymborska

By |February 24th, 2023|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events|Comments Off on March 18, 2023 The Fused Works of Tomasz Stańko & Wisława Szymborska

Saint Louis Polonia, with the assistance of UPSTREAM THEATER and Nottelmann Music, presents FACES OF JAZZ & POETRY! The Fused Works of Tomasz Stańko & Wisława Szymborska Saturday, March 18th, 2023, 4-6pm High Low Listening Room, 3301 Washington, St. Louis, MO PERFORMERS: Paul DeMarinis, tenor saxophone; Mike Parkinson, trumpet; Kim Portnoy, piano; Willem von Hombracht, bass, and Kevin Gianino, drums; with local Equity actors Eric J. Conners, Jeff Cummings, and Jane Paradise. TICKETS: Admission is FREE. Reservations are encouraged due to limited space. To make reservations, please visit Eventbrite.  A suggested donation of $15/adults, $10/students & seniors underwrites this event and [...]

1102, 2023

Saturday, March 25, 2023 – POLISH PASSPORT RENEWALS in St. Louis

By |February 11th, 2023|Categories: Events, Polish Community, Polish Government|0 Comments

Konsulat Honorowy RP w St. Missouri organizuje dyżur paszportowy w St. Louis w sobotę, 25 marca 2023. Umożliwiamy składanie wniosków paszportowych i wniosków o przyznanie obywatelstwa członkom rodzin obywateli polskich. Zapisy na listę i wszystkie zapytania prosimy przesłać na poniższy adres mailowy. The Honorary Consulate of Poland in Missouri plans a consular event in St. Louis to enable Polish passport renewals. The event will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Submission of applications for Polish citizenship for family members of Polish citizens will also be possible. All inquiries should be emailed to the address below. Wojciech Golik Konsul Honorowy [...]

1601, 2023

Saturday, February 4, 2023 – St. Cecilia Concert of Sacred Music

By |January 16th, 2023|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events|Comments Off on Saturday, February 4, 2023 – St. Cecilia Concert of Sacred Music

Dr. Andrzej Zahorski Director of Music at St Anselm Parish  presents St. Cecilia Concert of Sacred Music. Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 2:00 pm St. Anselm Catholic Church at Saint Louis Abbey 500 S Mason Rd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141 Vox Fidentium Vocal Ensemble, at the direction of Dr. Andrzej Zahorski, will present works by two influential representatives of the Spanish Golden Age, Francisco Guerrero, and Alonso Lobo. Do not miss this unique opportunity to hear the sacred music repertoire coming from the spiritual heart of Andalusia - the Cathedral of Santa Maria de Sede in Sevilla.  Savor inspiring and passionate music performed at [...]

1405, 2022

ISJA Benefit Concert May 1, 2022 – recap

By |May 14th, 2022|Categories: Arts & Culture, Charitable Causes, Events, Polish Community, Saint Louis|0 Comments

Thanks to everyone who attended the ISJA BLUE NOTE celebration on Sunday 5/1/22  in St. Louis. Many thanks to the fantastic team of musicians led by Mike Parkinson: Kevin Gianino, Willem von Hombracht, Carolbeth True, Carol Schmidt, Joe Meyer, Blake Nelson, Hugh Jones, Mike Karpowicz, Zac Minor, Chris Hubbard, Steve Schenkel, Abbie Steiling, David Brett Stamps, Paul DeMarinis, and Kim Portnoy for their performances. Thanks to Leon Burke, Michael Major, and Ray Benton for their assistance. Below is a recording by Ray Benton of Nottelmann Music and Mike Major of Major Creativity.   Welcome remarks by pastor David, First Congregational [...]

805, 2022

May, 2022 8 PM – “Beyond the Scorched Mountain” Poetry & Music from Ukraine and Elsewhere

By |May 8th, 2022|Categories: Arts & Culture, Charitable Causes, Current Affairs, Events, Human Rights, Saint Louis|Comments Off on May, 2022 8 PM – “Beyond the Scorched Mountain” Poetry & Music from Ukraine and Elsewhere

Please join us for an evening of music and poetry from Ukraine and elsewhere! presented by    "Beyond the Scorched Mountain"  Wednesday, May 11 at 8 PM The evening features live music by Farshid Soltanshahi and includes poems by Dzvinia Orlowsky, Oksana Maksymchuk, Olga Livshin, Serhiy Zhadan, Ilya Abu Madi and Yehuda Amichai as read by Peter Mayer, Caitlin Mickey, Kathleen Sitzer, Jeffery Cummings, Mona Sabau, Farshid Soltanshahi, and Philip Boehm. Reception to follow (ok to remove mask while drinking). Locations:  International Institute,  3401 Arsenal St, St. Louis, MO 63118 (see map below for parking) Free Admission - Masks Required [...]

1904, 2022

79th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

By |April 19th, 2022|Categories: Events, History, Human Rights|Comments Off on 79th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Meet Individuals depicted on the mural  link   On 19 April 1943, fighters from the Jewish Fighting Organization (ŻOB) and the Jewish Military Union (ŻZW) mounted armed resistance against German troops who liquidated the ghetto. It was the last act of the tragedy of Warsaw Jews, mass-deported to the Treblinka German death camp. The Uprising lasted less than a month, and its tragic epilogue was the blowing up of the Great Synagogue in Tłomackie Street by the Germans. It was then that SS general Jürgen Stroop, commanding the suppression of the Uprising, who authored the report documenting the course of fighting [...]

504, 2022

May 4, 2022 – Webinar: The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: a successful experiment in multiculturalism? A Multiethnic Patchwork.

By |April 5th, 2022|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, History|Comments Off on May 4, 2022 – Webinar: The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: a successful experiment in multiculturalism? A Multiethnic Patchwork.

     Saint Louis Polonia Inc and Centrum Badań Historycznych Polskiej Akademii w Berlinie Invite you to a lecture  "The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: a successful experiment in multiculturalism? A Multiethnic Patchwork" Dr. Igor Kąkolewski The virtual event will take place on Wednesday, May 4th, 4:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) The event is free Registration is required: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtcuuqqT4pGdRmLplgku2v_wBvE6KEGsKm    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, also known as the Commonwealth of Both Nations was one of Europe’s most highly populated and ethnically diverse countries. Who inhabited her lands? What [...]

504, 2022

Large Scale Xylophone featuring “Sto Lat” tune at the LU campus in St Charles MO

By |April 5th, 2022|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, Polish Community, Saint Louis|Comments Off on Large Scale Xylophone featuring “Sto Lat” tune at the LU campus in St Charles MO

Installation of "Hurrah!" at Lindenwood University When you walk through the Lindenwood University campus in St. Charles don’t be surprised if you hear the notes of “Sto lat” floating gently in the air. The tones will be emanating from a unique urban musical installation Hurrah! Hurrah! was conceived and designed for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Poland and the United States (1919-2019). Its name was chosen to reflect the excitement and joy of the century’s true friendship and familiar camaraderie shared unequivocally between the Poles and Americans. Handcrafted in Poland, is [...]

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