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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 [...]

2806, 2023

Corrosive environments as fertile ground by Joe Chesla Pre-Security, Terminal 1, Baggage Claim leve

By |June 28th, 2023|Categories: Arts & Culture, Saint Louis|0 Comments

Corrosive environments as fertile ground by Joe Chesla Pre-Security, Terminal 1, Baggage Claim level Exhibition dates: Now through September 2023 Corrosive environments as fertile ground consists of 6 images in the airport lightboxes in Terminal 1. The images are a series of detail shots from Chesla’s large-scale mixed media drawings. The images examine the micro compositional elements created within the context of the larger art object, offering a window into the physicality, materiality, and complexity built within the smallest areas of my drawings. About the artist: Chesla received his Masters of Fine Arts degree from Utah State University and his [...]

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 – [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2903, 2022

Honorary Consul Remarks on Ukrainian Refugees’ Situation on Poland

By |March 29th, 2022|Categories: Current Affairs, Events, Human Rights, Polish Community, Polish Government, Saint Louis, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Honorary Consul Remarks on Ukrainian Refugees’ Situation on Poland

On March 29, 2022 dr. Wojciech Golik, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland in St Louis gave a brief presentation to the St. Louis County Council on the situation in Poland.  So far, 2.3 million refugees have flooded the border. The United States says they will welcome 100,000 refugees and St. Louis County is working through how to help. Chairwoman Days: "At this time, Dr. Golik will come forward. You have received, at your desk, a resumé so that we don't have to read all of that, we just devote our attention to his presentation. He is currently, I believe, [...]

2912, 2020

Polish Radio Hour on Station WEW 770 Has Gone Off the Air.

By |December 29th, 2020|Categories: Arts & Culture, History, Polish Community, Saint Louis|0 Comments

The iconic St Louis area show has been hosted by Mr. Anthony Kaminski since 1994. For many years it was the most widely listened-to ethnic radio program in the St. Louis area. It has been featuring news and events, along with plenty of great Polish-American folk music.  Anthony Kaminski has been the top dog on Polka Plus since Feb 14, 1994. Anthony began his career as a DJ by sitting in for Anthony Geppert in the 70s. Although Anthony grew up in the era of Rock and Roll, he found that polkas and waltzes opened up another vista for him. Anthony has added many new things to Polka Plus since its inception, including inviting special guests [...]

1001, 2020

Zimowy Obiad: A Polish Winter Dinner Event by LUKA

By |January 10th, 2020|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, Saint Louis|0 Comments

A pop-out event celebrating heart, warm Polish food which we all crave in Winter Hosted and prepared by freelance writer, cookbook author and former culinary professional, John J. Goddard. Here's the menu: Zimowy Obiad: A Polish Winter Dinner Zakąska: bread, smalec, pickled vegetables, farmer’s cheese, charcuterie Zupa Grzybowa - creamy herbed mushroom soup Gulasz Wieprzowy - pork shoulder braised in paprika sauce Bigos - sour cabbage stewed with smoked sausage and kidney beans Kasza Pszenna - durum wheat, butter, fried onions Kopytka - potato dumplings Makowiec sweet poppy seed roulade cake This is a 21+ event. Seating is limited to [...]

1611, 2019

Contemporary Architecture of Poland

By |November 16th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture, Saint Louis|0 Comments

Join us at the opening of the new exhibition featuring contemporary architecture of Poland.  Contemporary Architecture of Poland Thursday, Dec. 4, 2019  6 PM to 9 PM Engineer's Club of St Louis 4359 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108 Saint Louis Polonia Inc. invites you to the preview event of the exhibition of contemporary architecture of Poland. "POLSKA.ARCHITECTURE", which will be presented at the pop-up event at the Engineer's Club of St. Louis on Dec. 4 from 6-9 PM.   From music to architecture, music, and visual arts, Poland has a vibrant creative scene that anyone with an in interest [...]

1411, 2019

“Saint Louis Art Museum with Monument” oil on canvas by Irek T. Szelag

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture, Saint Louis|0 Comments

"Saint Louis Art Museum with Monument" oil on canvas by Irek T. Szelag is a winner in 2019 MetroScapes Art Contest! Congratulations! MetroScapes 2019 Exhibition and Reception Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:30-7:30 p.m. .ZACK- Suite 303 3224 Locust St. St. Louis, MO 63103 Meet the 2019 MetroScapes Art Contest Winners Join Metro Arts in Transit for the 2019 MetroScapes Art Exhibition and Reception at the .ZACK arts facility in Grand Center on Thursday, November 14. Art lovers and attendees will have the opportunity to meet the 10 artists selected for the 2019 MetroScapes program and see their winning creations. The event [...]

811, 2019

An Evening with Stanislaw Moniuszko Saturday, November 9 at 6:00 pm Café of the Church of St. Agatha.

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture, Polish Community, Saint Louis|0 Comments

An Evening with Stanislaw Moniuszko Saturday, November 9 at 6:00 pm Café of the Church of St. Agatha. On the 200th anniversary of the birth of STANISŁAW MONIUSZKO all lovers of his music are invited to an evening  to celebrate the greatest composer of operas in 19th century Poland. Wine and light refreshments will be served Opera “The Haunted Manor” (video in Polish) wil be played  More information about  Stanislaw Moniuszko : https://moniuszko200.pl/en/biography-of-stanislaw-moniuszko Haunted Manor Synopis: https://moniuszko200.pl/en/media/straszny-dwor-4536 The event is organized by Polish American Congress MO division.   If you are unable to attend, you can stil enjoy the beauty of the "Haunted [...]

508, 2019

Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D.: 1946-2019

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: Polish Community, Saint Louis|0 Comments

by Jeanette Grider on 08/02/2019 Jeanette Grider Saint Louis University Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D., a leading figure in the cultural history of early America and member of the Saint Louis University faculty for 27 years, died suddenly Wednesday, July 31. Prior to joining SLU, Dr. Rozbicki had a highly distinguished career in his home country of Poland, publishing widely in Early American and European history and serving as the director of American Studies Center at Warsaw University, where he was responsible for joint scholarship and faculty exchanges with American universities. Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D. “Michal never tired of his efforts to find [...]

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