Lira Christmas Concerts Cancelled. We just received word from the Lira office in
Chicago that the shows at Warren Woods Community Auditorium in Detroit (Dec. 8, 2017) and the Center for the Arts at the University of Buffalo (Dec. 9, 2017) have been cancelled. For more
information, visit the Lira website at http://www.liraensemble.org/.
IN THIS MONTH'S WEB EDITION:
POLISH TREE TO GRACE ST. PETER’S SQUARE.
A 28-meter (92 foot) tall spruce is Poland’s gift to the Vatican this year, continuing a tradition pioneered by the late Polish Pontiff, now St. John Paul II.
INSPECTION REVEALS CAUSE OF CHOPIN’S DEATH. In what
might have appeared to be a secret ritual under the cover of night, a group of Polish genetic and forensic experts were permitted to inspect the heart of Poland’s world-renowned composer,
… AND STAY HOME. White nationalist Richard Spencer
abandoned plans to speak in Poland after the Polish Foreign Ministry informed him he wasn’t welcome.
SKLODOWSKA-CURIE’S LEGACY EXAMINED. An international
meeting in Warsaw studied the legacy of two-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Sklodowska-Curie during 150th anniversary of her birth.
Welcome a Guest, Welcome God
Buffalo and the Presidents: An Account of the Presidents’
Connections to the Queen City, Including Their Visits to the Area by Martin S. Nowak
The Christmas Miracle in Kolendy by Helen Gwozdz Miller
IN THIS MONTH’S PRINT EDITION
- Wigilia Uncovered: Lesser-known and Obscure Dishes of Poland
- Polish Christmas Lore
- Christmas in Greenpoint’s Polonia
- Christmas – A Great Time to Add to your Family History
- This Christmas: A gift of Polish Heritage?
- Christmas Words You Should Know
- Traditional Wigilia Sweets
- Spirits of Christmas Past: Chicago’s White Eagle Brewing Company
- Christmas Traditions Across the Globe
- Poland’s Independence March – The True Story
- Piast Institute Demands Apology for SNL’s Racist Characterization of Poles
- Recalling a Century of Service to America, Poland, and Medicine
- Dr. Thaddeus V. Gromada Honored In Kraków
- Christmas Musing and Giving, Giving and Musing
- Echoes of Poland Ensemble Concludes 50th Year with Gala
- Buffalo and the Presidents, and The Christmas Miracle
- Polish Cinema Abounds
- Handing Out Christmas Presents to Sports Standouts
- “Year of Kościuszko” Comes to an End
- The Most Wonderful of the Year
- Ten Questions with Ania Piwowarczyk
- and more!