Month: March 2003

A Concise History of Polish Theater from the 11th to the 20th Centuries

Available from The Edwin Mellen Press or at Amazon A preface from Daniel Gerould, Lucille Lortel Distinguished Professor of Theater and Comparative Literature, Graduate School, City University of New York Theater is culturally bound to its own time and place in immediate ways that poetry, painting, and music are not. Above all, theater is performance …

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OLIMPOL

Malgosia Kwiatkowska and her husband Bolek lead the OLIMPOL organization that aided the Polish Olympic effort for Sydney 2000. They provided interpreting, guide services, driving, accommodations and organized meetings with Australian Polonia. She sits on the committee of the Polish Club in Ashfield.

Story of Betrayed Polish Army Wins 1st Place In International Writer’s Digest Competition

Slingerlands, NY- On March 28, 2003, Writer’s Digest, the world’s leading magazine for writers, announced that “The Brief Sun,” a historical novel of a betrayed army, took 1st place in the genre fiction category of the 10th Annual Writer’s Digest International Self-Published Book Awards. Over 2100 books were entered in this year’s competitions with 350 …

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Ancestral Ambassadors from Africa

A PROFILE Drawing inspiration from the very soul of African tradition, Ancestral Ambassadors from Africa is a group performing in an artistic invention dubbed ‘Ritualistic Poetry’. It combines poetry (metaphysical), drumming (ritualistic), songs (traditional blues, jazz, and spirituals) and dance (mbaya, makossa, Ngom’a wetuli), in one package, for one purpose, i.e. to unite nations, races …

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Master of his art

Francis Wheen celebrates Andrzej Krauze, illustrator and satirist, whose work appears in a retrospective show this month At a party in the spring of 1990, I was accosted by a morose-looking journalist from the newly launched Independent on Sunday. “Got a bit of a crisis on our hands,” he mumbled, taking a hefty, anaesthetizing swig …

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