Professor Anna Cienciala, an internationally recognized authority on wartime relations in the 20th century, died on Christmas Eve, 2014. She was a gracious supporter of CR and also a speaker at the first Poland in the Rockies in 2004. We will miss her very much.
Wawel’s musicians are ready for a party. Poland has much to celebrate.Read more...
It’s a big year for commemorations in Poland this year. We illuminate them with a photo essay, focusing mainly on the people behind the anniversary.Read more...
The world’s largest crocodiles cooled off in nearby water, and hippos and baboons helped themselves to lunch. But it was entertaining. And Irene Tomaszewski was there.Read more...
A poetic Babuszka: No word in English turns/a scarf into a grandmother
From captivity to an enchanting world of freedom – growing up in equatorial Africa.
When Beth Holmgren writes about Poland’s interwar cabaret, you can almost hear the champagne corks flying. This time, the cabaret goes to war. Isn’t that when you need it most?
The world’s largest crocodiles cooled off in nearby water, and hippos and baboons helped themselves to lunch. But it was entertaining. And Irene Tomaszewski was there.
If you always wanted Poland to be just another normal European state, historian Brian Porter-Szűcs says that’s exactly what it is. That is good news, though Michał Kasprzak thinks it may dampen dinner conversations at festive tables.
Compared to Keats, Marcel Proust, and even to “Bob Dylan, William Shakespeare, Pablo Neruda and James Dean rolled into one,” Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński was passionate, erotic, heroic, idealistic and incomparably prolific. His life and his art were one, his death made him legend.
Martin Grzadka is a pragmatic, successful businessman who loves to promote Canada-Poland business. But when he writes about his feelings when the national anthems of his native land and his adopted country were played in the presence of the two countries’ heads of state, well you can almost hear the heartbeats.
The Color of Courage: The war took away his childhood, and indelibly etched his memories on his mind. While in The Polish Experience through World War II: A Better Day Has Not Come, master weaver Aleksandra Ziołkowska-Boehm presents a tapestry of wartime experiences.