On March 23, Poles celebrate Polish-Hungarian Friendship Day, while Hungarians celebrate Hungarian-Polish Friendship Day. Stephen Drapaka writes about this unique six century bond.
How I Got Here: A boy’s journey from Poland to the land of the Rockies, the Mounties, Nelson Eddy and Jeannette MacDonald*
When Andrzej Derkowski arrived in Halifax in 1949 he had hoped to exchange his pith helmet for a cowboy hat. Canada had other plans for him. A marvelous tale, well told.
Meet the “Polanders” of California who celebrated their 150th anniversary.
Not only wars, argues Monika Zofia Pauli, but reckless human actions can destroy our historical environment.
She favors preservation rather than demolition: “…because the greenest building is one that is already built.”
Musician, poet, writer and chef, all of it in Polish, Hebrew, Arabic, German, French and English.
Already surprised by a land of unimagined wonders, they now beheld a serene, sari-clad woman who spoke Polish and cared deeply about both her countries.
Lithe, blonde, willowy and a free spirit, prewar cabaret star Hanka Ordonowna was to become a wartime rescuer of children and a sensitive chronicler of their harrowing story.
During his brief stays in Warsaw and Kraków, American artist Brendan Ciecko came across interwar Polish typography – and that led him to discover the elegance and beauty of pre-WWII Poland. We can hardly wait for him to make these typefaces available to us.
“Bill Johnston… was from another world. When many of us were dreaming about leaving Poland, here he was, settling right in!” – So recalls Tamara Trojanowska of her early encounter with an English teacher who mastered the Polish language.
Created by Stalin, Embraced by Emigrants? Mazowsze, Śląsk and the Polish Folk Dance Movement in America
Mazowsze is arguably the most beautiful folk dance troupe in the world. Maja Trochimczyk poses the question: Does authenticity matter?