Austin Polish Society projects are funded and supported in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office/Cultural Arts Division believing an investment in the Arts is an investment in Austin’s future. Visit Austin at NowPlayingAustin.com
Celebrating Polish Heritage, Arts, Culture, and Language
To encourage, and further knowledge of Polish culture, traditions, history, language, arts, current affairs, and local events through cultural activities, classes, seminars, and any and all appropriate means.
To foster friendly relations between the American and Polish people.
Concert – Rising Stars on Saturday, March 8, at 7 PM
A concert featuring three outstanding groups: Singer/Songwriter Eve Lesov, The Turbine Toolshed, and The Flying Balalaika Brothers. This event is dedicated to International Women’s Day on March 8th.
This project brings together a remarkable musical collection, Gypsy music, big city rock and West Texas swing, a hot new sound on traditional instruments.
The City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division, a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, and an award from the National Endowment all have helped make this event possible. Join us! Concert time and location:
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin
4700 Grover Ave, Austin, TX 78756 Admission:
Adults – $20; Seniors and students – $10
Children under 12 – FREE and welcome
For more information, please see the websites: www.musicalconnections.net and
http://austinuu.org/wp2013 or call 512-656-6865
APS Welcomes Polish Musicians to Austin
2014 SXSW – Polish musicians include:
Coldair - Wednesday March 12 at Stephen F’s Bar 8 pm 701 Congress Ave. Kamp! - Speakeasy March 12 at 10 pm, 412 Congress (alley entrance)
The 10th Annual Austin Polish Society Bigos Cook-Off: March 22, 2014
When: March 22, 2014 Time: 2pm to 6pm Where: Woodland Park at River Place, 8820 Big View Drive, Austin, TX 78730 Tickets: $8.00 (APS members) $10.00 for non-members. Children under 12 are free.
Please come to vote, taste, or just have fun! We’ll have games, Polish music, sausage from the grill and lots of bigos. There is a covered playscape for children, as well as room for soccer and more.
We need chefs!!!
To compete you need to provide at least 2 gallons of Bigos in a slow cooker or crock pot (electricity is available). Participants in the Bigos cook-off each get a beautiful APS apron! Prizes for Top Chefs!
Cooks must register with Angelika Firlej by March 18, 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 Austin Jewish Film Festival – March 29-April 4, 2014
The Austin Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) provides Central Texans with a collection of the best current Jewish films from around the world. Since 2001, the AJFF has screened feature-length, documentary, animated and short films offering Austin audiences a view into the vitality and variety of the Jewish experience.
The APS supports the AJFF and is sponsoring the Polish film, Pokłosie, or Aftermath, (2013), directed by Władysław Pasikowski. This powerful Holocaust-related story is screening on Wednesday, April 2 at 8 pm, with a Skype interview scheduled with the director afterward.
Attention – Scholarship Opportunity for Austin Polish Society Family Students!
The APS is a member of Polish American Council of Texas (PACT). As a PACT member, APS has received this notice for scholarship opportunities.
Please read the following PACT message and click on the link for scholarship application requirements and details.
Thank you and we encourage all qualified students to apply! Application deadline is April 15, 2014.
Dear Friends of the Father Leopold Moczygemba Foundation
Please help us spread the word about these scholarship opportunities by sharing, forwarding and emailing this information and attached flyer about FOUR $1000 Scholarships to be awarded to Texas high school seniors.
Up to four $1000 scholarships will be awarded to winners of the Father Leopold Moczygemba Foundation’s Silesian-Polish Texans Essay Contest. Any high school senior in Texas may enter before the deadline of April 15, 2014. Students should carefully read and follow all contest requirements on the attached flyer, or download it from: www.flmfoundation.org
Consular Visit in Dallas, Polish Passports Applications
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles will be conducting consular outreach to the states of our Consular region on selected dates. The Dallas visit will take place on april 10, 2014 Polish citizens can use this opportunity to apply for passport services.
When: April 10, 2014 Time: 9am -5pm Where: Hilton Garden Inn Richardson TX.
1001 W. George Busch Turnpike Richardson TX 75080
For appointments and information, please contact: 310-442-8500 ext. 103
Polish Studies Endowment at the University of Texas at Austin – 2014
Please read a 2014 update letter from Dr. Mary Neuburger, Director, Center for Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies regarding the Polish Studies Endowment at the University of Texas at Austin. Endowment Update