Chopin Salon #31 - After Milosz Festival: Opening Ceremonies Tygoddnik Foundation and University Illinois at Chicago

The Chicago literary festival entitled After Miłosz: Polish Poetry in the 20th and 21st Century celebrates the year of Czesław Miłosz and commemorates centennial birth of the Nobel Prize winner.

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09/30/11 - 10/2/11


The Chicago literary festival entitled After Miłosz: Polish Poetry in the 20th and 21st Century celebrates the year of Czesław Miłosz and commemorates the centennial birth of the Nobel Prize winner.

 

Friday, September 30th
5.30pm - Opening reception with Januszkiewicz Jazz Trio;  a Chopin Salon performance by pianist Chenyang Xu  and the documentary film "The Magic Mountain: An American Portrait of Czeslaw Milosz"
 

 

More information - www.AfterMilosz.com

Event is free but reservation required - Agata Kopacka, akopacka@uic.edu 


The main organizers of the festival are the Foundation of Tygodnik Powszechny weekly and the Joseph Conrad International Literary Festival in Kraków, for which the Chicago festival is a portion of the larger international project for promoting Polish literature abroad. The co-organizer of the festival is the Head of the Slavic Department at University of Illinois at Chicago, Professor Michał Paweł Markowski, who also represents the Polish Interdisciplinary Program at UIC supported by The Hejna Fund, and serves as the artistic director to the Conrad Festival.
 

 

Chopin Salon events are supported in part by Wspolnota Polska, Zywiec Beer, Kasia Deli and Oakmill Bakery.  To have your own Salon event please contact us at 773-278-1500.


Performers
Patricia Barber, Justyna Bargielska, Katarzyna Barzanik, Stephen Burt, Clare Cavanaugh, Maralgua Darjaa, Zenon Fajfer, Oren Izenberg, Grzegorz Jankowicz, Marcin Januszkiewicz Jazz Trio, Marzanna Bogumila Kielar, Philip Levine, Michal Pawel Markowski, Benjamin Paloff, Christina Pugh, Mira Rosenthal, Tomasz Różycki, Bozena Shallcross, Charles Simic, Piotr Sommer, Chenyang Xu and Adam Zagajewski

Tags: Festival, Literary, Polish, Social, New Europe, 2011