Local Events

5/31 Ensemble Alioni Spring Concert: Our Joy and Sorrow

Life is full of joy and sorrow...and Georgian music expresses it best. Come hear an evening of unique music from a corner of the world that we love. This past spring we've had the opportunity to work with both the legendary Trio Kavkasia and the up-and-coming Gurian men's choir Adilei as they toured the US. 

 

5/18 "Night at the Museum" at UNM

JOIN THE UKRAINIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM
SATURDAY MAY 18, at 7:00 p.m.

for

Night at the Museum: Celebrating International Museum Day and Vyshyvanka (embroidery) Day with musicians, singers, lively atmosphere with friends, food and more!

 

Featuring
Sofi Fraser, Innesa Tymochko and Stephania Romaniuk- tango and jazz music

Wear your favorite Vyshyvanka!

 

REGISTER online or call 312.421.8020 for more information.

"Czech That Film" Film Festival

The Czech That Film series will be presented at the Gene Siskel Film Center in June, with eight films spread across the month on selected dates (2 screenings fall into July).  Below is the complete list of titles, dates and times.

 

Please note that the July 2 performance of Dukla will be followed by Q&A with actress Antonie Formanová!

 

HASTRMAN

2018, Ondřej Havelka, Czech Republic, 100 min.

With Karel Dobrý, Simona Zmrzlá

Friday, June 7, 7:45 pm

Thursday, June 13, 6:00 pm

 

UNM Exhibit: “Front Line - Peace Life"

On Friday, May 31st at 7pm the Ukrainian National Museum presents J.T. Blatty’s Photo-Exhibition “Front Line - Peace Life." Admission for the opening is $10 and runs from May 31st - June 23.

 

Lithuanian Documentary Film Festival, April 24th-May 4th

Lithuanian Documentary Film Festival. 9 screenings in 10 days at various locations in the city of Chicago and the suburbs. Meet in person directors Audrius Stonys, Mindaugas Survila, Ramune Rakauskaite, Agne Marcinkeviciute, Andrius Lekavicius, Eimantas Belickas and the producer Teresa Rozanovska.

 

5/2-5/3 Conference: Toward Freedom: Celebrating Central and Eastern European Independence

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the convening of Toward Freedom: Celebrating Central and Eastern European Independence, a conference generously supported by the Polish National Foundation.

 

The conference will explore the character of and differences in the political, social, economic, and cultural independence of Central and Eastern European countries during the interwar period, World War II, the Cold War, and post-1989 era.

 

5/4 Writing in Exile: a conversation with Jennifer Egan and Aleksandar Hemon

Writing in Exile: a conversation with Jennifer Egan and Aleksandar Hemon
Saturday, May 4, 3-4 PM
Venue SIX10, Feinberg Theater, 610 S Michigan Ave

 

UNM Art Exhibit: Art by Ukrainian Artists Yuri Olishkevych & Anatoliy Khmara

Art Exhibit
Opening May 3, 2019
at 7:00 p.m.
by Ukrainian Artists
Yuri Olishkevych & Anatoliy Khmara
MAY 3 -  25, 2019

 

5/2 Bohemia on Records – lecture and book presentation

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago and the T. G. Masaryk Czech school cordially invite you to BOHEMIA ON RECORDS – Early Czech Sound Recordings in the USA by Filip Šír followed by a reception and book signing.

 

Ukrainian National Museum presents: EASTER WONDER

Ukrainian National Museum presents:

EASTER WONDER
exhibition opens
Friday, April 12 at 7:00 pm
2249 West Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60612
Admission $10.00

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