PREVIEW OF EVENTS
Tuesday, March 17
- EDMONTON: The Ukrainian Professional and Business Club of Edmonton
and the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies present Dr. Roman Onufrijchuk,
communications specialist, director of television programming for the Knowledge
Network, in a presentation titled "We and TV: The Ukrainian Canadian
Hromada and the Media Age." The presentation will be held at the University
of Alberta, 2-115 Education North, at 7:30 p.m. Cash bar social to follow
at the University of Alberta Faculty Club.
Thursday, March 19
- URBANA, Ill.: The Odesa Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction
of Hobart Earle, will appear in concert at the Krannert Center for the
Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in a
program that includes Glière, "Taras Bulba Ballet Suite,"
Howard Hanson's, Symphony No. 2 Op. 30 and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No.
2. Performance time: 8 p.m. The Odesa Philharmonic has emerged as one of
Europe's leading orchestras of the 1990s. The orchestra has recorded Ukrainian
composers Mykola Kolessa and Myroslav Skoryk for ASV and also tours extensively.
The orchestra's recent tour of Europe delighted audiences and earned great
Saturday, March 21
- NEW YORK: The Shevchenko Scientific Society, the Ukrainian Academy
of Arts and Sciences, Harriman Institute of Columbia University, and the
Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University are sponsoring the 18th
annual Shevchenko Scholarly Conference. Among participants are: Vasyl Markus,
editor, Encyclopedia of the Ukrainian Diaspora; Tamara Hundorova, Institute
of Literature at the National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine and Columbia
University; Taras Koznarsky, Harvard University; Larissa Onyshkevych, Princeton
Research Forum; Leonid Rudnytzky, La Salle University; Yuriy Tarnawsky,
The New York Group (of poets); Virlana Tkacz, Yara Arts Group; and Oleksa
Bilaniuk, Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences. The conference will be
held at the Shevchenko Scientific Society's building, 63 Fourth Ave., at
- NEW YORK: Dr. Taras Odulak will give a presentation on "Neck Pain,
Mid- and Low-back Pain, Stiffness and Arthritis-Effects on Quality of Life
and Options for Care." The public lecture will be held in Dr. Odulak's
new office, 33 E. Seventh St., at 12:30 p.m. For reservations and more
information call (212) 260-2213. Refreshments will be served.
- EASTON, Pa.: The White Birch Gallery is holding an exhibit titled "Fired
and Cast: Sculptures by Virginia Abbott Connor and Ivan Bratko." A
reception will be held at the gallery, 135 Northampton St., on March 21
at 6-9 p.m. Ms. Connor, a native of the Easton area, has worked on such
commissions as the Ellis Arnall Tribute and the Centennial Monument in
Doylestown, Pa. Mr. Bratko, a graduate of the School of Fine Arts and Design
in Chervonohrad, Ukraine, studied the art of traditional Ukrainian pottery
with the master Marian Bokusevich. Mr. Bratko was accorded the title of
Ukrainian Folk Art Master in 1991 and has exhibited his traditional and
contemporary work in Ukraine, Europe and North America. The exhibit, which
opened March 11, runs through April 25. For more information call the gallery,
(610) 923-6200. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.; Thursday,
noon-6 p.m. or by appointment.
- ITUNA, Saskatchewan: St. Andrew's College in Winnipeg will hold visitation
vespers, sung by the theology students choir, at 7 p.m. at the Holy Trinity
Ukrainian Orthodox parish. This will be followed by a reception at 8 p.m.
featuring a program by St. Andrew's College students and staff. Also college
donors will be honored at the event. For more information call the Rev.
M. Domaradz, (306) 795-2583.
Sunday, March 22
- NEWARK, N.J.: The Les Kurbas Theater of Lviv, under the direction of
Volodymyr Kuchynsky, will present "Marusia Churai" at St. John
the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic School, Sanford Avenue and Ivy Street, at
3 p.m. Tickets: $15; $10, senior citizens; $5, children.
- NEWARK, N.J.: Branch 86 of the Ukrainian National Women's League of
America invites the public to attend an exhibition of icons, historical
and genre metal reliefs by Rem Bahautdin, to be held at St. John the Baptist
Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, Sanford Avenue, at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. There
will also be a sale of baked goods.
- JENKINTOWN, Pa.: Ukrainian National Women's League of America Branch
90 invites the public to a commemorative program titled "Golden Keys,"
dedicated to Sofia Rusova (née Lindfors), renowned scholar, educator
and public activist (1856-1940). The event will be held at the Ukrainian
Educational and Cultural Center, 700 Cedar Road, at 2:30 p.m. Tickets:
$10. Proceeds to benefit the UNWLA Scholarship Fund. For additional information
call (215) 736-8354.
- WASHINGTON: Ukrainian National Women's League of America Branch 80
is sponsoring an exhibit of watercolor paintings and a reception at the
Embassy of Ukraine. The exhibit, featuring artist Theresa Markiw, opens
March 22 and will run through April 12. A reception will be held at the
embassy, 3340 M St., NW, on Friday, April 3, at 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call the
Embassy, (202) 333-0606, for visiting hours to view the exhibit, as the
times may vary. The art work will also be for sale. For additional information,
call Xenia Jowyk, (703) 892-8091.
- CHICAGO: The Chicago District Committee of the Ukrainian National Association,
Encyclopedia of the Ukrainian Diaspora, Ukrainian American Justice Committee,
and the Ukrainian Teachers' Union invite the public to a meeting with Prof.
Vasyl Zhukovsky, vice-rector, and Profs. Natalia Lominska and Olexiy Izmentinov
of the Ostroh Academy, who will speak on the topic "Education and
the Youth of Ukraine." The presentation will be held at the Ukrainian
Cultural Center, Chicago Avenue and Oakley Boulevard, at 1:30 p.m.
- INSINGER, Saskatchewan: The theology students choir of St. Andrew's
College in Winnipeg will sing at the celebration of divine liturgy to be
celebrated at Ss. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox parish at 10 a.m. The
liturgy will be followed by a noon luncheon and a program presented by
St. Andrew's College students and staff. Also, college donors will be honored.
For more information call the Rev. M. Slashinsky, (306) 849-2026.
- WYNNYARD, Saskatchewan: The theology students choir of St. Andrew's
College in Winnipeg will sing at the visitation Passiya at St. Mary's Ukrainian
Orthodox parish at 5 p.m. This will be followed by a reception at 6 p.m.
with a program by St. Andrew's College students and staff. Also, college
donors will be honored.
- WINNIPEG: The Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences (UVAN) in Canada
and the Prosvita Reading Association of Winnipeg are sponsoring a Shevchenko
lecture by Prof. Jaroslav Rozumnyj, department of German and Slavic studies,
University of Manitoba, who will speak on the topic: "The Ss. Cyril
and Methodius Brotherhood from the Perspective of its Contemporaries and
150 Years Later (1847-1997)." The lecture will take place at 3 p.m.
at the Prosvita Reading Association, corner of McKenzie and Flora streets.
Monday, March 23
- WASHINGTON: The Washington Group and the Johns Hopkins SAIS present
an evening with William G. Miller, who has recently completed his assignment
as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine. Ambassador Miller will present an analysis
of the current situation in Ukraine and share his observations on contemporary
Ukrainian society. The event will take place at the Johns Hopkins SAIS,
Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Free admission. A reception
follows Ambassador Miller's presentation. For more information call George
Masiuk, (202) 314-1229 (day).
Tuesday, March 24
- YONKERS: Ukrainian National Women's League of America Branch 30 will
offer a one-evening course on making evening-wear gerdany. The workshop
will be held at St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church, (Shonnard Place
at North Broadway) at 7-9:30 p.m. There is a $25 registration fee, which
includes all materials. For more information or to register, call Nadia
Liteplo, (914) 949-4911.
- WASHINGTON: The Embassy of Ukraine and The Washington Group present
Juliana Osinchuk, pianist, and Lee Wilkins, violinist, in a program of
music by Viktor Kosenko. The concert will be held at The Sumner School,
1201 17th St. NW (corner of M Street), at 7:30 p.m. For additional information
contact the Embassy of Ukraine, (202) 333-0606, ext. 137.
Wednesday, March 25
- SUN CITIES, Ariz.: The Ukrainian American Social Club is holding a
spring picnic at Beardsley Park at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds from the picnic
as well as donations made during the year will benefit the Children of
Chornobyl Foundation in memory of Walter Decyk, the club's founder and
first president. For additional information, call (602) 972-2318.
Thursday, March 26
- TORONTO: The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies and the Department
of Slavic languages and literatures, University of Toronto, present Dr.
Tamara Hundorova, Institute of Literature, National Academy of Sciences,
Ukraine who will speak (in Ukrainian) on "Within History: Kotliarevskyi's
Eneiida as a National Narration." The lecture will be held in the
Common Room, Room 204, 21 Sussex Ave., University of Toronto, at 4 p.m.
- WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.: The Odesa Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction
of Hobart Earle, will perform at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 330 Market
St. For more information call Gary Boerckel, (717) 321-4094.
Friday, March 27
- NEWARK, N.J.: The Ukrainian National Women's League of America New
Jersey Regional Council is holding a presentation and discussion of U.S.
immigration laws by Ukrainian American attorneys specializing in U.S. immigration
law: Michael Hrycak, Borys Lewycky, Andre Michniak and Bohdanna Pochoday.
The presentation will be held at St. John's Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall,
719 Sanford Ave., at 7:30 p.m. (a security guard will be on duty). For
further information call (973) 373-9729.
Saturday, March 28
- TORONTO: The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies and the Shevchenko
Scientific Society present Dr. Tamara Hundorova, Institute of Literature,
National Academy of Science, Ukraine, who will speak (in Ukrainian) on
"The Phenomenon of Franko." The lecture will be held at the Canadian
Ukrainian Art Foundation, 2118 Bloor St. W., at 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 29
- BROOKLYN, N.Y.: As part of its current tour of the U.S., the Odesa
Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Hobart Earle, will appear
in concert at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.
The concert will be held in the Walt Whitman Theater, Campus Road and Hillel
Place, at 2 p.m. The program incudes Glière's "Taras Ballet
Suite," Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 1 (with soloist Steven Lubin)
and Rachmaninnoff's Symphony No. 2. The performance at BCBC is part of
the Brooklyn Union sponsored "Musical Masters" series. Tickets,
at $25 and $30, may be ordered by calling (718) 951-4500.
Copyright © The Ukrainian Weekly, March
15, 1998, No. 11, Vol. LXVI
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