PREVIEW OF EVENTS
Thursday, September 3
- EDMONTON: Snap Gallery, located at 10137 104th St., is featuring "Ex
Libris," an exhibition of contemporary Ukrainian printmakers. Gallery
hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; telephone,
(403) 423-1492; fax, (403) 424-9117. The exhibit runs through September
Friday-Sunday, September 4-6
- SAN DIEGO: San Diego's Ukrainian Festival 1998 will feature the following
events: a bonfire on the bay at Crown Point Shores on Friday at 5 p.m.;
an open house at the House of Ukraine in Balboa Park at noon-4 p.m.; a
performance by the Tropak Ukrainian Dance Theater of Vancouver at the University
of California, San Diego Mandeville Center Auditorium at 7 p.m.; a lawn
program of Ukrainian dance at the House of Pacific Relations International
Cottages Lawn Stage on Sunday at 2 p.m., and a dance at the Hanalei Hotel
in Hotel Circle with music by Trubka from Edmonton at 6 p.m. For more information
call (619) 291-0661.
Saturday, September 5
- GLEN SPEY, N.Y.: The Ukrainian Fraternal Association's resort and youth
center, Verkhovyna, invites everyone to a dance featuring the Mria orchestra
at 9 p.m. For more information call (914) 856-1323.
Thursday, September 10
- CHICAGO: The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Ave.,
is presenting an exhibition of paintings, photographs and constructions
by Chicago artists Ralph Arnold, Morris Barazani, Ghita Hardiman, Leopold
Segedin and Joan Taxay-Weinger. A reception will take place on Sunday,
September 13, at noon-4 p.m. The institute's hours are: Wednesday, Thursday,
Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. For more information call Oleh Kowerko,
(773) 227-5522, or Natalie Domchenko, (773) 283-7868. The exhibit closes
on October 18.
Sunday, September 13
- PARMA, Ohio: St. Andrew Ukrainian Catholic Church is sponsoring its
24th annual homecoming at the parish picnic grove, 7700 Hoertz Road. Ukrainian
food will be served beginning at 1 p.m. A prayer service will be held for
the Ukrainian nation at 3 p.m. Dancing will begin at 4 p.m. with music
provided by the Romen Band. The Kashtan Dance Ensemble will perform at
6 p.m. and a raffle drawing will take place at 7 p.m. Admission is $2 per
car. For more information call St. Andrew Church, (440) 843-9149.
- NEW YORK: The Ukrainian American Professionals and Businesspersons
Association of New York and New Jersey is hosting a lecture titled "A
Work in Progress" by Christina Saj on art, iconography and the influences
on her work as a painter. The lecture will take place at 3 p.m. at the
Ukrainian Institute of America, southeast corner of 79th Street and Fifth
Avenue. Admission is $8 for members, $10 for non-members; students, free.
A wine reception will follow. For more information please call Areta Pawlynsky,
Saturday, September 19
- ROCHESTER: In commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the Rochester
Ukrainian Federal Credit Union, a Ukrainian Youth Fest will be held at
7 p.m. at St. Mary's Orthodox Church Hall, 3176 St. Paul Blvd. The festival
sponsors are: the Rochester Ukrainian Federal Credit Union, Zoloti Struny
Bandura Ensemble, St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic School, Taras Shevchenko
School of Ukrainian Studies, Ukrainian Sunday School - St. Mary the Protectress
Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Yevshan and Dunay SUM Ukrainian
Dance Schools, Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, and Plast and SUM Ukrainian
Youth Associations. The objective is to have all youth participating together
in this commemoration. All proceeds will be donated to the Children of
Chornobyl Relief Fund. Admission is $5. Live music and a DJ will be featured.
Tuesdays, September 22 - October 20
- TORONTO: St. Vladimir Institute, 620 Spadina Ave., is offering a five-week
workshop titled "Gerdany: Beadwork Ukrainian-Style." Learn how
to make your own seedbead collars, pendants and bracelets in traditional
patterns or using contemporary colors. In this series, Maria Rypan, program
director and instructor, will teach the mesh technique with a single needle
and thread, and various variations. A two-needle technique will also be
shown for even-width bands, and needle weaving, a versatile form of weaving
without a loom, will also be covered. The classes are at 7-9 p.m. and the
fee is $60 for five sessions, or $15 per class. For further information
call the institute, (416) 923-3318.
Thursday, September 24
- NEW YORK: The Ukrainian Institute of America, Inc., invites the Ukrainian
community to an art exhibit titled "Hnizdovsky: Selected Portraits."
Exhibit hours are: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Friday,
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Suggested contribution: $5. For additional
information please contact the UIA, Tuesday through Friday between 11 a.m.
and 5 p.m., (212) 288-8660. The exhibit continues through October 4.
- YONKERS, N.Y.: Ukrainian National Women's League of America Branch
30 is currently accepting registration for its Ukrainian preschool (Svitlychka)
for 3- and 4-year-old children. The Svitlychka meets on Saturdays, 10 a.m.
to noon, at St. Michael's Church on Shonnard Place at North Broadway starting
Saturday, September 19. For additional information please call Nadia Cwiach
at (914) 949-7010.
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30, 1998, No. 35, Vol. LXVI
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