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  • Sat
    13
    Jan
    2018
    2:00 pmSHREWSBURY, N.J.

    Olga Kobryn, master artist, will present an illustrated lecture on “The Art of Ukrainian Embroidery” at 2 p.m. at the Eastern Branch Library, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury NJ 07702. The history and symbolism of embroidery, the many styles and how they differ, the types of stitches, and the contemporary use of Ukrainian embroidery design in clothing will be explored. The lecture accompanies an exhibit currently on view at the library of antique to modern embroidered Ukrainian blouses, belts and other objects. Light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Ukrainian National Women’s League of America Branch 98. For information e-mail UNWLA98@gmail.com.

  • Sun
    28
    Jan
    2018
    NEW YORK

    Meet the award-winning author Marci Shore, associate professor of history at Yale University, who will present her latest book “The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution” (Yale University Press, January 2018). Norman Manea of Bard College wrote of the book: “An excellent guide to understanding the Maidan Revolution in Ukraine, and its consequences. Shore has deep knowledge of the region… her book is well written and honestly and deeply documented through direct and acute observations of facts on the ground.” Admission (includes light reception) is $10; $5 for members and students. The Ukrainian Museum is located at 222 E. Sixth St.; telephone, 212-228-0110; website, www.ukrainianmuseum.org.