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  • Ross to play with Pavlik in Poland

    Ross to play with Pavlik in Poland
    April Ross, a former Newport Harbor standout, will team with Whitney Pavlik, a former UC Irvine star, to play in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Beach Volleyball World Championships in Poland, Monday through July 7, according to an FIVB...
  • Following immigrants back to Poland

    Following immigrants back to Poland
    The Polish have long been one of the largest immigrant groups in Chicago. They worked in the stockyards and steel mills, and helped make Chicago the city it is today. And so when a Chicago Tribune editor heard Polish immigrants had begun to move back to...
  • Book Review: Coming of age as all else unravels in 'A Thousand Peaceful Cities'

    Book Review: Coming of age as all else unravels in  'A Thousand Peaceful Cities'
    A Thousand Peaceful Cities A Novel Jerzy Pilch, translated from the Polish by David Frick Open Letter: 144 pp., $14.95 paper There's a serious question at the center of Jerzy Pilch's comic novel "A Thousand Peaceful Cities": Is political violence ever...
  • Wislawa Szymborska dies at 88; Nobel-winning Polish poet

    Wislawa Szymborska dies at 88; Nobel-winning Polish poet
    During a five-decade career, Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska had so rarely appeared in public that a newspaper dubbed her the "Greta Garbo of poetry" after the notoriously private actress. But in 1996, Poland's most reticent literary icon was forced to...
  • Henryk Gorecki dies at 76; composer of 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'

    Henryk Gorecki dies at 76; composer of 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'
    Henryk Gorecki, a Polish composer famous for his Third Symphony, also known as the "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs," died Friday following a serious illness. He was 76. Gorecki (pronounced Go-RET-ski) died in the cardiology ward at a hospital in his home...
  • From sewers of Poland, 'In Darkness' sheds light on history of Holocaust ✭✭✭✭

    From sewers of Poland, 'In Darkness' sheds light on history of Holocaust ✭✭✭✭
    "In Darkness" is a pitiless glimpse into the inferno, into hell not only on earth but below it. Based on a true story, it visits the sewers of the Polish city of Lvov during World War II, a place where a group of Jews lived for more than a year under...
  • Adventure World theme park set to break ground in Poland

    Adventure World theme park set to break ground in Poland
    The $800-million Adventure World Warsaw theme park set to break ground July 21 will feature lands dedicated to mythical creatures, ancient legends, fantasy worlds and Polish history. PHOTOS: Adventure World Warsaw theme park in Poland Located about a...
  • Museum of Tolerance hosts Lech Walesa at Solidarity anniversary celebration

     
    The Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles this week hosted a 30th anniversary celebration for Solidarity, the Polish trade union that was instrumental in leading to the collapse of communism in Poland during the 1980s. Speaking at the event was......
  • Firefighters rescue deer stranded on Baltic Sea ice floe

     
    WARSAW, Poland -- Polish firefighters dodged treacherous sheets of ice in a risky after-dark rescue of a terrified deer stranded on a floe in the Baltic Sea, a spokesman said Wednesday. The rescue team faced serious hazards navigating among the......
  • Exhibition on Europe's wooden synagogues planned for Jewish Museum

    Exhibition on Europe's wooden synagogues planned for Jewish Museum
    An exhibition on an all-but-forgotten era in Jewish worship, “Wooden Synagogues of Europe,” will open Sept. 13 at the Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The 10 models are 1/40th scale replicas of synagogues built in...
  • A question of killing: Howard County author searches for an answer

    A question of killing: Howard County author searches for an answer
    Five days. That’s all it took after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, for Danuta Hinc to realize that she needed to write a book about how such a thing could happen. “I realized that I needed to know what leads people to make such...