Dec
31
Mon
“Sylwestra” New Year Eve’s Party at Hellada Gallery @ Hellada Gallery
Dec 31 2018 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 3:00 am


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Polish Film Festival LA, Hellada Gallery and Polish American community advocates invite you to join the party and welcome the New Year 2019! Polish food, beer, music and great Polish people will rock the gallery.
RSVP to Marek Dzida: T: 562.682-9735 / helladagallery@hotmail.com or Sylwia Knutel: halinka2911@gmail.com
Costs: Cover $10/person, parking from $5 to $25, Polish food buffet $15/person. Beverages are not included, bar purchases are additional. Dress code: party. First RSVP first serve rule – capacity is limited. See the seating reservation chart: http://www.hellada.us/Reservations2019.htm

Where to park: http://www.hellada.us/ParkingEV.jpg

Facebook info here

Feb
10
Sun
In Person with Artur Żmijewski @ TBD
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm


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We are happy to invite you to in-person meeting with Artur Żmijewski on Sunday, February 10th, at 4PM. Program will include an interview and Q&A with the audience plus a small reception following the program.  This event will be conducted in Polish with English on-screen translation. We are offering only 12 tickets to the public for this event due to very limited space. Tickets will be available for minimum donation of $30.00/person beginning Monday, February 4th at 12noon. First come first serve rule will apply. Two tickets maximum per person.

Tickets are all sold out as of Monday, Feb. 4th at 9:37PM.

Polish Film Festival Los Angeles

www.PolishFilmLA.org

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Artur Żmijewski – biography.

Theater, film and TV actor. Graduated from the State Theater School in Warsaw.
Recipient of several awards including a prize at the 1989 IFF Viareggio for his part in INVENTORY (Stan posiadania) directed by Krzysztof Zanussi; 1991 award of the Head of the Committee of Cinematography for the movie LAVA (Lawa) directed by Andrzej Wajda; 1992 Zbigniew Cybulski award for best actor; awarded twice (2002 and 2003) with TELEMASKA for the best Polish TV actor in 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 seasons; THREE-time laureate of  TELEKAMERA for best actor of the year. Recently he played the leading part in KATYN directed by Andrzej Wajda, which in 2008 was nominated for an Oscar.

Filmography:

2017 BREAKING THE LIMITS (Najlepszy) by Lukasz Palkowski
PANIC ATTACK (Atak paniki) by Pawel Maslona
2016 PITBULL: TOUGH WOMEN) by Patryk Vega
2014 STONES FOR THE RAMPART (Kamienie na szaniec) by Robert Glinski
2013 DECEIVED (Oszukane) by Marcinh Solarz
2012 MY FATHER’S BIKE (Moj rower) by Piotr Trzaskalski
2011 HOW TO GET RID OF CELLULITIS (Jak sie pozbyc cellulitu) by Andrzej Saramanowicz
2010 THE RITE OF PASSAGE (Mala matura 1947) by Janysz Majewski
2007 KATYN by Andrzej Wajda
2006 IMMENSITY OF JUSTICE (Bezmiar sprawiedliwosci) by Wieslaw Saniewski
2006 WE’RE ALL CHRISTS (Wszyscy jestesmy Chrystusami) by Marek Koterski
2004 NEVER AGAIN (Nigdy w zyciu) by RYSZARD Zatorski
2001 IN DESERT AND WILDERNESS (W pustyni i w puszczy) by Gavin Hood
2000 CONDEMNATION OF FRANCISZEK KLOS (Wyrok na Franciszka Klosa) by Andrzej Wajda
1999 THE LAST MISSION (Ostatnia misja) by Wojciech Wojcik
1998 AMOK by Natalia Koryncka-Gruz
1998 DESERTER’S GOLD (Zloto dezerterow) by Janusz Majewski
1998 DEMONS OF WAR (Demony wojny w/g Goi) by Wladyslaw Pasikowski
1997 SHELTER (Przystan) by Jan Hryniak
1996 ESCAPE (Szokes) by Lívia Gyarmathy
1995 WHY? (Za co?) by Jerzy Kawalerowicz
1995 FAR FROM EACH OTHER (Daleko od siebie) by Feliks Falk
1994 PIGS 2-THE LAST BLOOD (Psy 2: Ostatnia krew) by Wladyslaw Pasokowski
1992 ENAK by Slawomir Idziak
1991 THREE DAYS WITHOUT CONVICTION (3 dni bez wyroku) by Wojciech Wojcik
1991 MAIDENS AND WIDOWS (Pany i wdowy) by Janusz Zaorski & Elzbieta Osinska
1989 INVENTORY (Stan posiadania) by Krzysztof Zanussi

 

Mar
22
Fri
Miro Kepinski “Beyond the Piano Art x Music”. Performance and exhibit. @ Hellada Gallery
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


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MIRO KEPINSKI beyond the PIANO | art x music

Miro Kepinski presents the art of his album covers and other graphics. Selection includes minimal illustrations such as ‘Primal Time’, ‘Digital Conductor’ or ‘Star’.

Miro is a film composer, producer and performer. His most recent credits include a feature drama ‘In This Gray Place’ with Phil LaMarr (‘Pulp Fiction’) — BEST MUSIC award at Polish Film Festival 2018 in Los Angeles and comedy-horror ‘Suicide for Beginners’ with Sid Haig (‘Kill Bill 2’) and Corey Feldman (‘Gremlins’). His score for a documentary ‘The Wounds We Cannot See’ got multiple awards in USA and India (including Best Original Music/Score at  Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards, Award of Recognition – Music Score at Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards). Miro also participates at performances and festivals such as Sesilus, Silent Cinema Festival or Warsaw Festiwal ‘Innocent Sorcerers’ but also Męskie Granie Festival and Off Camera Film Festival. His music mixes minimalism with a ‘rawness’ of the north and a Slavic melancholy blended with the classic sounds. Started as a hobby Miro designed all of his music albums where used a minimal & abstract language combined with pop- and contemporary art influence.

Apr
12
Fri
Shandy and Eva LIVE in concert! @ Hellada Gallery
Apr 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm


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https://www.facebook.com/events/668279583604485/

PARKING:

Street parking is free on surrounding streets and free after 6PM and in few streets after 9PM. Parking lots and structures are available for $6.00 to $25.00 per day. Map below:

Parking lots & structures info

 

Jun
2
Sun
Polish-American community round table meeting open to all. @ Hellada Gallery
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm


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The round table is ready for you!

Dear Polish-American, Polish and American Friends,

I would like to invite you to the 6th Annual Forum of Polish-American Organizations (The Polish Round Table). This meeting will allow us to exchange and share planned and proposed activities for the upcoming season this year.

Everyone is invited, so bring anyone you feel may have some productive input into Polish-American calendar of events in Los Angeles/OC/Valley area.

The meeting will take place on Sunday, June 2nd, at 5PM at Hellada Gallery, 117 Linden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802. Estimated time frame for the meeting is 2 ½ hours. Parking will be available on the corner of Elm Ave and Broadway for $6.00 or free on nearby streets.

Please RSVP to helladagallery@hotmail.com or by calling 562.682-9735.

All Polish-American organizations and individuals interested in this topic are welcome to join! Please, refer any new organizations, friends and young generation to be included.

So far, among participating organizations are:

Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles, Polish American Congress, Our Lady of the Bright Mount Polish Parish in Los Angeles, John Paul II Polish Center in Yorba Linda, POLAM, Polish Alma Mater in Los Angeles, Helena Modjeska Polish School in Yorba Linda, Polish Veterans Organization in Los Angeles, Polish Center in Los Angeles, Polish Seniors’ Home Foundation Szarotka, Polish Scouting Organization, Helena Modjeska Art and Culture Club, Friends of John Paul II Foundation, Paderewski Music Society, Polish Music Center USC, News of Polonia, KrakArt Group, Helena Modjeska Foundation, Polish Film Festival, Polish National Alliance Group 700 and 3259, Polish University Club, Millennium Library, PAFERE, Polish American Defense Committee, Poles in Inland Empire, Polish Children’s Rainbow Fund, Miss Polonia California 2019, Polish Day in LA 2019, Polish American Film Society, Polish Folk Group Krakusy, Polish Folk Group Polanie, SoCalPolonia, PolskaCalifornia, OCPolonia, Polonia i Polacy z Brazylii.

Marek Dzida, volunteer, Hellada Gallery, Polish Day in LA 2019.

 

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Szanowna społeczności polonijna, polska i amerykańska,

Mam zaszczyt zaprosić państwa do udziału w 6-tym corocznym spotkaniu organizacji polonijnych. Będzie okazja wymienić się i podzielić planami imprez na nadchodzący rok.

Każdy jest zaproszony, tak więc zachećmy tych, którzy mogą wzbogacić kalendarz planowanych wydarzeń polonijnych w okolicy Los Angeles, OC i Ventura Co.

Spotkanie jest zaplanowane na dzień 2-go czerwca o godz. 17-tej w galerii Hellada, pod adresem 117 Linden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802. Przewidziany czas na spotkanie jest około 2½ godziny. Zaparkować mozna na rogu ulic Elm i Broadway za $6.00 lub bezpłatnie na okolicznych ulicach.

Przybycie należy potwierdzić telefonicznie lub przez e-mail helladagallery@hotmail.com

Wszelkie polonijne organizacje i zainteresowane osoby są mile widziane. Zachęcam też do zaproszenia na to spotkanie nowych organizacji jak również znajomych i młodzież. 

Wśród dotychczas uczestniczących organizacji znajdują się:

Konsulat Generalny Rzeczypospolitej Polski, Kongres Polonii Amerykańskiej, Polskie Centrum Jana Pawła II w Yorba Linda, Polski Kościół Matki Boskiej Jasnogórskiej w Los Angeles, POLAM, Polska Alma Mater w Los Angeles, Polska Szkoła im. Heleny Modrzejewskiej w Yorba Linda, Organizacja Veteranów Polskich w Los Angeles, Polskie Centrum w Los Angeles, Fundacja Seniorów Polskich Szarotka, Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego, Klub Kulturu i Sztuki Heleny Modrzejewskiej, Fundacja Jana Pawła II, Zwiazek Muzyczny im. J. Paderewskiego, Centrum Muzyki Polskiej USC, News of Polonia, Grupa Artystyczna KrakART, Fundacja Heleny Modrzejewskiej, Polski Festiwal Filmowy w Los Angeles/Polsko Amerykanskie Stowarzyszenie Filmowe, Polski Związek Narodowy Grupa 700 i 3259, Polski Klub Uniwersytecki, Biblioteka Stulecia, PAFERE, Polsko Amerykański Komitet Obrony, Polacy w Inland Imperium, Fundacja Tęcza Dzieci Polskich, Wybory Miss Polonia California 2019, Dzień Polski w LA 2019, Zespół Folklorystyczno Taneczny Krakusy, Zespół Folklorystyczno Taneczny Polanie, SoCalPolonia, PolskaCalifornia, OCPolonia, PoloniaiPolacyzBrazylii.   

Marek Dzida, woluntariusz, Hellada Gallery, Dzień Polski w LA 2019.

 

 

 

Jun
15
Sat
Polish Day in LA, Long Beach 2019. Festive party celebrating 30 years of Free Poland @ Hellada Gallery
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Polish Day in LA, Long Beach 2019

June 15th, Saturday, from 2:00PM to 10:00PM

 

Celebrating 30 Years of Free Poland
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Come with your loved ones, family and friends to enjoy Polish music, delicious treats, good beer, and fun for the whole evening. There will be not only entertainment but also an art exhibit featuring Polish artists and art-works as well as a unique presentation of Polish theatrical and movie posters.  There will be a small Polish-American community beauty contest where one of the most impressive Polish ladies will be honored with the title of Miss Polonia California! There will be a contest for those who can learn to pronounce some of the most difficult Polish phrases, and much more.

That’s not all! All evening long the Polka, Oberek and Polonez dance classes will be offered. Yes, the friendly instructors will be waiting for new brave students.

Fun, entertainment and a professional atmosphere is the goal here. Over 15 Polish-California institutions and Organizations, will be working hard to make sure everyone has a great time!

A dance party will be the grand finale of the night.

Along with the latest Polish hits, and many great dancers you will be having a blast!

 Free entry, open to all!

Hope to see you all on this special Saturday, June 15th!

Let’s turn LA into one Polish Day – just this one night!

More information on:

www.PolandConnected.com   helladagallery@hotmail.com  T: 562.682-9735 (12pm–7pm)

Marek Dzida

 

Miss Polonia California 2019. Polish Beauty Pageantin in LA @ Hellada Gallery
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm


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Information for the contestants 2019:  click here

Greetings!

This is going to be the 19th edition of Polish-California beauty pageant. It will take place during the Polish Day in LA, Long Beach festival on June 15th, at 8:00PM. Venue is going to be : Hellada Gallery, 117 Linden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802.

This is a free to the public event!

The competition will start at 8:00PM with short introduction of all contestants and some questions from the judges being answered. Second part is to be the Evening Dress presentation where our Polish ladies will be judged for their grace and self-presentation to the audience. It will all end with YOU to be able to cast two votes for two of your favorite contestants. Votes will be tabulated and the new Miss Polonia California 2019 will be announced for upcoming one year long season. She will be able to participate in the national Polish-American beauty contest in New York; Miss Polonia USA 2019. Let’s find out, who is it going to be?

Please come and join the fun and entertainment plus come to cheer for your favorites!

Marek Dzida