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Agata Zubel, Poland's Contemporary Classical Star

WROCLAW, POLAND — With her right hand on her hip, Agata Zubel stood in front of a large black music stand, listening intently to the conversation between the members of eighth blackbird, a six-piece Chicago-based ensemble working on the contemporary…

One Murder + Two Films = Things Go Amok

***Update***The film opens in Poland on Friday March 24th 2017 WARSAW, POLAND—Krystian Bala’s murder trial in 2007 had all the ingredients for a blockbuster whodunit crime film.  The 34-year-old good looking, educated, best-selling Polish…

Generation Unexpected

LONDON, UK--I first met Katka Reszke and her partner, Slawomir Grunberg, when I was working on a story about Jewish Poles involved in the arts. I happened to be in New York and they happened to also be in the city, having just moved to the suburbs.…