October 19, 10:00 a.m.-11: 00 p.m. We invite everyone to a meeting with popular Lithuanian directors Donatas Ulvydas and Ramune Rakauskaite, who are coming to the Boston Baltic Chinese Festival on October 18-20 at the Emerson Arts Center Paramount Cinema in Boston. The directors will present their films and share their thoughts on contemporary Lithuanian cinema.Find out more »
On Saturday, October 19, at 2 pm the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture will be hosting a reception for the Lithuanian author Liutavaras L. Algminas. The author will be in attendance and present his books, Samogitia Mea Patria and Building Capitalism One Alternator at a Time.Find out more »
Saturday at 2 PM – 5 PM Ciurlionis Art Gallery in Youth Center Chicago, IL
A guest from Lithuania, Rasa Slesoriuniene, will present an old but newfound exercise – cutting. Bring some sharp scissors and make something nice with a cup of tea. Class is free, so please register.
Maironis Lithuanian School 60th Anniversary!
6:00 v. v.
LWC, R. Riskus Hall
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SCHOOL! The largest Lithuanian school outside of Lithuania – Maironis Lithuanian Community School of Lemont, currently housed at the LWC – is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year! Alumni and supporters are invited to celebrate together!
Reservations: Monika Dobrovolskytė, tel. 630-853-5603.
Tickets are $60 for adults, $45 for university students.
A commemorative publication will include congratulatory messages and ads. Those who wish to support the school contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Rasa Vydmantiene 630-854-0499.
Fall fund-raising “Harvest Lunch” (tasty lunch, raffle, short music program). Start time: 12:30 pm. Lunch proceeds will benefit the organization’s 10 after school centers in Lithuania that are attended by children from at risk families. The “Harvest Lunch” program will be conducted in Lithuanian. Information: email@example.com.Find out more »
The Toronto (Canada) Lithuanian folk dance group “Gintaras” will be performing at the Chicago Lithuanian Center November 16 at 6pm. Dinner will consist of dishes from various regions of Lithuania. After the concert and dinner, a DJ will provide music for your dancing pleasure. Please save the date!Find out more »
At the beginning of December, we are planning to bring two wonderful musicians to Chicago: violinist Viktorija Čepinskienė and pianist Giedrė Špečkauskaitė, who have prepared the masterpiece of classical music – Vivaldi’s “Times of the Year”. Not only are they fantastic musicians, they are also decorated with beautiful designer clothes.
Viktorija Čepinskienė is a laureate of international competitions, which has given concerts with Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra, Šiauliai and Klaipėda Chamber Orchestras, and Camerata Palatina Vilnensis or four others. Concerts as a soloist, along with the trio “14 strings” and other performers.
Giedrė Špečkauskaitė has participated in various international competitions where she has won prizes. Works in the vocal class of the legendary Lithuanian singer V.Prudnikov and performs in Lithuania and abroad.Find out more »