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Posted 10/15/18

St. John Paul II 

Feast Day: October 22th

St. John Paul II - Pray for us!!!
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Posted 10/13/18
Sad News for PNCR!!

Time for a change at Polish New Castle Radio.

Due to the lack of Financial Support.

PNCR will only be streaming Polka Music on the weekends!

Effective this Sunday, Oct. 14 at 10pm- PNCR will sign off.  

PNCR will not be available during the week. 

Then, on Friday, Oct 19 at Noon, PNCR will sign back on with

non-stop Polkas through Sunday at 10pm. 


For more information on  PNCR- Click Here

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Posted 10/12/18
Brigadier General Thaddeus Kosciuszko
Kosciuszko Means Freedom- Video
(Feb. 4, 1746 - Oct. 15, 1817)
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Posted 10/10/18

Presidential Proclamation on General Pulaski's Memorial Day

President Donald J. Trump


&


Nebraska Legislature

October 11

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Posted 10/5/18
National Pierogi Day!!
October 8
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Posted 10/3/18
St. Faustina Kowalska
Feast Day: October 5th
St. Faustina- Pray for us!!!
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Posted 9/29/18
"Warsaw Uprising- 63 Days of Extraordinary Courage"
August 1, 1944 - October 2,1944
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Posted 9/26/18

"A WWII story of survival: Polish American Cultural Center
exhibit celebrates Anders Army"
Article from cleveland.com
Cleveland, OH
until September 30, 2018
For Article & Information:  Click Here
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Posted 9/6/18
Omaha, NE

Inductee from the Deceased Category
Big Joe Siedlik- Polka Music Promoter
Congratulations to the Siedlik's Family!!

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Sokol Auditorium
13th and Martha St.
Omaha, NE
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Posted 9/6/18
Saturday, Oct 6th, 2018
Casino Club of Grand Rapids is throwing a special "Polish Day"
Traditional Polish meals served all day.
Music from 5-10pm. Drink specials all day.
Music by The Steve Drzewicki Band

3260 Salerno Drive N.E. 
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Phone: 616-363-7721
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Posted 8/30/18
Polka Jammer Network
Live from IPA Festival & Convention

*Friday, August 31st- Time: 2-5PM Eastern with:
Special Delivery Polka Band
Time 7-11pm with:
Jackie Libera & The Classix and Lenny Gomulka's Chicago Push

*Saturday, September 10- Time 7:30-11:30PM Eastern with:
The IPA Tribute Band, The Project, and The Boys

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Posted 8/25/18

The International Polka Association Releases

Historic Recording

"Here's a Gift" - by the IPA Tribute Band along with 39 IPA Hall of Famers
To listen to this recording- Click Here

For all the credits on this recording - Click Here
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Posted 8/21/18
Omaha Public Schools
Students' Omaha Polka Project
Click Here to see Project
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Posted 8/6/18
Polka Jammer Network
Live from Frankenmuth, MI- Summer Music Fest

*Thursday, August 9th- Time: 5:30-8:30PM
Eastern
*Friday, August 10th- 7-10PM
Eastern

Click Here to listen

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Posted 8/3/18
Omaha, NE

Inductee from the Deceased Category
Big Joe Siedlik- Polka Music Promoter
Congratulations to the Siedlik's Family!!

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Sokol Auditorium
13th and Martha St.
Omaha, NE
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Posted 8/1/18

Polkamotion Returns to Rehoboth Beach in 2018!

 

Polkamotion by the Ocean, the fantastic four-day polka festival held at the beautiful ocean-front town of Rehoboth Beach, DE, returns to the newly-renovated Convention Center from September 12 – 15, 2018! 

 

Marking its 13th year in Rehoboth Beach and 38th year overall, the festival features some of the nation’s top polka bands. 


The lineup includes host band:


*The Boys (MD), featuring Polka Hall of Famers Frankie Liszka and Mike Matousek,

*The Polka Country Musicians (CT), featuring Polka Hall of Famer Wally Dombrowski,

*The Knewz (NY), featuring multiple USPA Favorite Male Vocalist award-winner, Andy Bojczuk,

*Polka Hall of Famer Jimmy Weber and The Sounds (NJ) making their only reunion appearance of the year,

*The Beat (NJ), featuring the signature songs of Mike Costa,

*The Eddie Forman Orchestra (MA), featuring Polka Hall of Famer Eddie Forman celebrating his 50th anniversary in the polka business,

*The Nu-Tones (PA), featuring nine-time USPA Favorite Female Vocalist award-winner Stacey Morris,

*Old School (OH), featuring top polka musicians and their incomparable honky-style sound, and

*Melody Sounds III (MD), featuring guest Polka Hall of Famers Fred Bulinski and Freddy K, and other polka stars.

 

Throughout the festival in the hall, authentic homemade Polish food (pierogi, golabki, fresh and smoked kielbasa, etc.) will be available for sale, along with reasonably-priced beverages served at the full bar.  Other activities include the annual Polkamotion Open, a fun-filled “best ball” golf tournament for players of all skill levels (newbies are welcome) that takes place on Tuesday at the Rookery North Golf Course in nearby Milford, DE.  On Wednesday night, the music kicks off in the hall with the $5 Polkamotion Welcome Party from 7 pm – 11 pm.  For the first time, live polka music will be featured at the Band Stand at the end of Rehoboth Avenue (near the boardwalk and beach) on Friday from 11 am – 2 pm.  Stop by to enjoy the sounds of many of the polka stars who will be featured in the hall.  On Thursday night, the doors open in the hall at 5 pm with music and dancing from 6 pm until midnight.  Admission is only $16.  Doors open at 4 pm on Friday and Saturday, with music from 5 pm – 12:30 am each night.  Admission is only $18.  As always, kids under 16 are free!  Save with the three-day ticket package for $50.  Advance tickets are recommended.  For more details, band schedules, ticket information, lodging packages, and more, visit www.polkamotion.com or contact Mike Matousek at (410) 729-9697 or mike@polkamotion.com.  If you’ve got the notion, to polka by the ocean, pack your lotion, and come on down to Polkamotion! 

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Posted 7/31/18
"Europe's Fastest Roller Coaster Opens in Poland"
From Radio Poland-- (July 21,2018)
To read the article- Click Here
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Posted 7/15/18
2018 Live broadcasting from Pulaski Polka Days:

**Thursday - July 19 :: 8-10 PM Eastern 7-9PM Central
**Friday - July 20 :: 8-10 PM Eastern 7-9PM Central
**Saturday - July 21 :: 7-8 PM Eastern 6-7PM Central
**Sunday - July 22 :: 9-10 AM Eastern 8-9PM Central

To listen 247polkaheaven
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Posted 7/13/18
Sunday, July 22, 2018
The Boys,
Time 3-7pm, Avon Oaks Ballroom,
Polka with Peppermint @ Avon Oaks,
1401 N. State St., Girard, OH


Thursday, August 23, 2018
Special Dinner Show with Mollie B, Ted Lange and Squeezebox,
Polka with Peppermint @ Avon Oaks,
The Embassy in Youngstown, OH


Sunday, October 7, 2018
Box On Polka Band and Del Sinchak Band,
Time 3-7pm, Avon Oaks Ballroom,
Polka with Peppermint @ Avon Oaks,
1401 N. State St., Girard, OH
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Posted 7/3/18
Sad news-- the passing of

Anthony (Tony) Krupski
 

Originator of The Krew Brothers Band (Cheektowaga, NY)
(Passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018)
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Posted 6/25/18
Books and Information on Polish History and Culture
Click Here
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Posted 6/19/18
Polka Jammer Network LIVE from Ocean Beach Park Polka Days –
Wednesday - Saturday, June 19-23, 2018


Check out the Times- Click Here
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Posted 6/18/18
Polish Heritage Night with the White Sox
Wednesday, June 27 at 7:10 p.m.

Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins
 
Guaranteed Rate Field
For more information- Click Here
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Posted 6/12/18

Polka Riverboat Cruise on the Detroit Princess
Tomorrow, Wednesday June 13th,
Loading Dock:  625 W Congress St., Detroit, MI  
 The Polski Chix will be providing the music
 playing your favorite polkas, waltzes, and obereks
Call or text at 616-334-3068
You can purchase tickets at the gate but they need a count
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Posted 6/7/18
Box On Polka Band Schedule
Click Here
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Posted 6/6/18
Please share with everyone-
Very nice plug for polka music. (Box On Polka Band)

Click Here to watch the Video
The Tribune-Democrat
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Posted 6/1/18
Father's Day in Poland is
Saturday, June 23.
Szczęśliwego Dnia Ojca
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Posted 5/25/18
President Trump awarded Medal of Honor to a
Navy SEAL Britt K. Slabinski

Read his story- Click Here
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Posted 5/25/18
National Poppy Day is May 25th-
In honor of Our Veterans who served and died for our country...

Corn Poppy is the National Flower of Poland
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Posted 5/25/18
Breaking news!!!
Polka Riot, a talented and energetic band, from Mid-Michigan

will be releasing their long awaited first CD.
June 2nd at Weiss dairy farm on weiss rd, off of Junction in Frankenmuth, MI.
A free potluck will start at 6pm. Byob and byof.music from 7pm-1130pm.
"In this crazy life" will be on sale for $10 that night.
Contact polka riot on facebook for more info
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Posted 5/23/18

PCM LIVE AND JAM II RAFFLE!

For those attending the USPA Convention this weekend,

the PCM will be holding a raffle with a chance of winning the following:

An autographed copy of the PCM's soon to be released recording, "Live-...And Jam II"

A collage poster of "Polka Country Musicians Live and Jam II ~ 2017" (See pictures on this post.).

Raffle tickets are $1 each and will be available throughout the entire weekend of the USPA Convention & Festival. See Maryrose or Wally to participate in the raffle for your chance to win! 

We'll be drawing 5 winning tickets for autographed copies of "Live-...And Jam II" and 2 winning tickets for the collage poster of "Polka Country Musicians Live and Jam II ~ 2017".

Buy as many tickets as you'd like! Winners will be announced on

Sunday night, May 27, during the PCM's sets.

The 5 winners of the CDs need not be present to win.

The 2 winners of the collage posters MUST be present to win.

See you all this weekend at the USPA Convention!

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Posted 5/22/18
The Holy Toledo '19 band lineup has been finalized.
Holy Toledo Polka Days is scheduled for April 5, 6 & &, 2019.

Click Here for: Band Lineup
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Posted 5/22/18

Polish Heritage Night at the White Sox
Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

Polish Roman Catholic Union of America
Chicago, IL
Click Here for TICKETS
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Posted 5/8/18
Mother's Day in Poland is 
Saturday, May 26
Szczęśliwego Dnia Matki
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Posted 5/6/18
Renaissance Online Hotel Reservation Center now open:  Click Here
Holy Toledo Polka Days
April 5, 6, & 7, 2019
Holy Toledo group rate $122 per night plus applicable
 taxes for Double, Queen, or King

Suites available call Joe Zalewski directly at 419-351-5031
or email
joez@holytoledopolkadays.com

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Posted 5/4/18
 Polish American Night at Comerica Park

Detroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox
Friday, May 25th
Game time 7pm

Polka Music starts at 5pm on the concourse.
Music by:

The Steve Drzewicki Band, Marshall Lackowski,
Keilbasa Kings and The Natural Tones

 

More information
- Click Here
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Posted 5/1/18
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame
2018 Class of Inductees: Congratulations to:
Conrad Dobler- Played NFL Football
Rachel Komisarz- 2004 Olympic Swimmer
Larry Krystkowiak- Head Basketball Coach for the Utah Utes
Evan "Big Cat" Williams- Pro Golf Player

46th Annual Induction Banquet 
Thursday, June 21, 2018
American Polish Cultural Center 

For more information: Click Here
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Posted 4/21/18
It's Reminiscing Time, Again!
There is still time to go through your favorite USPA pictures and
share these special memories with all of us at the Convention. Don't delay!
Scan the pics and email them to: uspa50pics@gmail.com
Let's relive those good times once again!
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Posted 4/21/18
**Breaking Polka News**
Holy Toledo '19 Polka Days Return
April 5, 6, & 7, 2019
at the Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel
(444 N Summit Street; Toledo, OH)
For More Information:  Click Here
Joe Zalewski (402)351-5031 or joez@holytoledopolkadays.com
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Posted 4/20/18
HA-LO Enterprises Presents
3rd Annual Polkas for Parkinson's Research Fundraiser Dance
Saturday, July 28, 2018
2-6pm
Music by Box On
Click Here for more information
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Posted 4/19/18
Polish National Alliance (PNA)

POLISH INDEPENDENCE 10K RUN/WALK BIEG STULECIA


Proud to be Polish? 

Join us for the Polish Independence 10K Run/Walk and show your colors!

Polish Independence 10K Run/Walk (Bieg Stulecia) is a race commemorating

the 100th anniversary of Poland’s resurgence as a sovereign country on November 11th, 1918.

The Chicago race is a part of bigger endeavor that includes 100 races

held around Poland and abroad on the same date.


WPNA- Click Here for the Registration


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Posted 4/16/18

Poland Tour 2018 with Lenny Gomulka & Mitch Biskup
August 17-28, 2018
10 openings book today
Click Here for More Information
Call or write Lenny Gomulka (413)374-7096
Lennygomulka@aol.com or Mitch Biskup (617)899-5895
M.biskup@comcast.net
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Posted 4/13/18
Jimmy K - Polkas & More Appearing
Friday June 8 - Hofbrau Haus, Cleveland, OH  7pm-11pm
Sunday August 26 - Polish Day, St. Anne Church, 4310 Kirk Ave.,
Youngstown, OH    Noon-8pm Alternating
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Posted 4/11/18

The Rich Bobinski Orchestra (RBO)

 is pleased to announce the release of their new CD

 

"THE WAY IT WAS"

 

scheduled to be released in the late Spring

 Featured vocalists are

Eddie Biegaj, Eddie Zavaski, & Polka Paul

 

Instrumentalists are

Jim Turek, Greg Dolecki, June Ingram, Eddie Zavaski,

Dave Goclowski, Rich Pavasaris, & Jim Sajkowicz

 

 

The CD features 22 songs – 17 Polkas, 2 Obereks, 1 Waltz,

1 Modern, and 1 Latin

 

 

To receive your copy, please call or text 860-910-5447 with your name and mailing address,

and your CD will be mailed out to you as soon as we get them back from production

 Producer – Jimmy K

Graphic Design – Michelle Eron

 

Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered at Trod Nossel Studios, Wallingford, CT

Engineered, Mixed, and Mastered by Justin A. Watson

Additional Engineering by Caitlyn Thomas

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Posted 4/6/18
Polish New Castle Radio--
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Tune in to PNCR for their LIVE Broadcast of
Springus Flingus featuring

The Boys and Polka Country Musicians
from Great Meadows, NJ Saturday starting at 4pm EST!
We'll have a live simulcast on our Facebook page too!
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Posted 4/6/18
Steve Drzewicki Band - Bay City, MI-- 2018 schedule as of 4-6-18. 
May 25th 5pm start time.
POLISH AMERICAN NIGHT @ COMERICA PARK, HOME OF THE DETROIT TIGERS.
Music starts in the concourse @ 5pm and ends right before first pitch at 7pm.
June 8th
POLKA MUSIC in The Cove at Dow Diamond, home of the Great Lakes Loons,

in Midland,MI. Music from 5-7pm then after the game.
THE LOONS are single A affiliates of the LA Dodgers.
JUNE 9th
Time from 5-8pm Polkas on Main St in downtown Kinde,MI.

68th annual St. Stans Polish Fest in Bay City,MI.
June 29-July 2nd
STEVE DRZEWICKI BAND will be there the 29th rotating with The New Brass Express.

Then July 2nd, rotating with Dynabrass and Box On.
JULY 14th
Time from 11:30am-3:30pm.

AMERICAN POLISH FEST in Sterling Heights,MI.
METRO DETROIT's largest Polish Fest.

AUGUST 12th
Time from 12-4pm at Our Sweetest Heart of Mary annual pierogies fest. Free!

RUSSEL ST, near downtown in Deotrit,MI.
Authentic polish food & beer.

AUGUST 31st
Muskegon Polish Fest in Muskegon,MI. Music starts @ 11am.

STEVE DRZEWICKI BAND rotating with John Stevens and Doubleshot.
September 16th
Time from 12-8pm. KINDE POLKA FEST.
STEVE DRZEWICKI BAND WILL be roaring with 2 other bands.

Bands to be announced shortly.
More details at kindepolkafest.com
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Posted 4/4/18
2018 JammerThon – April 6-8, 2018 –
Help Keep The Polkas On The Air!!
The Polka Jammer Network
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Posted 4/4/18
Sunday, April 20, 2018
Taste of Pulaski Polish Dinner Dance

Chad Przybylski and His Polka Rhythms (Pulaski, WI)
Polish Dinner 12:30
Dance Time 2-5pm

Call Stan for Tickets (574)-286-4344
**Order your tickets before April 20, 2018

American Legion Post 357
5414 Sample St.
South Bend, IN
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Posted 3/28/2018
Saturday, March 31
Holy Saturday: Święconka (Blessing of Food)
:

  • St. Bernadette Catholic Church 10am in the Cafeteria
  • 7600 South 42nd St., Bellevue, NE
  • St. Stanislaus Catholic Church  1pm in the Church
  • 4002 J St., Omaha, NE
  • Check your Church for scheduling
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Posted 3/28/18
NCAA Men's College Basketball-- Congratulations to:
Larry Krystkowiak- Utah Utes
NIT Championship Game

March 29, 2018
Larry is Polish!!
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Posted 3/24/18
UNO/OPS Culture Fest 2018
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Time 2-4pm
Robin and I will have a Polish Display, Egg Demo- Pisanki/Skrobanki,
and a Wycinanki activity.

Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE
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Posted 3/28/18
Todd Zaganiacz of the Polka Jammer is featuring
a segment each week with the Winner's and Finalists for our USPA 50th Awards. 
Tune into "The Jammer" on Friday nights from 8-11 PM
or Sunday mornings on WHMP if you live in the Mass area. 
In case you miss a show, they are stored in the Jammer archives at 
Polka Jammer Network  Listen in and check out the extraordinary talent
heading up the awards for our 50th Anniversary!
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Posted 3/24/2018
"Kaylan Jablonski is focused on winning Big Ten while
leading Huskers in circle, batter's box"

Omaha World-Herald
March 22, 2018
Click Here to read the Article
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Posted 3/24/18
"Dan Hurley calls coaching UConn 'a dream come true'"
ESPN-- March 23, 2018
Click Here
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Posted 3/18/18
Congratulations!!
"Mike Krzyzewski passes Pat Summitt for most wins in NCAA history"
Click Here to read the NCAA Article
Coach Krzyzewski & the Duke Blue Devils in the
Sweet 16 next game Friday, March 23, 2018
in Omaha, NE

Coach Mike Krzyzewski was inducted into the
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame June 13, 1991.
Click Here
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Posted 3/11/18
NCAA Men's College Basketball-- Congratulations to: 
Dylan Osetkowski- Texas Longhorn
James Sosinski- Kansas Jayhawks
Jakub Mijakowski- Penn Quakers
Alex Olesinski- UCLA Bruins
Maciej Bender- West Virginia Mountaineers
Bobby Hurley- Coach Arizona State Sun Devils
Dan Hurley- Coach Rhode Island Rams
Mike Krzyzewski- Coach Duke Blue Devils
All Polish!!
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Posted 3/10/18
"Remember the Big Joe Polka Show?!"
Click Here to read the Article
From the Omaha Magazine
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Posted 3/8/18
 Polish American Night at Comerica Park
Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers
Friday, May 25th
Game time 7pm
Polka Music starts at 5pm on the concourse.
More information to come...
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Posted 3/7/18
Knights of Columbus “Polish Night”
Saturday, April 14, 2018
 
Time 7:00pm to midnight
The Polka Family Band

Knights of Columbus, Council 2061, 775 Washington Rd., Parlin, NJ

The cost of $35.00 per person (advance reservations only-no tickets sold at door)
includes a full Polish Buffet and open bar
Call Joe at 732-721-4563 or Jim at 732-254-8896 for reservations.

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Posted 2/28/18
 68th St. Stans A.C. Polish Fest in Bay City, MI
More info:  St. Stans Polish Fest Facebook
June 28-July 1, 2018
Thurs 6pm-12:30am_ Steve Drzewicki Band & The New Brass Express
Fri 6pm-12:30am - The Boys and The Dynaversasticktoneaires
Sat 12-4:30pm - Dynaversasticktoneaires  4:30pm-12:30am - The Boys and The DynaBrass
Sunday 12-4pm - Box On and 4-10pm The DynaBrass and The Steve Drzewicki Band
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Posted 1/26/18

Sad news-- the passing of
Bernice Jodlowski
Passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018
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Posted 2/23/17
"'Hero' Cow Escapes Slaughterhouse and
Hides on Island for a Month"

Nyskie Lake, Poland
From Fox News

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Posted 2/17/17

Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Congratulations to:
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Posted 2/1/18


44th Annual Polka Fireworks

Seven Springs- PA
Wednesday, July 4th thru Sunday, July 8th, 2018


**Lenny Gomulka's Chicago Push   **Box On   **Polka Family
**John Gora & Gorale  **The Boys  **Eddie Forman & EFO
**The Beat  **The DynaBrass
**Tony Blazonczyk's New Phaze  **Polka Method
**Henny & The Versa J's  **The Nu-Tones


And Many More


For more information: Click Here

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Posted 1/31/18
Happy Pączki Day!!
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

What are Paczki?  Click Here

Paczki are on sale at Family Fare
For more information- Click Here
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Posted 1/23/18
5th Annual- Ocean Beach Park Polka Days
New London, CT
June 20-23, 2018

**The Boys  **Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push
**EFO  **The Maestro's Men **Polka Method
**Polka Country Musicians
**Polskie Chix

And Many More


For more information:Click Here
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Posted 1/20/18

40th Annual- Pulaski Polka Days!!!

Pulaski, WI

July 19 – 22, 2018


Band Lineup:

**Polkatown Sounds Reunion  **The DynaBrass  **Box On

**Michael Costa & The BEAT  **Doctor Kielbasa  **Polish Connection

**DynaVersaStickToneAires  **Polka Country Musicians

**Stephanie America’s Polka Sweetheart  **Nathan’s Oldtime Band

**Polka Family  And Much More............


For more information: Click Here

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Posted 1/20/18

PolkaMotion Returns in 2018

The fantastic four-day polka festival at the beautiful oceanfront town of Rehoboth Beach, DE returns to the newly-renovated Convention Center from September 12 – 15, 2018!

 

Featuring The Exciting Polka Sounds of:

 

  • The Boys host band featuring Polka Hall of Famers Mike Matousek and Frankie Liszka
  • Polka Country Musicians featuring Polka Hall of Famer Wally Dombrowski
  • The Knewz featuring multiple USPA Favorite Male Vocalist Andy Bojczuk
  • Jimmy Weber & The Sounds making their only reunion appearance in 2018!
  • The Beat featuring the unmistakable signature songs of Mike Costa
  • EFO featuring Polka Hall of Famer Eddie Forman celebrating his 50th anniversary in the biz!
  • The Nu-Tones featuring nine-time USPA Favorite Female Vocalist Stacey Morris
  • Old School featuring top polka musicians and their incomparable honky-style sound
  • Crab Town Sound with guest Polka Hall of Famers Fred Bulinski & Freddy K

 

(bands subject to change)

 

In The Hall, Also Enjoy:


  • Authentic, Homemade Polish Food (pierogi, golabki, kielbasa, etc.)
  • Reasonably-Priced Beverages (all your favorites, generously poured!)

 

Other Attractions Include:

 

  • The Annual Polkamotion Open Best Ball Golf Tournament  (Wednesday)
  • New…Live Polka Music at the Rehoboth Band Stand  (Friday 11 am – 2 pm)
  • One of the Best Beaches on the East Coast (ocean temps are at their warmest!)
  • Festive Boardwalk Amusements (super clean and family friendly)
  • Great Bars and Restaurants On Every Block! (fresh seafood, anyone?)
  • Tax-Free Shopping! (lots of charming shops and boutiques to explore)
  • Convenient Lodging Options (motels, hotels, condos, and houses for rent)

 

And Everything Is Within Easy Walking Distance!

 

Visit www.polkamotion.com or contact Mike Matousek at mike@polkamotion.com or 

(410) 729-9697 for more details!  Advance tickets are recommended.

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Posted 1/20/18

Sad news-- the passing of
(Both passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018)
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Posted 1/15/18
In the NFL Playoffs-- Congratulations to: 
Stephen Gostkowski- New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski-  New England Patriots
Jerry Schuplinski-New England Patriots- Assistant Quarterbacks Coach
Stefen Wisniewski- Philadelphia Eagles
Kevin Stefanski- Minnesota Vikings- Quarterbacks Coach
Tom Myslinski- Jacksonville Jaguars- Head of Strength and Conditioning
Good Luck..
All Polish!!
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Posted 1/14/18

The IPA recognized Father Norb for his

efforts in promoting Polka Music.

Father Norb received The I.P.A. 2018 Joe Jozwiak Award

(January 14, 2018)


Congratulations to Father Norb 

Most deserving individual

Thank You Father Norb!!


Video of Father Norb receiving the award: Click Here

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Posted 1/12/18

Jack Black Performed "Everybody Polka"

on the Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda

"Everybody Polka" Video

Thursday, January 11, 2018

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Posted 1/11/18
Jack Black Performed 'Everybody Polka'
On the Late Show with Stephen Colbert
"Everybody Polka" Video
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The band did a Fantastic Job.

The Polka King Movie
Coming Friday, January 12
For more information: Click Here

Jan Lewandowski Official Website
Click Here
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Posted 1/10/18
Sad news-- the passing of
IPA Director, Ed Szela
(Tuesday, January 9, 2018)

For more information:  Click Here
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Posted 1/06/18


Are you Proud of your Heritage?


2 Must Read Articles from the Polish American Journal (Jan. 2018)


    Editorial Click Here--"Act Now, Before It is Too Late"


&


Click Here--"FREE IS IS GOOD, BUT"


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Posted 12/19/17
Kolędy from Poland- Videos!!!
*GOLEC UORKIESTRA -
 Wśród nocnej ciszy


*GOLEC UORKIESTRA A wcora z wiecora-
Fundacja Braci Golec na Jasnej Górze


*GOLEC uORKIESTRA -
PRZYBIEŻELI DO BETLEJEM


*GOLEC uORKIESTRA -
GDY ŚLICZNA PANNA, JASNA GÓRA (HD NOWOŚĆ)

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Posted 12/16/17
**POLISH AMERICAN NIGHT**
Detroit Pistons Basketball

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Game Time 7:00 p.m

Detroit Pistons vs. Utah Jazz

Exclusive ticket pricing
200 level corner: $23 ($30 Reg.)
Deadline- Wednesday, December 20, 2017
For more information: Click Here
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Posted 12/14/17


Lenny Gomulka for Christmas


Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push have an all-new Interactive website & store easily accessible from your Smart phone, PC or any device. Credit cards & checks are accepted Visit them at  www.chicagopush.com


Lenny Gomulka CDs are all in stock and they are shipping FREE the same day well in time for Christmas. Featured are 3 Christmas CDs including “The Gift of Music”, “Push-Style Christmas” and “A Very Merry Christmas.”  All CDs include shipping. Shop today on your Smart Phone or any device. Get your Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push CD’s today with FREE shipping available only at www.chicagopush.com


Merry Christmas from Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push!

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Posted 12/12/17
**POLISH AMERICAN NIGHT**
Detroit Piston Basketball

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Game Time 7:00 p.m

Detroit Pistons vs. Utah Jazz

Exclusive ticket pricing
200 level corner: $23 ($30 Reg.)
Deadline- Wednesday, December 20, 2017
For more information: Click Here
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Posted 12/6/17
Christmas Tree from Poland at the Vatican
69 feet high tree-
For more information: Click Here

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Posted 12/3/17
New Christmas CD
“Holidayz” by the Knewz
For more information- Click Here
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Posted 11/24/17
Potato-Cheddar Pierogi Recipe
Cook's Country- Video
Cook's Country did an excellent job
promoting Polish cuisine!!

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Posted 11/21/17
Duke University Coach K Motivates and Inspires
By Max Hoops
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Posted 11/20/17

The "Tatra Mountains Cultural Foundation"

will be in the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago 

on Thanksgiving Day!!!

TV-- WGN

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Posted 11/14/17

On behalf of USPA and myself I thank each and everyone of you that attended our
Polka Extravaganza it was wonderful seeing so many old friends and meeting new ones.
I want to thank PCM and Polka Family for the extraordinary show! Thank you to our officers
and volunteers you all work so tirelessly for USPA and with an attendance of 464 people we
certainly needed you. Once again the Holiday Inn staff went above and beyond to help us make
this such a fun night! I send my love and gratitude out to all of you.
Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas and may
God bless you all in the coming New Year.


Barbara Haselow
USPA President

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Posted 11/14/17
Polish National Alliance Night with the
Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics
Monday, December 11, 2017
7:00 P.M.

United Center
1901 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
For more information: Click Here
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Posted 11/12/17
Congratulations to Coach Mike Krzyzewski!!
Coach Krzyzewski wins 1,000th Career Game at Duke on
Saturday, November 11, 2017.
The win is
Krzyzewski's 1,073rd overall..
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Posted 11/8/17
A Salute to our Polish-American Veterans
who have served-

Thank You!

And

Poland's Independence Day!!
November 11, 1918
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Posted 11/5/17

Christmas is around the corner:

Shopping Polish:

Amber, Polish Art Center, Polka CD's, Polish Pottery, and etc. 

Cooking and Baking for Christmas:

Wigilia: Oplatek, Pickled Herring, Pierogi, Kolaczki, Chrusciki, Makowiecz, and much More...

Start now so you are ready for the Christmas Season.

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Posted 11/4/17
150th Anniversary of the Birthday of
Maria Skłodowska-Curie (November 7th)

The first woman to win a Nobel Prize- Click Here
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Posted 11/4/17
Farewell Poland Tour with Jan Lewan –
September 3 – 15, 2017
For more information- Click Here
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Posted 10/24/17

Saturday & Sunday, November 18-19, 2017

Buffalo Concertina All-Stars (Buffalo, NY)  
4331 East McDowell Road  
Phoenix, AZ 85008

*Room Rate of $99 for a single room at the Holiday Inn & Suites 
Phoenix Airport North Hotel 
 (Across the street from the Pulaski Club) 
Call 866-819-6510 by Nov. 1, 2017 
and ask for the Pulaski Club rate. 
The hotel is located at 1515 North 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
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Saturday & Sunday, January 27-28, 2018 

New Generation (Pulaski, WI)
4331 East McDowell Road  
Phoenix, AZ 85008

*Room Rate of $99 for a single room at the Holiday Inn & Suites 
Phoenix Airport North Hotel
 (Across the street from the Pulaski Club) 
Call 866-819-6510 by Jan. 15, 2018 
and ask for the Pulaski Club rate. 
The hotel is located at 1515 North 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
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Posted 10/19/17

St. John Paul II 

Feast Day: October 22th

St. John Paul II - Pray for us!!!
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Posted 10/18/17

News & Record's Backstage Beat Live at the 
National Folk Festival in downtown Greensboro, NC
Good Job Frank, Andrea, and Erika!!
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Posted 10/15/17
Brigadier General Thaddeus Kosciuszko
Kosciuszko Means Freedom- Video
(Feb. 4, 1746 - Oct. 15, 1817)
Year of Kosciuszko 2017- 200th Anniversary of his Death.
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Posted 10/9/17

Pulaski's Memorial Day

Nebraska Legislature

October 11

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Posted 10/6/17
2018 Polka Brews Cruise
February 3-10, 2018
The Boys  -  Polka Country Musicians  -  The Knewz
7-Day Caribbean Polka Cruise – NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE on “Norwegian Escape”
For more Information- Click Here

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Posted 10/5/17
National Pierogi Day!!
October 8
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Posted 10/3/17
St. Faustina Kowalska
Feast Day: October 5th
St. Faustina- Pray for us!!!
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Posted 9/18/17

Great opportunity for parents, grandparents, uncles or aunts to protect the children through
the Polish National Alliance with extra coverage at no additional cost and provide the fraternal benefits
the PNA has to offer.  This will qualify kids for PNA scholarship program, contests, etc. 
This special promotion
is in full bloom as of now and is going to
end on October 15th, 2017.

For more information- Click Here
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Posted 9/16/17
"Polka Hop Chicago-Invented Dances"
WBEZ Chicago-Curious City
See the video
Click Here

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Posted 9/11/17
Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, PA-- Facebook
A Mosaic of Our Lady of Czestochowa--Living Crown of Mary
They used photographs that were sent in.

Check it out-- Click Here
Pretty Cool!!!
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Posted 9/4/17
Polish deputy PM urges US not to be complacent about Russia
Sep. 04, 2017
Fox News- Click Here
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Posted 8/30/17
Polish New Castle Radio
Saturday, September 2nd @ 2pm EST
Freddie Guzevich (Polka Family Band) & Diane Guzevich
New show called "Planet Polka"
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Posted 8/27/17
Polish National Alliance (PNA) -
Info Sheet- Click Here
PNA Website
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Posted 8/23/17
"Our Lady of Czestochowa to Receive a New Crown" (9/8/17)
The Am-Pol Eagle Newspaper
For more information- Click here
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Posted 8/22/17

Our Lady of Czestochowa 

Queen of Poland

Feast Day-- August 26

Pray for us!!

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Posted 8/17/17
Coming to Polish New Castle Radio
Saturday, September 2nd @ 2pm EST
Freddie & Diane Guzevich with their
new show called "Planet Polka"
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Posted 8/16/17

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

For those who are coming for the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21!!!

Come a day early for the

Sunday, August 20, 2017
**Bill Scott & the Polonairs Reunion- Noon & 2pm
**Sheelytown- 1pm & 3pm
**Traveling Musicians 4pm & 6pm
**Bobby Z & Polka Joy 5pm & 7pm
Polka Music all day..
41st & J Street
Omaha, NE
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Posted 8/14/17
"Armed Forces Day" in Poland
Tuesday, August 15
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Posted 8/11/17
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe
Feast Day- August 14
Pray for us!!
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Posted 8/8/17

PolkaMotion Returns in 2018! 


The fantastic four-day polka festival at the beautiful oceanfront town of Rehoboth Beach, DE returns to the newly-renovated Convention Center from September 12 – 15, 2018!                                                                                            

 

Featuring The Exciting Polka Sounds of:

 

  • The Boys host band featuring Polka Hall of Famers Mike Matousek and Frankie Liszka
  • Polka Country Musicians featuring Polka Hall of Famer Wally Dombrowski
  • The Knewz featuring multiple USPA Favorite Male Vocalist Andy Bojczuk
  • Jimmy Weber & The Sounds making their only reunion appearance in 2018!
  • The Beat featuring the unmistakable signature songs of Mike Costa
  • EFO featuring Polka Hall of Famer Eddie Forman celebrating his 50th anniversary in the biz!
  • The Nu-Tones featuring nine-time USPA Favorite Female Vocalist Stacey Morris
  • Old School featuring top polka musicians and their incomparable honky-style sound
  • Crab Town Sound with guest Polka Hall of Famers Fred Bulinski & Freddy K

 

(bands subject to change)

 

In The Hall, Also Enjoy:

 

  • Authentic, Homemade Polish Food (pierogi, golabki, kielbasa, etc.)
  • Reasonably-Priced Beverages (all your favorites, generously poured!)

 

Other Attractions Include:

 

  • The Annual Polkamotion Open Best Ball Golf Tournament  (Wednesday)
  • New…Live Polka Music at the Rehoboth Band Stand  (Friday 11 am – 2 pm)
  • One of the Best Beaches on the East Coast (ocean temps are at their warmest!)
  • Festive Boardwalk Amusements (super clean and family friendly)
  • Great Bars and Restaurants On Every Block! (fresh seafood, anyone?)
  • Tax-Free Shopping! (lots of charming shops and boutiques to explore)
  • Convenient Lodging Options (motels, hotels, condos, and houses for rent)

 

And Everything Is Within Easy Walking Distance!

 

Visit www.polkamotion.com or contact Mike Matousek at mike@polkamotion.com or

(410) 729-9697 for more details!  Advance tickets are recommended.

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Posted 7/9/17

Ocean Beach Band Line Up for 2018

June 20-23, 2018

Polka Country Musicians, The Boys, The Knewz, Matt's All Stars,

Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, Maestro's Men, Eddie Forman Orchestra,

IPA Tribute Band, Polka Method, Polski Chix, John Gora

Polka Mass Saturday Evening

Taken off of Polka Method's Facebook

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Posted 7/7/17
Jack Black Comedy ‘The Polka King’ Lands at Netflix
Dave McNary-  Film Reporter
For More Information--  Click Here
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Posted 6/27/17

Press Release

Dance All Night

DynaBrass releases new CD on TOPOMO Records

Toledo, OH, June 26, 2017: TOPOMO Records is excited to announce the release of “Dance

All Night” a new full length recording by The DynaBrass. This new CD was recorded at PowerBox Studio

in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio.

This new CD is a collection of 15 songs, a dozen polkas, two obereks and a waltz. This studio project

features 10 songs never previously recorded by a polka band, including 7 originals by The DynaBrass,

which gives this recording a fresh new sound. You will certainly find some polka favorites on this disc,

such as “Playboy Polka”, “Out Til Dawn”, “Please Stop The World”, “Left Handed Oberek” and “Another

Good Old Polka Medley”.

The title song “Dance All Night” has a very catchy melody with some built-in crowd participation.

Based on early responses from live performances, “Dance All Night” is destined to be a fan favorite.

Joe Zalewski and Ted Lange teamed up for several original songs including “Follow Me To The

Party”, “You Are Always With Me”, “A Bottle of Red Oberek”, “Hands Of Time” and the new DynaBrass

break song “Follow Me To The Bar”, which is guaranteed to leave you walking away singing Bar, Bar,

Bar, Bar. AJ Zalewski worked with Ted and Joe to pen another original (his first) entitled “A Simple Love”.

Other songs that will grab your attention include Dale Kivinen’s rendition of the Tracy Bird hit “Holdin’

Heaven, an Alabama classic, “Old Flame” and Isla Grant’s “An Accordion Started to Play Waltz”.

Jeff Mleczko Update: Jeff is doing fantastic. While there is no timetable for his return to the

stage, he continues to make significant progress with his rehabilitation efforts. Jeff and his family would

like to extend a heartfelt thank you for all the support that Jeff has received over the past year and a half.

The DynaBrass 2017 Schedule: The DynaBrass, under the interim leadership of Joe Zalewski,

is maintaining a full performance schedule and actively booking engagements. A copy of the DynaBrass

2017 schedule is enclosed.

How to Purchase the CD: Anyone interested in purchasing the new DynaBrass CD can do so

by mailing a check payable to "TOPOMO Records" c/o Joe Zalewski, 5524 Ginger Tree Lane, Toledo,

OH 43623. The “Dance All Night” CD’s are $18 each and the price includes shipping and handling.

Thank you for your continued support of Polka Music and The DynaBrass!

DynaBrass Website Click Here

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Posted 6/25/17
Championship History at the CWS (Omaha, NE)
First ever to hit a Home Run from both sides of plate
in College World Series Semifinal Game Saturday, June 24, 2017--
LSU’s Michael Papierski
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Posted 6/19/17

Polka Escalator (Listen to a Polka on the way down or up)

@ the Wisconsin Center located in Milwaukee, WI - escalator leading to the Hilton Milwaukee City Center skywalk

Click here for News Article

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Posted 6/17/17
College World Series (Omaha, NE) Congratulations to:
Michael Papierski- LSU
Clayton Kwiatkowski- Florida State
Justin Sorokowski- Florida State
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Posted 6/17/17
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame
2017 Class of Inductees: Congratulations to:
Gary Kubiak - football,  Steve Javie- referee, 
Juliene Brazinski Simpson- basketball,  Janusz Bednarski- fencing

45th Annual Induction Banquet
Thursday, June 22, 2017
American Polish Cultural Center

For more information: Click Here
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Posted 6/10/17
Dancing is Good for your Memory!! :)
Watch the video (from Ch 6 News): Click Here
Lead researcher: Aga Burzynska (born in Poland)

Good Reason to Attend a Polka Dance/Event:  Dance Schedule
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Posted 6/5/17
5th Annual Polish Pottery Festival!
Saturday, June10, 2017
Time 10:00am - 5:00pm
Downtown Historic Weston, Missouri
Click Here- for more information.
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Posted 6/2/17
USPA Benefit Dance Saturday Night Special
November, 18, 2017
The Piatkowski Brothers & Polka Method
Ludlow, MA
For More Information: Click Here
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Posted 5/20/17
POLAND Sept 2017 With MITCH BISKUP AND LENNY GOMULKA

Our Friend Mitch Biskup and Lenny Gomulka are running a trip to Poland
in September 18-28th 2017.

They have 6 seats left from JFK in New York.
Call Mitch at 617-899-5895 for all the details.
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THE JIMMY STURR CHRISTMAS SHOW

This great holiday show will appear at the Paramount Theatre in Middletown, NY on
Saturday December 2nd
and on Sunday December 3rd at the Theatre at the North in Scranton, PA. This years guest Star will be the Winner of the Voice Jermaine Paul. He was such a hit in Middletown last year we had to bring him back. The fans in Scranton are in for a real treat listening to this great performer. In addition, The show will feature the JImmy Sturr Singers, The Pokolenie Dancers, Matt and Elaine plus much more. Both shows are at 3PM and call the box office, tickets are now on sale.

For more information- Click Here
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Posted 4/26/17
IPA Announces Polka Hall of Fame Inductees
and 2016 Music Award Winners
Congratulations to all the winners!!
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Posted 4/25/17
Sad News-
Henry D. Jasiewicz passed away today from brain cancer.
Henry was the Leader of Henny & The Versa J's from Pittsburgh, PA.
Henny was Inducted into the IPA Polka Hall of Fame in 2011.
Obiturary- Click Here
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Posted 4/19/17
NBA Men's Basketball Playoffs---Congratulations to:
Marcin Gortat- Washington Wizards
From Poland!!
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Posted 3/28/17

FEI World Cup Finals-  Congratulation to:

Dawid KUBIAK (POL)


For more information on Dawid Kubiak- Click Here


March 29-April 2, 2017

Good Luck to Dawid Kubiak in Omaha, NE!!!


For more information on the: 

Longines FEI World Cup Jumping & 

FEI World Cup Dressage Finals Omaha- Click Here

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Posted 3/26/17

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Did you read Zits the Comic Strip???

Some humor about dancing-- Click Here

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Posted 3/26/17

Braster Device

Established in 2008 by Polish Scientists- 

Helping in Women's Health

For more information- Click Here 

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Posted 3/18/17
NCAA Men's College Basketball-- Congratulations to:
Przemek Karnowski- Gonzaga Bulldogs
Ben Kanieski- Dayton Flyers
Steve Wojciechowski- Coach Marquette Golden Eagles
Dan Hurley- Coach Rhode Island
Mike Krzyzewski- Coach Duke Blue Devils
All Polish!!
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Posted 3/15/17
Blondie Comic- March 14, 2017 about Polka
Click Here
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Posted 3/12/17
Congratulations to Coach Mike Krzyzewski and his team
Duke Blue Devils winning the ACC title (March 11, 2017).
As a team, they made history by winning 4 games in 4 days!!!!

For more information: Click Here
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Posted 3/12/17
Jimmy Sturr on the airwaves-
Polka Jammer on Sundays @ 11am EST
Sirius/XM Sat. night @ 6pm EST again at 9am EST
RFDTV Fri @ 7PM EST and again on Sun
For more information: Click Here
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Posted 3/5/17
Coming soon on Wisconsin Public Television....
Hosted by Mollie (B) Busta Lange
Coming-- Monday, March 6, 2017
Scheduled Time- "Polka"

Watch it Live online:  Click Here
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Posted 2/7/17

Ralph Modjeski-- "America's Greatest Bridge Builder"!!!

He was a Polish civil engineer who achieved prominence as a pre-eminent bridge
designer in the US.   He has help constructed the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, 
Mid-Hudson Bridge (officially the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge),
San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge (known locally as the Bay Bridge), Ambassador
Bridge, Manhattan Bridge. and many many more. 
 
Film- "Bridging Urban America: The Story of Master Engineer Ralph Modjeski"
Airing on your PBS Station.
 
For more information: Click Here

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Posted 2/4/17
A year long celebration of Thaddeus Kosciuszko starts
today, February 4th his Birthday.
2017 marks his 200th year anniversary of Thaddeus’s passing...
 
There are numerous celebrations...
For more information: Click Here
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Posted 1/23/17
"Sundance: Jack Black recruits real-life
'Polka King' for impromptu song"

USA Today
Read the Story: Click Here
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Posted 1/16/17
Film- "Bridging Urban America:
The Story of Master Engineer Ralph Modjeski"
Airing on your PBS Station.
Philly- WHYY-TV PBS- Tuesday, FEBRUARY 7 at 9pm
Northern California-KQED PBS- Saturday,
FEBRUARY 11 at 3pm
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Posted 1/16/17
"The Monk who Stopped Bullets with Silk:
Inventing the Bulletproof Vest"

Culture. PL
Check it out: Click Here
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Posted 1/6/17
Christian Kubiak- French Polka Band
Sto Lat
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Posted 1/1/17
Pulaski's Marching Band will perform at the
Rose Bowl Parade-- January 2, 2017
Watch the Rose Bowl Parade on stations like ABC, NBC, HGTV, Hallmark Channels
And on line with Pulaski Music Booster.
Time: 8am PST 10am CST
The band will be number 70 in the Parade.
Last time at the Rose Bowl 2012 they performed a polka.
Check it out
Good job kids!!!
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Posted 1/1/17
Alabama football star:  Adam Griffith #99 Kicker (born in Poland)
Adam's story is moving.
Adam will graduate early with a degree in criminal justice & will go for a master's degree.
Alabama is playing for the National Title Monday, January 9, 2017

For Story: Click Here
For ESPN Video
(story & ending): Click Here
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Posted 12/24/16
Youth Polkas
RELEASE OF “AS LONG AS I’M LIVIN’’ (THE RECORDING FROM THE YOUTH RECORIDNG WORKSHOP)
AND LAUNCH OF WWW.YOUTHPOLKAS.COM

Check out what a group of over 50 youth from the Polka world did at the 2016 Polka Fireworks weekend at Seven Springs Mountain Resort. A “Youth Recording Workshop” was held that created an opportunity for these youth to experience the process creating a studio recording and music video.
The song “As Long As I’m Livin’” (written by Randy Koslosky) tells of some people who are negative about the future of Polkas, but these youth respond to that negativity. They are not just going to sit by and let things slip away and that “As long as I’m livin’, there will be Polkas playing….” John Zelasko recorded the vocalist and instrumentalists. He also mixed the recording and created the music video.
The song and music video are being released in conjunction with the launch of a new website: www.youthpolkas.com. YouthPolkas.com is dedicated to promoting and showcasing the talent of young Polka musicians. The video can be seen at that site and the song can be downloaded for free. All are encouraged to share this song with others to show a glimpse at the future of Polka music in action.
This special event couldn’t have happened without the efforts and dedication of so many people starting with the parents and families of the youth who participated.
Special thanks to the Blazonczyk family for their devotion to passing on Polka music to the younger generation and for hosting the event. Also, thanks to others who made special contributions to this event including Gene Swick, Frank Stetar, Kevin Adams, Bernie Koslosky, Ted Lange, Lisa Koslosky and the International Polka Association.
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Posted 12/14/16
"Studios Still Track Bands but Digital Alters Business"
The Business Journal
By Josh Medore | October 27, 2016
Gary Rhamy is one of the best in the business...
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Posted 12/10/16
Original Polka written & performed
by a young musician Nathan Neuman
"How About Adventure"
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Posted 11/21/16
Monday, November 21, 2016
Did you read Garfield the Comic Strip????
It's always a good day to listen to Polkas not only on Mondays!!!! 
Way to go Garfield...  :)

Here is the link
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Posted 11/6/16
Stephanie Louise Kwolek was a Polish-American chemist.  
During her time at DuPont, she was responsible for
inventing Kevlar (bullet proof material).
Historical Marker-- Pittsburgh, PA
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Posted 10/26/16

Article from the Omaha World Herald:

Music is "like a second life" to Westside chief financial officer

Bob Zagozda leader of Bobby Z & Polka Joy

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Posted 9/13/16
Pulaski's Marching Band will perform at the
Rose Bowl Parade--
January 2, 2017
Last time at the Rose Bowl 2012 they performed a polka.
Check it out
Good job kids!!!
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Posted 9/8/16
Listen to Polka DJ/IJ Harold Otto on 247PolkaHeaven.com
Times- Mon. Noon, Wed. 5am, Thu. 8pm, Fri. 3am, and Sun. 8am CST
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Posted 9/8/16
Poland Outlaws Use of Term 'Polish Death Camp'
Vatican Radio
For Story: Click Here 
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Posted 8/27/16
"Polish Discus Thrower Auctions Silver Medal
to help cover Child's Cancer"
ABC- News
A touching story
For Story: Click Here
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Posted 8/22/16
Congratulations to:
USA Basketball Team Coached by Mike Krzyzewski winning Gold Medal
Meghan Musnicki- USA Rowing winning Gold Medal
Jake Kaminski- USA Archery winning Silver Medal
Dagmara Wozniak and Monica Aksamit- USA Fencing winning Bronze Medal
Chase Kalisz- USA Swimming winning Silver Medal
Olivia Smoliga- USA Swimming winning Gold Medal
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Posted 8/20/16
Poland's Medal count
Gold

Silver

Bronze
2
3
6
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Posted 8/6/16
Polkas in Africa-Polkas are found around the world.  Cool!
Read Story

USPA website does have a frequent visitor from Africa.  Welcome!
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