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Old Polish Folk Arts Experience with Rik Palieri
Join us to discuss Rose Under Fire, our One Book One Community 2017 winner!
In this educational and entertaining program, folk musician and story teller Rik Palieri explains the life of a Polish mountaineer and demonstrates traditional Polish instruments such as the Gajdy (Polish bagpipes), fujarki (flute), and a 15 foot long wooden trumpet (Trumpeta).
This program is in conjunction with our One Book, One Community Winner, Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein:
“Rose Under Fire is a must read novel regardless of your genre preference! Rose Justice is an eighteen-year-old pilot who hails from Central Pennsylvania. She volunteers to serve in the Air Transport Auxiliary during World War II. In a brave attempt to ram a “flying bomb” mid-air, her plane crosses into enemy territory. Rose is captured and sent to Ravensbrück, a concentration camp. She meets women with deeply tragic yet heroic stories struggling to survive at the camp. They band together and protect one another from their German captors. Elizabeth Wein does not shy away from the atrocities committed during the war as she tells an endearing story of friendship, loyalty and self-sacrifice. “
— excerpted from oboc.org
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