The Cleveland Chapter will again be a community partner with the Cleveland International Film Festival. The film, from the Czech and Slovak Republics, is Clownwise and screenings are Saturday, March 29th and Sunday, March 30th. To receive a discount for all CIFF ticket purchases, use the code SVU.
The SVU Cleveland Chapter will hold its annual general assembly meeting in April. Stay tuned for details.
The Cleveland Orchestra will perform Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen” on May 20th and May 24th. Promotional pricing to the May 20th performance will be available to SVU members and friends. More info to come!
Read about these news items and more in the Winter 2014 Newsletter.
Read the second SVU Fall Newsletter with news of Kelli Perk’s exhibition of paintings at Bohemian National Hall and the Stefanik monument installation ceremony in the Slovak Cultural Garden.
Read the SVU Fall 2013 Newsletter with news including the exhibit Leaving Czechoslovakia hosted by SVU and Sokol this summer, Maestro Hrusa returns to Cleveland in the fall of 2013, and the annual Czech and Slovak Cultural Garden clean-up and picnic scheduled for Sunday, October 13.
Czech conductor Jakub Hrusa will return to Cleveland for three performances this Fall conducting the Cleveland Orchestra. Performance dates are October 17, 18 and 19, 2013. The Cleveland SVU Chapter arranged for discount ticket pricing. Use code 16133 to obtain 20% discount for any of the three performances. Visit www.clevelandorchestra.com or call 216.231.1111 for performance and ticket information. We welcome Maestro Hrusa back to Cleveland!
The Cleveland SVU Chapter and Sokol Cleveland will host the traveling exhibit “Leaving Czechoslovakia” at the Bohemian National Hall. The exhibit is based on the oral history project sponsored by the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Exhibit dates are:
Saturday, July 20 and 27 from 10am – 2pm
Sunday, July 21 and 28 from 2 – 5pm
Wednesday, July 24 from 4:30 – 8pm
Friday, July 26 from 4:30 – 8pm including Happy Hour with Czech beer for purchase
On Sunday, July 28th, Rosie Johnston – who conduct the interviews – will give a presentation about the project. The presentation will be preceded by dinner hosted by the Sokols from 1-2:30pm. Dinner reservations are required and can be made by calling 216.447.0264.
See sokolgreatercleveland.org for more info.