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Music and memories under the samovar: Fanny Gordon and the songs of Eastern Europe between the wars

When she first practiced it on a child’s piano, little would the Polish-Russian composer Fanny Gordon have known that Pod Samowarem (Under the Samovar), one of her earliest hits, would eventually echo from radio and gramophone speakers across Eastern Europe, … Continue reading Music and memories under the samovar: Fanny Gordon and the songs of Eastern Europe between the wars

Taking the “Eastreet”: A homegrown photography exhibition finds local and international success

The city of Lublin, Poland can best be described as a city of change; its increase in living standards is a relatively new phenomena of the past 10 years, set under the backdrop of a turbulent past. This revival of … Continue reading Taking the “Eastreet”: A homegrown photography exhibition finds local and international success