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    Events

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    19.10.14JAŚ & MAŁGOSIA – picnic under the roof

    Jaś & Małgosia, al. Jana Pawła II 57
    11:00 – 14:00 // FREE

    We have a distinct pleasure to invite you to this not-so-ordinary opening! It is all about sinking into the neighborhood – getting to know your neighbours, spend a nice Sunday afternoon. It’s been a series of events that will end as a grand opening finale – seems like Jaś & Małgosia will be a neighbourly center. So, come on Sunday, and let’s have an ‚under the roof’ picnic: listen to the stories about the district and sink into the times of PRL (Polish People’s Republic).

    Food

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    Ósma Kolonia

    There are few things prettier than warm autumn days in Żoliborz. After a stroll through the narrow streets with beautiful houses, you may get a bit hungry. Since there are many good joints in the neighbourhood, it can be a tough choice. We’ve been to Ósma Kolonia twice since it opened and we’re amazed once again with how much publicity it got already. Adjacent to Secret Life Cafe, the vegetarian restaurant has a very industrial feel to it. While I love the ‚old factory style’ walls, I dislike the uncomfortable chairs and low tables, which force me to slouch over my plate. While I like the idea itself, I feel uncomfortable confined within this small space, where everyone, the service and other guests, can hear my every word. When it comes to the menu, it’s very short, 5-7 courses plus 2-3 desserts, but that of course is a good thing. Te fashionable style of describing each dish only through key ingredients (like mango/coconut/noodles etc) is for people who like surprises- for example, when we ordered oyster mushroom dish, it turned out to be a spicy coconut-milk broth with mushrooms, sort of like a vegetarian Tom Ka Gai.

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    Design

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    POSTER MUSEUM PRESENTS: WAJDA’S FILMS IN WORLD FILM POSTERS

    Poster Museum (ul. St. Kostki Potockiego 10/16)
    22.10-18.01 // 7-10 PLN (Mondays admission free)

    On the occasion of 60th anniversary of the Andrzej Wajda’s debut as film director, the Poster Museum in Warsaw has organised an extraordinary exhibition of the international collection of Wajda’s film posters.

    Alongside posters of Polish Masters (of so-called Polish Poster School) – Roman Cieślewicz, Wojciech Zamecznik, Wojciech Fangor, Franciszek Starowieyski, Wiktor Górka, Waldemar Świerzy, Jan Lenica, you will see works of other great Polish graphic deisgners – Wiesław Wałkuski, Jakub Erol, Cyprian Kościelniak, Andrzej Pągowski, Marek Freundenreica, Marcin Mroszczak, Rafał Olbiński, and Rosław Szaybo.

    Among foreign works presented, you will encounter many great names: Peter Strausfeld, Alain Lynch, Dominique Guillotin, Otto Kummert, Milan Grygar, Pierre Collier, M. Ogasawara, and Erhard Grutter.

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