Announcement: Russian program at the Brooklyn Library for March - April

Alla Roylance, curator of Russian literary and film programs at the Brooklyn Central Library, announced three upcoming events for March and early April. There will be a Russian lesson with a dictation from the deputy editor-in-chief of Echo of Moscow and two films presented by the directors themselves. What: Meeting ...

Presentation of the book by Sergei Zhadan in the Ukrainian Museum

The popular Kharkiv writer Sergei Zhadan, known for the books “Anarchy in the UKR” and “Red Elvis”, arrives in New York with a new book “Kharkiv-Myasopotamia”. The author has combined prose and poetry in one collection, more precisely, nine stories and thirty poems. This time Zhadan, ...

Anastasia Prikhodko about how she sang to fighters in the east of Ukraine and got lost in New York

Singer Anastasia Prikhodko came to the United States with a charity tour "Songs of the World". She will give the money earned from the tickets to the victims of the war in eastern Ukraine. Anastasia represented Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009 in Moscow. During the protests ...

Festival "March 8" starts online and in New York

On International Women's Day, the festival of women's documentary films "March 8" starts. Films can be viewed online on the festival website on March 8-21. Russian language. Some paintings are only available for viewing for a few days. March 16 in New York at the Interart theater ...

How Russian-speaking Jews in Brooklyn celebrated and voted

Over 150 people gathered in the Brooklyn community of the Odessa rabbi Asher Altshul. The company was very diverse in age, but friendly and cheerful. Joy is no less effective and efficient mechanism in communion with God than groans and prayers, Rabbi Asher Altshul explained, opening the Purim celebration. ...

Announcement: an evening in memory of Boris Nemtsov with Dmitry Bykov (Brooklyn)

On Saturday, March 7th, the Central Brooklyn Library (10 Grand Army Plz, Brooklyn, New York) will host an evening in memory of Boris Nemtsov. The event is scheduled for 16:00. Admission is free, but the hall is small, so you need to register on Facebook in advance. The killed oppositionist Boris Nemtsov will be ...

The grayscale 50 star agreed to kill Heydrich

Jamie Dornan, best known for his role as Christian Gray in the blockbuster "50 Shades of Gray", has agreed to lead the cast of the war drama "Anthropoid" based on real events. The artist will play one of two soldiers of the Czechoslovak army, who in 1942 carried out the assassination of SS operative group Reinhard Heydrich, who occupied ...

Alexander Rodnyansky on the rental of "Leviathan" in America and the benefits of pirates

Although the Russian "Leviathan" did not receive an American Oscar, the film was widely released in the United States. "Forum" asked the film's producer Alexander Rodnyansky, who is still in Los Angeles, why the statuette was not given to him. He also told how much "Leviathan" earned in ...

Svyatoslav Vakarchuk on how to assemble a full hall in New York and what is the problem of Ukrainians

Ukrainian group “Okean Elzy” hit a sold-out in New York. The rockers performed at the Manhattan Center, Hammerstein Ballroom with a seating capacity of 3500. For two days in a row the hall was full. Organizers of concerts aimed at an émigré audience rarely manage to gather so many people, and even more so ...

How the Americans understood Turgenev

If educated Americans are asked about their associations with Russian literature, they will certainly remember Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and Chekhov. Many people are also familiar with Ivan Turgenev. And his play "A Month in the Country" interpreted by the Classic Stage Company has been gathering full houses for the second month already ...

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