Vera Brezhneva and a Russian party on the beach: how to spend a weekend in Los Angeles (February 28 - March 1)
When: Friday - sunday, february 28 - march 1
Where: 900 W Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007 Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
More: The exhibition tells the story of paleontologists and their expeditions to Antarctica in search of fossils under the ice. It will help to walk in the footsteps of scientists and researchers, for centuries carrying out expeditions in search of rare dinosaurs that lived exclusively on this icy continent.
All visitors will be able to take part in the trip virtually. Practical excavations, tangible samples, and multimedia touch screens will take visitors backstage, showing what these expeditions really look like.
The portal is also interesting, which will transfer guests millions of years ago. At that time, the temperature was higher and there was no ice anywhere. In this magnificent lost world, visitors will see the habitat of various unique dinosaurs, among which are the recently discovered (so far unnamed) two new species.
Cost: $ 0-29
What: SAMSKARA Exhibition
When: Friday - saturday, february 28-29
Where: Wisdome Immersive Art Park 1147 Palmetto St Los Angeles, CA 90013
More: The new amusement park presents the exciting SAMSKARA art exhibition. On it, in an amazing way, art is combined with the world of technology.
Get ready to see many exciting visual effects, play around with interactive art installations and take decent Instagram photos.
Cost: From $ 5
When: Friday, February 28, from 19:00
Where: West Hollywood City Council Chambers 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
More: “Circus” is a Soviet comedy musical feature film, directed in 1936 by director Grigory Alexandrov according to a script based on the play “Under the Circus Dome” for the Moscow Music Hall by Ilya Ilf, Evgeny Petrov and Valentin Kataev. The authors of the play removed their names from the credits due to disagreement with the director's interpretation.
The action takes place in the USSR in the 1930s. The American circus attraction "Flight to the Moon" arrives on tour in the USSR. The star of the room, Marion Dixon, is a huge success among Soviet viewers. But, knowing the facts of her personal life, the creator of the issue, German Franz von Kneissitz, blackmails and exploits her.
The leadership of the Soviet circus begins to prepare its own original number, which can outstrip the American in terms of effectiveness. Von Kneissitz, in order not to lose the contract, arranges a sabotage against Soviet artists, and when his plan collapses, Marion tries to dishonor the public. As a result, the intriguer is driven away with shame, and Marion and her little black son find their new Homeland and love in the USSR.
Cost: Free options
When: Friday, February 28, from 20:00
Where: The Lure Night Club, 1439 Ivar Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
More: Vera Brezhneva is a singer, actress, TV presenter and UN Goodwill Ambassador. She will present a new program in the United States as part of the "10" tour.
Live sound, drive, fiery dances and one of the most beautiful singers of the decade will give guests an unforgettable evening.
Having won all the major music awards, Vera, collecting full halls, always sings to each audience.
For more than 10 years, every Vera Brezhneva recital has been an absolute discovery, which always remains the same in only one thing: sincere smiles of absolutely all spectators and incomparable energy.
Cost: From $ 60
What: Karaoke in Russian
When: Friday, February 28, from 21:00
Where: Seventy7 West, 1000 Gayley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024
More: RedStar Entertainment Group invites Russian-speaking residents of Orange County to a karaoke party in Russian.
A lot of songs and performances by special guests - DJ RAD Radmir Muratov, as well as the finalists of the Voice show, Polina Zizak, are waiting for those who come.
Entrance to the party is available by reservation of the table.
The reserved table includes entrance tickets, the possibility of performing songs throughout the party, as well as a bottle of champagne or another drink of the same price category.
Cost: From $ 10
When: Sunday, March 1, from 10:00
Where: Tarzana Community & Cultural Center 19130 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, California 91356
More: Shrovetide is an East Slavic traditional holiday celebrated during the week before Lent. He retained in his ritual a number of elements of Slavic mythology.
The day of the celebration of Shrovetide changes every year depending on the date of the celebration of Easter. The traditional attributes of the veneration of Shrovetide are ceremonial stuffed animal, all kinds of fun; Russians have pancakes and tortillas, and Belarusians and Ukrainians have dumplings, cottage cheese pancakes and the “Klodka" rite.
Shrovetide will be held in Russian. It will be tasty and fun.
Cost: Free options
When: Saturday, February 29, from 14:30
Where: Teremok - Children's Center for Language and Culture Development 10720 Thornmint Rd, Unit C, San Diego, CA, San Diego 92127
More: Alla Martin will arrange a demonstration of interesting chemical reactions with the personal participation of children in the show. Upon completion, each child will carry with him a scientific gift made by himself.
The program will show how:
- come out dry from water;
- tame the paper wind;
- hear the spoon and fork play music;
- hold smoke bubbles in your hand;
- shoot with air;
- grow smoky bubbles;
- look for pearls in the sand that does not get wet;
- to study the properties of carbon dioxide, its use, and then collect it in gloves.
Cost: From $ 0
When: Sunday, March 1, from 11:00
Where: Lake Poway, Rd Poway, CA 92064
More: This is a huge beautiful festival of Slavic culture in Poway Lake Park. Guests will find a 2-hour concert with dozens of rooms from the smallest to adult groups, mini-performances with the participation of actors and activists of the studio.
In addition, those who come to the event will be able to take part in various competitions and games. Also, all guests will find a lot of fun music, tasty treats and, of course, pancakes.
Cost: Free options
When: Saturday, February 29, from 16:30
Where: 8406 El Paseo Grande, La Jolla, CA 92037-3013
More: The Russian community of Southern California invites you to a beach party with a guitar and bonfire gatherings. Guests are asked to bring food to the common table, soft drinks, chairs and firewood. You can take children with you, but parents will be required to monitor their safety on the beach.
The exact venue: the right side of the beach of La Jolla Shores Park (north), in the sand at the first house, located at 8406 El Paseo Grande, it has a glass fence.
Cost: Free options
What: Shrovetide in Russian
When: Sunday, March 1, from 12:00
Where: Robert E. Ryan Community Park 30359 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes, California 90275
More: The Maslenitsa celebration program includes a performance based on Pushkin’s fairy tale “The Tale of the Priest and His Worker Balda” performed by students of the Russian Children's Club. Guests will also enjoy songs, dances, round dances, games, lots of delicious treats. If desired (for convenience) it is recommended to bring folding chairs and rugs.
Cost: Free options
In addition, interesting events for each day of the week can be found in our calendar. Come, learn, share with friends.
Before the visit, check the organizers website for details and location of the event, as they may vary.
Keep us updated on what's happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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