MRD RECOMMENDS: RAF Annual Russian Heritage Month®!

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MRD RECOMMENDS: RAF Annual Russian Heritage Month®!


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May 31 – June 11 (Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 11am-5pm) THE THIRD WAVE ANDNOVY AMERIKANETZ”: RUSSIAN CULTURE IN NEW YORK 1970 – 1990 – The exhibition focuses on the Third Wave of Russian cultural migration and the newspaper “Novy Amerikanetz” (“The New American”), featuring its brightest luminaries: Sergei Dovlatov, Elena Dovlatova, Aleksander Genis, Boris Metter, Aleksey Orlov, Evgeny Rubin, Pyotr Vail, and others. Photographs of Nina Alovert, Nataliya Dyakovskaya, Leonid Lubjanitsky, Lev Poliakov, Mark Serman, Lana Ford, Yuri Shalamoff, Natalia Sharymova. Artworks of Vagrich Bakhchanyan, Mihail Chemiakin, Vitaly Dlugy, Ilya Kabakov, Henry Khudyakov, Vitaly Komar, Alexander Melamid, Oscar Rabin, Oleg Tselkov, Igor Tulipanov, Mikhail Turovsky and others. The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

May 31 – June 11 (Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 11am-5pm) VAGRICH BAKHCHANYAN: THE DIARY OF A NON-CONFORMIST – The exhibit features rarely shown artistic creations of Vagrich Bakhchanyan, a Ukrainian-born prominent writer and conceptual artist of Armenian descent, whose works became an essential part of the Soviet dissident culture. From the private collection of Irene Bakhchanyan. The National Arts Club, Gregg Gallery, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

May 31 – June 11 (Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 11am-5pm) JOSEPH BRODSKY AND HIS TIME – Two distinguished photographers, Leonid Lubjanitsky and Lev Poliakov, document Brodsky and his contemporaries during various periods of poet’s life. The National Arts Club, Trask Gallery, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

June 2 (Thu. 7pm) THE NEW LAND FILM FESTIVAL. PART I – Documentary screenings dedicated to the lives and works of artistic masterminds of the Third Wave of Russian cultural migration. Part I opens with the tour of the current exhibits and screenings of “Vagrich and the Black Square” (Vagrich Bakhchanyan) by Andrei Zagdansky, and “The Demarche of the Enthusiast” (Sergei Dovlatov) by Sergey Kokovkin. RSVP is required. To RSVP email gstartseva@russianamericanfoundation.org. Seating is limited: first–come, first–served. The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery & Gregg Gallery, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

June 5 (Sun. 5:30pm–8:30pm) PHILIPPE QUINT & FRIENDS: FROM BLOCH TO RACHMANINOFF – Third annual benefit concert of the world-renowned Russian-American violin virtuoso Philippe Quint, joined by Ani and Marta Aznavoorian. A remarkable exhibit of unique string instruments by Antonio Stradivari & Giuseppe Guarneri Del Gesu. Presented in collaboration with Bein & Fushi and The Stradivari Society® of Chicago. For tickets email vgumennaya@russianamericanfoundation.org. The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

June 6, June 7 (Mon.–Tue. 6pm-10pm) THE NEW LAND FILM FESTIVAL. PART II June 6: “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Art of Departure” by David Grubin, “Brodsky. Landscape with a Flood” by Sergey Kokovkin, “Stateless” by Michael Drob. June 7: “Boba – The Sapper of The Bolshoi Dramatic Theater” and “It’s a Fine Kettle of Fish” by Edward Staroselsky. Presented in collaboration with YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Admission: $15, YIVO members $10. For tickets visit yivo.org. YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

June 13 – June 25 (Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 11am-5pm) THE LEGENDS OF RUSSIAN BALLET - A retrospective photo exhibit by an acclaimed photo artist Nina Alovert. Photographs of legendary ballet performers Mikhail Baryshnikov, Galina Ulanova, Maya Plisetskaya, Vladimir Malakhov, Diana Vishneva, and others. The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003 

June 13 – June 25 (Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 11am-5pm) THE MEMORY OF TIME AND SPACE: THE PORTRAIT OF THE COMMUNITY – The exhibition presents works of the younger generation photographers. Ross Den, Svetlana Didorenko, Julia Levit, and others portray the prominent leaders of the Russian-speaking community of New York. Presented in collaboration with COJECO. The National Arts Club, Gregg Gallery, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

June 13 – June 25 (Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 11am-5pm) PIECED TOGETHER: PATCHWORK QUILTS FROM RUSSIA – The exhibit from private collections showcases the diversity and exuberance of some of the most talented contemporary Russian craftswomen. The National Arts Club, Gregg Gallery, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003 

June 19 (Sun. 11am – 4pm) 14TH ANNUAL TOGETHER IN NEW YORK® FESTIVAL - The Annual Community Festival and Health and Sports Fair offers a vast afternoon program of live music and dance performances by the community youth groups, a chess tournament,  traditional ethnic cuisine and thousands of prizes.  Special guests:   famous duet The Rose Sisters. Asser Levy/Seaside Park, West 5th Street, Brooklyn 11224 

June 22 (Wed. 8pm) LOVE IS WHERE IT ALL BEGINS- An Evening of poetry with a prominent Russian lyricist Andrey Dementyev, an honored artist of Russia and recipient of the USSR State Prize. The program features a rousing selection of the poet’s most cherished masterpieces. The concert will be performed in Russian. By invitation only. For event information email rshamilov@russianamericanfoundation.org. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. 154 West 57 Street, New York, NY 10019

July 1 (Fri. 2pm) QUO VADIS?” – A concert of organ music concludes the 14th Annual Russian Heritage Month®. A renowned organist Lada Labzina will perform the organ symphony “Chernobyl” by Mikael Tariverdiev, as well as selections by Mussorgsky, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev. Presented in collaboration with Mikael Tariverdiev Charity Foundation and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022

  • To Learn More about Russian Heritage Month:

http://russianamericanfoundation.org/annual-russian-heritage-month

  • To Learn More about Russian American Foundation:

 http://russianamericanfoundation.org/ 


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