Healthy Living Forum

Russian American Health Coalition in partnership with Global Healthy Living Foundation and Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach, Inc. present HEALTHY LIVING FORUM – a free public forum for people (18-64 years old) with health related questions seeking answers. Learn about access to free medications and meet the experts. Free healthy meals and gifts will be provided for all guests. The Forum is in Russian language.

Free Admission.

Festival in Central Park

Music Concert
June 24, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park
New York, NY 10019
Free Admission

Folk groups “Moscow Folks” with a program Folk Girls, Folk Songs, Folk Instruments (Moscow) and “Somana-KuKuN” project with a program Siberian Ethno Jazz (Tomsk).

Night of Russia American Culture

International Music Nights concert series
June 21, 7pm – 9pm
Eisenhower Park
1899 Hempstead Turnpike
Westbury, NY 11590
Free Admission

Folk groups “Moscow Folks” with a program Folk Girls, Folk Songs, Folk Instruments (Moscow) and “Somana-KuKuN” project with a program Siberian Ethno Jazz (Tomsk).

Bukharian-Jewish Heritage Festival

Community Heritage Festival
June 20, 12 pm – 4 pm
Bukharian Jewish Community Center
10616 70th Ave.
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Free Admission

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Best health care centers, fair, gifts and much more! Special guests: folk group “Somana KuKuN” with a program “Siberian Ethno Jazz” (City of Tomsk, Russia).

“Somana-KuKuN” Project: Siberian Shamanism in Contemporary Art

Art Exhibit
June 20 – June 27 (10am – 5pm)
National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Free Admission. Call 212-475-3424

A unique collection of arts and crafts of the Siberian Kula culture.

Pieced Together: Patchwork Quilts and Dolls

Quilt Exhibit
June 20 – June 27 (10am – 5pm)
National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Free Admission. Call 212-475-3424

Handmade craft works from the Russian National House of Folk Arts (Moscow).

Russian American Book Fair

Book Fair and Discussion
June 19 (11am – 5pm)
Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza,
Brooklyn, NY
Free Admission: first-come, first-served.

Featured discussion: 65th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Russian and American writers and poets, bards, seminars and classes. Special guests – a distinguished Russian poet Andrey Dementyev, a popular contemporary writer Irina Reyn and  Russian newspaper “Argumenty & Facti” editor Nikolay Zyatkov. Special guests: folk ensemble “Moscow Folks” with a repertoire of lyrical folk songs and “Somana-KuKun” with a program “Siberian Athno Jazz” (City of Tomsk, Russia). The event if co-sponsored by “Russkiy Mir” Foundation.

Siberia – Tomsk – Landscape

Photo Exhibit
June 18 – June 25 (7am – midnight)
Citigroup Center
153 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
Free Admission

Siberian landscape collection from the Tomsk Region, one of the oldest cities in Russia

Community Health and Sports Fair

June 13, 11 am – 5 pm
Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th Street, Brooklyn
Free Admission

Leading hospitals and healthcare providers present free services and educate on important health-related issues. Featured performance by Svetlana Portnyansky – an acclaimed performer of Jewish songs.

Israeli Independence Day in Kingsbay YM-YWHA

Community Festival
June 13, 11am – 3pm
Kings Bay Y Community Center
3495 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Free Admission

Musical “Iskateli Schastya”

Musical Performance
June 10, 7:30pm
Millennium Theatre
1029 Brighton Beach Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Admission: Tickets $25-$60.Call 718-615-1500

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Presented by the Drama Theater of Amur Region, celebrating 110th Anniversary of Isaak Dunayevsky.

Zurab Tsereteli

Art Exhibit
June 4 – June 20 (10am – 5pm)
National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Free Admission. Call 212-475-3424

 

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Russian American Foundation and National Arts Club is proud to hold an opening reception for Zurab Tsereteli – a recognized worldwide Russian artist of the highest caliber. Zurab Tsereteli is President of the Russian Academy of Arts, Founder and Director of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, and the UNESCO Good Will Ambassador. As an artist, Tsereteli is remarkable in the breadth of his mediums, which include painting and drawing, sculpture, monumental design, enamel, mosaic and stained glass.

 

8th Annual Together in New York® Festival

The Annual Community Festival and Health and Sports Fair
June 6, 11 am – 5 pm
Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th Street, Brooklyn
Free Admission
Featured artist: Mikhail Belomlinsky

 

Featured performance: Tatiana Ovsienko. Performance by the show group M-Generation. Entertaining events and ethnic performances by local and international artists, carnival attractions, and mouthwatering foods. Special tribute to NewCost Market, celebrating its 10th anniversary, and giving away gifts, souvenirs, and much more!

Victory To Remember: Dedicated to the 65th Anniversary of the End of WWII

Photo Exhibit
June 1 – June 18 (7am – midnight)
Citigroup Center
153 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
Free Admission

Photographers from USA, Russia, Israel, Ukraine. Curated by Marina Kovalyov and Victor Danilov.

Rising Stars of the Bolshoi Theater

Music Performance
April 26, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
National Arts Club, Grand Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Free Admission. Seating is limited: first – come, first – served.

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Russian American Foundation in cooperation with the Bolshoi Theater, Russian Cultural Centre, and National Arts Club present “Opera Piccolo”, an acclaimed project of the Bolshoi Theater aimed to bring together the most prominent vocalists of the Bolshoi Opera House and laureates of numerous international Opera contests. A unique performance by young vocalists:
Ekaterina Monisova, Ekaterina Karpova, Tatiana Koninskaya.

AN EVENING WITH VERA PAVLOVA

The Poetry Society of America is thrilled to present one of Russia’s most celebrated poets. Vera Pavolova has published fourteen collections of poetry, and her work has been translated into nineteen languages. Her most recent collection, If There is Something to Desire: 100 Poems About Love (Knopf, 2010), is the poet’s first book in English, and occasions this distinguished reading. An award-winning poet, Pavolova’s fourth book, Chetvertyi Son (“The Fourth Dream,” Zakharov, 2000) was named the best book of the year by the Russian Academy of Letters and awarded the Apollon Grigoriev Prize, Russia’s most prestigious of its kind. Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, and as part of Poetry in Motion® in both New York and Los Angeles.

This event is co-sponsored by The Russian American Foundation.

WHEN: February 25, 2010  7:00pm

WERE: Grand Gallery, The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan, NY

SUBWAY: 6 to 23rd Street

L, N, Q, R, W, 4, 5 to Union Square

ADMISSION: $10 / Free for PSA Members and Russian American Foundation Members.

For more information about the event and Vera Pavlova’s work, please contact Rob Casper at rob@poetrysociety.org or by phone at (212) 254-9628

Please visit the website of The Poetry Society of America – https://psa.fcny.org/psa/events/nyc/#the_new_salon_in_queens_mark_dot

To learn more about Vera Pavlova and her work, please visit www.verapavlova.us

 

Exhibit of the Contemporary Ukranian Artists

Art Exhibit
February 1 – February 21
National Arts Club, Grand Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Free Admission

 

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The Mironova Gallery and the Russian American Foundation in cooperation with the National Arts Club present Contemporary Ukrainian Artists. The Mironova Gallery is a unique representative of such Ukrainian painters as Roman Zhuk, Sergiy Hai, and Victor Sydorenko in collaboration with other contemporary Ukrainian artists, such as Hanna Kryvolap,  Olexandr Babak , and Oksana Mas.

 

Larisa Dolina Concert

Solo Concert
January 23 – January 24, 2010 in Foxwoods Resort & Casino, CT
January 29, 2010 in Chicago, IL
January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA

National artist, the best vocal voice of Russia and an amazing jazz singer – Larisa Dolina, tours the United States with her jubilee concert.