All program details, including featured appearances, are subject to change.

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15th Annual Russian Heritage Month®

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From Classics to Moderns: A Tribute to Joseph Brodsky

An Evening of Poetry

An Evening of Poetry with Sergey Yurskiy, one of the most highly acclaimed actors of Russia, a film and theatre director, writer and poet. Yurskiy will recite the poetry and prose of Joseph Brodsky, Mikhail Bulgakov, Osip Mandelstam, Boris Pasternak and Alexander Pushkin. Tickets: $35; $60

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

154 West 57 Street, New York, NY 10019

Alexander Solotzew: Life in Colors

Art Exhibition

The exhibition of internationally renowned artist Alexander Solotzew features the artist’s most recent works influenced by his journeys across the world. The exuberant colors, poetic sensitivity and endless passion for life are the distinctive elements of Solotzew’s paintings.

The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery,

15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Bukharian Jewish Community Festival

Community Festival

The Bukharian-Jewish community of Queens celebrates its heritage and talents this afternoon at a fair with fascinating performances by local talents. The festival will feature leading health care service providers, senior and medical centers working on-site to educate visitors and offer free services. Special raffle and memorable souvenirs.

Rego Park Seniors Club Adult Day Care,
6336 99th Street, Rego Park, NY 11374

Ella Kogan: Searching for the Soul

Art Exhibition

A retrospective exhibition of bronze sculpture by a renowned artist Ella Kogan. Ella Kogan expresses through her work the eternal uncertainty and inherent turmoil of the human predicament. Out of the disintegrated parts of a once finished sculpture a work infused with new insight is born. Freedom and Imagination are the two words that immediately come to mind when looking at the talented sculptures created by Ella Kogan.

The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery & Marquis Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Divertissements: from Anna Pavlova to Svetlana Zakharova

Photography Exhibition

This photo exhibition presents a unique collection of photographs from the archives of TASS news agency, featuring leading Soviet and Russian ballet dancers of the 20th and 21st centuries: Anna Pavlova, Vaslav Nijinsky, Galina Ulanova, Maya Plisetskaya, Yury Grigorovich, Svetlana Zakharova, Alexei Ratmansky, Ulyana Lopatkina, Nikolay Tsiskaridze, Diana Vishneva, and others. Presented in collaboration with TASS News Agency.

The National Arts Club, Trask Gallery,
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Sports & Wellness Festival at MatchPoint NYC

The Annual Community Festival and Health and Sports Fair

In honor of Father’s Day 2017, the Festival will feature professional consultations by MatchPoint NYC personal trainers and nutritionists, free fitness assessments, cardio tennis, Zumba, Yoga, kids fitness and tennis, and much more! A full day of impressive performances by youth athletes and dance groups, live music, stilt walkers, face painters, nutritious food, and other attractions for the entire family.

MatchPoint NYC
2781 Shell Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11223

15th Annual Together in New York® Festival

The Annual Community Festival and Health and Sports Fair

The Annual Community Festival and Health and Sports Fair offers a vast afternoon program of live music and dance performances by community youth groups, traditional ethnic cuisine, a chess tournament and thousands of prizes. Special guest – internationally acclaimed pop singer Avraam Russo.

Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th Street, Brooklyn 11224

Silk Road of Marco Polo

Film Screening 

The U.S. premiere of a popular scientific film narrating the story of the famous Italian traveler Marco Polo and his fascinating journey across Central Asia along the Silk Road, as described in his “Book of The Diversity of the World”. Presented in collaboration with the Kazakh Research Institute of Culture under the Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Seating is limited: first-come, first-served.

The National Arts Club, Sculpture Court,
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Russian Émigré Literature: The Dialog of Generations

Literary Discussion 

Literary historian and TV personality Ivan Tolstoy will discuss with audiences the main achievements and contributions of Russian-speaking émigré writers, poets, and journalists of the 20th and 21st centuries. He will be joined by Russian-American writer Alexander Genis, ballet photographer and critic Nina Alovert, Berlin-based poet Alexander Delphinov, and writer Grigorii Arosev. Tolstoy will focus on the phenomenon of cultural migration in an attempt to better understand what drives immigrant literature today. Conducted in Russian with simultaneous translation.

The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwartzman Building, Celeste Auditorium
5th Ave at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018

The Memory of Time & Space: Artwork by Russian-speaking & Israeli artists

Art Exhibition

This exhibition offers an exciting retrospective on life in the diaspora through the works of Pinchas Cohen Gan, Moshe Gershuni, Michail Grobman, Menashe Kadishman, Liliane Klapisch, Michael Korosty, Sasha Okun, Yosef Ostrovsky and others. Presented in partnership with the Consulate General of Israel in New York and COJECO.

The National Arts Club, Marquis Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

LANDMark: A group exhibition of LAND studio & gallery

Art Exhibition. Works by artists with intellectual disabilities

This exhibition features original works by artists with intellectual disabilities that reveal an exceptional and inventive way of perceiving the world. LAND has exhibited across the country and internationally, including the Outsider Art Fair and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Everything in London and the MADmusée in Belgium. Presented in collaboration with LAND. Curated by the SonMar Group.

The National Arts Club, Trask Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.