PREVIEW OF EVENTS
Tuesday, May 2
- NEW YORK: The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America and the National
Tribune invite the community to a screening of the 90-minute Ukrainian-language
film "Day Seven." The film includes exclusive interviews with
the top Ukrainian leaders and uses incredible footage taken during the
Orange Revolution. The screening will take place at 7 p.m. at 136 Second
Ave. (between Eighth and Ninth streets) in Manhattan. After the film, a
question-and-answer session will take place with producer Volodymyr Ariev
and director Oles Sanin. Ticket price is $5. For more information call
the UCCA, 212-228-6840.
Friday, May 5
- WASHINGTON: The first of a series of summer socials at the National
Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden with a live jazz band. The social begins
at 5 p.m. and goes on until dark. Venue: 7 Madison Drive, on the National
Mall, between Seventh and Ninth streets NW and Constitution Avenue. The
event will take place rain or shine. There is no cover charge. For more
information contact Adrian Pidlusky, 240-381-0993 or firstname.lastname@example.org,
or log on to www.TheWashingtonGroup.org.
Saturday, May 6
- NEW YORK: The "Music at the Institute" chamber music series
invites the public to the closing concert of this season, commemorating
the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth. The program, featuring violinist
Charles Castleman, cellist Natalia Khoma and pianists Mykola Suk and Katya
Grineva, will consist of Mozart's Sonata for Piano and Violin in E-flat
Major, K. 380; Mozart's Overture to "The Magic Flute" arranged
for Piano Four Hands by Alexander Zemlinsky; Beethoven's Six Variations
in E-flat Major on "Bei Maennern welche Liebe fuehlen" from Mozart's
"The Magic Flute"; Mozart's Sonata in D Major for Piano Four
Hands, K.381/123a; Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart's Variations on a Ukrainian
Theme, Op. 18 ("U Susida Khata Bila"); and Hummel's Trio for
Piano, Violin and Cello in E-flat Major, Op. 12. The concert will be held
at the Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 E. 79th St., at 8 p.m. Donation:
$30; UIA members and seniors, $25; students, $20. For additional information
and reservations call (212) 288-8660 or visit www.ukrainianinstitute.org.
- NEW YORK: The Shevchenko Scientific Society invites all to a presentation
of the first volume of the "Complete Collected Works by Panteleimon
Kulish" (published by "Krytyka"). Featured speakers are
Dr. George Grabowicz (Harvard University) and Oles Fedorchuk, a scholar
from the Taras Shevchenko Institute of Literature in Kyiv. The program
will take place at the society's building, 63 Fourth Ave. (between Ninth
and 10th streets) at 5 p.m. For additional information call 212-254-5130.
Thursday, May 11-Wednesday, May 17
- NEW YORK: The documentary "Light from the East" will premiere
in New York as part of the Brave New Europe: new films from and about Central
and Eastern Europe series at the Pioneer Theater, East Third Street between
avenues A and B. The film, written and produced by Amy Grappell, and produced
by Ms. Grappell and Christian Moore, chronicles a tour of the Yara Arts
Group to Kyiv during the August 1991 putsch that dissolved the Soviet Union.
"Light from the East," in English and Ukrainian (with English-language
subtitles) screens at 9 p.m. For tickets visit www.twoboots.com
or call 800-595-4849.
Saturday-Sunday, May 13-14
- WASHINGTON: The Ukrainian National Women's League of America (UNWLA),
Branch 78 of the District of Columbia area, invites the community to the
opening reception of an exhibit of works by the late Jacques Hnizdovsky.
Prints will be available for purchase. The reception begins at 7 p.m. at
the Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family, 4250 Harewood
Road NE, Washington, DC 20017. The exhibit and sale continues on Sunday
until 3 p.m. Admission: $10, includes refreshments. For information contact
Tania Terleckyj, 703-271-9672.
Tuesday, May 16
- NEW YORK: The Brooklyn Ukrainian Group and the Ukrainian Congress Committee
of America will sponsor an evening with filmmaker Amy Grappell and a screening
of her film "Light from the East" at the Pioneer Theater, East
Third Street between avenues A and B, at 9 p.m. The film, written and produced
by Amy Grappell, produced by Ms. Grappell and Christian Moore, chronicles
a tour of the Yara Arts Group to Kyiv during the August 1991 putsch that
dissolved the Soviet Union. For discounted tickets contact the UCCA, 212-228-6840.
Sunday, May 21
- PHILADELPHIA: The School of the Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble is
hosting its annual Spring Festival at St. Michael Ukrainian Church, 1013
Fox Chase Road, Jenkintown, Pa. The festival begins at 1 p.m. with a performance
by the Voloshky School at 2:30 p.m. Admission: adults, $5; children age
3-12, $3. All are invited for an entertaining day on the beautiful grounds
of St. Michael's. For additional information contact Andreja Kulyk, 215-917-1263.
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30, 2006, No. 18, Vol. LXXIV
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