Russian Art Today – A Summer Group Show

Opening reception: August 1st. Featuring works of Aleksandr Kosenkov, Aleksey Korotenko, Anastasia Bazanova, Dina Bogusonova, Galina Khailu, Olga Bueva, Ruben Monakhov, Valery Valran “Russian Art Today: A Summer Group Show” curated by Laurie Sanderson. Aleksandr Kosenkov “Sailors smoked cigarettes on the deck”. 2011

The Essence: A Yiddish Theatre Dim Sum

Jam to Soviet Yiddish Rock! See what happens when you sin with a shiksa! Hear Einstein’s theory debated by imbeciles! Yiddish theatre from High Art to Low Crap. No language skills needed. Guaranteed nostalgia-free. Special Guest Appearance by Jesus Christ. Featuring Lewis Rickman and Yelena Shmulenson. Allen Lewis Rickman and Yelena Shmulenson — better known […]

Litvakus and Raya Brass Band

Klezmer & Balkan team up and hit the famed stage of the Joe’s Pub. Litvakus band led by Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch performs traditional pieces of the Lithuanian and Belarusian Jewish community, as well as Zisl’s original compositions, creating a bridge between the old-time North-Eastern European shtetls and the present-day New York’s folk, klezmer, and theater […]

Ljova and the Kontaband

At the helm of his swinging Kontraband is Russian-born violist-composer Lev “Ljova” Zhurbin who employs skills honed alongside Yo-Yo Ma, the Kronos Quartet and Osvaldo Golijov in his arrangements and original compositions, evoking rustic dances and cinematic vistas by turns. Their music is smartly original, steeped in tradition while moving those traditions forward. LJOVA AND […]

Jenya Spektor

My work is part social statement, part satire and all about just trying to make sense of the crazy, mixed up world around me. If you like it, let me know. If not, same. My inspirations come from everywhere and everything around me: the streets where I live, the people I meet, the books I […]

Petroushka on the Hudson

The Russian Children’s Welfare Society cordially invites you to a Yacht Cruise around Manhattan “9th Petroushka on the Hudson” Friday, September 14th, 2012, World Yacht’s “Princess” at Pier 81 6:30 pm Boarding 7:00 pm Sailing 11:00 pm Docking Open Bar, Seated Buffet Dinner and Dancing Gentlemen: Jackets and Tie Ladies: Cocktail Dresses

Aleksandr Kazarnovsky (Israel) reading

при содействии Нью-Йоркского отделения Американской Ассоциации евреев из бывшего СССР состоится встреча с израильским писателем и публицистом Александром Казарновским, лауреатом премии «Олива Иерусалима» за 2005 год, и автором нескольких остросюжетных романов о жизни на израильских поселениях, на тему: «Иудея и Самария – там, где клином сошелся свет». Писатель представит свой новый роман «Четыре крыла земли», […]

Generation R hosts Rooftop Party with ROMASHKA

Generation R hosts a night under the stars with Romashka! For the seventh consecutive year, lead singer Inna Barmash brings her sizzlin’ hot Gypsy band to the JCC roof for Generation R’s annual “tusofka under the stars”. Don’t miss the live eight-piece band with a surprise opening set, cocktails, jamming and more. Dance the night […]

2012 ING New York City Marathon

Russian Children’s Welfare Society is proud to have been selected as one of the ING NYC Marathon’s 2012 Community Charities. RCWS’ partnership with ING makes it eligible for 5 entry spots to the marathon and offers the unique opportunity for the runners to add meaning to their miles by fundraising on behalf of Russian children. […]

Leonid Soroka (Israel) reading

В субботу, 28 июля в 5 pm у нас гость из Израиля, член Союза писателей Израиля, член Пен-клуба Леонид Сорока – поэт, детский писатель, журналист. Будут представлены книги для детей «Про мышонка Шона, про амстердамского кота Тома и про разное другое», «Азбука на базаре», книги лирики «За Стеною Плача» и «Галилейский круг». Ироническая поэзия.