Gleb Osatinski needs your vote!

“Pisces of an Unconscious Mind” is a psychological drama about journey between worlds of consciousness told through the languages of scenic imagery, poetry, and allegory” Gleb Osatinski’s short film “Pisces of an Unconscious Mind” is competing in “Be Almost Famous” contest organized by a Rocket Hub. RocketHub offers artists, entrepreneurs, musicians, filmmakers, theatre producers, designers, […]

Игорь Иртеньев репатриировался в Израиль, а Линор Горалик погостила в НЙ

Переезд замечательного поэта Игоря Иртеньева в Израиль это ключевое, как вы понимаете, событие в жизни русского зарубежья. Игорь и его жена Алла Босарт рассказали сайту, что их побудило оставить Россию, и поселиться в Иерусалиме. Говорит Алла Босарт: “Будет тянуться такая тухлятина, глухие окольные тропы, как у Стругацких. И это скучно, именно скучно, а не […]

Andrey Andreev, creator of Badoo, Mamba, & SpyLog

May 2011 issue of Wired magazine did an article on Andrey Andreev, a Russian-born entrepreneur, a mastermind behind such highly successful web projects as Badoo, Mamba, Begun and SpyLog. Badoo & Mamba are dating/social network sites, which makes it an entertaining read. Especially, when it talks about Badoo mobile: Andrey Andreev “Then we had the […]

Опять всё пучком

Дорогие друзья! Редакция и администация сайта в моём лице поздравляет вас с окончанием капитального ремонта. В этот раз сайт я собирал сам, с особо заковыристыми скриптами помогали Даня Зак и Саша Коган, обоим земной поклон! Сайт стал лучше по форме, и будет лучше по содержанию. Приглашаю всех желающих добавить свои art-profiles. Profiles from the old […]

Happy New Year!

Dear friends! Ycrop wishes all of you Happy New Year and tons of creativity and success in 2011! 2010 was a short year for Ycrop, but an annoyingly long year for mankind and rabbits.

Christmas, он же Новый Год

Pink Martini “Joy To The World” (2010) Популярные и малоизвестные песни на разных языках, исполнены музыкантами группы Pink Martini и приглашёнными вокалистами. Очень светлый альбом! Christmas With The Puppini Sisters (2010) Другая новинка рождественской музыки: для любителей “Madmen” и “Boardwalk Empire” – стильный альбом британской swing-cabare группы The Puppini Sisters. The 99 Most Essential Christmas […]

Oops, Alina Simone Did it Again

Each month, popular blog Brooklyn Based premieres an mp3 recorded by a Brooklyn musician exclusively for BB. November selection is Alina Simone’s cover of “Oops… I Did it Again” by Britney Spears. The article talks about Alina’s unlikely obsession with Britney’s music. It also talks about her upcoming book, “You Must Go and Win” and […]

Raising funds for Dima Dubson's documentary

[vimeo][/vimeo] “For the past year filmmaker Dima Dubson has been following musician and friend Adam Green around New York, Los Angeles and Europe documenting the life of this cult music troubadour. HOW TO ACT BAD will bring you up close, and offer an intimate portrait of the singer/songwriter, artist, rock star and human being Adam […]

NY1 on Gary Shteyngart's latest book

NY1/Staten Island runs an article on Gary Shteyngart’s latest book “Super Sad True Love Story”. The book is a best seller, as well as his previous books: “The Russian Debutante’s Handbook” (2002) and “Absurdistan” (2006). That’s no wonder, as he is just the way American reader likes his Russian-Jewish-American writer: sweet and sour.

Fundraising for DVD release of "Konstantin and Mouse"

Andrei Zagdansky (AZFilms) is raising money to release on DVD his “no-budget” feature documentary “Konstantin and Mouse” about Konstantin Kuzminsky and his wife Emma (aka Mouse).  Some of you may remember that hosted a screening of the film right after it was completed to raise money for Konstantin and Emma, whose house in Pennsylvania […]