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Art as a Job?!

When it comes to the Arsenal, the first thing to remember is its sheer size — the place is enormous. It’s a bit of a job just to see the whole place in one sitting. But what is it...
Once, at the dawn of Perestroika, I phoned the Odessa Intelligentsia. “Pronto,” – replied the familiar, slightly raspy voice. “She’s been to Naples again!” – I thought and hung up. A few seconds later, she called me back. “Yes, I’ve been to Naples!”...
“Chervonyi” tells the story of the former Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) commander Danylo Chervonyi leadership of a mutiny in a Soviet Gulag. The film by Zaza Buadze is based on Andrei Kokotiukha’s book of the same title. Both stories are...

People

Internal Displacement And Hardship Meet Opportunity

A group of exceptional students from backgrounds of economic disadvantage and internal displacement find intellectual challenge and community in the Odessa chapter of an intensive English language program. Alex is fourteen years old. He is...

An Architectural Strategy For Odessa: A Dialogue With Ruslan Tarpan

The builder and restorer Ruslan Tarpаn is a prominent figure in the Odessa business world, but has a media reputation of being a private person. He is widely respected for his association with the...

Odessa Designer Julie Paskal

Founded by the vivacious 26-year-old designer Julie Paskal, the eponymous brand has become one of the brightest names in the Ukrainian fashion world. Paskal's brand has also gone way beyond the local market, and...

Literature

A Ukrainian Journalist Responds To Barack Obama’s Great Book

By Oksana Kamienieva, participant of The Odessa Review journalism seminar and workshop The Audacity of Hope was the second book written by the American President Barack Obama...

On Finding Babel: An Interview With David Novack

The American documentary film maker David Novack has been coming to Odessa for more than twenty years in connection with his interest in the...

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My Odessa: Nika Lozovskaya

The Paris educated founder of Odessa's chic new restaurant Dizyngoff speaks about her childhood home on the corner of Pushkinska street.  My favorite place in...

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