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“To Be Or Not To Be?” Is Not The Only Question

Reflections on TanzLaboratorium’s experimental performance “Hamlets. Playing Theater” at the Les Kurbas National Theater Arts Center in Kyiv. A performer dances alone in silence. Periodically...

Ukrainian And Jewish Political Prisoners In The Gulag: Toward Solidarity, Mutual Understanding And Cooperation

  The penal institutions in which the Soviet Union imprisoned dissenters had as their purported aim not simply the act of isolating and punishing political...

Top 5 for the Weekend of September 2-4

Symphonic music concert at the Odessa Philharmonic September 1, 2 at 7pm In honor of the 222nd anniversary of the Odessa City, the Odessa National Philharmonic...

The Different Ways That Christmas Is Celebrated Around Europe

  Christmas is considered to be the main holiday of the year in most Christian societies but it is celebrated in vastly different ways across...

How To Write A Book In The Ukrainian Literary Context 

By Daria Popovich, participant of The Odessa Review journalism seminar and workshop This is an excerpt from a longer work in progress on working on...

On The 90th Anniversary Of Ukrainian Animation

Among the many other symbolic anniversaries of the year 2017, we also saw the celebration of the 90th Anniversary of the beginning of cartoon...

A Conversation With Alexei Botvinov, Music Director And Pianist

Alexei Botvinov is widely considered to be one of Ukraine's premiere pianists, and one of the greatest performers of the works of Sergei Rachmaninoff...

In Memory Of Orest Subtelny – Founding Father Of Modern Ukrainian History

The Canadian academic introduced millions of post-Soviet Ukrainians to formerly supressed aspects of the Ukrainian national story and helped lay the foundations for a...

Jazz Koktebel Festival

This year, the festival "Jazz Koktebel" celebrates its 15th anniversary. It is by far the oldest and largest open-air jazz festival in Ukraine. This year,...

I Am A Jew!

Viktor Yerofeyev is one of the best known Russian writers working today, the author of modern classics such as “Life with an Idiot” (which...