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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...
Kateryna Molchanova

Interview with Ukrainian Film Actress Kateryna Molchanova

Since she first appeared in the 2013 cult hit “My Mermaid, My Lorelei” under the legendary Georgian director Nana Jorjadze, Kateryna Molchanova has quickly...

Odessa’s DOCU/XIT Program Recap: Powerful Films That Need To Be Seen

Тhe festival of documentary features about human rights Docudays UA took place on March 25th this year in Kyiv. Four top-notch works of the...

A Conversation With Lithuanian Film Maker Mantas Kvedaravicius

The Odessa Review spoke with the Lithuanian director who represented Ukraine at the world-renowned Berlinale film festival this year. The Odessa Review’s Ute Kilter...

What Is Street Art And Why Odessa Needs It

Street art comes to Odessa as a new generation of young urban reformers think about integrating luscious murals and street honed non conformist artisanship...

The Green Wave: From Book Fair To Book Festival

Odessites are well-known book lovers. So it is no surprise that for 21 years, the Green Wave  has been taking place right here in...

Architect Lev Weingort, Savior Of Poltava

Many Ukrainian cities are experiencing a construction boom today. New highrise buildings, residential complexes and entire microdistricts are changing their habitual appearance. And quite...

Simon Sebag Montefiore’s Ode to Charms of Odessa

Globally acclaimed historian and author Simon Sebag Montefiore is convinced that Odessa is unlike any other city. About the author: Simon Sebag Montefiore is a...

The New Year In Moldavanka

The writer Yulia Verba has recently published a very funny book of short stories “Spawn of the Moldavanka” set in the dilapidated communal courtyards...

Theater On Podil: A Controversial Facet Of The Ukrainian Architectural Revival

The newly built Podil Theater building has proven to be quite controversial with it’s modernist exterior making many observers quite unhappy. If nothing else,...