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Guidebook to Imaginary Cities (a poem) by Boris Hersonsky

Guidebook to Imaginary Cities In this city everything is in reverse relation: to the center from the gate, the whole time you’ll walk not up a hill,...

Oleg Kulik In Odessa

The notorious Moscow performance artist turned Buddhist returned to Odessa for a provocative and charming talk. Oleg Kulik is a citizen of the Russian Federation...

2017 Academy Awards Nominations: An Overview

Oscar nominations for the 2017 Academy Awards were announced on January 24th 2017 by Oscar winners and nominees Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Emmanuel Lubezki,...

A Stray Dog Wanders Into An Office

  The photographer Gennadiy Che took part in Odessa’s Batumi Photo Days festival, but there is one exhibit he treasures for which a festival setting...

A Sign of the Times: Inside Ukraine’s Bizarre 90’s Video Art Movement

A massive new exhibition of video art in Kyiv tells us how George Soros single handedly created an avant garde art movement. “Flashback. Ukrainian...

Who Says There’s No Sound in Space?

Modern music has always been somehow connected with the topic of space. The phenomenon began when the first ‘electro’ musicians created soundtracks for sci-fi...

30 Years After The Sinking Of The Admiral Nakhimov

For Odessa the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence on August 24th correlates with another anniversary, albeit a sad one.  Thirty years...
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Bel Amie

  In this fantastical story, the author imagines himself meeting with Bel Kaufman a few years after her death in 2014 at the age of...

Isaak Dunayevsky: The Red Mozart Of Soviet Cinema

Summer in Odessa! The white acacia blossoms, the beach season arrives, and live music can be heard on the streets and at the seaside...