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Yara Arts Group receives two nominations for New York Innovative Theatre Awards for "Dark Night Bright Stars:
Jeremy Tardy - Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role
Julian Kytasty - Best Original Music


1917-2017: Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs

1917-2017: Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs in NEW YORK
at La MaMa June 9-25, 2017 - tickets or (212) 352-3102
press release | reviews

June 17 special event Zhadan & the Dogs in Concert
June 21 special event "FISH" a performance with Zhadan

On Pavlo Tychyna and Serhiy Zhadan - bios & poetry translated into English
Yara's newest chap book - translation of Tychyna's "Instead of Sonnets or Octaves"

1917-2017: Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs in Ukraine
Mala Opera - Kyiv March 2017about event in Ukrainian | photos | more photos
Kurbas Center in Kyiv & Lviv Publishing Forum & Gogolfest -- Sept 2016
photos| tv coverage | reviews
Kurbas Theatre Center in Kyiv -- March 2016 photos| radio | reactions

Related Events: Serhiy Zhadan readings in US April, 2017
tour with Yara in Canada & US April, 2016


KURBAS IN KYIV - exhibition February 25 - April 25, 2017
at the Museum of Theatre, Music and Cinema, Lavra, Kyiv

press release: English | Ukrainian | photos

related events:

The Kurbas School - March 25, 2017
with Natalia Iermakova on Kurbas and his students

Kurbas and Film - March 19, 2017
with Oleh Sydor-Hybelinda on Films Playing in Kyiv in 1910s & 1920s,
Virlana Tkacz on Kurbas Use of Film in Theatre,
Oleksandr Teliuk on Kurbas, VUFKU & Tasin
and Olha Danyliuk on Film & New Media in Theatre

Kurbas in Kyiv - special curator's tour with Virlana Tkacz
(in Ukrainian) February 26, March 4 & 16, 2017
(in English) March 13 & 19, 2017

Around Kurbas - on artists around Kurbas March 4, 2017
with Yaryna Tsymbal on Mykhail Semnko, Tetiana Rudenko on Vadym Meller,
Olena Taranchenko on Anatoli Butsky & Virlana Tkacz on Nadia Shuvarska & Bronislava NIjinska

Kurbas in Kyiv - exhibition opening February 25, 2017

Media Lectures by Virlana Tkacz: "American Avant-Garde Theatre and Musicals" at Kurbas Center more
Virlana Tkacz talk on Espreso TV includes clips from Yara shows: "Scythian Stones," "Circle" and "Dark Night Bright Stars"


Yara's Year 2016 in Photos

video:song from Yara's show Dark Night Bright Stars




press release | photos


Season Greetings from San Frankivsk

Koliada 2015 | photos from Koliada 2014 | photos from Koliada 2013

Still the River Flows

"Still the River Flows: Winter Solstice and Christmas Rituals in a Carpathian Village
by Virlana Tkacz with translations by Virlana Tkacz and Wanda Phipps
Photography by Alexander Khantaev Project developed by Yara Arts Group.

Video of Koliada concert in Toronto 2013
About the Koliadnyky of Kryvorivnia
"In Search of the Hutsul Koliada of Kryvorivnia" by Virlana Tkacz
"Hutsul Koliada to a Young Man" English translation


Andrea Odezynska's "Felt, Feelings and Dreams" trailer produced by Yara Arts Group
Museum of Moving Image
Rubin Museum | KinofestNYC | Princeton Film Festival

Watoku Ueno's Shadow Puppet Shows


YStill the River Flows

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