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Translations of Serhiy Zhadan's poetry, bio and links
Yara's reading with Serhiy Zhadan at the Ukrainian Museum, photos


Hitting Bedrock

Dream of Donetsk, Poetry of Serhiy Zhadan and the War in Ukraine
new theatre piece created by Yara Arts Group press release | photos | more photos | reviews | video
La MaMa 74A East 4th St, NYC tickets: (646) 430-5374,

Virlana's blog "War Makes a Play"
on the New York Innovative Theatre Awards site

Yara at 25: Looking Back/Moving Forward

Yara at 25

“Yara at 25: Looking Back/ Moving Forward”

Jan 24, 2015 - March 8, 2015
Wed - Sun 11;30-5 PM
museum exhibit celebrating the 25th anniversary of Yara Arts Group
Ukrainian Museum, 222 E 6th St NYC (212) 228-0110

Jan 30, 2015 special live perforamance at Ukrainian Museum photos
Jan 31, 2015 La MaMa's Coffeehouse Chronicles: Yara Arts Group video


Volodymyr Klyuzko: Kylyms

March 4 – 15, 2015, Wednesday – Sunday 1-7 PM
La MaMa Galleria presents art exhibit:
by Kyiv artist and Yara’s designer, Volodymyr Klyuzko who will show his  kaleidoscopic interpretations of nature in Ukraine, in which photographic images replace the actual threads used in making the carpets.
La MaMa Galleria 47 Great Jones St, NYC,  klyuzko-kylyms

Yara's Underground Dreams at GogolFest Sept 14, 2014
Press release | Yara's photos| Izolyatsia's photos | press & photos


Yara's 'Underground Dreams'

Yara's workshopUnderground Dreams Oct 2013 in Donetsk photos | press
"Yara Crosses Borders: ... to Donetsk"



Winter Light

December 2014

Yara's new theatre piece Winter Light Dec 27 & 28 La MaMa ETC New York photos

Concert series "Koliada & Music from the Carpathians" photos from all 2014 events
Dec 6 Ukrainian Museum, NYC photos | Dec 7 Whippany,NJ photos | Dec 9 UN
Dec 10 Shepko Farm, New Paltz | Dec 11 Bard College | Dec 12 Shumski Innski, Tivoli NY
Dec 13 Philadelphia | Dec 14 Washington DC | Dec 15 Ukrainian Embassy
Dec 20 Holiday Show on WFMU Radio | Dec 21 workshop in NY
Dec 23 La MaMa Family Exhibit at La Gallaria
- information on all 2014 Koliada events

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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