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Oct 17 - Dec 2, 2018 at the Art Arsenal in Kyiv | info on exhibition | photos |
Special related events & vidoes

Sept 2018 - Yara Arts Group received TWO New York Innovative Theatre Awards for
"1917-2017: Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs"

"1917-2017: Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs" - Outstanding Production of a Musical
plus Julian Kytasty & Zhadan & the Dogs -- Outstanding Original Music

song from 1917-2017: Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs - "Know Your Rights"


KURBAS IN KHARKIV exhibition January 18 - February 25, 2018
at YermilovCentre in Kharkiv
reactions to exhibition: English & photos of exhibition
press release: Ukrainian | photos from opening
special events for Kurbas in Kharkiv -- January - February, 2018
Kurbas in Kharkiv satellite exhibition in Mukachevo - May 16-28, 2018
as part of SlobodaCult Festval - Foyer of Mukachevo Drama Theater

video on the exhibit "Kurbas in Kharkiv"

video of Hutsul event

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

press release: English | Ukrainian & photos

related events :
The Kurbas School | Kurbas and Film | Kurbas in Kyiv | Around Kurbas
Kurbas in Kyiv - curator's tours & exhibition opening

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"

Following the Milky Way


On Following the Milky Way: La MaMa
Photos: LaMaMa | Yara in Gammalsvenskby (Old Swedish Village)
Kharkiv | & Izum with Arabesque Theatre | Kurbas Theatre Center in Kyiv

Where the Rivers Flow: Zhadan & Friends Read and React to His Book "Mesopotamia"
April 20 & 21 Ukrainian Museum New York | photos
April 29 Jenkintown, PA | photos

PEN World Voices Festival
April 19 "Cry, The Beloved Country" | photos
April 22 "Life During Wartime" | photos

April 19 Serhiy Zhadan meets with students of St George Academy, New York | photos
April 25 Serhiy Zhadan at the University of Kansas
April 27 Conversation with Serhiy Zhadan and Yara

1917-2017: Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs in NEW YORK
at La MaMa June 9-25, 2017 press release | reviews

Season Greetings from San Frankivsk

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

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


YStill the River Flows

About the book

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

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