Text Box: Yara will present a series of events with Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan this April:
April 20-21 — Friday & Saturday at 7 PM Where the Rivers Flow. 
Serhiy Zhadan reads from his book “Mesopotamia” in Ukrainian while New York poets Wanda Phipps, Olena Jennings and Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler read English translations, as well as their own poems in reaction to Zhadan’s work. Plus animation by Sashko Danylenko, photographs by Margaret Morton and music by Volodymyr Bedzvin and Fima Chupakin. Virlana Tkacz directs the event with Yara actors and projections. The Ukrainian Museum 222 East 6th St (bet 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York (212) 228-0110, $25/$20 
April 29  — Sunday at 2 PM Where the Rivers Flow. 
Serhiy Zhadan reads from his book “Mesopotamia” in Ukrainian while New York poets read English translations, as well as their own poems in reaction to his work. Plus animation photographs and music . Virlana Tkacz directs the event with Yara actors and projections. Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center, 700 N Cedar Rd, Jenkintown PA 
(215) 663-1166 
April 25 — Wednesday Serhiy Zhadan reads his poetry and prose for the Palij Lecture Series, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies at University of Kansas, 
PEN WorldVoices Festival presents two events with Serrhiy Zhadan:
April 19 — Thursday at 7PM  “Cry, the Beloved Country” writers from eight countries that have suffered speak on the pain of what happened in their homeland. Dixon Place, 161a Chrystie St, New York City $15 
April 22 — Sunday at noon “Life during War” writers from three countries discuss life, literature and protest during the War in Ukraine.  Subculture, 45 Bleecker St, New York $15

Kurbas in Kharkiv list of special events

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Kurbas in Kharkiv on exhibit in Kharkiv

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Zhadan’s Mesopotamia

published in English

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Extracurricular
Activities

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Text Box: Upcoming Yara events:
April 20 & 21 
Zhadan with Yara
Ukrainian Museum 
New York
April 25 
Zhadan in Kansas
April 29 
Zhadan with Yara
Ukrainian Center   
Jenkintown,  PA
Zhadan’s 
Mesopotamia 
in our translation 
by Yale Press is out! 
see page 4
Text Box: Number 79
Text Box: March 2018

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