Sunday, May 31, 2015

June 1st => June 3th, 2O15 . . NYC & Other places

The 13th Annual Russian Heritage Month®

JUNE 1 - JUNE 10

Helen Yarmak: Treasure Realms. Unique Jewelry

(Mon.-Fri. 10am-6 pm)
Helen Yarmak International, The Crown Building.
730 Fifth Avenue, 23rd fl., Penthouse New
York, NY 10019

Unique Jewelry – An exhibit of jewelry by
world-famous artist Helen Yarmak.

| Free Admission |



JUNE 1 - JUNE 20

Mastering Myth and Connecting to Spirit: Drawings by Dashi Namdakov and Historical Photographs of Shamanism from the Russian Museum of Ethnography

Mon – Sat 10 am – 5 pm. Sat – Sun 11am -5 pm
Grand Gallery. The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South New York, NY

This exhibit pairs the graphic works of contemporary Russian artist Dashi Namdakov, who continues to develop the artistic traditions of past generations, with photographs of Russian shamanism, never seen before in America, from the collection of the Russian Museum of Ethnography.Presented in collaboration with Gallery Shchukin and the Russian Museum of Ethnography and with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

| Free Admission |



Film Premiere “Two Women”

6.30pm – 8.30pm
The National Arts Club, Sculpture Court.
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY
Seating is limited, RSVP @

This dazzling international adaptation of Ivan Turgenev’s timeless masterpiece makes its U.S. debut. Set in the heart of Russia’s tumultuous nineteenth century, “Two Women” tells the story of an individualistic woman drawn into a romantic rivalry with her own stepdaughter. Directed by Vera Glagoleva and featuring decorated global cast led by Ralph Fiennes (“The Grand Budapest Hotel”) and Sylvie Testud (“La Vie En Rose”), “Two Women” is an unforgettably charged look at human love, betrayal, and desire. Film director Vera Glagoleva in person.

| Free Admission |




Dmitry Bykov in conversation with Jonathan Brent “Isaac Babel: Life and Works”

6:30 pm – 8 pm
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011

Join prominent Russian poet, writer and journalist Dmitry Bykov and Jonathan Brent, Russian scholar and the Executive Director of the YIVO Institute for an intimate conversation about Isaac Babel’s Russian Jewish identity, his life, the myth of Babel, and his contribution to literature. Presented in collaboration with the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and RTVi.

Admission: $25 General | $20 YIVO Members
Box Office: | 212-868-4444


JUNE 11 & JUNE 13

“Leitmotiv in Russian Novels of the XIX and XX Centuries”

June 11, 4 pm – 5.30 pm
Kennan Institute, Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004
Free Admission
For details, see

As part of its joint Exploring Russian Literature Series, the Kennan Institute, Wilson Center and the Russian American Foundation proudly present Mr. Dmitry Bykov, one of the most prolific Russian writers working today and biographer of Boris Pasternak, Bulat Okudzhava and Maxim Gorky. All are invited to discover a hidden connection in the plots of three Russian great novels; Doctor Zhivago, Quiet Flows the Don, and Lolita. Mr. Bykov will discuss how all authors unwittingly described the same situation in their iconic masterpieces.

This event is presented in collaboration with the New York Public Library and RTVi (Independent Russian TV Network).

June 13, 2 pm
The New York Public Library
5th Ave at 42nd Street
New York, NY 10018
Free Admission
Seating is limited; first-come, first-served.



Collectively Independent: An Exhibit of Russian-American Women Artists.

RECEPTION: JUNE 16th (6-8pm)




Lives of the Great Patriotic War: The Untold Story of Jewish Soviet Soldiers in the Red Army During WW II

June 21 – August 30 WARII
Mon – Sat: 10 am – 5 pm. Sat – Sun 11am – 5 pm
The National Arts Club, Gregg Gallery.
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY
Free Admission

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the allied Victory and in commemoration of the 74th anniversary of the outbreak of war on the Eastern front, The Blavatnik Archive proudly presents Lives of the Great Patriotic War exhibit. Lives of the Great Patriotic War was produced and funded by the Blavatnik Archive, and is made possible thanks to the participation of the nearly 1,200 veterans and their families in the Blavatnik Archive Veteran Oral History Project.

| Free Admission |



Bukharian-Jewish Heritage Festival

12 pm – 4 pm
Bukharian Jewish Community Center
10616 70th Ave.
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Free Admission

The Bukharian-Jewish community of Queens celebrates its heritage and talents at this afternoon of performances by the community youth groups and a fair. The festival will feature local health care organizations and medical centers will be working on site to educate visitors and offer free services.

| Free Admission |


JUNE 21 - SEPT 30

Shtetl: Graphic Works And Sketches Of Solomon Yudovin (1920-1940)

9 am – 5 pm Sun -Thurs,
9 am -3 pm Fri, Closed Saturday
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011

Presented in collaboration with the Russian Museum of Ethnography and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, the exhibit features works of the renowned Russian-Jewish artist, ethnographer and scholar of Jewish traditional art, Solomon Yudovin. From the collections of the Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, NY.

| Free Admission |



Philippe Quint & Friends: Hebrew Rhapsody

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

The concert of renowned Russian American violinist marks the closing of the 13th Annual Russian Heritage Month ®. All proceeds from the evening will benefit the educational programs of the Russian American Foundation. The evening will feature specials guests, including Carol Alt, Lera Auerbach, Kate Davis, Alex Fiterstein, Matt Herskowitz, Lara St. John, Joseph Malovany, M-Generation, Andy Lin, Konstantin Soukhovetski and Sara Sant'Ambrogio. Photo credit – Benjamin Brolet

Admission: $30; $45
For concert tickets information visit
Carnegie Charge 212-247-7800
or Box Office at 57th & Seventh



6.30pm – 8.30pm
The National Arts Club, Marquis Gallery,
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003
Free admission

The photographs of Den Ross (born in Ukraine) and Philip Grossman (born in the U.S.) show their experiences in Chernobyl, Ukraine and Israel war zones. Presented in collaboration with Project Chernobyl. 

Sunday, June 7th, 2O15 .. NYC

Ramiken Crucible presents Ο Νότος θα εγερθεί ξανα,

 a double exhibition by Andra Ursuta.

Andra Ursuta
Ο Νότος θα εγερθεί ξανα

Sunday, June 7th, 2O15 


Ramiken Crucible

389 Grand Street

New York 


Tuesday, June 2nd, 2O15 .. Other places

Hirepalooza Hiring Manager Breakfast

The Hirepalooza Hiring Manager Breakfast (8a - 9a, Tuesday June 2) is exclusively for technology hiring managers and recruiters. 

We will lead an informal talk on best practices in the tech recruiting space with 50+ of silicon valley's top minds in the recruiting space.


Bespoke at Westfield Mall
835 Market Street
Level 4 / Under the Dome
San Francisco, CA

First 50 registrants attend for free, Register here!

Space is limited and we expect this breakfast reach capacity quickly.

The Hiring Manager Breakfast is the kick-off to Day 2 of the Hirepalooza conference

where 800+ hirable tech candidates and hundreds of hiring managers will coverage for this thought leadership event. 

Participating companies include Twitter, Twilio, Netflix, IBM, Instacart, and dozens more.

Thursday, June 4th, 2O15 .. NYC

The Adorama Gallery and Canson are pleased to present Gowanus Wild, 

the photographs of Miska Draskoczy. 

An opening reception will be held on 

Thursday June 4th 

from 6-8pm.


42 West 18th Street 

New York, 



SEMINAR: Drone Photography with William Chatham

Thursday, June 4th, 2O15 .. NYC


Thursday, June 4th, 2O15 .. NYC

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 . . NYC

Join Eduardo Sarabia


Other Criteria New York 

to celebrate ‘Ballads’

Wednesday 3rd June, 


458 Broome Street, 

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2O15 .. NYC


Tuesday, June 2nd, 2O15 



Complimentary wine provided for each critique.

Trestle | 
168 7th St., 

June & July, 2O15 .. NYC & Other places

ProSolutions Seminar
ProSolutions Seminar

ProSolutions Seminar



ProSolutions Seminar