September 17-28, Amfest-2014 The annual festival of American cinema, interesting for the pre-shows of high-profile premieres and indie tapes, which in Russia go out at best for a limited rental, or even immediately go online. This time, the program includes the new Woody Allen and a retrospective of Wes Anderson's early films.
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April 23−28 Danish Wave Festival The annual Danish film festival this year comes with an ascetic program: only six films will be shown, of which three are new (and not at all shameful: all are participants and winners of European film festivals). The other three are a retrospective of director Niels Malmros. On Wednesday and Thursday, he will personally present the drama "Barbara" and his most recent film, "In sorrow and in joy," will talk about their creation and communicate with the audience.
APRIL 7 Premiere of the season of Game of Thrones WHERE: Formula Kino movie theaters, Internet COST: 700 rubles per calendar The long-awaited sequel to the bloody battle for power in seven kingdoms, featuring dragons, zombies, sorcerers and Russian actor Yuri Kolokolnikov. The new series will be shown in three movie theaters of the Formula Kino network: Horizon, City and Europe.
MAY 12−18 Oldich Final Sale The Oldich Dress & Drink project is preparing to move to a new summer venue, and therefore they are arranging a final sale of things in the old place. Rare vintage dresses, blouses, shoes and jewelry will be sold at prices several times lower than the original ones: from 1,500 to 5,000 rubles.
April 15 - May 4 Exhibition "125 years of National Geographic" WHERE: Artplay COST: 350 rubles The calendar of the best 125 photos for the 125-year history of National Geographic magazine has been touring the world for more than six months: during this time they could be seen in Germany, the Netherlands , Spain, Italy and China.
FESTIVAL Austrian Film Festival Within the framework of the Russian-Austrian cultural exchange, a number of Austrian films are brought to Moscow: from new festival films to classic ones. This week's Premieres and Retrospective: Director's Choice section is planned, during which the participants in Sundance and the Vienna International Film Festival will be shown in the Formula Kino on Frunzenskaya, as well as a program formed by Austrian avant-garde artists Peter Cherkassky and Ulrich Let’s go.
The exhibition "Ancient China: Ritual and Music" More than a hundred relics from China of the third millennium BC are brought to "Pushkinsky": musical instruments, weapons, armor, bamboo scrolls and ritual products made of silver and jade. Including in Moscow will present several intricate sculptures from the unique tomb of the ruler Zeng, which was discovered only in the seventies of the last century.
May 27 - June 8 Beat Film Festival WHERE: CDK, "Formula Kino Gorizont", "Museon" COST: 0-500 rubles The calendar The festival of new documentaries on music and modern culture will be held for the fifth time. To the main venues in the Horizon Formula Cinema Formula and the Central House of Artists, a third-year-old cinema in the Museon was added.
JUNE 18 Tom Odell The Moscow concert of Lily Allen, scheduled for June 10, was postponed indefinitely - but her protégé is coming to us. Lily spotted 21-year-old Odell in 2012, spotted the new Bowie in it and signed on to her label. In 2013, his debut album hit first place in the UK charts.
June 25−30 Final exhibition of BHSAD students A traditional exhibition of students and graduates of the British Higher School of Design for a few days will occupy the main premises of Artplay - A large exhibition hall. The best works will be shown in the categories "Photography", "Industrial Design", "Contemporary Art", "Fashion Design", "Graphic Design and Illustration", as well as "Interior Design".
Festival Festival of children's books "Look - read!" The exhibition center "Worker and Collective Farm Girl" on the occasion of the festival will be divided into several zones, which will house literary installations, exhibitions and a platform for master classes. Ole Lukoye, Peppy Longstocking and Baron Munchausen will meet the children on the ground floor, and the Mayakovsky for Children exhibition with illustrations and cartoons based on the poet’s works will open on the second floor.
JULY 15, Tue Cypress Hill concert The group of California rappers turned 25 last year: during this time, Cypress Hill managed to release nine albums (this year they are preparing the tenth), collaborate with Deadmau5, members of Linkin Park and System of a Down, as well as acquire third-party projects.
June 3 Sky Ferreira concert About the 21-year-old American Sky Ferreira started talking five years ago, but she released her debut album "Night Time, My Time" only in 2013. Ferreira’s reputation is even more interesting than her music: in recent years, she managed to get under arrest for heroin possession, go on tour with Miley Cyrus, pose topless to Gaspara Noe and become the muse of designer Edie Slimane.
MAY 21-25 IV Moscow Biennale of Architecture This year, the main theme of the architectural biennale in Moscow was City Quarters. Its permanent curator Bart Goldhorn selected the most interesting quarterly planning projects, and within the Nordic Block section, the Scandinavian pros will present Nordic building options.
JULY 29, Tue Big Summer PechaKucha Night Conference A traditional intellectual party was supposed to be held in the Strelka courtyard two weeks ago, but then it had to be postponed due to an accident in the Moscow metro. This Tuesday, everything will take place, the program has not changed much: it contains seven lectures with six-minute presentations.
JULY 9, Wed Foster The People concert Mark Foster, Mark Pontius and Cabby Fink recorded the second Supermodel record for four years - the first one was released in 2010 and sold a good circulation of almost 4 million copies. Now the Los Angeles trio turns to electronics and tries to sound a little more serious than at the beginning of its journey, but in essence it is the same dance indie pop guitar that is usually interesting to listen to live.
JUNE 30 - JULY 21 Festival "Summer_DOC" An open-air documentary film festival with a small but noteworthy program. The film will be shown - the owner of the Sundance Grand Prix about blood brother, a boarder for HIV-positive children, this year's Oscar nominee Cutie and Boxer, as well as the Academy Award winner Two steps from the glory about backing vocalists superstars.
July 23 Jazz Rooftop Festival The first jazz festival on the roof - but not elitist, as the organizers emphasize, but experimental. The Canadians will be headlined by BadBadNotGood Canadians, flirting with hip-hop and electronics, as well as famous covers by Kanye West and James Blake. They are supported by our compatriots ½ Orchestra along with Kotzi Brown from the Cops on Fire and beatboxer Galun, who once played with 2H Company, and now with his own band Amur Tiger Arkestra.
August 7 Start of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Heroes of the nineties, teenage mutant ninja turtles, once again get out of the sewer to fight the underworld, pop pizza and flirt with reporter April O'Neill (Megan Fox). Turtles have undergone a serious rebranding. If in the trilogy of the beginning of the nineties they were funny miles, to which low growth was compensated by a strong carapace and possession of martial arts, in the new incarnation they are more like huge killer rolls.
September 3-7, the Moscow International Book Fair Tatyana Tolstaya, Leonid Parfyonov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Boris Akunin and Zakhar Prilepin will present their books at the fair. Plus, indispensable seminars on relevant and not very topics, thrash fiction stars and the ability to purchase books are cheaper than in the store.
AUGUST 20, Wed Glitch Mob Concert Pioneers of the Glitch Hop genre, combining bass music with hip-hop - The Prodigy would sound something like this, if they were gathered in the zeros. The California trio is carrying the second record of Love Death Immortality to Moscow, but the remixes that glorified them on the same The Prodigy, The White Stripes and Daft Punk are also likely to sound.