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Vladimir Jurowski. On searching, meditation, the therapeutic effects of music and the importance of silence. Vladimir Jurowski is a man of mystery. One of the most sought after and unusual conductors of our time, he is always searching for new directions in music. He often selects unconventional works, constantly broadening the orchestral repertoire. His interpretation is always original and stylistically objective. When a musician of this calibre talks about music, … SUPERWOMAN: ‘WORK, BUILD AND DON’T WHINE’ 17 июня в галерее GRAD открылась выставка SUPERWOMAN: ‘WORK, BUILD AND DON’T WHINE’, которая рассказывает об иконографической трансформации женского образа внутри пропагандистской риторики начиная с революции 1917-го и заканчивая Перестройкой. Лозунги, образы, плакаты, и реальная жизнь, в которой советская женщина должна была выполнять множество производственных и социальных функций, зачастую сильно отличались друг от друга, что … The ‘Immortal Regiment’ in London This year, the ‘Immortal Regiment’ took to the streets of London for the first time. The number of people attending the Victory Day event was astonishing, even for the Russian Gap team, and it’s not the first time we have seen a big Russian event in London. If I had to guess, I would say … Exhibition Opening of ‘Unexpected Eisenstein’ On 17 February, the exhibition ‘Unexpected Eisenstein’ opened at GRAD Gallery. A wide public witnessed for the first time the graphic works of the great director: his sketches for theatre and film, satirical caricatures and drawings from his private archive. In total, more than 60 works were included in the exhibition, as well as documents … Khodorkovsky’s ‘Open Russia’ in London The fact that the centre of Russia’s cultural and social life is gradually shifting to London is no longer something that surprises anyone. What is more surprising is the speed with which this is happening. Yesterday, a new, important event took place – the opening of Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s Open Russia club. In a specially restored …

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Dr Kostas Papadopolous: Everything you need to know about dental care in Britain British dental surgery can at times be a painful subject for Russians,who are not used to the NHS and its waiting lists half a year long. Sometimes it seems like it would be quicker and easier to fly back to Moscow to get a filling than to wait your turn in an English hospital. Konstas Papadopolous, … Secret Cinema. Tell no one! Last spring, going to Secret Cinema for the first time, all I knew was that I had to dress in 1920s style. The invitation, which was sent by email to everyone who had managed to get hold of a ticket, didn’t reveal either the name of the film or the exact location, but hinted that … Vladimir Jurowski. On searching, meditation, the therapeutic effects of music and the importance of silence. Vladimir Jurowski is a man of mystery. One of the most sought after and unusual conductors of our time, he is always searching for new directions in music. He often selects unconventional works, constantly broadening the orchestral repertoire. His interpretation is always original and stylistically objective. When a musician of this calibre talks about music, … 100 and Up. The Cost of Educating Children in London This material was first published in the print version of Russian Gap magazine (issue 2, 2015). We are constantly hearing about how London is the most expensive city in the world, and educating your children here can amount to a tidy sum. Especially if you take into account that Grandma is not nearby, kindergartens and …
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