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From Russia With Arts and Culture Festival in Newton
The City of Newton is home to a wide spectrum of Russian immigrant talent: scientists, musicians, artists, doctors, great teachers and business owners, The Festival on 20-22 April will present both classical and jazz musicians, film makers, authors, dancers, a fashion show with modeling of clothing and jewelry, Russian handicrafts and of course many of best Russian artists living in Newton and metropolitan area as well as several who still live in Moscow, Russia.
The Opening Exhibit Reception on Friday, April 20 will include sampling foods and sweets from Baza Food Market and famous Cafe St.Petersburg. The festival being organized with the assistance of the FROM RUSSIA WITH ART Gallery and the Russian American Cultural Center of Boston at Russia Wharf.The Festival will be opened by Mayor, Setti Warren, and followed by short concert by Newton residents pianist, Tatyana Dudochkin, New England Concervatory , and Yelena Dudochkin, soprano, Boston Summer Opera. Open Saturday 10AM-7PM and Sunday 10AM-6PM.
More About Newton Cultural Center
Newton Cultural Center is a community and resource center. It houses ten cultural, educational and humanistic organizations, namely the Mayor's Office for Cultural Affairs, Newton Community Pride, Green Decade/Newton, The Jackson Homestead and Museum and Newton Open Studios. This cultural center runs a number of children's programs throughout the year. Programs involve introducing the community's youngest citizens to the visual and performing arts. Teens may attend yoga classes taught by a certified instructor. Adult programs include performing arts and writing workshops. A complete list of organizations located at the Newton Cultural Center as well as program information and registration fees are available on the center's website. The center hosts an open house every year, showcasing its programs and services.