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PRO.ACT Theatre Festival brings English theatre to the Ukraine

As the war rages on between Ukraine and Russia, there is a clear desire amongst its populace to hold onto what bits of normalcy and expression they can in the […]

Artwork seized by Finland returns to Russia

As the complications stemming from the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war continue to grow and manifest, with sanctions extending to all manner of industries and culture from Russia at home and around […]

Donetsk Regional Drama Theatre destroyed in Russian bombing

As the war stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine marches on, we are seeing the cultural connections and outputs of both nations being deeply affected. From the sanctions applied globally […]

Art dealer lambasts Hermitage Fabergé exhibition for inclusion of “tawdry fakes”

An open letter penned by dealer Andre Ruzhnikov has propelled an exhibition of Fabergé works at the Hermitage museum in St Petersburg into the limelight for all the wrong reasons. […]

Magic Art comes to Moscow- a retrospect of Salvador Dalí

There has never been an artist more identifiable than Salvador Dalí- in both his work and his person. The surrealist was a pioneer of the movement, and his influence is […]

Sesame Street has ushered in a Golden Age of educational television

Pioneering programme Sesame Street just celebrating its 50th anniversary, having touched the lives of more than 86 million Americans—and countless children overseas— since the series made its debut in 1969. […]

Slava’s Snowshow returning to Broadway- the magic of clown

Clowns occupy a strange space in the minds of western audiences. Especially in North America, clowns more oft than not get pigeonholed into the roles of comedically unfunny or disturbingly […]