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Dramatizing a Famous Russian Love Story

Dramatizing a Famous Russian Love Story

Culture, Eastern European November 5, 2013 at 1:52 pm

A Russian and an American playwright combine their works about Boris Pasternak, the author of the tragic love story “Doctor Zhivago,” and Olga Ivinskaya, the poet who was his lover and muse, for a bilingual presentation at the New York Public Library, reports Russian Bazaar.

(Photo via The Jewish Daily Forward).

Searching for Philip Roth’s Newark

Culture, Metro Area March 22, 2013 at 1:27 pm

More than 100 people from the U.S. and around the world participated on a tour of Newark landmarks associated with Philip Roth, in commemoration of the Jewish-American novelist’ 80th anniversary, the Jewish Daily Forward reports.

At Harlem’s Adarsh Alphons Projects, a 12-year-old art student, Arielle, told DNAinfo: "I like the whole experience.”(photo by Jeff Mays/DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: Art and Literature Springs Up Around City

Culture, Dominican March 20, 2012 at 11:29 am

A Dominican literary festival, a Harlem children’s art program, and a photo exhibit recalling Japan’s nuclear disaster a year later are among the cultural offerings covered in the community and ethnic media this week.