Week 4 – [20th Oct – 27th Oct]
Newsletter Michaelmas Term
20th October – 27th October
PUSHKIN IN BRITAIN
22nd October | 13:00 – 15:00 | Woodleigh Room | Lucy Cavendish College
CURS is happy to welcome back the 15th International Russian Poetry Festival ‘Pushkin in Britain’. Similar to last year, the participants will come to Cambridge to take part in a Poetic Slam. Come to cheer them up and feel the power of Russian poetry. Admission Free!
We are also looking for Cambridge jury to choose the Poetic Slam winner – please message us if you’d like to become a jury member!
Alissa Firsova Piano Recital
27th October | 13:00 – 15:00 | West Road Concert Hall | Tickets Free for CURS
Acclaimed pianist Alissa Firsova returns to Cambridge’s West Road Concert Hall with a recital of works by Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Liszt and Chopin. CURS is happy to invite you to the concert and offer some free tickets.
Halloween Magic Ball
31st October | 19:30 – 00:00 | Michaelhouse Centre, St Michael’s Church, Trinity St | £28
Prepare your wigs, fangs and broomsticks for the Halloween party! CURS alongside with other Cambridge University societies invites you to a glorious night of horror, drinks, shows and magic! Arrive at 19:30 and enjoy a complimentary cocktail and lavish with chocolate as you enter Hell, charmed by magicians, jugglers and daring performers. Climb up the spiral staircase to reach the Purgatory where make-up artists will prepare you to rise and photographers will capture your last image before your rising. Enter the Chancel to dance your way into Paradise forevermore!
Dress code: Haunted, Black tie, Fancy, as you dare!
Early Bird Tickets: £28 (£35 after)
You can book tickets via Eventbrite using RUSS20 code, or via a bank transfer: sort code 09-01-29, account no. 13857118, description – LastFirstNameRUSS20, and please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating that you have paid in order to get a confirmation. Check out the event’s Facebook page to learn more!
UNLEASH THE MAGIC OF HALLOWEEN!!!
Что? Где? Когда?
23rd October | 19:20 | Anglia Ruskin
20th October | 20:30 | The Grain & Hop Store | 69-73 Regent Street
Russian Film Club
Beware Of A Car
24th October (Tuesday) | 20:00-22:00 | Darwin College TV Room
Director: Sergei Parajanov | Duration: 2h 49 min
Director: Eldar Ryazanov | Duration: 1h 34 min
The hero of the film is an insurance agent who is also a car thief. He steals cars only from various crooks and never from the good people.
Nachtmusik: The Sounds of Russia
25th October 21:00-21:30 | Trinity College Chapel, Trinity St CB2 1TQ | Free admission
Trinity College Music Society invites for a choral performance led by Carolina Csathy. The program consists of works from the likes of Rachmaninov and Sviridov, including a world premiere by Maria Antal. More information available at the event’s Facebook page.
International Conference ‘Centenary of the Russian Revolution’
27th October 10:00-17:30 | Queen’s Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel college | Free admission
Cambridge Department of Sociology is hosting the conference “October 1917-2017: The Centenary of the Russian Revolution” on 27 October 2018. Admission is free, everyone is welcome. For more information, please contact the organisers: Jeff Miley and David Lane.