Free books at AMC!

TSummer readinghe warm weather has returned to Moscow and what better way to spend the day than with a good book in a park? This week we are offering hundreds of English language fiction books FOR FREE, thanks to the generous donations of the expat community. Come to AMC to browse through the boxes of free books and take as many as you would like. But hurry! Books are available on a first come, first served basis!

LECTURE! Modern Architecture

Vladimir Belogolovsky

Tomorrow! Join us on Saturday,  May 23rd at 1 p.m. for a special lecture by architect, Vladimir BelogolovskyWe are pleased to welcome back Mr. Belogolovsky who will speak about modern architecture in the U.S. He is an acclaimed professional in New York City and recently published a book, “Conversations with Architects”. At this lecture, Mr. Belogolovsky will discuss ideas and projects examined in this work, and talk about the past, present and future of architecture.

AMC Literature Club: “Lonesome Dove” by Larry McMurtry

AMC Literature ClubJoin us on Saturday, May 23rd at 11 a.m. for a meeting of AMC Literature Club. This time members of the club will discuss “Lonesome Dove” by Larry McMurtry. Lonesome Dove is a 1986 Pulitzer Prize-winning western novel, which was first written as a movie script, and then transformed into a book. The story focuses on the relationship of several retired Texas Rangers and their adventures driving a cattle herd from Texas to Montana. Join the meeting to share your impression of the book!

Lecture: The Art of Geli Korzhev and Family

800px-Korzhev_GM._Г.М._КоржевCome on Thursday, May 21 at 7p.m. to a great lecture on the art of the Korzhev dynasty – including Geli Korzhev, Mikhail Korzhev and several other family members whose art remains an important part of Russian and American museum collections. Geli Mikhailovich Korzhev 
is recognized by contemporary Russian art historians as one of the most influential painters of the second half of the 20th century; his work has influenced the style and subjects of two generations of post-WWII Russian artists. Don’t miss this interesting lecture! It will be conducted both in Russian and English languages.