Creative Writing Club: Dialogue and Scene

dialogue and sceneJoin our club this Saturday, October 25 at 4 p.m. to master the creation of a perfect dialogue and a memorable scene. For this class, you will need to prepare two examples of your favorite dialogues/scenes (one example of each). After the theoretical part (lecture), be ready to discuss your examples with the rest of the group. Also, bring a pen + a notebook (or a laptop) to do writing exercises. Please note that the event will take place on the 5th floor.
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Lecture: “Being a Journalist in the USSR” *CANCELLED*

ann cooperWednesday, October 22 at 6 p.m. Professor at Columbia University and former Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, Ann Cooper will talk about her experience of being a journalist in the Soviet Union. A host on National Public Radio for over 25 years, Cooper was NPR’s Moscow bureau chief, has won several awards and co-authored “Russia at the Barricades”.

Though the lecture was CANCELLED at AMC, you may see Ann Cooper speak on Friday, October 24th at 7p.m. at the Chekhov Cultural Center (metro Chekhovskaya). For more information, please visit:

Toastmasters/Public Speaking Club

toastmastersJoin us on  Tuesday, October,21 at 7 p.m. for  Moscow Toastmasters/Public Speaking Club! This club is a structured club to help members learn better public speaking and presentation skills, and is a registered part of the International Toastmasters Club. This club does have its own six-month membership fee, which is collected and used exclusively by Toastmasters International (and not by American Center or the All-Russia Library for Foreign Literature). First meeting open to all.


teensoctoberHey there, guys and girls! If ever there’s a power outage that leaves you with no access to the internet and a few hours to spare – knowing how to play popular American card games, like Crazy 8’s , Gin Rummy and Euchre can come in handy! If you are anxious to learn this vital life skill, then Tuesday, October 21st, 7 p.m. is the time to be at the American Center for Teens’ Club!