Category: Мистецтво

Plastic Bag Store Opens in New York City

Plastic Bag Store Opens in New York City

The Plastic Bag Store isn’t really a store but an art installation. Nina Vishneva, in this story narrated by Anna Rice reports on this unique piece of art that’s all about plastic. Camera: Alexander Barash, Natalia Latukhina …

Museum Exhibit Revamp Raises Concerns in Hong Kong

Museum Exhibit Revamp Raises Concerns in Hong Kong

Scholars are urging government curators not to shy away from controversial issues in the production of new exhibits as the Hong Kong Museum of History undertakes a two-year revamp of its popular Hong Kong Story exhibition.Occupying 7,000 square meters in eight galleries on two floors, the permanent exhibition of the […]

Dodgers Defeat Rays to Claim World Series Title

Dodgers Defeat Rays to Claim World Series Title

The Los Angeles Dodgers won their first Major League Baseball World Series in more than three decades Tuesday night, shaking off a slow offensive start to defeat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in Game 6. For five innings, the Rays appeared to be in control in their bid to force a deciding seventh game in the series […]

Halloween Goes On at  White House With a Few Twists

Halloween Goes On at White House With a Few Twists

With a bit of rejiggering, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump played host Sunday to hundreds of superheroes, unicorns, skeletons and even a miniature version of themselves as part of a Halloween celebration at the White House. In years past, the president and first lady personally handed out […]

Texas Singer-Songwriter Walker Dies at 78

Texas Singer-Songwriter Walker Dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles,” has died at age 78.Walker died Friday of cancer, family spokesman John T. Davis told The Associated Press.”He had battled throat cancer for many years, and some other health issues,” Davis said Saturday.Walker emerged […]

IOC Chief Bach Says Olympics Cannot Be ‘Marketplace of Demonstrations’

IOC Chief Bach Says Olympics Cannot Be ‘Marketplace of Demonstrations’

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said the Olympic Games are not about politics and must guard against becoming a “marketplace of demonstrations.” Against the backdrop of the Black Lives Matter movement to protest racial injustice, calls have increased this year for a change to Rule 50 of the […]

Bilingual Virtual Festival Features American, Russian Playwrights

Bilingual Virtual Festival Features American, Russian Playwrights

A bilingual virtual festival featuring American and Russian playwrights is taking place as tensions between the two countries are high and serving as a reminder of how art can bridge differences. Maxim Moskalkov has the story. Camera: David Gogokhia      …

American Film Institute Adjusts to Virtual Reality During Pandemic

American Film Institute Adjusts to Virtual Reality During Pandemic

AFI FEST, one of Hollywood’s most prestigious film festivals and part of the American Film Institute, was held virtually this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.  VOA’s Penelope Poulou spoke to the festival’s organizers and filmmakers about the challenges and advantages of the online platform.  Camera:  Penelope Poulou   Producer: […]

White House Halloween Event Tweaked for Coronavirus

White House Halloween Event Tweaked for Coronavirus

Ghosts, goblins and other costumed kids are welcome to trick or treat at the White House on Sunday during a Halloween event that has been rejiggered to include coronavirus precautions. The gates to the South Lawn will be opened to children from military families, frontline workers and others, from 3:30 […]

During the Pandemic AFI Fest Adjusts to a Virtual Reality

During the Pandemic AFI Fest Adjusts to a Virtual Reality

AFI FEST, one of Hollywood’s most prestigious film festivals and part of the American Film Institute, was held virtually this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.  VOA’s Penelope Poulou spoke to the festival’s organizers and filmmakers about the challenges and advantages of the online platform.  Camera:  Penelope Poulou   Producer: […]

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