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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Mikhoels Movie

To see the great acting of Solomon Mikhoels, pay a visit to the Cinema Museum on Tuesday to see "Yevreiskoye Schastye," or Jewish Happiness (1925). The silent film by Alexander Granovsky, starring the famous Jewish actor, is based on Isaak Babel's stories and shows at 6 p.m. at the Museum's Hall No. 7 at 15 Druzhinnikovskaya Ulitsa. Tickets cost 10 rubles ($1.75). Tel. 255-9095. Nearest metro: Krasnopresnenskaya.

Baring Souls

Check out "Striptease," an old, but very good production of Mrozhek's play about two men learning more about themselves than they expected. Starring Valery Garkalin and Alexander Andrienko, the play begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Chelovek Theater-Studio at 23a Skatertny Pereulok. Tickets cost 25 rubles ($4.25). Tel. 291-1656. Nearest metro: Pushkinskaya.

New Gallery's New Show

The New Gallery, which specializes in Soviet-era official art and promotes the idea that social realism and impressionism are related styles, is hosting an exhibition featuring paintings, graphics and posters by Russian artists of the 1920s to 1960s. The display can be viewed from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the third floor of the Central Exhibition Hall, otherwise known as the Manezh, located on Manezh Square. Admission is free. Nearest metro: Ploshchad Revolyutsii.