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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Dependency's Curse

On Wednesday the Cinema Center offers "The Wings of the Dove," Iain Softley's 1997 melodrama about an impoverished British woman trapped in dependence upon her wealthy aunt. Helena Bonham Carter stars in the film, showing in original English with live Russian translation. Screenings are 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Big Hall of the Center at 15 Druzhinnikovskaya Ulitsa. Tickets cost 40,000 rubles ($6.75). Tel. 205-7306. Nearest metro: Krasnopresnenskaya.

Lovers and Laughs

On Wednesday see "Moonlight, Honeymoon," Moscow Enterprise's new production. The comedy, written by Noel Coward and directed by Tatyana Dogileva, features Sergei Makovetsky, Vladimir Steklov and Oksana Fandera. The curtain goes up at 7 p.m. at the Chekhov Art Theater at 3 Kamergersky Pereulok. Tickets cost 20 to 120 rubles ($3.50 to $20). Tel. 229-8760. Nearest metro: Teatralnaya.

Artsy Footwear

Check out a new exhibit at the Dar Gallery. Called "Bad Footwear to Good Hands," it features avant-garde objects made of cheap Chinese tennis shoes by Tatyana Nazarenko, Alexander Ponomaryev, Valery Aizenberg and other contemporary artists. Running through Feb. 14, the exhibition can be seen from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Monday and Tuesday at 7/7 Malaya Polyanka, Building 5, in the courtyard. Admission is free. Tel. 238-6554. Nearest metro: Polyanka.