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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


French Passions

On Wednesday see "Mon Homme," the 1996 film by French director Bertrand Blier, who discovered G?rard D?pardieu in 1973 and then Anouk Grinberg, who was awarded best actress for this film at the 1996 Berlin International Film Festival. The film about a prostitute and a Parisian tramp who becomes her unfaithful lover shows in Russian through Feb. 10. Screenings are at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Cinema Center's Big Hall at 15 Druzhinnikovskaya Ulitsa. Tickets cost 40 rubles ($6.75). Tel. 205-7306. Nearest metro: Krasnopresnenskaya.

New Chekhov

Head to Galina Volchek's new staging of Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard," a play about a wealthy woman at the turn of the century who loses her estate. Starring Marina Neyelova, Igor Kvasha and Yelena Yakovleva, the play starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Sovremennik Theater at 19A Chistoprudny Bulvar. Tickets cost 10 to 50 rubles ($1.75 to $8.50). Tel. 921-1790. Nearest metro: Chistiye Prudy.

Africa From Siberia

Break up the work week with a concert by Africa, an up-and-coming rock group from Novosibirsk, performing Wednesday at the Bedniye Lyudi Club. The performance starts at 10:30 p.m. at 6/11 Chernigovsky Pereulok. Admission is 50 rubles ($8.75). Tel. 951-3342. Nearest metro: Novokuznetskaya.