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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Girl Fantasies

Enjoy the great acting of Harold Lloyd, by paying a visit to the Illuzion cinema Thursday to see "Girl Shy" (1924). The silent comedy by Fred Newmeyer starring the famous actor tells the story of a shy bachelor working in a tailor shop and trying to get a collection of his romantic fantasies published. The film shows at 5 p.m. at 1/15 Kotelnicheskaya Naberezhnaya. Tickets cost 10 rubles ($1.75). Tel. 915-4327. Nearest metro: Taganskaya.

Writer Struggle

Check out "The Preserve," a dramatization of Sergei Dovlatov's autobiographical story about a conflict between a writer and the powers that be. The play, starring Dmitry Zhuravlyov and Olga Makhovaya, is premiering at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Mossoviet Theater Stage "Pod Kryshei." Tickets cost 25 rubles ($4.25). The theater is located at 16 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ulitsa. Tel. 200-5943. Nearest metro: Mayakovskaya.

Panadol Fusion

Head to the Vermel Club on Thursday to hear Detsky Panadol, a Russian-American group known for experimentation with rap, funk and ska fusions -- a new wave in the development of alternative music in Russia. After the concert, stick around for the DJ's funk and rap dance music. The program starts at 10 p.m. at 4/5 Raushskaya Naberezhnaya. Admission is 20 rubles ($3.50). Tel. 959-3303. Nearest metro: Tretyakovskaya.