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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Fine Wine

Wine, an English-language band from St. Petersburg, performing songs in their own version of Brit pop as well as covers by The Smiths and Morissey, takes the stage Friday at the Bednyie Lyudi Club. Music starts at 10:30 p.m. at 6/11 Chernigovsky Pereulok. Admission is 50 rubles ($8.75). Tel. 231-3342. Nearest metro: Novokuznetskaya.

Rags to Riches

"Pygmalion," George Bernard Shaw's classic play about Eliza Doolitle, the cockney flower girl whom the cranky Professor Henry Higgins "makes into a lady," is performed Saturday at the Sovremennik Theater. Galina Volchek's production, starring Yelena Yakovleva and Valentin Gaft, begins at 7 p.m. at 19a Chistoprudny Bulvar. Tickets cost 10 to 50 rubles ($1.75 to $8.25). Tel. 921-1790. Nearest metro: Chistoprudny Bulvar.

Russian Hall of Fame

"Sports in Photographs," a new exhibit at the Maly Manezh exhibition hall, features photographs demonstrating the history of sports in Russia and throughout the world. The works by famous Russian and Western photographers can be seen 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily except Monday at 3 Georgiyevsky Pereulok, at the long, brick one-story building across from the back side of Kolonny Zal. Cover charge is 10 rubles ($1.75). Tel. 292-4459. Nearest metro: Okhotny Ryad.