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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

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Cinema California


The Cinema Center is again showing "L. A. Confidential" (1997), nominated for nine Oscars, including best film. The film tells the story of three detectives in the corrupt and brutal Los Angeles police force of the 1950s trying to unravel a conspiracy behind the murder of a police officer. The film shows in English with Russian subtitles at 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Small Hall of the Cinema Center, located at 15 Druzhinnikovskaya Ulitsa. Tickets cost 40 rubles ($6.75). Tel. 205-7306. Nearest metro: Krasnopresnenskaya.


Modern Art, Take 2


"The Second Avant-Garde Graphics" exhibit, featuring graphics by Russia's most famous avant-garde artists of the second part of the century, runs until Aug. 30 at the Dom Nashchokina gallery. It includes Dmitry Krasnopevtsev's etchings of the 1950s, and works by Vladimir Yakovlev and Mikhail Shemyakin. The exhibit is open daily noon to 7 p.m. at 12 Vorotnikovsky Pereulok. Admission is 20 rubles ($3.50), half price for students. Tel. 299-4774. Nearest metro: Mayakovskaya.


Countdown to 2000


On Wednesday, the Gvozdi Club invites guests to celebrate the onset of the third millennium. The 500 Days Until the Year 2000 party, featuring an outdoor discotheque and the club's exclusive drinks, starts at 10 p.m. at 19 Bolshaya Nikitskaya. Admission is 60 rubles ($9.50). Tel. 290-2254. Nearest metro: Pushkinskaya.