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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


A Pillow Masterpiece

The Cinema Center shows "The Pillow Book" on Tuesday, Peter Greenaway's 1995 film about a Chinese woman who, having read a 10th-century diary of a lady-in-waiting, grows up obsessed with books, papers and writings on bodies. The film shows in English with Russian subtitles at 6:30 p.m. in the Small Hall of the center at 15 Druzhinnikovskaya Ulitsa. Tickets cost 50 rubles ($3.12). Tel. 205-7306. Nearest metro: Krasnopresnenskaya.

Mars Rock

See "Is There Life on Mars?" showing Tuesday at the Stanislavsky Drama Theater. A one-man show by Pyotr Mamonov, an avant-garde rock musician and eccentric actor, is based on Anton Chekhov's play "The Proposal." The curtain time for the performance is 7 p.m. The theater is located at 23 Tverskaya Ulitsa. Tickets, starting at 20 rubles ($1.25), are available in theater box offices throughout the city. Tel. 299-7621. Nearest metro: Tverskaya.

Plavinsky at Kino

The exquisite paintings and installations by Dmitry Plavinsky, a renowned artist now living in New York, are showing at the Kino Gallery at the Moscow Auction House. The exhibit, running through October 6, is open noon to 7 p.m. daily at 6 Olsufyevsky Pereulok. Admission is free. Tel. 737-6441. Nearest metro: Frunzenskaya.