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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Red Shoes, Not Dorothy's

"The Red Shoes," the 1948 British classic film about a young ballerina torn between love and success, shows Sunday at The Cinema Museum. Inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale and directed by Michael Powell, the movie features some wonderful footage of the great Russian dancer, Leonid Myasin. It screens in English at 4:15 p.m. in the museum's Hall 6 at 15 Druzhinnikovskaya Ulitsa. Tickets cost 15 rubles ($1). Tel. 255-9095. Nearest metro: Krasnopresnenskaya.

Doin' Time at Tabakov

Check out the play "The Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man," now premiering at the Tabakov Theater. Andrei Zhitinkin's dramatization of Thomas Mann's unfinished novel stars Sergei Bezrukov as a charming young man who shirks his duties and responsibilities until he winds up in a jail. The performance begins at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 1A Ulitsa Chaplygina. Tickets cost up to 150 rubles ($10). Tel. 928-9685. Nearest metro: Chistiye Prudy.

Jazz, by George!

The Moscow Jazz Festival, which this year is dedicated to George Gershwin, features Friday evening the Nikolai Panov Jazz Gallery, Alexander Oseichuk Ensemble, Shura Sherling (vocal) and Limonnaya Kislota. The performances start at 7 p.m. at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, 4/31 Triumfalnaya Ploshchad. Tickets cost 15 to 40 rubles ($1 to $2.65). Tel. 299-0378. Nearest metro: Mayakovskaya.