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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


The Ape-Man Returns

"Tarzan and the Lost City," Carl Schenkell's 1998 adventure film, stars Casper van Dien as Tarzan as he returns to his African homeland to save it from destruction. The film shows in English with Russian translation via headphones at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the American House of Cinema at the Radisson Slavjanskaya Hotel, 2 Berezhkovskaya Naberezhnaya. Tickets cost 150 rubles ($6.80), half price for students. Tel. 941-8747. Nearest metro: Kievskaya.

Playing With Sadism

See Peter Weiss' play "Marat/Sade," the full title of which is "The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade." Starring Felix Antipov and Valery Zolotukhin, the play is directed by Yury Lyubimov and starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Taganka Theater at Taganskaya Ploshchad. Tickets cost 20 to 100 rubles (90 cents to $4.55). Tel. 915-1217. Nearest metro: Taganskaya.

Christmas Skiing

The Orthodox Christmas Sports Holiday is being held Thursday at Sparrow Hills. Included in the program is ski-jumping starting at 10 a.m.; downhill skiing and snow-boarding at 11 a.m.; free-style and sport fashion show at 2 p.m.; and the traditional Christmas cross-country ski race begins at 6 p.m. The events take place at the sports complex at 28 Ulitsa Kosygina. Admission is free. Tel. 939-0040. Nearest metro: Universitet.