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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Origami Originals

Learn more about the original Japanese art of creating figures through folding paper. Darwin Museum is hosting "Origami: Evolution of the Paper Sheet," an exhibition featuring both simple figures made by children and extremely complicated constructions that are used by architects and mathematicians. You can try origami by attending a master class. The exhibition runs until May 15 and can be seen Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 57 Ulitsa Vavilova. Master classes are held on the same days from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission costs 10 rubles (40 cents), 5 rubles for children. For further deatails, telephone 134-6124. Nearest metro: Akademicheskaya.

African Adventures

"Aibolit," a play based on Kornei Chukovsky's verse tale about the adventures of two kids in Africa who encounter a malicious Barmalei and the kind doctor Aibolit who saves their lives, is performed at the Moscow Theater of Shadows on Saturday. The play begins at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at 60/10 Izmailovsky Bulvar. Tickets cost 10 rubles (40 cents). Tel. 465-6592/5070. Nearest metro: Pervomaiskaya.

Tent Circus

Merry Arena Moscow Tent Circus has started its season with a show featuring acrobats and clowns, trained bears and magicians. The shows begin at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday and run until May 30 at the Neskuchny Sad of Gorky Park. Tickets cost 20 rubles to 30 rubles (80 cents to $1.20). For tickets and more information call 954-7275, 236-1462. Nearest metro: Oktyabrskaya.