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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Oh Romeo!

"Romeo and Juliet" once again gets a makeover, this time by avant-garde directorKlim, whose new version of Shakespeare's tragedy has so far been the object of controversy and criticism (though MT and Afisha magazine give the director's rewrite four thumbs up). The play runs Friday at 7 p.m. at the Chekhov Art Theater New Stage, 3 Kamergersky Pereulok. Metro Teatralnaya. Tel. 229-8760.

Really Rosy

Don't miss "The Blue Rose" exhibit featuring early 20th century paintings, sculptures and graphic art by the 16 members and one teacher of the Blue Rose association, artists from southern Russia who focused on creating what doesn't exist in nature. The works by Pavel Kuznetsov, Nikolai Krymov, Viktor Borisov-Musatov, Artur Fonvizin and others hail from private collections in Moscow and St. Petersburg and are on display until Feb. 13 at the Museum of Private Collections, 14 Ulitsa Volkhonka. Metro Kropotkinskaya. Noon to 6 p.m. 203-7998/1546.

Goa for More

The Renaissance Moscow Hotel is urging all those with a craving for spices to "hurry for curry" and visit the hotel's Vienna Cafe Thursday through Sunday for the Indian Food Festival. Prepared by chefs flown in from the Renaissance Hotel in Goa, India, the food promises to be authentic - and delicious. Address: 18/1 Olimpiisky Prospekt. Metro Prospekt Mira. Tel. 931-9000/9833.