This weekend will be very eventful. A lot of music, tasty food, yoga classes and great films will await you on June 20 and 21 in Moscow.
USAD’BA JAZZ FESTIVAL
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In 2015, the International Music Festival Usad’ba Jazz will be for the first time held at a new venue – the Tsaritsino Museum-Reserve on 20 and 21 June. The largest metropolitan outdoor festival combines such music styles as jazz, acid-jazz, jazz-rock, funk, blues and others, becoming one of the main musical events of the year.
Several musical stages, a cinema, a venue for poetry readings, sports and children’s playgrounds and an exhibition of unique open-air art and many more await you at the event.
A single one-day ticket, valid for all the territory of the festival, costs 2 500 rubles (€41.12).
Admission is free for children under ten years.
Tsaritsino Museum-Reserve, Dolskaya Street, 1
MATROSHKA FESTIVAL OF INSTRUMENTAL ROCK MUSIC
The goal of the festival is to show the audience an alternative wave of independent scene. Total genre kernel for all the performing commands is math rock – music with a complex, atypical rhythmic structure and dynamics, as well as sharp, often inharmonious riffs. This style has wide roots, from avant-garde jazz and progressive rock to punk, hardcore, and many related styles, such as post-rock, noise rock, post-hardcore, emo, funk and his current evolution has done many steps to blurring of established boundaries.
Festival at Muzeon will gather 12 groups from all over Russia, each of which will present its vision of instrumental music.
Ticket price for one day of the festival is 400 rubles (€5.56), ticket for the two days – 600 rubles (€8.34).
Tickets can be purchased online or in the park’s info box at Krymsky Val.
Muzeon Arts Park, Krimsky Val Street, 2
RESTORED TERMINATOR IN SUMMER PIONER CINEMA
Every month during one weekend, guests of the Pioner Cinema can watch a selection of the classical pictures united by the general subject, style or a name of the director within the cycle At Cinema. At Last.
Thus, on June 20, 27 and 28 Pioneer host a Terminator Weekend and shows the first two and the most important films of the famous franchise, Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day by James Cameron.
Terminator (1984) has not only spawned a new hero and a new mythology, that had a tremendous impact on the sci-fi genre, but also conceptually joined two fundamental stories – war between people and machines, war between future and present. The film became a technological breakthrough, and the role of the Terminator was a landmark and turning point in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s career. The premiere of the Terminator’s restored version has just taken place at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. This weekend Moscow audience will be able to see it.
SOVIET JAZZ EVENING IN THE GREEN THEATRE
On June 20, at 20:00, the Green Theater at VDNKh will host the evening of the Soviet jazz Rapid Movement. Dedication to Alexander Tsfasman. Reviving the tradition of park music-making and referring to the classics of Soviet jazz, chief conductor of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre Felix Korobov will present a program dedicated to Alexander Tsfasman – the legendary composer, pianist and founder of the Soviet jazz.
Selected works by Tsfasman – Suite for Piano, Intermezzo for clarinet and orchestra and others will be performed by the orchestra of the Musical Theatre. The second part of the program is made up of Dmitri Shostakovich’s works.
Ticket’s price starts from 300 rubles (€4.17).
Tickets can be purchased online, at the Green Theatre ticket office, pavilions 1 and 59.
CITY FOOD MARKET
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21st City Food Market will take place under the motto Friendship of Peoples. It will pass in the courtyard of the Museum of Moscow on June 20-21. 30 starter projects with food from around the world will present their dishes. Visitors will be able to try Asian rolls with beef, ravioli with ricotta and fresh herbs, ramen with chicken, gyros with kim-chi, samosas and many more. There will be a fair where you can buy fresh bread and homemade dairy products. Children will have a lot of fun at the playground made from Piybox blocs. On Sunday, at 12.30, there will be a presentation of the musical project Classic Breakfast.
Museum of Moscow, Zubovsky Boulevard, 2
YOGA DAY IN ARTPLAY
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The first international Yoga Day in Russia will be held on the day of the solstice, on June 21 and will bring together more than a thousand participants. In addition, the program will include a charity auction, dancing, meditation, qigong, ayurveda, massage and master classes from renowned teachers. There will be also consultations in numerology, astrology, divination, and even Tarot. Organizers also promise a healthy food court and market with all necessary yoga goods. Young visitors will be able to take part in workshops on children’s yoga, origami and painting, as well as other entertainments.
Artplay Center for Design, Nizhnyaya Siromyatnicheskaya Street, 10