Monthly Archives: October 2011

Cooking class at the Russian House! Wed, October 26, 7pm.

Guess what is it? Mmm… Potatoes? Yes and No Yes: these are very popular cakes in Russia. No: these cakes just look like potatoes! There are two ways to cook these delicious a-la potato-cakes: right way means to be prepared  … Continue reading

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This is HOMECOMING!!! Sat, October 22, 5-7pm (Russian House)

Let’s meet our W&M ALUMNI at the Russian House together!!!   Alumni are speaking at Homecoming Reception in the Russian House: Sean Fox (class of 2007) : What is you best memory about the Russian Program? Ginny Bacon and Aylara … Continue reading

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Movie Night! Бриллиантовая рука (The Diamond Arm): Wed, October 19, 8pm.

The Diamond Arm was made in 1968, directed by slapstick director Leonid Gaidai and starred several famous Soviet actors, including Yuri Nikulin, Andrei Mironov, Anatoli Papanov, Nonna Mordyukova and Svetlana Svetlichnaya. The Diamond Arm has become a Russian cult film. … Continue reading

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Bliny party. October 15th, Sat,3pm-4.30pm. Pleasants Hall, 3d floor.

Do you like pancakes? Do you want to try Russian style pancakes?? Do you want to cook your own Russian style pancakes with tasty fillings??? Come to the Russian House Bliny (pancakes) Party!!!  

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Movie night “Man at the window”. September 28th, 7pm. Pleasants Hall, 3d floor)

Man at the Window. Trailer [Человек у окна] Russia, 2010 Color, 96 minutes Director: Dmitrii Meskhiev Cast: Iurii Stoianov, Kristina Kuz’mina, Sergei Garmash, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Mariia Zvonareva The film’s protagonist, Aleksandr Sergeevich (Shura) Dronov has an unremarkable theater career and … Continue reading

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Game night at the Russian House. September 24th, 7pm, Pleasants Hall, 3d floor)

The “Crocodile” (“Крокодил”) game is one of the most popular games in Russia. Rules are very simple: show a word to your partners and earn point. You are not allowed to speak and even articulate. Use all your imagination and … Continue reading

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Family weekend September 24th Pleasants Hall

During the Family Weekend all Language Houses are open for visiting. If you want to see how residents of the Russian House live,  try some popular Russian food, listen to Russian music, you are welcome!

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