From classical to jazz

For this concert, Alexei Baev, a renowned St. Petersburg violinist, brought together a band of outstanding performers and singers to take the audience on a journey through musical genres and styles. Jazz from the ‘20s, all-time hits from the golden age of Hollywood, and songs of the Russian countryside – a whirlwind of sound is what will greet you at this concert. 

On the Big Screen: BlackBerry

If you, like some of us, enjoyed The Social Network (2010) and are generally captivated by the stories behind globally successful creations, this movie will definitely hit the right spot with you. As the title suggests, BlackBerry (2023) explores the history of the world’s first smartphone – with all the tension, high stakes, and creative stumbles that go behind the usually closed doors of the industry. 

Charity Vinyl Market on New Holland Island

Recently, we’ve introduced you to the world of vinyl record stores in St. Petersburg, and now is your chance to make your first acquaintance with the community and help a noble cause, to boot. This Saturday, New Holland Island’s Community Center is hosting a charity vinyl market with all proceeds from the tickets going to Anton Tut Ryadom (Anton's Right Here) a St. Petersburg-based charity helping people with autism. The event will feature a session of a music club and a concert of music written by the charity’s students in collaboration with a professional musician. This one’s definitely an event to expand your horizons. 

Pictures from Travels 

Get in tune with the soon-to-be summer with this colorful exhibition of works by St. Petersburg artist Natalia Florenskaya. Capturing her happiness in sunny Georgia with brightly-colored paintings, the artist invites you along on her daily walk up the hill through the hot southern streets, paying loving attention to every small detail around her. Also on display are Natalya’s pictures from her travels throughout Russia, starting from her hometown.