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  • This Stay-at-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: Online Theater and Opera

    Some of the world’s best theaters and opera houses continue to screen their productions for free to our self-isolating benefit. Here’s what this weekend’s program brings!


  • This Stay-At-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: More Theater & Opera Performances

    Dost thou miss theater, thespian? We thought as much. Here are four world-class theater and opera offerings you can watch for free this weekend.


  • This Stay-at-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: Online Theater and Comedy Performances

    This weekend, wash your hands like Lady Macbeth and treat yourself to some top-notch, chef’s kiss theater and comedy performances streamed directly into your home!


  • ITMO’s Intelligentsia Culture Club: Be Kinder to Others and Never Fear Change

    We all know that St. Petersburg is a city where culture in all its diverse shapes and forms can be found in abundance – what with all the libraries, theaters and museums that surround you literally every time you go out for a walk. Sometimes it feels like the magic of its theaters, museums and libraries can only be discovered by the trusted few. Well, those at Intelligentsia, ITMO’s culture club, happen to know just how to break this uncanny spell. 


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: July 27-28

    Theatrical performances in Yelagin Park, Swan Lake at the Mariinsky Theater, a knight tournament in Vyborg and, of course, Navy Day – this weekend is jam-packed with cool events for you to attend!


  • My Game Plan for Summer in St. Petersburg

    How do I plan to spend my summer in St Petersburg? Besides catching up with friends and mushroom hunting, here’s what’s on my list:


  • All St. Petersburg's a Stage: Must-Visit Unusual Theaters

    Often referred to as the Cultural Capital of Russia, St. Petersburg is all about galleries, exhibitions, art spaces, museums, concerts, creative meetings, poetry readings and street art. But its main attraction is theater, “a true temple of art”. Classic or modern, royally chic or hidden in dark cellars, with a rich history or brand new, innovative, social or bold, you can find whatever you like! Stop, you don’t like theater at all? You just haven’t found the right one for you yet! You're just starting to learn Russian? You don't have to understand everything to enjoy the atmosphere and the experience. Here we have several modern and unpretentious theaters you can start your search with…


  • Neurotheater as an Instrument of Cognitive Science

    Brain activity is usually measured for such practical applications as creating protheses that can be controlled with the power of one’s mind, or other devices for people with disabilities. Still, it has also become an artistic instrument in theatrical art: artists use information on brain activity to show how neurotechnology and substitution of human organs by technological devices can affect communication and even our very existence. Professor Aleksander Väljamäe recently gave an open lecture on the issue. ITMO.NEWS gives us a summary.


  • Culture Calling: Where to Enjoy Classical Music in St. Petersburg

    Can there be any perks in summer’s ending? A resolute yes, if you live in St. Petersburg. Here the beginning of fall marks the start of yet another cultural season and all the theaters, galleries and museums beam up with shiny new programs that awaken an avid theater-goer and art connoisseur even in the most indifferent inhabitant of the city on Neva. If you yourself ever feel that tug of culture luring you away from your comfortable couch into the St. Petersburg’s theatrical and musical unknown, we’re introducing a series of articles with our top recommendations on where to go and what to see, starting with the best classical music destinations. 


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 4-5

    A blues music festival, a local produce fair, and a sailing regatta: as always, St. Petersburg is buzzing with events you can attend this weekend!