Tolstoy and Chekhov in North America's UNESCO City of Literature

CHEKHOV’S BIRTH 150 YEARS AGO
TOLSTOY’S DEATH 100 YEARS AGO
UI RUSSIAN PROGRAM 50 YEARS OLD

IOWA CITY, UNESCO CITY OF LITERATURE

CELEBRATES TOLSTOY, CHEKHOV, AND THE
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA’S RUSSIAN PROGRAM

OCTOBER 2010

PUBLIC READING: ANNA KARENINA by LEO TOLSTOY
10/27-10/30, DOWNTOWN AT THE FOUNTAIN
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY 9 A.M. – 9 P.M.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 9 A.M. – 6 P.M. (OR TILL FINISHED)
SIGN UP AT PHILLIPS HALL 9/26-10/26
OR ON LOCATION DURING THE READING

STAGED READING: THE CHERRY ORCHARD by ANTON CHEKHOV (ACTS 1 AND 4)
10/29, TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 7 P.M.
DIRECTOR: MIKE LEWIS-BECK
PLAYERS: NATASA DUROVICOVA, JIM HARRIS, JOANNE MADSEN, TOM HOBART, MICHAEL LENSING, GERHILD KRAPF, JOHN FREYER, ED FOLSOM, SASHA WATERS, JERRY SOROKIN, LINDA MCGUIRE, TOM LAYMAN, JOHN KRAMER, AND BAHRI KARACAY.

MOVIE SCREENING: TOLSTOY ADAPTATIONS
10/30, IOWA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY, MEETING ROOM A
12P.M. WAR AND PEACE (1956) AUDREY HEPBURN (3H 30MIN)
4P.M. ANNA KARENINA (1935) GRETA GARBO (1H 30MIN)

COMMEMORATIVE READING: TOLSTOY AND CHEKHOV CELEBRATION
10/30, OLD CAPITOL, 7 P.M.
READERS: TIM BUDD, KATHERINE MOYERS, JOHN RAEBURN, AND JOAN KJAER
BEETHOVEN, VIOLIN SONATA No. 9, ‘KREUTZER’
FIRST MOVEMENT, TRICIA PARK, VIOLIN, RENE LECUONA, PIANO

CELEBRATION OF 50 YEARS OF RUSSIAN at the University of Iowa
10/31, 2-5 P.M.:

3:30 P.M. - THE LAST STATION, starring Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer (2010, 2 hours), Black Box Theater, Iowa Memorial Union

EXHIBIT: MAURICIO LASANSKY, ‘TOLSTOY’
10/26-10/31, U OF I MUSEUM OF ART, IMU
Tues. 10-5; Wed. 10-5; Thurs. 10-8; Fri. 10-5; Sat. & Sun. 12-5

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