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12/12/2013

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Cinema

"12 Years A Slave," directed by Steve McQueen and starring Michael Fassbender, is a British-U.S. adaption of the 1853 autobiography of Solomon Northup, who was kidnapped in Washington D.C. in 1841 and sold into slavery.

Concerts

Inva Mula (soprano) and the National Philharmonic of Russia in concert. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. Thursday, December 12, at 7 p.m.

Dance

The Nutcracker (Shchelkunchik): Tchaikovsky's ballet based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Friday, December 13, at 7 p.m.

Opera

Yevgenia Afanasiyeva and Valery Mikitsky as Sylvia and Cascada in "The Merry Widow," Franz Lehar's operetta on Dec. 18, about the attempts of a baron to obtain a widow's fortune for his impoverished country, Pontevedria.

Gigs

Make this Friday the 13th a good one: go to see the smooth jazz stylings of Vadim Eilenkrig, on trumpet, and his band. They  are due to play in the Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh on Friday, Dec. 13 at 8:30 p.m.

Exhibits

Michail Grobman. Four Exhibits: retrospective of works by this renowned Israeli artist who, in the 1960s, was a leading figure of the Second Russian Avant-garde, to Jan. 26.
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