1960s Ukrainian art
The National Art Museum presents the first exhibit in many years that brings together works of Ukrainian artists from the 1960s. The exhibit features 23 artists from around the country.
Ukrainian Art of 1960s (exhibition). Through Feb. 21. Closed on Mondays. National Art Museum (6 Mykhaila Hrushevshkoho St.). Hr 20
Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov posted a four-mintue video recording of his heated argument with Odesa Oblast governor Mikheil Saakashvili at the Dec. 14 session of the National Council of Reforms.
O. Torvald (rock)
Many remember O. Torvald as an up-and-coming band that opened at many music festivals. Today they are one of the most popular new rock bands in Ukraine and are about to play not one, but two consecutive shows in Kyiv.
O. Torvald (rock). Dec. 11-12. 8 p.m. Sentrum (11 Shota Rustaveli St.). Hr 200-600
Front man Siarhei Mikhalok left his successful band Lyapis Trubetskoy in 2014 to start a Ukrainian-Belarusian punk rock band Brutto. In the first year of its existence, Brutto performed many shows in Ukraine and abroad and recorded enough songs for a debut album “Rodny Krai.”
Brutto (punk rock). Dec. 19. 7 p.m. Palace of Sports (1 Sportyvna Sq.). Hr 300-500
Some of our journalistic brethren got themselves worked up into a foamy lather over comments Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference.
Bring Me The Horizon
Kerrang Awards named the alternative metal band Bring Me The Horizon the best band in the United Kingdom in 2015. Now the British rockers are about to gather a big crowd in Kyiv.
Bring Me The Horizon (alternative). Dec. 4. 7 p.m. Palace of Sports (1 Sportyvna Sq.). Hr 690-900
The theatrical recordings screened as part of the British Theater in Movies program have got so popular in Kyiv that the tickets have to be bought weeks, sometimes months in advance. William Shakespeare's tragedy "Coriolanus" staged by Donmar Warehouse, with Tom Hiddleston playing the main role, is one of the most popular recordings, being screened again and again to packed cinemas.
"Coriolanus" (theatrical recording). Dec. 22. 7 p.m. Kyiv Cinema (19 Velyka Vasylkivska St.). Hr 150
The office of Luc Jacobs, Belgium's ambassador to Ukraine, is dominated by two things: the extensive sunlight coming through its large bow window, and the sculpture of a woman bathing in it.
World Sculpture Masterpieces
A new exhibition in Kyiv’s Mystetskiy Arsenal presents sculptures by Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti and other masters. The exhibition includes the largest collection of the sculptures by Auguste Rodin that was ever displayed in Ukraine.
World Sculpture Masterpieces. Nov. 6 - Dec. 6. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Mystetskiy Arsenal (10-12 Lavrska St.). Hr 70
The latest rankings of the 100 richest Ukrainians, published by Novoye Vremya (New Times), a popular weekly magazine, shows that being in power has helped the fortunes of President Petro Poroshenko. The ranking was composed with the help of Dragon Capital investment bank.
Gennady Korban, Dnipropetrovsk businessman and head of the recently founded UKROP party, was detained in Dnipropetrovsk by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) on the morning of Oct. 31. The offices and homes of his associates were searched.
Five days after the Oct. 25 municipal elections, and with the vote count continuing at a snail's pace, some results of the landmark poll are gradually becoming clear.
As votes are still being counted from Ukraine's Oct. 25 municipal elections, the results are already taking shape.
The captain of a boat that capsized in the Black Sea off the town of Zatoka in Odesa Oblast has been declared a suspect in a criminal investigation into the accident, which killed 14 people.
A boat carrying 36 people capsized near the Black Sea city of Zatoka in Odessa Oblast around 3 p.m. on Oct. 17. Fourteen people drowned, 18 of the surviving passengers were hospitalized. The boat was overloaded, the authorities say.