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Ukrainian Cultural Double-Header in New York

Friday, April 24, 2009, 7-9pm
The Ukrainian Museum
222 East 6th Street
Admission: $15; $10 for members and seniors; $5 for students; reception
follows. Reservations accepted.
Information: 212-228-0110; www.ukrainianmuseum.org.

Poetry by Virlana Tkacz, Vasyl Makhno, and Orest Popovych; prose by Askold
Melnyczuk, Alexander Motyl, and Marko Robert Stech; and films by Olenka
Denysenko, Lesya Kalynska, Max Orlowsky Hoffman, and Irene Zabytko.

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 6-8pm
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street
Cover charge: $10; includes one free drink. No reservations accepted.
Information: 212-989-9319; www.corneliastreetcafe.com.

Poetry by Dzvinia Orlowsky and Angelo Verga; prose by Askold Melnyczuk,
Alexander Motyl, and Irene Zabytko; and music by Yeezhak and Julian

Olenka Denysenko is a NYC-based filmmaker and director of The Summons.
Lesya Kalynska is an award-winning filmmaker, director of The Balloonist
and In the Land of the Lost Crusaders, and founder of the Pomegranate
Images film company. Julian Kytasty is a composer, singer, and bandura and
flute player. Vasyl Makhno is a Ukrainian-language poet and author of 38
Poems about New York and Other Things, Cornelia Street Cafe, and the play,
Coney Island. Askold Melnyczuk is the award-winning author of What Is
Told, Ambassador of the Dead, and The House of Widows. Alexander Motyl is
the author of Whiskey Priest, Who Killed Andrei Warhol, and the
forthcoming Flippancy and The Jew Who Was Ukrainian. Dzvinia Orlowsky is a
Pushcart Prize-winning poet and author of A Handful of Bees, Edge of
House, Except for One Obscene Brushstroke, and Convertible Night, Flurry
of Stones. Max Orlowsky Hoffman is a junior at Thayer Academy in
Braintree, MA, and founder of Blackbird Productions. Orest Popovych is the
translator of V. Makhno's poetry into English. Marko Robert Stech is the
author of Holos/Voice. Virlana Tkacz is founding director of the Yara Arts
Group, a resident company at La MaMa Experimental Theatre. Angelo Verga is
the author of 33 NYC Poems, A Hurricane Is, and Praise for What Remains;
his poems have been translated into Ukrainian by V. Makhno and A. Motyl.
Yeezhak is an indie rock band featuring Mark Andryczyk and Yaryna
Yakubyak. Irene Zabytko is the award-winning author of The Sky Unwashed,
When Luba Leaves Home, and the forthcoming My Chornobyl and She Was Exotic
and Strange and director of Epiphany at Chornobyl and the forthcoming Life
in the Dead Zone.

Books will be available for author signings.

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