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A cultural double-header! Poetry, Prose, and Film (and Music too) continues on Saturday with a different program at
the Cornelia Street Café.

Poetry, Prose, and Film
in New York

Friday, April 24, 7 p.m.

The Ukrainian Museum
222 East 6th Street
(between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
New York, NY 10003

$15 general admission
$10 members and seniors
$5 students
Admission includes exhibition galleries and wine & cheese reception!

Reservations: 212.228.0110

Subway: #6 to Astor Place; R/W to 8th St.
Bus: M15 to 8th (limited stop) or 6th St. (local);
M101, M102, M103 to 7th St.

This unique cultural evening spotlights the work of a number of accomplished poets, writers, and filmmakers:

  • Virlana Tkacz – founding director of the Yara Arts Group, a resident company at La MaMa Experimental Theatre
  • Vasyl Makhno – Ukrainian-language poet and author of 38 Poems about New York and Other Things, Cornelia Street Café, and the play Coney Island
  • Orest Popovych – translator of Vasyl Makhno's poetry into English
  • Askold Melnyczuk – award-winning author of What Is Told, Ambassador of the Dead, and The House of Windows
  • Alexander Motyl – author of Whiskey Priest, Who Killed Andrei Warhol, and the forthcoming Flippancy and The Jew Who Was Ukrainian
  • Marko Robert Stech – author of Holos/Voice
  • Olenka Denysenko – NYC-based filmmaker and director of The Summons
  • Lesya Kalynska – award-winning director of The Balloonist and In the Land of the Lost Crusaders, and founder of the Pomegranate Images film company
  • Max Orlowsky Hoffman – juror at the Thayer Academy in Braintree, Massachusetts, and founder of Blackbird Productions
  • Irene Zabytko – 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

The participants' works will be available for purchase and signing during the evening.

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The Ukrainian Museum's film series and programs are funded in part by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs