Music & Poetry

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Poetry as Theatre: 

Oleh Lysheha's Swan

Yara created several theatre pieces based on poetry by Oleh Lysheha, including “Swan” (2003).Director Virlana Tkacz talks with participants and shows video clips.

Special Virtual Event for UECC Jenkintown

sponsored by Ukrainian Community Foundation & Ukrainian Selfreliance FCU

coming June 2020

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More on Yara's "Swan" and video

Zhadan and Friends

Read more about the book,
What We Live For, What We Die For

reading at Harvard

Folk Fiddler: 
Pawlo Humeniuk

Pawlo Humeniuk, a Ukrainian immigrant from Pidvolochysk, was known as “The King of Ukrainian Music” in the 1920s. Yara’s Virlana Tkacz talks to folklorist Iryna Voloshyna about his recordings and the US Orchestra in Kyiv which is inspired by his repertoire today.

Special Virtual Event for UECC Jenkintown

sponsored by Ukrainian Community Foundation & Ukrainian Selfreliance FCU

coming June 2020

Zhadan and Friends

Read more about the book,

Mesopotamia

Photos from event

Photos from PEN Festival: 

(Cry Beloved Country, Life During War)

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Zhadan and Friends

2020 (Virtually)

Friday, April 24, Poetsrecording

​with Dzvinia Orlowsky, Wanda Phipps, Olena Jennings & Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler. Program link

Saturday, April 25, Jazz: recording with Anthony Coleman, Fima Chupakhin, Bob Holman & Yara actors Program link

click blue links above for recordings 

Read more about the book,
What We Live For, What We Die For

Zhadan and Friends

Read more about Zhadan

Photos from event

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