Simone Peek

City 4 years ago

New Piracy Laws Encourage Legal Music Streaming

New Piracy Laws Encourage Legal Music Streaming

City 4 years ago

On April 4 it was announced that Sony Music Russia, Universal Music Russia and Warner Music U.K. had charged social networking site Vkontakte with a 50 million ruble ($1.4 million) damage claim. ...

City 4 years ago

Guitar Virtuoso to Avoid Politics on Russian Tour

Guitar Virtuoso to Avoid Politics on Russian Tour

City 4 years ago

Unruffled by worldwide speculations announcing a new cold war, U.S. rock guitar genius Steve Vai is on a tour through Eastern Europe.

City 5 years ago

Gorky Park's 85th Anniversary Carnival Blowout

Gorky Park's 85th Anniversary Carnival Blowout

City 5 years ago

Gorky Park is to play host to colorful carnival parades and international theater troupes this weekend for its anniversary celebrations.

City 5 years ago

35th Moscow International Film Festival Takes Off

35th Moscow International Film Festival Takes Off

City 5 years ago

Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF) is celebrating its 35th edition this year, taking place from June 20 to 29, with likely high-profile guests, including Brad Pitt and now-Russian citizen Gerard Depardieu.

City 5 years ago

Gorky Park Shuts its Gates for Televised School Prom

Gorky Park Shuts its Gates for Televised School Prom

City 5 years ago

As the old saying goes,"Hard work reaps great rewards." This was clearly the mentality of Moscow's department of education when they organized the 100-hectare "prom" for this year's high school graduates.

City 5 years ago

Russian Orphans Receive 'Oscars' for Filmmaking

Russian Orphans Receive 'Oscars' for Filmmaking

City 5 years ago

Charitable organization "Krilya" is providing orphaned Russian teenagers with the opportunity to express a creative side.

City 5 years ago

The Staple Music Genre of Muscovites

The Staple Music Genre of Muscovites

City 5 years ago

Jazz is an intensely popular musical style in Moscow: A casual scan of events calendars can give the impression that every second evening act is jazz-based. This week, trumpets and drums from ...

City 5 years ago

Pet Shop Boys Get Political

Pet Shop Boys Get Political

City 5 years ago

They have been over thirty years in the business and Pet Shop Boys are still going like an express train, spreading their music around the world. Their twelfth studio album "Electric" will ...

City 5 years ago

'Beautiful Idiots' of Cirque du Soleil hit Moscow

'Beautiful Idiots' of Cirque du Soleil hit Moscow

City 5 years ago

Canadian Jesse Buck travels the world in a purple disguise, and spends no less then one hour and ten minutes make-up before presenting himself to the public every day.

City 5 years ago

TangoCity Brings a Taste of Argentina to Russia

TangoCity Brings a Taste of Argentina to Russia

City 5 years ago

Despite the weather forecasts, Moscow's weekend temperatures will rise to a subtropical level, as ladies dust off their open pumps and scan their closets for their most jaunty skirt.