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Houston Grand Opera at RCC

Artists in Residence Performance WHEN: Friday, March 24, 7:30p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: Free Suggested donation to RCC: $20 Performers: Sol Jin, baritone, Mane Galoyan, soprano, Geoffrey Loff, pianist/coach Armenian soprano Mane Galoyan won third place in the women’s voice division of the prestigious International Tchaikovsky Competition in summer […]

Stary Olsa: Music from the Heart of Europe

WHEN: Wednesday, March 22, 8:30p.m. WHERE: The Continental Club – 3700 Main St. Houston, TX 77002 ADMISSION: $10 BUY TICKETS ONLINE Belarusian band “Stary Olsa” occupies a unique position at the intersections where past meets present, tradition mingles with innovation, and contemporary creative expression has demanded the cultivation of skills that date back to the […]

Musical Evening with maestro Hans Graf: Music by Mussorgsky

WHEN: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $20 BUY TICKETS ONLINE We continue our traditional presentations by maestro Hans Graf, the former Music Director of Houston Symphony (2001-2013). This evening is dedicated to the music of Modest Mussorgsky. Maestro Graf returns to Houston to conduct […]

Concert by Russian bard Larisa Gershteyn

WHEN: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 7:30p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $20 BUY TICKETS ONLINE The program is in RUSSIAN only. Впервые в Техасе! Лариса Герштейн с авторской программой «Иерусалимский синдром» Лариса Герштейн – легенда современного Израиля, певица, исполнитель песен Булата Окуджавы. Бывший вице-мэр Иерусалима. Основатель Фонда Б.Окуджавы в Израиле. […]

Evening with Russian writer and publicist Victor Shenderovich

WHEN: Saturday, April 8, 7:00p.m. WHERE: Children’s Museum of Houston (1500 Binz Houston, TX 77004) ADMISSION:$30 BUY TICKETS ONLINE The program is in RUSSIAN ONLY. No English translation available. Мы вновь приветствуем в Хьюстоне известного писателя, публициста, теле- и радиоведущего Виктора Шендеровича с программой КУКЛЫ. 20 ЛЕТ СПУСТЯ  С 1995 по 2002 Виктор  Шендерович был […]

Russian Spring Pop-up Market

WHEN: Sunday, March 5, 12:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: free Art and crafts for every taste: Paintings Hand-made jewelry Clothing and accessories for little girls Framed photos And more! Russian music, hot tea and snacks For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Used Book Fair

WHEN: Sunday, March 5, 12:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) We offer gently used Russian and English books: fiction, non-fiction, mysteries, travel, cookbooks, books for kids and adults. Prices: Paperback – $1, hardcover – $2 For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com Sponsors:  

MUSICAL EVENING “OF LOVE AND BEAUTY” from Renaissance to Jazz

WHEN: Sunday, February 12, 2017, 6:00p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $20 BUY TICKETS ONLINE The concert is dedicated to Valentine’s Day. Performers: Mikhail Smigelski | voice, piano, guitar Anna Smigelskaya | piano, voice Sam Singeltary | trumpet, drums In the program: Vocal and instrumental masterpieces of different eras, songs […]

Art exhibit “City Kaleidoscope” by Irene Sheytman and Saida Fagala

WHEN: February 3 – April 30, 2017 WHERE: RCC Our Texas, CaviArt Gallery (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) Opening Reception & meeting with the artists: Friday, February 3rd, 7:30p.m. ADMISSION: Free Once again RCC Our Texas presents the artworks by Irene Sheytman and Saida Fagala. Both artists originally are from Baku, Azerbaijan, and currently live […]

Old New Year

WHEN: Saturday, January 14, 8pm WHERE: House of Dereon (2204 Crawford Street, Houston TX 77002) ADMISSION: $15. BUY TICKETS ONLINE Once again, Russian Cultural Center invites to celebrate Old New Year – traditional festivity, very popular in Russia and many European countries. Hip blend of Russian and international music by the Austin based “Flying Balalaika […]

Russian Holiday Bazaar

WHEN: November 11, 2016 – January 31, 2017 We are open: Monday – Friday: 8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m.; Saturday: 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) Exchanging gifts has been an essential part of this wonderful time of the year. We offer unique ethnic souvenirs and gifts that are hard to […]

Art Exhibition “Gypsy Circus” by Zhenya Kolykhanov (Rock)

WHEN: November 11, 2016 – January 31, 2017 WHERE: RCC Our Texas, CaviArt Gallery (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) Opening Reception, meeting with the artist and the mini concert: Friday, November 11, 7:30p.m. Exhibit Closing Party : Saturday, January 28, 2017, 7:00p.m. ADMISSION: Free Zhenya Kolykhanov was born to a family of musicians in Vologda, Russia. […]

Concert by Igor Butman and Moscow Jazz Orchestra “From Butman to Goodman”

WHEN: Sunday, October 23, 6:00p.m. WHERE: Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH) (3400 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002) BUY TICKETS ONLINE We proudly present Moscow Jazz Orchestra, the hottest jazz orchestra in Russia and one of the best big bands in the world. Russia’s famed jazz personality and saxophone virtuoso Igor Butman founded the […]

10th Russian Documentary Showcase “Images of Russia”

WHEN: October 17-21, 2016 The films by independent Russian movie makers will be screened in five cities of Texas: Houston, Dallas, Austin, College Station and Lubbock. Our partners are: University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Arlington – Dallas, SMU, Texas A&M – College Station, University of Houston, Texas Tech University, and The […]

Concert by Russian writer Dina Rubina

WHEN: Wednesday, October 26, 7:30p.m. WHERE:Children’s Museum of Houston (1500 Binz  Houston, TX 77004) ADMISSION:$30 BUY TICKETS ONLINE The concert by famous Russian author Dina Rubina. The program in Russian ONLY. NO English translation. Вновь в Хьюстоне! Дина Рубина – автор множества книг и блистательная рассказчица. Ее артистический дар соперничает с литературным талантом. For more […]

20th Century Art Music Meets Jazz

WHEN: Friday, September 23, 7:30 PMWHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $20 BUY TICKETS ONLINE Russian Cultural Center Presents: A Jazz Musical Evening with Mikhail and Anna Smigelski Performers: Mikhail Smigelski | voice, piano, guitar; Anna Smigelskaya | piano, Sam Singeltary | trumpet, drums Concert will include works by:  Joplin, Copland, […]

Photography Classes

WHEN: Thursdays at 7:00p.m. and Saturdays at 2:00p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)   Classes for all levels;   Digital and analog photography;   All genres: street, portrait, landscape and social photography;   Plein-air classes at the little-known places of Houston and Galveston. Group and Private Classes are available. The study […]

Musical Evening with maestro Hans Graf “Sergey Rachmaninoff”

WHEN: Wednesday, June 15, 7:30p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $20, RCC members – $16 BUY TICKETS ONLINE Wine will be served Hans Graf, Musical Director of Houston Symphony 2001-2013 and now Conductor Laureate is back in town! Maestro will participate in University of Houston Texas Musical Festival and lead […]

Qi Gong Classes

WHEN: Mondays  7:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. Instructor: Larisa Ermishina Certified instructor of Qi Gong Trained for 2 years as Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist and studied Qi Gong in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia […]

Victory Day Celebration

WHEN: May 1 – May 8, 2016 WHERE: “Za uglom” (next to Russian General Store) – 9629 Hillcroft Houston, TX 77096 URAA and Russian Cultural Center Our Texas invite to Celebrate Victory Day. Please bring the photos of your family members who participated in the WWII to  the Russian General Store. These photos will be […]

Annual Book Fair

WHEN: Sunday, June 5, 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)  We offer gently used Russian and English books: fiction, non-fiction, mysteries, travel, cookbooks, books for kids and adults. Prices: Paperback – $1, hardcover – $2 For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com Sponsors:  

Concert by Russian bards Vadim and Valery Michtchuki

WHEN: Wednesday, May 11, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $25 BUY TICKETS ONLINE The program is in RUSSIAN. NO English translation available. Всеми любимый дуэт братьев Мищуков привозит в США новую программу “Юбилейная”. “В репертуар братьев Мищуков включены песни на стихи самых разных поэтов: Д.Самойлова, Ю.Левитанского, Б.Чичибабина, А.Межирова, […]

Evening with Russian writer Dmitry Bykov

WHEN: Friday, April 29, 7:30p.m. WHERE: Children’s Museum of Houston (1500 Binz, Houston, TX  77004) ADMISSION: $30 – in advance, $35 – at the door BUY TICKETS ONLINE The program is in RUSSIAN. NO English translation available. ДМИТРИЙ БЫКОВ – автор нашумевших программ “Гражданин поэт”и “Господин хороший”, журналист, учитель, лауреат многочисленных литературных премий, писатель, историк […]

Concert by Russian bard Leonid Sergeev

WHEN: Wednesday, April 20, 7:30p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $20 BUY TICKETS ONLINE The program is in RUSSIAN. NO English translation available. Известный бард Леонид Сергеев с программой «Странный день» “Есть много разных Дней. День рождения, Mother’s Day, День 8-е марта, Memorial Day, День работников лёгкой промышленности, Veterans Day… […]

Movie Screening: Documentary “Museum “Revolution”

WHEN: Friday, March 18, 2016, 7:30p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $8/$6 – RCC members “Museum “Revolution”” is a movie about the art of resistance, about Maidan and the connection between creativity and politics. Duration of the screening: 73 min. Language: Russian with English subtitles For more information please call […]

8th Annual Russian Spring Celebration

WHEN: Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 2:00p.m. WHERE: Jackson’s Watering Hole (1205 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77006) ADMISSION: $10 In the program: Delicious Russian food: our signature home-made bliny ( Russian pancakes) and savory piroshky with various fillings; Broad assortment of traditional Russian souvenirs for sale; Live music: popular Austin-based band “Flying Balalaika Brothers”; Cash […]

Evening “Russian Opera at the Bolshoi”

WHEN: Friday, January 29, 7:30p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $15, RCC members – $12 In the program: Mark Zaltsberg, the passionate lover of opera music, will talk about great Russian opera singers: Lemeshev, Kozlovsky, Mikhailov, Obukhova, Obraztsova, Vishnevskaya. Excerpts from the documentary “Russian Opera at the Bolshoi” ( the […]

26th Russian Song Festival – KSP

WHEN: April 15 – 17, 2016 WHERE: Lake Tombigbee Campgrounds, Livingston, TX ADMISSION: Admission: $20 – in advance; $30 – at the gate. Children 15 & under – FREE BUY TICKETS ONLINE Our guests: Leonid Sergeev, Dmitry Bikchentaev KSP-South is a group of enthusiastic people that organizes biannual gatherings called Slyots (literally translated as “fly-ins”) […]

Private Evening “HGO at Russian Cultural Center”

WHEN: Saturday, December 12, 7:00p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas, CaviArt Gallery (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: Free This is a private event for our members and supporters. In the program: “Que fais-tu, blanche tourterelle” from Roméo et Juliette, Gounod “Voi che sapete” from The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart Olga’s aria from Eugene Onegin, Tchaikovsky […]

Old New Year

WHEN: Saturday, January 9, 8pm WHERE: House of Dereon (2204 Crawford Street, Houston TX 77002) ADMISSION: $15. BUY TICKETS ONLINE Bring in the Old New Year 2016 in a new style! Celebrating this rich Russian tradition, there will be great mix of crowd, authentic food, live music, dancing and a DJ all night. Happening in […]

Concert by Russian writer Vladimir Voinovich

WHEN: Friday, December 18, 2015, 7:30 pm WHERE: Cullen Hall St. Tomas University. (4001 Mt. Vernon Houston, TX 77006) ADMISSION: $30 BUY TICKETS ONLINE Program in RUSSIAN  ONLY. NO English translation available. Писатель, поэт и общественный деятель Владимир Войнович представит отрывки из своих поэтических и прозаических произведений. Он также ответит на вопросы. For more information […]

Concert by Russian bard Veronika Dolina

WHEN: Friday, November 20, 7:30p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas, CaviArt Gallery (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $20 BUY TICKETS ONLINE Program in RUSSIAN ONLY. NO English translation available. Поэт,  автор и исполнитель песен Вероника Долина вновь в Хьюстоне с новой программой  “В зеленом платье, по холодной улице …”. For more information please call 713.395.3301 […]

Concert by Russian writer-humorist Alexander Volodarsky

WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 6:00p.m. WHERE: RCC Our Texas, CaviArt Gallery (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: $20 BUY TICKETS ONLINE Program in RUSSIAN  ONLY. NO English translation available. Александр Володарский — автор большого количества миниатюр в исполнении Клары Новиковой, Владимира Винокура, Геннадия Хазанова, Ефима Шифрина и Евгения Петросяна. Был автором цирковых реприз Юрия Куклачева. […]