A crowd of people at the Stilyagi screening

Arts ·

Counter-Cultural Cool: Valery Todorovsky’s Stilyagi (Hipsters) at the Russian Embassy

Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Hosts Screening of Cult Favorite Film
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Attendees sit at tables during the screening of 12

Arts ·

Truth and Consequences: Nikita Mikhalkov’s 12 at the Russian Embassy

Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Hosts Film Screening of Academy Award Nominated Courtroom Drama
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A crowd gets catering at the Embassy.

Arts ·

Love and Loss: Anna Karenina – Vronsky’s Story at the Russian Embassy

On November 28, American University’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History screened Shakhnazarov’s sweeping romantic epic to a full house of cinema enthusiasts at the Russian Embassy’s Tunlaw Theater.
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A man gives a presentation to a crowd sitting in a conference room.

Humanities ·

The Carmel Institute Symposium Explores “Armistice and Revolution – Russia and the World in 1918”

Historical experts examine connections between war, peace, and political upheaval in conjunction with World War I armistice anniversary.
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Many elegant tables with fancy lighting.

In the Community ·

A Unique Harmony

Carmel Institute invites consortium students to the National Dialogue Awards Gala honoring Russian and American jazz greats Igor Butman and Wynton Marsalis.
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An audience watches an orchestra in pews at a traditional looking cathedral.

Humanities ·

A Requiem Resurrected: Alexander Kastalsky’s Commemoration for Fallen Brothers

Carmel Institute offers consortium students tickets to special WWI armistice centennial concert at the Washington National Cathedral.
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Conductor leads orchestra using baton

International ·

A Night at the Symphony

Carmel Institute offers Washington area university students tickets to the National Symphony Orchestra performing a Russian program at the Kennedy Center
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A collage of actors from the movie, a car, a carriage, and Russian text.

International ·

Cinderella in the Big City

Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History hosts screening of Boris Barnet’s 1928 silent film masterpiece
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Performers stand in front of audience holding flowers at the Russian Embassy

International ·

AU Students Attend Opera Concert at Russian Embassy

AU students visited the Russian Embassy for a joint concert of the Young Artist programs from the Washington National Opera and the Bolshoi Theatre. The students were invited for an evening of music and dining.
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Ten young people in formal wear stand in front of a piano

International ·

Washington National Opera and Bolshoi Theatre at the Russian Embassy

Young artist programs of two world-renowned arts organizations highlight international exchange in joint concert of operatic favorites; students from AU and other Colleges attend through Carmel Institute.
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