Don’t miss the best events of the week in St Petersburg: a Dalí exhibition, free screenings of the famous German series Tatort, numerous photo exhibitions, and—of course—amazing parties
Event: Movie screening Another Way
About: The famous LGBT film festival Side by Side is back in town, but this time only for a day with the Hungarian movie Another Way. The biographical movie tells the story of a lesbian journalist and an army officer’s wife who fall in love in the aftermath of the failed 1956 uprising.
When: Thursday 29 March
Where: COM.NATA LOFT 5,K.36 Karpovki river embankment, St Petersburg, 197101
Price: From 200 to 250 roubles
Language: Hungarian with Russian
Event: I Am Waiting For You Last Summer Concert
About: The electronic and instrumental music of I Am Waiting For You Last Summer arrives in St Petersburg. The Russian trio band, formed by Alexander Sokolov, Evgeny Popov, and Lev Nikitin, on tour in different Russian cities, defined themselves playing post-rock music mixed with indie electronic.
When: Friday 31 March, from 8pm to 11pm
Where: Club Zal, 118, Obvodniy channel embankment, St Petersburg, 190005
Price: From 700 to 4,000 roubles. Buy your ticket here
Event: Pulse w/ Record 61
About: Start your weekend with a party at Mosaique. On the line-up this Friday will be Rekord 61 (Moscow), Willrijk, Zaletny, and Kyk.
When: Friday 31 March
Where: Mosaique, 2 Konushennaya Ploschad, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: 200 roubles
Event: Photo exhibition Red Eyes
About: This Friday, don’t miss this free photo exhibition at Vnutri. Red Eyes is an exhibition about the world of sensations. The pictures portray different emotions and the transformation of the artist through time that can be seen in the use of different colours and styles.
When: Friday 31 March, from 7pm to 10pm
Where: Vnutri, 20 Voznesensky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 190000
Event: DOT Weekend
About: This weekend at the underground nightclub DOT will include different DJs: it starts on Friday with Hoopa, Jax, Alexey Brylev and will end on Saturday with Sariin, Munt Berry, and others.
When: Friday 31 March and Saturday 1 April, from 11pm to 8am.
Where: DOT, 30 Kozhevennaya liniya, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: Free entry before midnight by reposting either the Facebook or VK event, 200-300 roubles after midnight
Event: Tour of Singer House
About: Explore one of the symbols of St Petersburg’s architecture with a local guide. The destination this Saturday will be the Singer House, also known as Dom Knigi (House of Books). During the tour, you will learn the secrets of this outstanding building and you will have the chance to explore interior rooms that are usually closed to the public. At the end of the tour, you can climb on the rooftop of the building for an additional fee.
When: Saturday 1 April, from 3pm to 4.30pm
Where: Singer House, 28 Nevsky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: 750 roubles
Event: Tatort screening
About: Two episodes of the famous German crime TV series Tatort will be screened at LenDok Open Studio. Organised by the Goethe Institute in St Petersburg, the screenings aim to give an overview of the TV format and to talk about German police work with Professor Wolfgang Spira, who will share his experiences with the public.
When: Saturday 1 April, at 4pm and 7pm
Where: LenDok, 12, Kryukova kanala embankment, St Petersburg, 190068
Price: Free with registration here
Language: German with Russian subtitles
Event: Crime and Punishment Premiere
About: The artistic director of the Hungarian National Theatre, Attila Vidnyansky, will bring Crime and Punishment to the stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre. Based on the famous novel by Dostoevsky.
When: Saturday 1 April, 5.30pm
Where: Aleksandrinsky Theatre, 49A Fontanka Embankment, St Petersburg, 191011
Price: From 200 to 3,000 roubles. Buy your ticket here
Event: Salvador Dali Exhibition
About: For the first time in St Petersburg, the Fabergé Museum will host a large-scale exhibition of the eccentric Spanish painter, Salvador Dali. The exhibition will include 150 paintings and graphic works of the artist from the beginning of his career until the end of his life.
When: Saturday 1 April to 2 July
Where: Fabergé Museum, 21 Fontanka river embankment, St Petersburg, 19102
Price: 700 roubles
Event: Photo exhibition Petersburg in Monochrome
About: For the month of April the creative space Palma will host a unique photo exhibition dedicated to the city of St Petersburg.
When: Saturday 1 April to 30 April
Where: Palma, Pirogova 18, St Petersburg, 190000