Eat, meditate and dance in St Petersburg

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Exhibitions, concerts, beer and tasty food: This week St Petersburg will offer a range of different events suited for everyone!

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Event: St Petersburg Craft Beer
About: Try up to nine different kinds of local beer (Local Lager, Bitterhead APA, Harvest Brew, Harvest Hop, Harvest strong, Alec Holden, Red Ben IPA, Wood DIPA, Triple rauch). Reserve your spot by calling to Olga at 8-921-3119849. Buy your tickets here.
When: Thursday 17 August, from 8pm to 11pm
Where: Garazhist, 24 Vosstannya, StPetersburg, 191014
Price: 550 roubles (with two snacks included)

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Event: Festival Mystical India
About: Discover a piece of India in St Petersburg with exhibitions, workshops, meditation, music, dances and delicious Indian food. Buy your tickets here.
When: Friday 18 August, from 3pm
Where: Lumiere-Hall, 74Ц Embankment of the Obvodny Canal, St Petersburg, 196084
Price: 200 roubles

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Event: Concert Jenia Lubich
About: St Petersburg-born singer Jenia Lubich will perform on Friday on the rooftop of the club DOT. Find her music here.
When: Friday 18 August
Where: DOT, 30 Kozhevennaya liniya, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: From 600 roubles to 2,100 roubles
Language: Russian, English, Spanish, French

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Event: Pinkshinyultrablast Live
About: Petersburg-based rock band, Pinkshinyultrablast, will grace the New Holland stage this weekend. While they may hail from the city, the band rarely gets to play in their hometown, since soloist Lyubov Soloveva, lives in Los Angeles and does not make it to Russia too often. The concert will take place as a part of the music event Mosaic Music, co-organised with Garage Museum of Contemporary Art.
When: Friday August 18
Where: New Holland Island, St Petersburg, 190121
Price: Free

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Event: Anime movie night, Hayao Miyazaki
About: Watch three masterpieces by the ultimate wizard of the world of animation, Hayao Miyazaki in one night: The Walking Castle, Laputa: Castle in the Sky and Kiki’s Delivery Service
The ticket price for the event includes three tokens, which can be used during breaks between sessions. Guests will have the opportunity to play with Soviet vending machines which are exhibited in the museum. Also, the cafe will work all night long.
When: Friday August 18
Where: Museum of Soviet slot machines, 2B Konyushennaya Square, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: 450 roubles
Language: Japanese and English with Russian subtitles

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Event: Exhibition Pyshkayut
About: Here’s that one bizarre event that you were waiting for. Street Art Museum will open an exhibition of photographs from the series “Heavy Luxurious Suite”, many of which have already been posted on Instagram account @ pyshechnaya1958. Visit the exhibition, enjoy the Soviet cafes, and treat yourself to some sweet Russian nostalgia Pyshki.
When: Saturday 19 August
Where: Street Art Museum, 84, Shosse Revolyutsii (entrance from Umanskiy pereulok), St Petersburg, 195248
Price: 250 to 350 roubles

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Event: Musing On Movement. Exhibition by Alexei Ezhov
About: Erarta Museum invites you to a thrilling game of surrealism–the fantastic world of St Petersburg based artist Alexei Ezhov. Paintings are inhabited by bizarre creatures, mechanized elephants, rhinoceroses, fish and other “bestiary”.
When: Every day from Saturday 19 August
Where: 2, 29 Line of Vasilievsky Island, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: 350 roubles

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Event: Free Workshop: Thai Cuisine
About: Join a free workshop and learn how to prepare Pad Thai at home. Participants will get a 10% discount on the ingredients for Pad Thai. Book your spot here.
When: Saturday 19 August
Where: Red Dragon, 4 Tipanova Ulitsa, St Petersburg, 196066
Price: Free
Language: Russian

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Event: Festival Seychastie
About: This weekend the shopping mall Pearl Plaza will be open for a two-day festival in which you will have the chance to buy different handmade products for your house, but also enjoy some music and street food. Find the programme here.
When: Saturday 19 August and Sunday 20 August
Where: Pearl Plaza, 51 Petergofskoye, St Petersburg, 198206
Price: Free
Language: Russian

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Event: Maria Vilkoviskaya and Ruf’ Dzhenrbekova: We enchant the world together: Art, Queers and the Emancipation of the Non-existent
About: What is art in today’s world? This series of lectures demonstrate that the boundaries of art are arranged so whimsically that to imagine the modern avant-garde purely as the practice of building life by means of art is now impossible. Maria Vilkoviskaya and Ruf’ Dzhenrbekova are Kazakh artists, feminists and work at the Creole Centre, Almaty. Please register in advance here.
When: Sunday 20 August
Where: Pavilion Lecture Hall, New Holland Island, St Petersburg, 190121
Price: Free
Language: English

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