YARAT to hold exhibition of French photographer Alain Zimeray in Baku

YARAT invites to attend a personal exhibition of famous French photographer Alain Zimeray which is to be held in Azerbaijan on 4 to 18 December. Zimeray was born in Paris in 1954. He familiarized with the world of modern art in the early childhood. Thanks to his father, a famous collector, Alain had an opportunity to have a personal acquaintance with Aramn, Man Ray, Peter … Continue reading YARAT to hold exhibition of French photographer Alain Zimeray in Baku

Azerbaijan Artist at the Citizenship Month and the “Open the Door” Initiative in Houston,Texas

A celebration of Citizenship Month and unveiling of the “Open The Door” at Lone Star College-University Park took place on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Several dignitaries such as Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, University of Houston-Downtown President Bill Flores, Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce President Barbara Thomason, HP Comptroller Olivier Delelis, French Cultural Attaché Sylvie Christophe and Deputy Cultural Attaché Lauriane Blandel were present at the … Continue reading Azerbaijan Artist at the Citizenship Month and the “Open the Door” Initiative in Houston,Texas

The Houston Ballet Brings Paris to Its Feet

Unless they’re on strike or, maybe, charging the barricades in protest, French audiences don’t stand up. It’s just not in their genes. In the theater, they can bestow riotous applause, but a standing ovation is as rare as a fat Parisian. Houston Ballet’s dreamy co-production with international pianist Lang Lang, the Lang Lang Dance Project, subtitled Sons de l’âme (“Sounds of the Soul”), premiered at … Continue reading The Houston Ballet Brings Paris to Its Feet

Art Exhibition “People, City and Light

WHEN: September 21 – November 27, 2013 WHERE: CaviArt Gallery, RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005) ADMISSION: free Opening Reception and the meeting with the artists: September 20, 7:30 p.m. Wine will be served. Irene Sheytman has been painting since childhood. After graduating from Azerbaijan State College of Architecture she participated in many solo and group exhibitions in Moscow, Russia, and Houston as well. … Continue reading Art Exhibition “People, City and Light

Azerbaijani opera rocks Los Angeles [PHOTO]

Proud look of a man in his sixties with a tri-color Azerbaijani flag in the background projected over an audience of 3,156 spectators as they burst into emotional applause at the finale of a world-famous opera on September 7 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles. The crowd of people with different ethnic and social backgrounds, some with smiles, some with tears, cheered to the … Continue reading Azerbaijani opera rocks Los Angeles [PHOTO]

Arshin mal alan by great Uzeyir Hajibeyli conquers Los Angeles

Los Angeles has hosted the premiere of Arshin mal alan (The Cloth Peddler), a world-known operetta by great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli. The operetta was performed by an all American team and produced by famous director Michael Schnack. Actors had diligent rehearsals for several months. They said the toughest thing to do was to learn to sing in Azerbaijani. James Judd, who played the musical … Continue reading Arshin mal alan by great Uzeyir Hajibeyli conquers Los Angeles

Producer of “Arshin Mal Alan” Michael Schnack gives interview to AzerTac [VIDEO]

Baku, September 5 (AzerTAc). On September 7, in connection with the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Uzeyir Hajibeyov`s world-known “Arshin Mal Alan” (The Cloth Peddler), the operetta, performed by an all American team and produced by famous director Michael Schnack will be premiered in Los Angeles. The event is organized by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan with support from the State Oil Company of … Continue reading Producer of “Arshin Mal Alan” Michael Schnack gives interview to AzerTac [VIDEO]