Russian Adoptee Thrives in Texas

[Dallas, Texas] Sophie snaps her fingers and, with her classmates, bounces, twirls and kicks to the tune of West Side Story’s “America” blaring through the dance studio sound system. The 10-year-old, adopted from Russia by U.S. parents nearly nine years ago, is a bright-eyed, carefree fourth-grader who wakes up with […]

Orthodox Easter in United States

Many Orthodox Christian churches, including the Greek Orthodox and the Russian Orthodox churches, celebrate the “miracle of Easter” on the Easter Sunday date in the Julian calendar. Pascha (or Paskha) is the highest celebration of the Orthodox Church. Russian Orthodox churches herald in the glorious event with a service, beginning […]

Russian immigrants in Dallas express shock at nationality of Boston bombing suspects

[Dallas, Texas] Russian immigrant Natasha Ksendzoff of Dallas said that terrorism has no nationality. She is a translator of the many cultures of the ex-Soviet Union, explaining religious differences and atheism under Communist rule and the many ethnic groups of the region. “People are devastated, and I am devastated, too,” […]

Russia: Are efforts to help thousands of “abandoned” children being resisted?

Ambitious plans to reduce the number of orphans in Russia are running into strong institutional resistance, child welfare campaigners have warned. The Kremlin has launched a programme to move tens of thousands of children out of institutions and into family homes. Most have been abandoned by their parents and receive […]

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents “Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2

🎹 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is proud to present “Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2.” 🎼October 12th through October 15th, 2023 at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. 🎹 Don’t miss guest pianist Rudolf Buchbinder masterfully perform this monstrously difficult work with the legendary Dallas Symphony Orchestra. 🎼 The program also includes […]

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents “Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 3”

🎹 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is proud to present “Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 3.” 🎼October 6th through October 8th, 2023 at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. 🎹 Don’t miss the soaring melodies, shattering climaxes and the dark rumblings of Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 3 as performed by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. 🎼 […]