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Russian and Soviet History

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Meet the 2012 HPMA Showcase Nominees: Glasnost

    Rocks Off reached out to the artists playing this year's Houston Press Music Awards showcase Sunday, August 5, and asked them to introduce themselves. Here's what they sent back. Catch up with the other showcase nominees and see our the rest of our HPMA coverage Rocks Off: When and where was your ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 26, 2012
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    April 19, 2012
  • Calendar

    January 19, 2012
  • Culture

    December 1, 2011

    Petrol Station

    A Russian artist explores the force behind American foreign policy.

  • Music

    October 27, 2011
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    October 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    How Josef Stalin Stole Sergei Prokofiev's Flowers

    Library of Congress​In can be easily argued that Russian born composer Sergei Prokofiev, who would have been 120 this week, was the most popular 20th century composer. As a sheet-music salesman, we can tell you that only Scott Joplin and Ennio Morricone come close to the number of requests for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Comparing Imperial Stouts

    ​On this day in 1916, Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin, a Russian mystic who entranced the czar's wife, was assassinated by aristocrats wary of his growing influence. It's an intriguing tale and a fitting historical excuse to sample Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout, an offering from North Coast ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2009

    The Last Kiss

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