The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom

'The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom': A Soviet-Era Critique of 'Americanitis' | 13 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM

As the New Economic Policy attempted to infuse a dose of capitalism within a faltering Soviet economy, American cinema and Soviet avant-garde techniques and content merged within commercial Soviet cinema in its mixed attempts to fashion a truly utopian cinematic world: one that is both popular and political.


Light Comedy, Moscow Style: 'The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom' | 26 Aug 2011 // 8:40 AM

Silent Soviets sell cigarettes, discover romance.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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