Entertainment Guide Aug. 11 – 20

Editor’s note: To see the full list of events, please check the calendar. To let us know about the upcoming shows, exhibitions, concerts, and parties, please send an e-mail to ls@kyivpost.com. 

‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’. Exhibition On Screen

This documentary tries to uncover the secrets of one of the most famous paintings in the history of art – “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. Who is this mysterious girl? Was Vermeer in love with her? What is the secret of the painting’s popularity? The screening will be in English with Ukrainian subtitles.

“Girl with a Pearl Earring.” Exhibition On Screen. Kyiv cinema (19 Velyka Vasylkivska St.) Aug. 20. 3 p.m. Hr 150

Blues on the roof. Keith Dunn



Keith Dunn is a U.S. blues musician, singer and harmonica player with more than 40 years of experience on stage. He is coming to Kyiv to give a concert along with Ukrainian musicians – a bass-guitarist, a guitarist and a drummer. They will play rhythmic trance blues on the roof of the Bel étage concert hall.

Blues on the roof. Keith Dunn. Bel étage (16A Shota Rustaveli St.) Aug. 16. 8 p.m. Hr 250-350

‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ British National Theatre Live


The new production of the famous play by the U.S. Tony Award-winning playwright Edward Albee is to be screened in Kyiv. It’s a story of a middle-aged couple Martha and George, who have another couple over, Nick and Honey, who unwittingly become involved in hosts’ complicated psychological games. The screening will be in English, with Ukrainian subtitles.

‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ British National Theatre Live. Multiplex cinema (Lavina Mall, 6D Berkovetska St.) Aug. 19. 3 p.m. Hr 175-225

Your Workout (TRX training)

This TRX workout will suit beginners as well as proficient marathon runners. TRX is a portable suspension tool that leverages one’s body weight when doing various exercises. A TRX workout burns up to 650 calories per hour. The workout will take place at Olimpiyskiy stadium, supervised by professional fitness instructors. The price is not fixed – attendees pay as much as they want, but a minimum of Hr 50.

Your Workout (TRX training), NSC Olimpiyskiy (55 Velyka Vasylkivska St.). Aug.12. 5 p.m. Minimum price Hr 50. Wear sport clothes and shoes, and don’t forget to bring some water.

Street Food Party


Street Food is a monthly festival in Kyiv dedicated to all kinds of food, drinks and outdoor activities. Once a year, in August, the organizers hold a Street Food birthday party. This year, Street Food celebrates its fourth birthday. The organizers promise 100 food courts, a cake fight and variety of contests where visitors can win champagne.

Street Food Party. Platforma Art Factory (1 Bilomorska St.) Aug. 18-20. 6 p.m. Hr 50-75

Ukrainian Jewelry Market


This jewelry market in Kyiv offers expensive jewelry along with cheaper accessories like feather earrings for less than $4. Visitors can participate in workshops from both European and Ukrainian designers, try on jewelries from around the world and buy something in any price range.

Ukrainian Jewelry Market Izone (8 Naberezhno-Luhova St.), Aug. 19-20. 10 a.m. Free

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