Prekrasnyi Rips Off Lermontov

Здравствуйте RCS. This is John Prekrasnyĭ broadcasting along the military road back from Tiflis. Fortunately for you most of my notes have been lost since then, though luckily for me the case and the rest of the things in it have survived. We have many up and coming events that the RCS will be hosting.

On Tuesday (Oct. 25), the RCS is proud to host a film screening of “Love Me Please” with director Valery Balayan. The film is devoted to a talented young journalist from Sevastopol whose life was cut short by a bullet shot by a neo-Nazi killer. The film also examines how the few remaining human rights activists in Russia can continue to be effective today. After the film, there will be a Q&A with the director, following with a dinner.

The RCS will be having another round of Russian Jeopardy for Russki Stol this Friday (Oct. 28) in Trimble Hall rm. 200 at 12:00 noon. Come and partake of the fun that is surely to happen. Bring your friend, frienemy, current or past presidents, or a guy that you can bring to the game. Remember, you can have a chance to win wonderful products for you participation with our incentive program.

Also on Friday (Oct. 28), we will be having our 1st Annual Bowling for Food at the Bowling and Billiards in the UC at 6:00 pm. With a donation of can food or other perishable food, you can bowl Russian Style (in your Halloween costume). Afterwards we will be heading off to The Blue Danube, located 2230 W. Park Row Arlington, TX 76013.

On Saturday (Oct. 29) the RCS will be crashing the Medieval Society’s ever famous, or infamous, masquerade ball. Everyone should come in costume or in dressy clothing with a mask. If you fail to wear a mask, they will make you wear the “Mask of Shame”, a mask with shame written on it. It will be at The Blue Danube at the above address from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm.  The will be no cover and entertainment.

The RCS is proud to announce the RCS shirts are now for sale. Contact the RCS at to order your shirt for $16-$18, less if can get more than 24 orders.  Order yours now to show off your Russian Pride!


Our great movie night continues. On Friday (Nov. 4), we will be showing Onegin, with Ralph Fiennes and Liv Tyler, based on Alexander Pushkin’s critically acclaim novel in verse “Evgeny Onegin”. We will be showing at Trimble Hall, rm. 200 at 6:00 pm.

Well, this is John Prekrasnyĭ signing off as my new friend Maksim Maksimich droning on about the mountain darkness against the pure sky and how it is a symbol of the good and evil in the world. To tell you the truth, I just see a freakin mountain.


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