Live Music this Weekend

Erarta

For many visitors to the city, the St. Petersburg stage brings to mind the opulent operas and ballet halls of the Mariinsky and Mikhailovsky theatres… But there is also a vibrant scene of alternative, experimental live music, as exemplified this weekend by two electronic music events at Erarta. Since opening in 2010, Erarta has been… Continue reading

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Modern art at ‘Erarta’ in Saint Petersburg

Modern Art Museum Erarta

Modern art at ‘Erarta’ in Saint Petersburg The Erarta museum holds the biggest collection of modern art in Russia. Given the recent spout of bad weather, I went in search of both some great artwork, and a dry place to spend a few hours. Opened in 2010, Erarta is one of Petersburg’s newer museums, yet spans 10,000… Continue reading

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