BADEK’S NEWS 18

One. Jewish group calls to rally against hate crimes which is taking place at 5:30 p.m. on November 26, 2009 at the Boyce Theatre on the Stampede grounds. Two. Calgarians are now facing a 4,79% property tax increase following council’s trim or increase the city budget. Three. Hugang, China. Relatives of miners killed by a… Continue reading BADEK’S NEWS 18

BADEK’S NEWS 17

One. Patty Randall, a professional speaker for elderly people’s care years,  was interviewing senior Aliya  in Cappadocia, Turkey, in 2005, one of the last persons still living in cave dwelling. She received government assistance in order to stay in the home her husband brought her to as a young bride. Two. Alexander Medvedev, deputy chief… Continue reading BADEK’S NEWS 17

BADEK’S NEWS 16

One. Geisy Arruda, 20, a Brazilian student, expelled from university for wearing a miniskirt that sparkled national soul searching, in this staunchly Catholic but bikini-clad nation, was readmitted Monday. Geisy, backed by lawyers, said the expulsion violated her rights. Two. The Canada’s  first prime minister John A. Macdonald’s undocumented letters to his longtime Conservative ally… Continue reading BADEK’S NEWS 16

BADEK’S NEWS 15

One. Winnipeg, Canada. One hundred years after the birth of celebrated novelist Gabrielle Roy at 375 Deschambault Street in southeast Winnipeg, the 2and a half storey wood-frame house has been named a national historic site. She wrote in French “Street of Riches” under the title ” Rue Deschambault”. Two. “The Rick Mercer Report” took best-comedy… Continue reading BADEK’S NEWS 15

The Conversation About the Big Concert Hall “Oktjabrsky” on one of the November Evenings…

To attune your ear to the topic, listen to the Gazmanov’s song : I was born in the USSR Gleb’s Great Uncle Gennadiy whom he calls just “Grandpa”, has been working at the Big Concert Hall “Oktjabrsky” already for five years as a cabinet maker, fixing the furniture up and taking care of spectators’ chairs… Continue reading The Conversation About the Big Concert Hall “Oktjabrsky” on one of the November Evenings…

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An Interview with Two St. Petersburg Theatre Fans, Gleb and His Mom

How many theatres  are all in all there in St. Petersburg, Russia?                        We did not count. More than 30, we believe. 1. What is your favourite one? 2.The Academic Theatre named after Lensovet that is situated on Vladimirsky Prospect not far from our home. 1.What did you see last time at the theatre? 2.“An Inspector”… Continue reading An Interview with Two St. Petersburg Theatre Fans, Gleb and His Mom

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BADEK’S NEWS 14

One. On Nov. 11th, 2009 is celebrated in Canada the Remembrance Day. 3,000 crosses honor Calgarians who gave lives in war. The crosses are destined for Memorial Drive. Two. Running to November 12, the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies hosts a multi-media exhibition of work of Canmore artist Jan Kabatoff, “Jan Kabatoff Glacier: A… Continue reading BADEK’S NEWS 14

BADEK’S NEWS 13

One. On Nov. 9, 1989 the Berlin Wall was opened, it was a great event of the fall of the Iron Curtain, the 20-th anniversary of which will be celebrated. The “Iron Curtain” of concrete walls, fortified fences and heavily armed borders marked a physical and ideological divide in Europe from the end of the… Continue reading BADEK’S NEWS 13