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New York – had fun @ here!

So our New York time is going to the logical end. We are going back to Abu Dhabi tomorrow night. New York and Modernity class is almost over, one activity left – Top of the Rock! But what I want to say is that this class and these 3 weeks of intensiv…


TNYI

The New York Idea, off-Broadway play. It is a story about divorcing and marriage. Mostly about marriage between two divorced couples. Why is it called “The New York Idea”? Well, they called it that way because of idea of remarriage.In my opinion th…


AMERICAN IDIOT – day 8

American idiot… who is that? I don’t know who exactly that guy is, but I can tell that it is the album of Green Day… and it is the musical play on Broadway, which I saw yesterday.You may ask what I think about that. Well, I am absolutely EXCITED …


Old story of the city

“Kazan is preparing for the demolition of a number of monuments – architectural structures of the republican and federal levels. Buildings age from 200 to 300 years under the protection of the law may be destroyed very soon. “NG” (Nezavisim…


MoMA

Museum of Modern Art, shortly MoMA. We’ve been there yesterday and it was awesome. Being surrounded by abstraction and modernism is really new for me.Everything what we’ve seen was modern, I think. I don’t know another word to call it. And it was…


La Voice del Opera

BY AYAZ KAMALOV
To hear something is really great ability for everybody. We hear and listen to different things: sounds, noises… music. Music – what is it? A combination of notes, 12 of them …


Dialogue after a hard day

– What was interesting yesterday? – asked me my mind – Fieldtrip to Whitney Museum of American Art – answerd I to myself.- Really? Tell me something about it, please – asked it again.- Well, I met Russian guard there and we talked a little bit…&…


Sub, sub, sub, SUBWAY!

Ok. Second day of class is gone to the history, so I can talk about it a little bit. New York City, New York and Modernism, New York and Modernity. Visible in everything here, especially in a subway system.  What is a subway in my understandi…


Between first and second class

BY AYAZ KAMALOV
First class in New York… ever! If you want to know what is the class name, it is “New York And Modernity”. Well from the name you can see that we will be studying modernity related to NYC. It is something that blows m…


First Image of New York in my head

BY AYAZ KAMALOV
This is my first time I am in New York City. This is even first time I am in the United States of America. What was I expecting New York City to be like, to look like? …