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Place where women make new friends.  By joining our club you get to meet fun-loving ladies who may well become your new best friends. 

page women clubOur activities include luncheons, discussion groups, wine tastings, and social get-togethers. It doesn't matter if you're single or married, 20 or 60, all women who are looking for friendships are welcome here.  

When: Sunday, August 27, 2017
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: New Russia Cultural Center
1550 Broadway Rensselaer NY 12144

At the Club ladies enjoy the entertaining, and educational programs with wide range of presentations by artists, authors, chefs, and designers.  Treat yourself to a glass of wine, tasty refreshments, tea and deserts.  Our gatherings are planned around various of themes.
 
August 27 marks the 121st birthday of Faina Georgievna Ranevskaya!
 

ranevskayaLegendary Faina Ranevskaya went down in history as the most eccentric actress of Russian cinema of the Soviet epoch.  If you ask in any street of any Russian town who Ranevskaya was, in 99 per cent of cases you’ll hear, “She was a legendary actress, of course!”, and only a tiny 1 per cent will remember that’s also the name of a Chekhov character from the play "The Cherry Orchard".  Her talent, charm, wit, sharp tongue and – for the time – unbelievable straightforwardness earned her the absolute love and adoration of the public. She was also famous for her aphorisms. 

August 27th Theme - A Philosopher with a Cigarette. Presenter is Lyuba Ruseva.  Lyuba will remind us who Ranevskaya was.  A creator of whole gallery of inimitable farcical characters, a philosopher with a cigarette, a scandalous persona, a caustic lady, and a sensitive person – all this was Faina Ranevskaya.  The movie "Podkidysh" will be screened as a part of the presentation.

podkidysh

Her aphorisms remain popular till date.  
- I love children, especially weeping ones: they are usually taken away immediately.
- If you want to lose weight - eat half bucket less!
- Everybody complain about their appearance and nobody about their brains.
- Life's too short to be spoiled with diets, greedy men and bad mood.
- How do you think, is modern medicine making progress?
  - Yes, certainly is. When I was young, I had to take off my clothes for examination every time, and now it's enough to show my tongue.
- Believe it or not, but the only man who has ever kissed me is my fiance.
  - So are you bragging or complaining about it, dear?

Quotes in Russian:
-- Искать женщину без изъянов может только мужчина без извилин.
-- Склероз нельзя вылечить, но о нём можно забыть.  
-- Жизнь слишком коротка, чтобы портить её диетами.
-- Многие жалуются на свою внешность, и никто на мозги. 
-- Одиночество - это когда в доме есть телефон, а звонит будильник.
-- Если больной очень хочет жить, врачи бессильны. 
-- Сняться в плохом фильме, всё равно, что плюнуть в вечность.
-- Оптимизм это недостаток информации.  
-- Нет полных женщин, есть тесная одежда

Past meetings:

Zvezdina July 23Art Deco. July 23 2017. Presenter is a designer Olga Zvezdina.  Art Deco is a style of visual arts, architecture and design. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
womans club dec 2014 December 2014.  Woman's club meeting at the Mohawk Golf Club, Schenectady NY.
 

 

 

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