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Through an Exclusive Deal with SinglesFest and RussianExpo, LA Baraban.Com is giving away free tickets to both festivals. See Events listings for additional information.  

Need Help Getting in Shape? Yulia Medovoy, a personal trainer and a Yoga instructor can show you the way. Call Yulia at (323) 377-0707 or email her at

American Russian Theatrical Alliance
presents an evening of film and music. Meet the artists in a panel discussion led by actress Olga Vilner.
See Events for additional information.

Auctyon comes to Los Angeles for the first time. The only concert will be at the Dragonfly, Saturday, September 13th. Dancing will follow the concert. See Events for additional information.

We are proud to present an exclusive event for Russian-speaking singles 35 and over at Astoria Restaurant on Sunday, September 7th at 6:00 PM. See Events for more info.  

Join BarabanLA yahoo group to learn about additional events for Russian-speakers held in Southern California. Pictures from all the August events are posted here

Russkiy Razmer is coming to Los Angeles to perform at a party on November 21st. Please email us at if you can suggest a 600 person capacity venue for this concert party. Happy Birthday Los Angeles KBH Team. This 2003 league semifinalist, invites you to a KBH concert on October 11th at North Hollywood High School. See Events for more info.
October 3 - 5, will be the fall Bard Slet in Temecula, CA and Baraban.Com is organizing our own group from SF, LA and Denver to go to the slet. If you would like to join us, please call Jake at (310) 737-7819 or email to arrange payment. Tickets are . There is a discount until September 7th.


1. Events:

Event:LA.Baraban.Com Every Thursday
Date:Thursday, September 4th, September 11th, September 18th and September 25th
Time:6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Where:Plummer Park, Art Room 2
7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Cost:FREE - Donations are welcome
Description:Meditative Self-improvement at 6:00 pm, Salsa 1 at 7:00 pm, Salsa 2 at 8:00 pm and Swing at 9:00pm. Repeats every Thursday - big thanks to the City of West Hollywood and to our dedicated volunteers: Stella, Alik, Lena, Bruce  and Ella.
Event:Russian Culture Expo 2003
Date:Saturday, September 6th - Sunday, September 7th
Time:10 am - 11 pm
Where:Queen Mary
Long Beach, CA
Cost: - each day
Description:Featuring an extensive entertainment program, art exhibit & auction, Russian-American business exposition, exhibit-sale of traditional foods and beverages and more.

To celebrate five years of Klub Znatokov, there will be an Intellectual Games Festival at the Expo on Sunday at 5pm. Included in the program will be a concert, a brain-ring championship, entertaining intellectual competitions and more. Call (323) 414-2000 for the separate tickets to this celebration.

LA Baraban.Com is giving away another 10 free tickets to the expo. Simply email us at your request for a pair of tickets with your full name and contact info. 

Event:Russian Singles Party 
Date:Sunday, September 7th
Time:6:00 pm
Where:Astoria Restaurant
1556 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Description:"I am Waiting for You" - a singles event for Russian-speaking singles over 35 is sure to be a great hit. Food and music entertainment included in the price of the admission. Please call Anzhelika (310) 991 - 9863 or (323) 896 - 9560 for more information at to buy tickets.
Event:Friday Night Live
Date:Friday, September 12th
Time:7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where:Sinai Temple
10400 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
Description:Friday Night Live is a unique concert / service that enables its participants to unwind from the pressures of the secular week and celebrate Shabbat with a spirit of joy. Leo Chelyapov of Hollywood Klezmer plays in a Craig Taubman band, while the star Rabbi David Wolpe leads the service. Friday Night Live attracts over a thousand people to learn, dance, and sing together. Following the services, there are opportunities to study further, to have a light bite, or just to meet new people and schmooze.
Event:Auctyon Concert
Date:Saturday, September 13th
Time:7:00 pm
Where:Dragonfly Club
6510 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA
Cost: advance - door
Description:21+, ID required. Doors open at 7:00 pm and the concert starts at 7:30 pm. Come enjoy 
the show, killer cocktails, and a dancing night after the concert. Tickets are on sale at, Paris Bookstore 818-762-7557, Melodia Records Store 323-650-2399, Teatralnaya Kassa 323-465-0093, Moscow Deli 714-546-3354, and Continent 858-623-0099. Hurry, space is limited. For more info email 
Event:Shabbat at Jake's
Date:Friday, September 19th
Time:6:45 pm
Where:Email for details
Cost:Free - bring a Kosher dish to share
Description:A monthly potluck Shabbat celebration at a private home. We are looking for one new guest to join us every month and become a part of this vibrant group of like-minded individuals.
Event:SinglesFest - World's Largest Singles Festival
Date:Friday, September 19th - Sunday, September 21st
Time:Fri: 6:00 pm - 1 am, Sat: noon - 1 am, Sun: noon - 10 pm
Where:Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cost: - each day | - all three days (with this email printout only!)
Description:Headline Music, Dance Instruction, Seminars from Relationship Experts, Flirting Contests, Rapid Dating sessions, Singles Exhibits, Game Show Reenactments, Beauty Exhibits, Fitness Demos, Cocktail Parties, Celebrity Panels, Martial Arts Classes, Lots of Fun-n-Games, Great Food & Beverage, Special Guest Bartenders, plus - a Beauty Pageant, Goodie Bags, a Sweepstakes, and a Sunday Jazz Brunch. Over 20,000 singles are expected to attend! LIVE PERFORMANCES BY: Dishwalla, Wicked Wisdom, Dave Mason, NE Family, Digital Underground, Medusa, NoName, Kevin Martin & the Hiwatts, Tiffany Bowen 

You know that feeling you get almost every time that you go out, and you’re in a crowd, and you see someone interesting and you wonder if they are they available? At SinglesFest, the answer is always "Yes!" Visit or call 1-866-400-DATE for additional information.

Exclusively for Baraban.Com subscribers: Receive off, when you present this email along with your ID at the ticket window. Also email us at for your chance to win one of 4 free tickets to this event.
Event:American Russian Theatrical Alliance
Date:Saturday, September 20th
Time:7:00 pm
Where:Los Angeles Film School
6363 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Cost: (includes reception)
Description:ARTA - American Russian Theatrical Alliance presents an evening of film and music

Part I: EXILES IN PARADISE. A feature film starring Dmitri Boudrine, nominated for best quality picture at the Method Fest Film Festival in Los Angeles and broadcasting across Canada and Europe.


Part II: ALEXANDER LIAPIN. Guitarist and vocalist with AQUARIUM and DDT will give a solo performance. His powerful playing so captivated Paul McCartney that he invited Liapin to  teach and perform in England.

Meet the artists in a panel discussion led by actress Olga Vilner.

Parking available in the covered parking lot of the LA Film School. For additional information and reservations, call (310) 312-4989, or visit http://

Event:Fall Bard Slet
Date:Friday, October 3rd - Sunday, October 5th
Time:Fri 3:00 pm - Sun 5:00 pm
Where:Temecula, CA (Specific campground info will be provided upon payment)
Cost: -
Description:Over the course of the weekend, more than 500 people are again expected to attend this largest US West Coast congregation of Russian-speakers carrying guitars and singing under the starts. Baraban.Com is organizing our own group from SF, LA and Denver to go to the slet this time. If you would like to join us, please call Jake at (310) 737-7819 or email to arrange payment. Tickets are . There is a discount until Sep. 7th.
Event:KBH Concert
Date:Saturday, October 11th
Time:7:00 pm
Where:North Hollywood High School
5231 Colfax Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Cost: -
Description:The 2003 league semifinalist, Los Angeles team, invites you to a KBH concert to celebrate the team's birthday. For additional information, please call (818) 632 0662. Tickets are for sale at Kashtan (323) 654- 8713. 


2. Classifieds:

Check out LA.Baraban.Com Russian-speaking community classifieds at whenever you are looking for employees or for work, need a place to stay, have a room to rent, need to buy or sell something and more.

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