Works by Bill Aron and Yevgeniy Fiks chronicle the experience of Soviet Jews who tried to leave their homeland.
A new project is researching how Soviet-era plastics were made and used.
Notes of mold and tobacco hit quickly, with raspberry candies cutting through the musk, personifying the feeling of “bittersweet.”
Enjoy this roundup of podcasts, playlists, live readings, and interviews coming out of Los Angeles.
Two hundred years after Marx’s birth, the Wende Museum and the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles have organized a discussion on the significance of communist monuments today.
An exhibition at the Wende Museum explores the art and culture of socialist-era Hungary and offers a chance to consider relationships beteween art and politics during the Cold War.
Amid continued misconceptions about the Cold War and Russia, the mission of the Wende Museum is vital.
This weekend marks the opening of the museum’s new home in the remodeled National Guard Armory Building in Culver City.
Dinner Party Politics: Food Culture in the Eastern Bloc, opening this Sunday, explores how gastronomic traditions in the former Soviet Union and socialist nations were linked to ideology.
On Thursday, the photographer Farrah Karapetian and painter Christopher Wyrick will launch a conversation series at the Wende Museum in Culver City.