December 24, 2012 through January 24, 2013,  "Age of the Ballet Russes," an exhibition by Alexandre Vassiliev, John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.

December 21, 2012 gala charity event "Celebrating the Enduring Russian Style," benefiting Chulpan Khamatova's "Podari Zhizn" Grant Life Foundation 

Alexandre Vassiliev, Russia’s well-known costume designer, has collected 10,000 dresses and costumes and hopes to bring his Ballet Russe collection to the Kennedy Center in 2012.

from left: H.E. Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, Firebird Vice President, Liya Coopersmith, Alexandre Vassiliev, Mrs. Natalia Kislyak and Firebird President, Xenia Woyevodsky

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Articles on Alexandre Vassiliev:

Fashion Minister spreads the word
By Nora FitzGerald

Fashion Behind the Iron Curtain
By Tatiana Lykova

Alexandre Vassiliev, January 2012, Residence of the Russian Ambassador.