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Mark your calendar: CinemaSavannah

The CinemaSavannah series returns this week, with an Aug. 5 screening of the Russian thriller Elena at Muse Arts Warehouse.

A film noir directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev, Elena (at 2, 5 and 8 p.m.), won the Special Jury Prize at Cannes, is presented in Russian with English subtitles.

Ah yes, and check out what CinemaSavannah's got coming down the road: The Canadian drama Take This Waltz, directed by the fabulous Sarah Polley and starring Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman and Luke Kirby.

Take This Waltz is the intense story of broken love, alternate realities and adultery. Wrote Roger Ebert: "This film works a seductive magic, partly because the actors are so persuasive, mostly because it boldly sidesteps practical questions and creates an arthouse version of romantic escapism."

CinemaSavannah screens it at the Victory Square theater, at 7 p.m. Aug. 19.

Need a date?

@ Avenue Q. Bay Street Theatre. Aug. 9-26.

@ Jim Gaffigan. Aug. 10. Johnny Mercer Theatre.

@ "Son of Rockin' Rockin' Cigar Box Guitars." Aug. 11. Ships of the Sea Museum.

@ George Jones. Aug. 17. Johnny Mercer Theatre.

@ Eddie Griffin. Aug. 18. Johnny Mercer Theatre.

@ Savannah Craft Brew Fest. Aug. 22-Sept. 2.

@ Square Fest. Aug. 25. Forsyth Park.

@ Savannah Craft Brew Fest. Aug. 26-Sept. 6. Westin Resort.

@ Midnight Garden Ride. Sept. 1. Concert in Telfair Square.

@ North Mississippi Allstars/Sister Hazel. Sept. 2. Westin Resort.

@ Savannah Philharmonic Season Opening Concert. Sept. 8. Lucas Theatre.

@ Elton John. Sept. 15. Martin Luther King Arena.

@ Savannah Jazz Festival. Sept. 23-30.

@ Ron White. Sept. 30, Johnny Mercer Theatre.

@ Savannah Folk Festival. Sept. 12-14, various venues.

@ New Edition. Sept. 30. Johnny Mercer Theatre.

@ Tybee Island Pirate Fest. Oct. 5 and 6.

@ Savannah Philharmonic Chamber Concert. Oct. 11. Terfair Academy.

@ Savannah Folk Music Festival. Oct. 12-14.

@ Bonnie Raitt. Oct. 13. Johnny Mercer Theatre.

@ Louis C.K. Oct. 17. Johnny Mercer Theatre.

@ Savannah Philharmonic. Oct. 19. Lucas Theatre.

@ Rock & Roll Marathon. Nov. 3.

@ Savannah Film Festival. Oct. 27-Nov. 3.

@ Children's Book Festival. Nov. 10. Forsyth Park.