Aliens of the Deep
Academy Award®-winning director James Cameron combines his talents as a filmmaker with his passion for exploration in this study of life on the ocean floor where some of the strangest animals on Earth live and filmed them in spectacular IMAX® 3-D.
The festive story of a beloved patriarch who asks his family for one gift this holiday season: to get along. If they can honor that wish and spend five days under the same roof without killing one another, it will be a Christmas miracle.
Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) , who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father (Kyle MacLachlan) starts a new job in San Francisco. Like most of us, Riley is guided by her emotions: Joy Amy Poehler/B>), Fear Bill Hader/B>), Anger Lewis Black)/B>), Disgust Mindy Kaling/B>) and Sadness Phyllis Smith)/B>).
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D
Making apt use of Imax 3-D's spectacular high resolution, producer, co-writer and narrator, Tom Hanks brings his passion for the Apollo program to this visually stunning documentary. One more example of why the IMAX format is in the forefront of educational entertainment.
When a suitcase full of money falls out of the sky at the feet of an eight year old boy, he and his older brother set out on the adventure of a lifetime that leads them to realize that true wealth has nothing to do with money. This wonderfully heartwarming film was made by British film director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting).
Oscar-winner Charlize Theron plays Aileen Wuornos, the infamous Florida prostitute executed for the murders of seven men. The film revolves around Wuornos’s relationship with Selby Wall, (played superbly by Christina Ricci) her pent-up rage, and the murders she commits.
Shrek the Third
In this sequel to the computer-animated classic, Shrek's father-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, and unless Shrek with the help of his trusted companions Donkey and Puss In Boots can find a suitable successor to the King, Shrek could be stuck with the job. The most promising candidate is Fiona's cousin, Artie, a high school misfit with no social skills. Getting him to take the job proves to be more of a challenge than they ever imagined, and Prince Charming wants to be King himself.
The Jungle Book
Mowgli (Neel Sethi) is a human boy adopted by a pack of wolves. The appearance of a villainous tiger named Shere Khan (voiced by Idris Elba) forces Mowgli's guardian, the panther Bagheera (Ben Kingsley), to shepherd the child to safety. Along the way, the boy meets an affable, lazy bear named Baloo (Bill Murray), as well as a snake with hypnotic powers (Scarlett Johansson) and an orangutan (Christopher Walken) who wants to harness the power of fire.
The Polar Express
A doubting young boy takes an educational Christmas Eve train ride to the North Pole on a journey to discover if there really is a Santa Claus. Tom Hanks appears in multiple roles and in multiple computer animated guises, but the film is totally lacking in charm and wonder.
The Triplets of Belleville
An animated boy trains relentlessly for the Tour de France, at the urging of his loyal grandmother. When the big race comes, he and a few of his fellow racers are kidnapped by some thugs who force them to pedal to make their secret gambling operation run smoothly. in French with English subtitles
The Young Black Stallion
Disney's first short dramatic feature made specifically for the giant IMAX screen, features beautiful photography and some of the excitement, and magic of Walter Farley's original "Black Stallion." It should please most children and their parents.
Trolls Anna Kendrick is Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite is Branch, (Justin Timberlake). Together, this unlikely pair of Trolls must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they've ever known.
A successful suburban commuter Howard Wakefield (Bryan Cranston) takes a perverse detour from family life and vanishes without a trace. Hidden in the attic of his carriage house garage, surviving by scavenging at night, Howard secretly observes the lives of his wife (Jennifer Garner) and children and neighbors. The film becomes a frightening meditation on marriage and identity, as Howard slowly realizes that he has not in fact left his family, he has left himself.
Stamford Center for the Arts
Hailed as "Connecticut's Most Magnificent" when it opened in 1927, this 1580-seat vaudeville house was restored in 1983 for live theatre, concerts and art exhibitions in the Sackler Gallery.
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Stamford Center for the Arts' Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT. (203-325-4466) Box office open Monday - Friday 12 noon to 5pm. On show days box office will open 2 hours prior to curtain and remain open through the first intermission of the final performance of the day.
Bay Street Theatre
Nestled on a bay in the heart of the Hamptons on the East End of Long Island, this year-round not-for-profit professional theater, is situated on the Long Wharf, in Sag Harbor, Long Island.
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Bay Street Theatre, on Long Wharf, Sag Harbor, NY (631-725-9500)
NJPAC is easily accessible by car or public transportation, and offers plenty of safe, affordable parking. The food in Theater Square Grill is four-star. And with excellent sound and sight lines, every seat at NJPAC is "the best seat in the house."
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, One Center Street, (Theater Square), Newark, NJ. (973-353-8046) CLICK for show information
Princeton University Art Museum
With origins dating to the 1750s, the Princeton University Art Museum is one of the world's leading university art museums with collections of more than 92,000 works of art that range from ancient to contemporary art and concentrate geographically on the Mediterranean regions, Western Europe, China, the United States and Latin America.
Princeton University Art Museum, on the Princeton University campus, a short walk from Nassau Street in downtown Princeton.
Princeton, NJ (609-258-3788)
Union County Performing Arts Center
THE UNION COUNTY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER is your home to a world of exciting entertainment and magnificent, one-of-a-kind experiences. Enjoy the best live arts experience central New Jersey has to offer !n the heart of the Rahway Arts District.
Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ (732-499-8226)
Museum of the Moving Image
The country's only museum dedicated to the art, history, technique, and technology of the moving image in all its forms. A one-of-a-kind destination for audiences of all ages and interests, from connoisseurs of classic cinema to children and families to avid gamers.
Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria, Queens, NYC. (718-784-4520)
American Museum of Natural History
With five exhibit floors and over 32 million objects in our collections, the American Museum of Natural History is a complete immersive experience for students to explore scientific and cultural topics.
American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St., New York, NY 10024. Tel: 212-769-5250.
BAMcinématek presents classic films, premieres, festivals, and retrospectives, with appearances by filmmakers, actors, and critics. The four screening rooms nestled into a stately palace on Lafayette Avenue provide a year-round menu of new independent releases and smartly programmed series
BAMcinématek, Peter Jay Sharp Building,
30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, NYC. (718-636-4100) CLICK for additional Information about films
Baruch Center for Performing Arts
Presenting theater, concerts, and lectures year-round as well as home to the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and the Alexander String Quartet.
Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave (entrance between Lexington and 3rd) NYC Take the R or 6 Train to 23rd Street
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Brooklyn Bridge Park
Sweeping views of New York City, bike valet, volleyball workshops, pilates, dance lessons, guided tours of the birds, bugs, & bees & a small playground with swings, spring rockers, and stainless steel climbing domes for young children and Films in the summertime.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman Street, Brooklyn, NYC (718-222-9939) 1,300 feet of promenade along the East River, and 2.5 acres of lawn with sweeping views of the New York harbor, the Manhattan skyline, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Family Programs at The New York Historical Society
The New-York Historical Society offers programs that make history come alive for the entire family. Little New-Yorkers Every Tuesday and Friday. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3-5. Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, NYC. (212-817-8215) OPEN: Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday - 10am-6pm
Friday - 10am-8pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm
Films @Jewish Community Center
The JCC in Manhattan presents the latest films direct from around the world including Israel, Germany, South Africa and USA.
JCC, 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street, NYC. (646-505-5708)
Films @ the Film Society of Lincoln Center
America’s pre-eminent film presentation organization, the Film Society of Lincoln Center was founded in 1969 to celebrate American and international cinema, to recognize and support new filmmakers, and to enhance awareness, accessibility and understanding of the art among a broad and diverse film going audience.
Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street, @ Lincoln Center (between Amsterdam and Broadway), NYC. (212-875-5610) CLICK for Film Schedule
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
This 1,255-acre park has historical, recreational and environmental significance. The former dumping ground labelled a "valley of ashes" by F. Scott Fitzgerald in "The Great Gatsby" has become Queens' largest park, and one of New York City's flagship parks.
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Grand Central Pkwy, Van Wyck Expwy, NYC
French Institute Alliance Francaise
FIAF Gallery exhibits contemporary French artists. Art de Vivre, a lifestyle series, gets you up close with French designers, artists, and authors, and features exclusive culinary and wine events.
Gallery Hours Tue–Fri: 11am–6pm. Sat: 11am–5pm
French Institute Alliance Francaise Gallery, 22 East 60th Street NYC. (212-355-6605)
The leading U.S. organization committed to deepening mutual understanding between the United States and Japan in a global context. Now in its second century, the Society serves audiences across the United States and abroad through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, language and education.
Japan Society, 33 East 47th Street, NYC (212-832-1155)
NY Live Arts
Located in the heart of Chelsea in New York City, New York Live Arts is an internationally recognized destination for innovative movement-based artistry offering audiences access to art and artists notable for their conceptual rigor, formal experimentation and active engagement with the social, political and cultural currents of our times.
New York Live Arts, 219 W 19th Street, NYC (212-691-6500) CLICK for show information
Queens Museum of Art
The New York City Building was built to house the New York City Pavilion at the 1939 World’s Fair, where it housed displays about municipal agencies. In 1994, Rafael Viñoly significantly redesigned the existing space, creating some of the most dramatic exhibition galleries in New York.
Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, NYC. (718-592-9700).
The headquarters of The American-Scandinavian Foundation offering a wide range of films that illuminate the contemporary vitality of the Nordic countries presenting outstanding Scandanavian films. CLICK for information about events.
Scandanavia House, 58 Park Avenue, NYC. (212-879-9779)
South Street Seaport
The Seaport district is being revitalized, protecting vital infrastructure and maintaining its history and sense of place. All of the buildings within the district will be preserved and reused for public enjoyment, with the treasured Tin Building lifted out of the floodplain and restored as a world-class food market. And the Seaport Museum will be reinvented into a dynamic facility with public access to visiting ships.
South Street Seaport, Fulton & South Streets. NYC. (212-748-8600)
The home of performing arts, literary, and film programs bringing artists and audiences together in an intimate atmosphere of exploration on New York's Upper West Side.
Symphony Space, Broadway @ 95th Street, NYC. (212-864-5400)
This is the home of performing arts, literary, and film programs bringing artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacyon New York's Upper West Side.
Symphony Space, Broadway @ 95th Street, NYC. (212-864-5400)
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Over 635 acres of woodlands, meadows fresh and salt water marshes encompass this northeast Queens park. Offering animal, science and nature programs for children, adults and families all year long. The Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Douglaston, Long Island, NY. (718-229-4000)
The Annoyance NY features shows ranging from improvisation to musicals, plays, sketch-comedy, and variety. Shows currently run Thursday through Sunday in a vibrant and uncensored atmosphere.
The Annoyance Theater, 367 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY (718-569-7810)
Home of legendary live performances since 1869. This 944-seat theater is the oldest continuously operating showplace in New York state, one of the oldest in the country, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Bardavon • 35 Market Street • Poughkeepsie, NY. (845-473-2072)
Emelin Theatre Mamaroneck
The oldest continuously operating performing arts theater in Westchester County. Its mission is to bring the best in live performing arts to Westchester and other nearby communities and to promote a cultural life that entertains, educates, and invigorates.
Emelin Theatre, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY. (732-548-4670)
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Irvington Town Hall Theater
Built in 1902 in the Classic Revival Style and patterned after the Ford Theater in Washington, DC, the Theater is a multipurpose concert hall/music theater located on the entire third floor of Town Hall in downtown Irvington, New York. The 432-seat theater features an orchestra, mezzanine, balcony and six gold leafed boxes, and a proscenium stage.
Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main Street, Irvington, New York (914-591-6602)
Tarrytown Music Hall
Built in 1885 by a local chocolate manufacturer who had the idea to build a theatre in the heart of Tarrytown. Designed by Phillip Edmunds, Wallace's "Music Hall" is now one of the oldest,legitimate, standing theatre's in Westchester County. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY. (877-840-0457)
Westchester Community College
the largest educational institution in Westchester County, New York. Established in 1946 the 218 acre main campus is conveniently located in Valhalla, New York. CLICK for schedule of exciting events.
Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, New York
Mayborn Planetarium & Space Theater
For an out-of-this-world field trip, visit the Mayborn Planetarium and Space Theater, on the campus of Central Texas College in Killeen. Tel: 254-526-1671. REGION: Bell County, South Central TX.