In the world of video streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, movie theater chains are becoming increasingly desperate to encourage consumers to get out of their houses — and into cinema auditoriums. Cinepolis Junior is opening two theaters this month in Southern California — in Pico Rivera and Vista — and their spin on the theater-going experience is to have actual jungle gyms inside their auditoriums. “It’s really intended to make kids feel welcome and comfortable,” said Cinepolis USA Chief Executive Adrian Mijares Elizondo, according to the Los Angeles Times. “The whole idea is to make it easier for parents to take their kids to the movies and let the kids have more fun.” The auditoriums are designed for children ages 3 to 12, and the first film to be shown at the…
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Job Openings We are currently seeking an experienced, part-time bartender. Must be available days, nights and weekends. Email resumé to Kathy@BroadwayPalm.com or stop by the box office to fill out an application. If you’re interested in other positions that we are not currently hiring for, we welcome you to come to the box office at …
Deal ➤ 50% off at The Phoenix Theatre
This hit Broadway show turns sibling rivalry into a Tony-winning farcical tour de force. Siblings Vanya and Sonia live a quiet life in the wealthy rural conclave where they grew up. But when their movie-star sister Masha returns home unannounced with Spike, her 20-something boy toy, an unforgettably zany weekend ensues. "Both breathtakingly funny and quietly poignant, this Chekhov-inspired work ... is pure joy from start to finish," raved "Backstage". Catch this hilarious tale of regret and raucousness at the Phoenix Theatre in Edmonds.
How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses? Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic...
How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses? Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs: Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 7:00 pm Book Talk by Tahneer Oksman. Special guest: New Yorker contributor Liana Finck American comics reflect the distinct sensibilities and experience of the Jewish American men who played an outsized role in creating them, but what about the contributions of Jewish women? Focusing on the visionary work of seven contemporary female Jewish cartoonists, How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses? with Tahneer Oksman and Liana Finck draws a remarkable connection between innovations in modes of graphic storytelling and the unstable, contradictory, and ambiguous figurations of the Jewish self in the postmodern era.
Deal ➤ 51% off at Drunk Shakespeare
The Deal One ticket to Drunk Shakespeare This event is 21+, and Groupon customers most provide a 21+ ID for entry When: select dates Where: The Lounge Door time: 30 minutes before showtime Full offer value includes ticketing fees Theater is wheelchair accessible Click here to view the performance schedule Ticketing Options $29 for balcony seating (up to $59 value) $39 for mezzanine seating (up to $73 value) $49 for stage-side seating (up to $93 value) Drunk Shakespeare TimeOut New York calls Drunk Shakespeare a “live-action Drunk History,” and every performance starts the same way: one member of the five-person cast downs at least four shots of whiskey, one right after another. From there, though, it’s…
Village Theatre Announces Upcoming Season
A mix of well-known musicals, such as Hairspray, and budding shows, String, are among the five-show lineup in Village Theatre's upcoming season.
Why Are Flea Markets Called That?
Jason emailed to ask about the origins of this term (you can send me questions, too, at email@example.com). It’s turned out to be another in a long line of etymologies we’ve tackled here that’s doesn’t have one clear-cut answer, but a few plausible, and interesting, suggested
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Filming For Drew Barrymore Movie Underway In Downtown Lexington
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Filming is underway in downtown Lexington for a forthcoming movie called "The Stand-In" starring Drew Barrymore.
The Flea Market Guide
I walk into a flea market with romantic dreams of unearthing a priceless Dunbar sofa (that just needs recovering) or a (discontinued white-white) Le Creuset dutch oven, only to feel lost and overwhelmed by what feels like, well, junk.