Community Cinema: Welcome to Shelbyville

Date: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 7:00 pm
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Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-863-5966
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Welcome to Shelbyville."

Set in the heart of America’s Bible Belt, Welcome to Shelbyville focuses on a small Southern town as they grapple with rapid demographic change and issues of immigrant integration. The film captures the complexity of the African American, Latino, white, and Somali subjects as their lives intertwine against the backdrop of a crumbling economy and the election of a new president. 

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM

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Wagner's "Die Walkure" Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera

Date: 
Sunday, May 15, 2011 1:00 pm
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Location: 
Town Hall Theater
Address: 
68 South Pleasant Street
City, State: 
Middlebury, VT
Phone: 
802-382-9222
Source: 
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD
Description: 

A stellar cast comes together for this second installment of Robert Lepage’s new production of the Ring cycle, conducted by James Levine. Bryn Terfel is Wotan, lord of the Gods. Deborah Voigt adds the part of Brünnhilde to her extensive Wagnerian repertoire at the Met. Jonas Kaufmann and Eva-Maria Westbroek star as the twins, Siegmund and Sieglinde, and Stephanie Blythe is Fricka.

James Levine; Deborah Voigt, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Stephanie Blythe, Jonas Kaufmann, Bryn Terfel, Hans-Peter König

The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD is presented locally as a partnership between VPT and the Town Hall Theater.

Featured Event: 
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Verdi's "Il Trovatore" Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera

Date: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Town Hall Theater
Address: 
68 South Pleasant Street
City, State: 
Middlebury, VT
Phone: 
802-382-9222
Source: 
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD
Description: 

David McVicar’s stirring production of Verdi’s intense drama premiered in the 2008–09 season. James Levine leads this revival, starring four extraordinary singers—Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, Marcelo Álvarez, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky—in what might be the composer’s most melodically rich score.

James Levine; Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, Marcelo Álvarez, Dmitri Hvorostovsky 

The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD is presented locally as a partnership between VPT and the Town Hall Theater.

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Community Cinema: Bhutto

Date: 
Thursday, April 28, 2011 3:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Street
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Bhutto."

As the first woman to lead an Islamic nation, former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s life story unfolds like a tale of Shakespearean dimensions. She evolved from pampered princess to polarizing politician in the most dangerous country on Earth. Accused of rampant corruption, imprisoned, then exiled abroad, Bhutto was called back to Pakistan as her country’s best hope for democracy. Struck down by assassins, her untimely death sent shock waves throughout the world, transforming Bhutto from political messiah to martyr in the eyes of millions around the world.   

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM

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