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Thu, April 27
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Requiem For A Heavyweight
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating NR, Runtime 85 minutes, Release Year 1962; Director Ralph Nelson Synopsis One of the most memorable sports dramas because of its strong character development, Requiem for a Heavyweight is carried by Anthony Quinn as the washed-up boxer Mountain Rivera, and Jackie Gleason as his sleazy manager, Maish Rennick. In the opening scenes, Cassius Clay -- before he became Muhammad Ali -- knocks out Rivera in a stunning fight sequence. Rivera's career is over,…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 1 p.m.
Matinee Friday: Arrival
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 56 minutes After extraterrestrial spacecraft plant themselves at various locations around the globe, a linguist and a theoretical physicist must find a way to communicate with the mysterious visitors in order to learn what they want and whether they pose a threat to humanity. Starring: Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker & Jeremy Renner
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Elves and the Shoemaker and Other Tales
Inspired by the Brothers Grimm. LuAnn Adams will be using puppets, visuals, sound effects and music to bring folktales from around the world 'to life.' "Little Red Riding Hood”, a Native American Cinderella folktale "Little Burnt Face", "No More Room or "I Have a Wonderful Life!" and more! Best for ages 3 and up with parent/caregiver. Pre-registration starts Tuesday, April 25.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Wed, May 10
@ 6:30 p.m.
Live from the Archive: Derrick Adams and the Patrick Kelly Effect
The Schomburg Center and the Studio Museum in Harlem’s inHarlem initiative proudly present the summer 2017 kickoff of our Live From the Archive series, which features conversations between scholars, artists, community activists, and staff members of our Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division whose work is at the intersection of the archive. 2016 Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize-winning multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams will join us to talk about his eagerly anticipated new work insp…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Tue, May 16
@ 10 a.m.
The Bronx Goes to Hollywood: Midnight in Paris
One Tuesday a month, we will be screening Hollywood films written by, directed by, or starring men and women from the Bronx. Our next film, showing at 10 AM on May 16, will be Midnight in Paris, the 2011 comedy written and directed by Bronx native Woody Allen. The film stars Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams. Columbia Pictures | PG-13 | 1h 34min | Comedy
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Sat, May 20
@ 1 p.m.
Movie Day for Teens & Adults (PG-13)
Synopsis: Linguist tries to communicate with Aliens who have suddenly arrived at various locations on Earth. Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomAdults
Wed, June 14
@ 5:30 p.m.
SPOTLIGHT DVD | Color | 2016 | 129 minutes |Universal Studios Home Entertainment| R SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Bos…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
Thu, June 15
@ 6:30 p.m.
Discussion Group; MEET ME IN ATLANTIS by Mark Adams
The Group will discuss MEET ME IN ATLANTIS by Mark Adams .
Roosevelt Island LibraryBook Lovers
Thu, September 28
@ 1 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Alice Adams
Synopsis The mother and daughter of a lower middle-class family try to climb the social and economic ladder, much to their frequent embarrassment. Directors George Stevens. Production year 1935; Rating NR, Studio Warner Bros., Runtime 99 minutes. Cast Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable, Frank Albertson.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults