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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, April 8
@ 2 p.m.
No Sew Pillow
Learn how to create your own throw pillow with no required sewing skills! Get tips on how to create by reusing supplies found at home. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, April 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 13
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: The Swimmer
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating PG, Runtime, 94 minutes, Release Year, 1968; Directors Frank Perry & Sydney Pollack Synopsis John Cheever's "misery in suburbia" short stories, brief and to the point, have always proven excellent TV fodder. Director Frank Perry's The Swimmer, adapted for the screen by Perry's wife Eleanor, is a rare, and for the most part successful, attempt at offering a Cheever story in feature-length form. Dressed only in swimming trunks throughout the film,…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, April 14
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: House of Sand and Fog
Paramount Pictures Rating R, Runtime 126 minutes, Release Year 2003; Director Vadim Perelman Synopsis Russian filmmaker Vadim Perelman makes his feature-film debut with the psychological drama House of Sand and Fog, based on the novel by Andre Dubus III. Ben Kingsley plays Massoud Amir Behrani, an Iranian immigrant living the United States. Even though he was a high-ranking official in Iran, he works several menial jobs in order to provide his wife, Nadi (Shohreh Aghdashloo), and his son, E…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Mon, April 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Winter as they learn Spanish, French, or Mandarin all through live music. Teachers play guitar and sing with the children as they learn new vocabulary through music, movement, and puppetry! Bilingual Birdies will be exploring themes including Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Colors, and Transportation this winter. They provide instruments and props for the children to use as well as a free CD download of their original music for…
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: Rumble Fish
Universal Pictures Rating R, Runtime 90 minutes, Release Year 1983; Director Francis Ford Coppola Synopsis One of two S.E. Hinton novels Francis Ford Coppola directed in 1983, Rumble Fish is a stylized black-and-white film about the death of gang culture in a rough-and-tumble town full of stunted youths. The central character is the strutting Rusty James (Matt Dillon), a foul-mouthed lunkhead clad in sweaty tank tops, who passes his time at the billiards hall waiting for "something" to happ…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, May 11
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: She Done Him Wrong
Universal Pictures Rating NR, Runtime 66 minutes, Release Year 1933; Director Lowell Sherman Synopsis "I'm the finest woman who walked the streets," declares bejeweled, hip-swishing Lady Lou (Mae West) at the beginning of She Done Him Wrong. Lou works as a singer at the Gay Nineties saloon of Gus Jordan (Noah Beery Sr.), who plies her with diamonds to keep her by his side. She runs afoul of stalwart mission captain Cummings (Cary Grant), who warns her that she's on the road to perdition. Ma…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, May 12
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: Shopgirl
Walt Disney Pictures Rating R, Runtime 106 minutes, Release Year 2005; Director Anand Tucker Synopsis Steve Martin wrote the screenplay and served as co-producer for this screen adaptation of his short novel, which takes a witty but bittersweet look at a young woman and the two men involved with her. Mirabelle Buttersfield (Claire Danes) is an aspiring artist in her mid-twenties who, after graduating from college, moved to Los Angeles, where she works at the glove counter of an upscale depa…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, May 25
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Murder Ahoy
Warner Bros. Rating NR, Runtime 93 minutes, Release Year 1964; Director George Pollock Synopsis The last of Margaret Rutherford's "Miss Marple" films, Murder Ahoy is the only one of the series not based on an Agatha Christie original. The setting this time is a boat that has been purchased by a trusteeship to serve as a home for wayward kids. One of the trustees, Cecil Ffolly-Hardwicke (Henry Longhurst), dies while attending a meeting held aboard the boat. The police write the death off as…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, May 26
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: Under Volcano
Universal Pictures Rating R, Runtime 112 minutes, Release Year 1984, Director John Huston Synopsis A strange, hallucinatory adaptation of the Malcolm Lowry novel of the same name, John Huston's bleak drama is set during the Mexican "Day of the Dead" ceremony in 1939. Albert Finney stars as Geoffrey Firmin, the booze-besotted former British consul to Cuernevarca, who has cut himself off from his loved ones, the better to drink himself to death while surrounded by all manner of skull-and-skel…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
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