The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will present two live accompaniment presentations of "An American in Paris" on November 25 at the Performing Arts Center in Newark and on November 26 at the State Theatre in New Brunswick. Here is the official description:
"Fall in love with Paris all over again! Watch this 1951
classic film, starring Gene Kelly as a former American GI who falls for
Parisian Leslie Caron, on the big screen while the NJSO plays the score live.
Memorable songs of George and Ira Gershwin—including “Embraceable You,” “Nice
Work If You Can Get It,” “I Got Rhythm,” “’S Wonderful” and “Our Love is Here
to Stay”—plus captivating dancing from the two charismatic stars will
deliver an unforgettable experience for movie lovers!"
After each performance, conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos will hold a discussion about the art of playing live to a film presentation.
Cinema Retro has received the following press release:
Nebraska film historian Bruce Crawford has announced the film to be
presented for the 41st tribute to classic films. This tribute
will be the 1983 comedy classic, ”A CHRISTMAS STORY.” The film
will be screened on Friday, Nov. 10th, 2017 at 7pm in the beautiful and
historic Witherspoon Hall at Joslyn Art Museum, located on 2200 Dodge Street,
Omaha, Nebraska. Special guest appearances will be made by
actors Scott Schwartz, who played “Flick” and Zack Ward whose character was
“Skut Farcus” in the film. This event will mark 25 years since Crawford started
hosting classic films and their film legends for audiences in Omaha.
CHRISTMAS STORY has become one of the most popular holiday films in film
history and a perennial Yule-time tradition. Both Schwartz and Ward
will speak prior to the screening and share memories of the making of this
iconic film. They will also host a meet and greet, including autograph
opportunities for the fans..
will benefit the Nebraska Kidney Association.