September 20, 2012

What Matters Most in Your Community?

The issue of healthcare is an important concern these days, and the central topic of Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, a 2012 documentary by Matthew Heineman and Susan Froemke. On...

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September 13, 2012

Reprise: Metropolis and the Alloy Orchestra

One of our most spectacular evenings at the Burns has returned for a repeat this September: Fritz Lang’s Metropolis with the Alloy Orchestra is back by popular demand. Considered a leading “avant-garde” interpreter...

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September 11, 2012

Another chance to see I’m Carolyn Parker

Longstanding member of the Burns community Jonathan Demme joined forces with us last year to create I’m Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and Beautiful, a portrait of a woman from New Orleans...

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September 10, 2012

The Loss of a Daughter and the Birth of a Cause

“Someday, I’ll make a film that changes lives.” This was the dream of Melissa Avrin, whose parents stepped in to accomplish this goal after Melissa died of an eating disorder at the age...

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September 7, 2012

Turturro Talks

Who doesn’t love John Turturro?  From memorable star turns in Quiz Show and Barton Fink, to his work behind the scenes as a writer and director, John Turturro never fails to entertain. His range as an actor,...

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August 4, 2012
The Beatles

Here Comes the Fun

Are you a Beatles fan? If you’re like me and your answer to that question is a resounding “YES!” then you have to see one or both of our awesome Beatles lectures, taking...

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July 25, 2012

Strung out on the Banjo

Is there any instrument whose sound is more recognizable and whose history is more conflicted than that of “America’s instrument,” the banjo? If you think you’ve learned everything there is to know about...

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July 20, 2012

A Twisted Trailer from Texas

Want to see the controversial film Killer Joe? We’re playing it on the 25th. It’s really not for children. But that’s not all. Related posts: Gimme the Scoop Rated G – For Ghosts!...

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July 19, 2012

The greatest rock star you’ve never heard of

Searching for Sugar Man tells the story of a failed, forgotten ’70s rocker who became a huge success halfway around the world during Apartheid-era South Africa. The film follows two of Rodriguez’s biggest...

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July 17, 2012
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Local Talent

Last night we kicked off a new, ongoing series, “Local Element: Works from a Westchester Perspective,” which provides a public place to showcase new work, foster emerging talent and help build a stronger sense...

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July 11, 2012

Get to Know the Man in Black

Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music captures the Man in Black fresh on the heels of his Folsom Prison album. He’s performing with his new bride June Carter Cash, singing a...

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