Author Archive: Larry Perlstein

Larry is a member of the Westport Cinema Initiative board of directors. He is also the Initiative's Director of Marketing, Social Media and Technology.

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Chasing Ice — Sun May 4, 4pm, Westport Town Hall

| April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Chasing Ice — Sun May 4, 4pm, Westport Town Hall

Has climate change already run amok across our planet? If so, what is actually happening? We now have a chance to see for ourselves with the showing of the award-winning, 75-minute documentary, “Chasing Ice.” National Geographic environmental photographer, James Balog, and his team, crisscrossed the Artic in a series of body-numbing treks to place time-release […]

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Packed theater listens to Orchestra of Exiles director Josh Aronson

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Packed theater listens to Orchestra of Exiles director Josh Aronson

Here’s a few minutes of the post-screening talkback with Josh Aronson interviewed by Doug Tirola.

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It’s Relevant Stamford Interviews Westport Cinema Initiative

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
It’s Relevant Stamford Interviews Westport Cinema Initiative

Thanks to Kwegyirba Croffie from It’s Relevant Stamford for this great video interview:   

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Orchestra of Exiles – Sun March 23, 4pm, Westport Town Hall

| February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Orchestra of Exiles – Sun March 23, 4pm, Westport Town Hall

4pm Westport Town Hall in Partnership with The Conservative Synagogue Jewish Cultural Arts Council (JCAC) Tickets are $10 — $8 for charter members available online or at the door Sponsors: UJA Westport.Weston.Wilton.Norwalk ; Stamford JCC Special Talk Back with Director Josh Aronson In the chaos that engulfed the early days of World War II, onlookers feared […]

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3rd Annual n’OSCARS — Sun March 2 – 1pm @ Oscar’s Deli

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
3rd Annual n’OSCARS — Sun March 2 – 1pm @ Oscar’s Deli

Come enjoy a pre-Oscars celebration at our 3rd annual n’OSCARS event — Sunday Mar 2nd at Oscar’s Deli in Westport. Susan Granger will be the host, and there will be trivia and prizes. The event is free!

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Celebrate the Season of Giving

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Celebrate the Season of Giving

The Westport Downtown Merchants Association kicks off the Holiday season on Wednesday December 4 with Celebrate the Season of Giving, community-wide holiday party. Following the Westport Town Hall tree lighting at 5:00pm, Branson Hall of Christ & Holy Trinity Church will be open to all for live music, delicious food, special performances, good cheer…and Santa. […]

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20 Years of Celebrating the Arts Opening Reception – Oct 3rd, 5pm, Westport Country Playhouse

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
20 Years of Celebrating the Arts Opening Reception – Oct 3rd, 5pm, Westport Country Playhouse

Be sure to go to this opening reception on Oct 3rd sponsored by our friends at the Westport Country Playhouse and the Westport Arts Advisory Council. Looks like a great exhibit!

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Julie and Julia, Sat Jan 11 2014, 4pm Christ and Holy Trinity Church

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Julie and Julia, Sat Jan 11 2014, 4pm Christ and Holy Trinity Church

Westport Cinema Initiative, as part of its ongoing series of pop-up films and in partnership with The Westport Library and WestportReads, presents the 2009 comedy drama, Julie and Julia, written and directed by Nora Ephron starring Meryl Streep, Stanley Tucci, Amy Adams, and Chris Messina. The event is Sat January 11th 2014 at 4pm at […]

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Holiday Inn, Sunday Dec 8, 4:30pm, Christ and Holy Trinity Church

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Holiday Inn, Sunday Dec 8, 4:30pm, Christ and Holy Trinity Church

Westport Cinema Initiative, as part of its ongoing series of pop-up films, presents the 1942 classic musical, Holiday Inn, starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. As a special treat, attendees will be able to order Chinese take-out from Westport Chinese Take-out upon their arrival so they can dine during the movie. Takeout is an additional $10/person and […]

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20 Years of Celebrating the Arts – Sun Oct 27, 2pm

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
20 Years of Celebrating the Arts – Sun Oct 27, 2pm

Town Hall Auditorium: Sunday October 27, 2pm: Come celebrate the vibrancy of the Arts in Westport and a tribute to outgoing First Selectman Gordon Joseloff. Short performances will highlight works by Westport Arts Awards winners over the past 20 years, including music, theatre and literature. FREE, followed by a reception at the Westport Historical Society. […]

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