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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An Unforgettable Movie Going Experience

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
An Unforgettable Movie Going Experience

Volkswagen created a public service announcement that warns against texting and driving, and makes interesting use of a movie theater audience. It’s a powerful message and worth sharing! Here’s the original video:

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Take the Downtown Westport Survey …

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Take the Downtown Westport Survey …

The Downtown Westport Committee is soliciting input from Westport residents. You can learn about their efforts and take the survey at downtownwestportct.com. Be sure to tell them that you want to see a movie theater in downtown! And let us know if you need more details or have questions.

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Hey Bartender — Thurs May 29, 7:30pm, Christ & Holy Trinity Church

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hey Bartender — Thurs May 29, 7:30pm, Christ & Holy Trinity Church

Hey Bartender is a documentary written and directed by Westport resident Douglas Tirola. There will be a talk back with the filmmaker following the screening including Stephen Carpentieri, who is featured in the film, and is the owner of local favorite Dunville’s Restaurant. Susan Granger, a popular local film critic will be the moderator. Also following […]

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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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