WNYC Giveaways: Events for August 2010

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Yacht with Black Devil Disco Club

Friday, August 6, 2010

6:00 PM

Yacht, formed in 2002 by Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans, who claim Portland and Marfa, Texas as home, is best known for combining music with live visual shamanistic, video, audio and PowerPoint performance.

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Movies on the Elevated Acre: The Country Girl

Thursday, August 12, 2010

8:00 PM

Adapted from the Clifford Odets play and starring Grace Kelly, William Holden and Bing Crosby, this 1954 Oscar-winning drama tells the story of an alcoholic has-been Broadway actor struggling with the one last chance he's been given to resurrect his career. Featuring short films by Alexandra Lerman.

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

8:00 PM

Frank Oz directs this 1984 ode to Broadway, in which the Muppets travel to New York intent on finding a producer for their musical, Manhattan Melodies. Featuring a short film by Jay Hufford.

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“Mao’s Last Dancer”

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

7:00 PM

“Mao’s Last Dancer,” from the director of “Driving Miss Daisy” and “Tender Mercies,” tells the story of one man’s journey from rural China to international stardom as a world-class ballet dancer. The film portrays the struggles, sacrifices and triumphs that come with chasing a dream. Based on the autobiography by ...

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Free Tickets to Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land"

Sunday, August 22, 2010

7:30 PM

A dark masterpiece from Harold Pinter, one of the world's most important playwrights and winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature. This disturbing and provocative piece offers up Pinter's biting wit and brilliant use of language.

The play contains adult content and is not appropriate for children.