FILM: Recommended by Enrique

May 22, 2016, 2pm
  $10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout   A lonely Cowboy, a delusional Actress, and a gang of “Phantom Guards” in Del Rio, Texas. Based on true events In this neo-noir tale, two travelers find themselves in the small Mexican/American border town of Del Rio, Texas. The first is an aspiring Actress who comes to the town for a role in a film after the director “discovered” her on Youtube. The second is an aging, lonely Cowboy who is in town on business. After arriving, the two travelers soon find that things don’t go exactly as planned—the ‘director’ of the film is missing and the set is run by a group of teenagers, and the as... (View more)

National Theatre Live: As You Like It

Jun 5, 2016, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind. With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. There, released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love. NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is a simulcast from the London National Theatre and is not a live performance at the Museum. Cost: $15 Museum Members, students with ID; $18 general admissio... (View more)

Contemporary Forum 2016 Summer Film Festival: F for Fake

Jun 15, 2016, 6:30pm
The CF 2016 Summer Film Festival starts off with Orson Welles' free-form documentary about fakery and the notorious art forger Elmyr de Hory and Elmyr's biographer, Clifford Irving. Along the way, Welles plays a few tricks of his own on the audience. This film screening is free and open to the public. Runtime: 89 minutes. Rated PG   Sponsored by Lisa Sette Gallery.   

Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote

Jun 19, 2016, 2pm
Cervantes’ eccentric hero Don Quixote leaves on journey full of adventures with his loyal squire Sancho Panza in search of his perfect woman. On the way he meets Kitri, the dazzling daughter of an innkeeper who he thinks might be his ideal love.   The Bolshoi's panache and excellence are combined in Fadeyechev’s critically acclaimed staging of this exalting performance with Leon Minkus’ famous score. Featuring brand new sets and costumes to accompany this colorful and technically challenging production, DON QUIXOTE is quintessential Bolshoi, abounding with life and not to be missed! Runtime: 190 minutes Purchase tickets for the film here.

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