KILCOOL + SIMI STONE + Nick Flynn LIVE Woodstock

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KILCOOL a band bonded by architecture, Samuel Beckett and song who call the Hudson valley home and are excited to perform at the theatre…SIMI STONE, multi-talented violinist, guitarist, pianist, composer, and singer, born and raised in Woodstock has performed and toured with Simone Felice, Connor Oberst, Dan Zanes, Elizabeth Mitchell, Natalie Merchant, Amy Helm, and Duke and the King. Also writer/poet Nick Flynn reads… He’s possibly best know for his “Another Bullshit Night in Suck City” (Norton, 2004), won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir, and has been translated into ten languages, and it became BEING FLYNN starring Robert DeNiro. He is also the author of two books of poetry, “Some Ether” (Graywolf, 2000), which won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and “Blind Huber” (Graywolf, 2002).

Fri Sept 30. $15.

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One of the most revered films in the history of cinema, and an important film of the silent era and one of the first vampire movies — is the story of a real estate transaction gone sour. The film was nearly lost when the estate of Bram Stoker (Dracula) won their suit for copyright infringement which resulted in nearly all of the prints of the movie being destroyed.
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Celebrate 100 Years of Charlie Chaplin’s “Tramp” … with live music by David Arner

In Rhinebeck 
August 3
Sun 1:00*
(USA / Directed by Henry Lehrman & Charlie Chaplin)
Unrated / 90 mins. 
* With live musical accompaniment by David Arner. 
In 1914, a funny looking man wearing a funky bowler hat and carrying a cane wandered into The Kid Auto Races in Venice, California and ended up delighting the confused crowd with his antics.
An early version of guerilla filmmaking (no permits were issued, no one knew who he was), Chaplin’s performance was recorded on film and exhibited in theaters for the first time as the beloved character “the Tramp.” In celebration of the character’s 100th anniversary, we’re bringing a selection of newly restored Tramp shorts to Upstate Films, with live accompaniment provided by David Arner. Titles incude: Kid Auto Races, The Rink, Behind the Screen, The Floorwalker…
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Night of the Living Dead with Live Music

In Rhinebeck 
October 26
Saturday 8:30
 (US/1968/dir by George Romero)
$10, $9 (seniors), $8 members  LIVE MUSIC!
*Present your ticket at Liberty Public House following the film for discounted drink specials
George Romero’s classic 1968 zombie film NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD is revived with an exciting new score performed LIVE by the ANDREW ALDEN ENSEMBLE. (the film will be played with subtitles)
After radiation from a fallen satellite causes the recently dead to rise from their graves, zombies come to feast on the living. Several people barricade themselves inside a rural house in an attempt to survive the night. Outside are hordes of relentless, shambling zombies who can only be killed by a blow to the head. This classic black and white horror film will be shown non-traditionally without sound and with subtitles to create the atmosphere of silent film with live musical accompaniment.
The Andrew Alden Ensemble, comprised of electric guitar, drum set, synthesizer, piano, violin and viola, last visited with NOSFERATU and entertained us with their fascinating fusion of rock music and contemporary classical composition.
95 mins/R
View Andrew Alden Ensemble website
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