Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by daccurso on 02/23/12

Three lucky attendees at our Sports Authorities program on Tuesday night got a pleasant surprise - free Chicago Bulls and DePaul Blue Demon tickets supplied by those organizations. Pictured in the photo above are Cheryl Raye-Stout, sports reporter for NPR, Rudy Marotii Jr.; winner of  the DePaul tickets; Robert Lindgren, winner of a pair of Bulls tickets; Johnny Bach, former assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls and Michael Bell, who won the other pair of Bulls tickets. Congratulations to all of our raffle winners and a big thank you to our panel of sports experts.
 
Be sure to sign up for our next Sports Authorities program on April 3 - Batter Up for Baseball Season with Todd Hollandsworth, Cubs analyst for Comcast Sports, sportswriter Jim O'Donnell and Elliott Harris, author of Hoodoo: Unraveling the 100-Year Mystery of the Chicago Cubs.

Posted by daccurso on 03/28/10
Date and time: Tuesday, April 13, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Dennis Paige, an expert on native landscaping, will show you how to introduce your landscape to an unfolding range of colorful native prairie, woodland and wetland trees, shrubs, wildflowers, sedge and grasses. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 07/06/10
DannAndRaymond-ConstantC Attack of the Zombies – How the Undead Spread Dread Date and time: Thursday, July 15, 7:30 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire and novelist/film historian Raymond Benson return to celebrate our adult summer reading theme. They’ll scare up some movie clips and trivia from such titles as I Walked with a Zombie, Night of the Living Dead, Pet Semetary, and many more. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by lmulford on 05/04/14

This month Dann and Raymond close out their season with "The Greatest Chase Scenes."  Presented by Dann Gire, film editor for the Daily Herald and president of the Chicago Film Critics Association, and Raymond Benson, film historian and novelist, this popular monthly film discussion program includes film clips, cinema history, trivia and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and Time:Thursday, May 8, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 11/22/11
This month's theme is The Mean Streets of Martin Scorsese – Directors’ Showcase. Join us for this popular monthly film discussion program presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson. It's a fun-filled evening, with a different film theme each month, that includes film clips, cinema history, trivia and more.
 
Date and time: Thursday,  December 8, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 05/03/12

Join us for Bloated Budgets! Intermissions! Casts of Thousands! - "Hollywood's Greatest and Grandest Epics." This popular monthly film discussion program presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson offers a fun-filled evening discussing a different film theme each month, including film clips, cinema history, trivia and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Some of the movies to be discussed:  
Gone with the Wind (1939)
Ben-Hur (1959)
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Braveheart (1995)
Gladiator (2000)
 
Date and time: Thursday, May 10, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Register

 
After this program, Dann & Raymond will be taking a break for summer. We look forward to their return to the library in fall for a whole new season.

Posted by lmulford on 01/03/13

This popular monthly film discussion program is presented by Dann Gire, the film editor for the Daily Herald and a contributing corresponding critic for Ebert Presents on PBS and Raymond Benson, a film historian and novelist.
 
Each month offers a fun-filled evening discussing a different film theme, including film clips, cinema history, trivia and more. This month the topic is "Heeeere's Jack!" - The Films of Jack Nicholson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and time: Thursday, January 10, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 
 

Posted by daccurso on 12/01/09
movie club Date and time: Thursday, December 10, 7:30 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire and James Bond novelist/film historian Raymond Benson discuss animated films at this month's movie club. See film clips and get the inside story about your favorite animated films. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 11/29/10
 
In December Dann and Raymond are talking musicals - “Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance”: The Sound of Musicals. This popular monthly film discussion program presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson offers a fun-filled evening discussing a different film theme each month, including film clips, cinema history, trivia and more. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.

Date and time: Thursday, December 9, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room


Posted by daccurso on 05/07/09

Thursday, May 14, 7:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room

movie-club1Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire and novelist Raymond Benson will highlight the films of award-winning director, Steven Spielberg. Register online or at the Reception Desk on the second level, 847-392-0100. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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