Saturday, January 26, 2013
Week in Review, Jan. 21 to Jan. 25.
Busy week? No downtime? Missed the news? Don't sweat it. Here's a list of this week's top stories from Dormont-Brookline Patch, so you can catch up on the goods. This week on Dormont-Brookline Patch: Residents Evacuated from Apt. Building After Gas Leak Police Investigating CVS Robbery 'Living Dead' to Help Save Hollywood Theater Brookliners Featured in 'Equal Magazine' KOSD Students, Staff Avoid Intense Flu Season Where to Get Taxes Done in Dormont and Brookline? Got your own news to share? Add your organization's events to our Event Calendar. Share your wedding, baby or graduation news in our Announcements section and, while you're at it, upload your photos to our Neighborhood Gallery. We'd love to hear from you! Follow Dormont-Brookline…
Friday, January 25, 2013
A "Night of the Living Dead" screening and meet-and-greet with the cast will help raise money for Dormont's Hollywood Theater.
A special screening of George Romero's 1968 film "Night of the Living Dead," plus a meet-and-greet with the cast, will help Dormont's Hollywood Theater raise much-needed funds for a digital projector, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Information about the event can be found in the paper's staff blogs section, in a post by Barbara Vancheri. Click the blue link to read the full report. The March 2 event starts at 2 p.m. and will feature a meet-and-greet with celebrity guests Kyra Schon, Russ Streiner, George Kosana, Joe Unitas, Ella Mae Smith, Paula Richards, and Gary Streiner. All proceeds from the event will go to Hollywood Theater's Go Digital or Go Dark Campaign. The theater must purchase a digital film projector at a cost of $75,000…
Thursday, February 2, 2012
There’s something for everyone on the Hollywood’s marquee this weekend.
Happy Groundhog Day! Hollywood Theater is celebrating the holiday with a double feature of Harold Ramis’s 1993 film “Groundhog Day,” featuring Bill Murray. Relive the day again and again! Or at least, just these two times. Showing Friday, Saturday and Sunday is “Certified Copy,” Abbas Kiarostami’s 2010 film featuring Juliette Binoche. Michael Cuesta’s 2011 film “Roadie,” which tells the story of a Blue Oyster Cult follower who heads home after 20 years on the road, is showing Friday only. Hollywood Theater will “raise the dead” Saturday with a Fix the Chapel event. “Night of the Living Dead” will be shown as a fundraiser to save the Evans City Cemetery Chapel, which appears in the opening scene of George Romero’s 1968 film. Saturday night …
A roundup of the top stories from Patch sites in your area.
Here are some of the top stories from Patch sites in your region this week: Gender Reveal Cakes a Growing Trend Walking Pneumonia Reported at School The Pooch Pitt Opening Soon It's About Passion Hollywood Theater to Raise the Dead Also, PatchCast is one year old today! Just for fun, here's the very first PatchCast from one year ago: http://patch.com/A-dGWY
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
A “Night of the Living Dead” screening on Saturday will raise funds to save a local relic of the classic horror film.
Why is it important to save a cemetery chapel in Evans City? Gary Streiner said he’s been asked this about 3,000 times in the past few months, and each time he answers, the response is more meaningful. Streiner, with the help of “Night of the Living Dead” fans, hopes to raise enough money by screening the 1968 film to save the Evans City Cemetery Chapel, which appears in the opening scene of the movie. The event is Saturday, Feb. 4, at Dormont's Hollywood Theater. “Right now, we still have (director) George Romero around. We still have a lot of the original cast and crew around to do signings, so hard core fans can still meet them,” Streiner said. “But we’re all getting up in age a bit and there’s going to be a time when we’re not around …