Film: Breakdown: Clean-cut yuppie Jeff Taylor (Kurt Russell) and his Bennetton-wardrobed spouse Amy (Kathleen Quinlan) are driving cross-country in their shiny red Jeep Cherokee. They break down somewhere out in John Ford country. A helpful trucker (J.T. Walsh) gives the lady a lift to a nearby telephone … and she doesn’t come back.
Film: Just One of the Guys: For a high school senior, Terry (Joyce Hyser) is doing pretty well for herself—beefcake college boyfriend, parents on permanent vacay, bodacious bod—but what she really wants is that career-making summer internship at the local paper. Stick around after the film for post-screening discussion with director Lisa Gottlieb with Irin Carmon
Wed, Aug 17
Film: Next Stop Greenwich Village: Larry Lipinsky is a nice Jewish boy from Brooklyn. It’s 1953, and he has big dreams of artistic stardom, so this would-be thespian moves to the West Village—much to the chagrin of his helicopter mother (Shelley Winters).
92Y Recanati-Kaplan Scholar Michael Gellman Performs At Washington International Piano Festival
17-year-old Michael Gellman is a 92nd Street Y Recanati-Kaplan scholar who recently participated in the Washington International Piano Festival. One of the few selected to perform at this fantastic hour long event, each participant performed a recital of solo piano. Watch video of the full event here; Michael’s piece begins at the 22:45 mark.
As Yana Scotland, Director, School of Music told us, “we are extremely proud and happy!”