Paradise News April 7, 2016


Coming to the Stage!


unnamed (18)Vocalessence Presents River Songs and Tales with Mark Twain Featuring Don Shelby! Saturday, April 9th at 7:30 PM Tickets are $15.

Supported by an Arts Tour grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, members of the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers and Don Shelby as Mark Twain go on the road to Northern Minnesota to celebrate life on the Mississippi River. Through choral music and the spoken word, VocalEssence takes listeners on a musical journey of the past and present—choral masterpieces, favorite folksongs, traditional spirituals, and Americana—all paired with the words of Mark Twain.

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the East Central Regional Arts Council thanks to the legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


NOW SHOWING!


Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Starting Friday, April 8th, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Fearing the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the man of steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. With Batman and Superman fighting each other, a new threat, Doomsday, is created by Lex Luthor. It’s up to Superman and Batman to set aside their differences along with Wonder Woman to stop Lex Luthor and Doomsday from destroying Metropolis. Rated PG-13. Showtimes at 7 PM on Weeknights.  4 PM & 7 PM on Weekends.

 

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COMING SOON!




FREE MONDAY MATINEES


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Starting at 12:30 PM on Monday, April 18th, Apollo 13. NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. Rated PG.

 

On the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, the Paradise shows a free matinee at 12:30. These have become a popular part of movie experience at the Paradise and are sponsored by ECRAC.

Mon. Feb. 1       – To Kill a Mockingbird
Mon. Feb. 22    – The King’s Speech
Mon. March 7   – The Notebook
Mon. March 21 – How Green Was My Valley
Mon. April 4      – The Hunt For Red October
Mon. April 18    – Apollo 13
Mon. May 2        – American In Paris
Mon. May 16     – State Fair

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the East Central Regional Arts Council thanks to the legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


UPCOMING ATTRACTIONS!



unnamed (30)Dear Zachary

Starting at 1:00 PM on Sunday, April 10th, Dear Zachary. A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend’s ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son. This film is not rated.

On the Sundays, the Paradise shows a
 free matinee at 1:00 PM. These are sponsored by ECRAC.

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MATINEE SCHEDULE:

Sunday April 3rd:  The Seventh Seal

Sunday April 10th: Dear Zachary

Sunday April 17th: WasteLand

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the East Central Regional Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 


FILM FESTIVAL!


The Annual Paradise Theatre Film Festival is surrounded around hidden gems this year. The film lineup represents movies from a variety of genres and appropriate for a wide range of audiences.  These are wonderful films that you might not be familiar with but just may become some of your favorites!  Also, local artist, Keith Raivo, will show a film each day documenting a recent art project and be on hand to explain the creative process.  ADMISSION IS FREE and some hearty food options have been added to the concession menu for the event.

Friday, April 22

6:45 PM: Mora Local Keith Raivo’s movie, Hammer Dance

7:00 PM: Now You See Me

9:15 PM: Sunshine Cleaning

Saturday, April 23

2:00 PM: The Story of the Weeping Camel

4:00 PM: The Boy Who Could Fly

6:45 PM: Mora Local Keith Raivo’s movie, Hammer Dance

7:00 PM: Waking Ned Devine

9:00 PM: Little Miss Sunshine

Sunday, April 24

2:00 PM: Man on a Wire

4:00 PM: City of Joy

6:45 PM: Mora Local Keith Raivo’s movie, Hammer Dance

7:00 PM: Grand Budapest Hotel 

Free Film Series committee

Anyone interested in being part of the Free Film Series committee, which is responsible for choosing all movies for each of the different series, is welcome! It’s fun to be part of this aspect of movies at the Paradise! Please leave a message for Eric Carlisle at the concession counter, or call the Paradise at 320-679-3964 with message if you are interested.

The series are:

Kids matinee’s – once a month during school year, every Wednesday matinee all summer

Independent/foreign films – once a month the 1st. Saturday of each month

Classic Monday Matinee’s – 1st & 3rd. Monday of each month at 12:30, movies for everyone

Annual children’s Holiday movies – Between Thanksgiving & Christmas each Saturday & Sunday matinee’s

Summer Outdoor Movies – once a month on Saturday’s during summer months

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