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July 6, 2015

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “A Room With A View”

A fantastic adaptation of E.M Forster’s novel set during the Edwardian era of England, A Room With a View finds Lucy, a proper young British lady, facing a dilemma — should she marry the safe, nerdish Cecil, or opt for the unpredictability of the charismatic George whom she met while on a tour of the continent? Starring Helena Bonham Carter …

Start: July 6, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 6, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 7, 2015

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “Real Genius”

Martha Coolidge directed this refreshingly smart comedy taking place at fictional Pacific Tech, concerning incoming freshman Mitch (Gabe Jarret), a high school student whose Science Fair project made important inroads into laser beam technology. On campus, Mitch becomes roommates with the brilliant Chris Knight (Val Kilmer), legendary as the smartest freshman in the history of the college; but now, as …

Start: July 7, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 7, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

July 8, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: ‘The Princess Bride” at the Kentucky Theatre

This week the 1987 cult classic fair tale ‘Princess Bride’ is on deck. Showtimes at 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

Date: July 8, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

July 10, 2015

Fountain Films on Fridays: “Beetlejuice” at Triangle Park

Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

Start: July 10, 2015 8:45 pm
End: July 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY

July 12, 2015

Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Coming to America” at the Lyric Theatre

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer. Coming To America (1988) A pampered African prince (Eddie Murphy) wants more out of life than the beautiful woman to whom he’s engaged. So, he heads to America to find a mate who will fall for …

Start: July 12, 2015 3:00 pm
End: July 12, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

July 13, 2015

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “When Father Was Away On Business”

The title is a euphemism: because of the strained relationship between Yugoslavia and the USSR in the 1950’s, various private citizens have disappeared in the middle of the night, accompanied by the police. One such “vanishing” individual is Miki Manojlovic, the father of 6-year old Moreno. The film details the tribulations of a fatherless family struggling to cope with the …

Start: July 13, 2015 6:30 pm
End: July 13, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

July 15, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ at the Kentucky Theatre

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com  

Date: July 15, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

July 16, 2015

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “To Live and Die in LA”

 After his partner is killed by group of counterfeiters, a Secret Service agent is intent on nabbing the party responsible. Obsessed with catching the villain, he is willing to do things that might make one wonder what side of the law he is actually on. William L Peterson and Willem Dafoe star in this taut thriller from director William Friedkin.

Start: July 16, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 16, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

July 17, 2015

Fountain Films on Fridays: “The Italian Job” at Triangle Park

\  Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

Start: July 17, 2015 8:45 pm
End: July 17, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

July 19, 2015

Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Harlem Nights” at the Lyric Theatre

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.  www.lexingtonlyric.com  Harlem Nights (1989) “Sugar” Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world …

Start: July 19, 2015 3:00 pm
End: July 19, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

July 20, 2015

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “My Life As A Dog”

  In 1959 Sweden, young Ingemar (Anton Glanzelius) lives with his dying mother and his nasty older brother. He survives all of life’s knocks by comparing himself to those who are worse off–such as Laika, the little Russian space dog who was rocketed to his death and had nothing to say in the matter.

Start: July 20, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 20, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 21, 2015

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “The Sure Thing”

Director Rob Reiner’s The Sure Thing is essentially It Happened One Night for the 1980s, but its lack of surprise in no way impedes its entertainment value. John Cusack plays Walter “Gib” Gibson, a neurotic college freshman who spends winter break on a road trip to California where he hopes to met a girl his best friend assures him is …

Start: July 21, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 21, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 22, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: ‘The Sound of Music’ at the Kentucky Theatre

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

Date: July 22, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

July 23, 2015

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “After Hours”

A Manhattan Yuppie’s night out becomes a comic nightmare, courtesy of director Martin Scorsese. Griffin Dunne and Rosanna Arquette star in this wild, funny and wonderfully original film. Bursting with frantic energy and tinged with black humor, After Hours is a masterful — and often overlooked — detour in Martin Scorsese’s filmography.

Start: July 23, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 23, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

July 26, 2015

Summer Film Series at the Lyric Theatre: “Space Jam” at the Lyric Theatre

This free and open to the public film event presented by the Lyric Theatre will feature a film on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.  www.lexingtonlyric.com  Space Jam (1996) Michael Jordan agrees to help the Looney Toons play a basketball game vs. bully aliens to determine their freedom.

Start: July 26, 2015 3:00 pm
End: July 26, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

July 28, 2015

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure”

Co-written by Paul Reubens and Phil Hartman, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure marks the debut of director Tim Burton, who stamps the entire film with his quirky trademark style. The premise: Pee-Wee (Reubens), an overgrown pre-pubescent boy sporting a molded Princeton cut, blush, lipstick, and a shrunken gray flannel suit, lives an idyllic life in his bizarre home until someone nabs …

Start: July 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

July 29, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: ‘E.T.’ at The Kentucky Theatre

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

Date: July 29, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

July 30, 2015

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “Brazil”

Terry Gilliam’s visionary Orwellian fantasy is an audacious dark comedy, filled with strange, imaginative visuals. Starring Jonathan Pryce, Michael Palin and Robert De Niro.

Start: July 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

July 31, 2015

Fountain Films on Fridays: “Zoolander” at Triangle Park

 Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

Start: July 31, 2015 8:45 pm
End: July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY

August 5, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: Double Feature “Bride of Frankenstein,” “Black Cat” at The Kentucky Theatre

Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate. American honeymooners in Hungary are trapped in the home of a Satan- worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident. Showtimes 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

Date: August 5, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

August 7, 2015

Fountain Films on Fridays: “Grease” at Triangle Park

Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

Start: August 7, 2015 8:45 pm
End: August 7, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

August 12, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: “Charade” at the Kentucky Theatre

Romance and suspense in Paris, as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Who can she trust? Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

Date: August 12, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

August 14, 2015

Fountain Films on Fridays: “Avengers” at Triangle Park

Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday  

Start: August 14, 2015 8:45 pm
End: August 14, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

August 19, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: “Rear Window” at the Kentucky Theatre

A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

Date: August 19, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

September 2, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: “The Big Lebowski” at the Kentucky Theatre

“The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

Start: September 2, 2015 8:00 am
End: September 2, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

September 13, 2015

“The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes” at the EKU Center for the Arts

In this highly-anticipated event, fans of The Princess Bride will join the heroic Westley (actor Cary Elwes) in a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic film. After a screening of the iconic film, Elwes will engage in a moderated discussion on classic scenes, revealing never before shared secrets and tales. www.ekucenter.com

Start: September 13, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 13, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
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