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‘Odd Couple’ concludes Lemmon matinee series

‘Odd Couple’ concludes Lemmon matinee series

Join librarian and film enthusiast Doug Swiszcz for the final installment of  “A Slice of Lemmon”, his summer matinee movie series celebrating the comedic side of actor Jack Lemmon. “The Odd Couple”, the 1968 film adaptation of Neil Simon’s hit Broadway play, closes out the series. The movie centers around two friends, one divorced, the


A slice of Lemmon

Join librarian and film enthusiast Doug Swiszcz for A Slice of Lemmon: A Summer Matinee Movie Series that celebrates a handful of the comedies of Jack Lemmon, on Wednesday afternoons. “It Should Happen To You” opens the series on July 10. The 1954 film stars the delightful Judy Holliday as Gladys Glover, an unemployed model


‘Charade’ concludes film series

“Audrey in the Afternoon,” librarian Doug Swiszcz’s film lecture series celebrating actress Audrey Hepburn, concludes on Wednesday, June 5. The final movie is Charade, a 1963 “Hitchcock-like concoction” that pairs Hepburn with screen icon Cary Grant. Audrey’s a recent widow who learns that her late husband left behind $250,000—a sum eagerly sought by three nefarious


‘My Fair Lady’

“Audrey in the Afternoon,” a multi-week film lecture series celebrating actress Audrey Hepburn, continues on May 29 with “My Fair Lady.” In this 1964 film version of the smash Broadway musical, a self-absorbed professor of linguistics (Rex Harrison) turns a Cockney flower girl into a respectable lady by teaching her how to speak properly. The


Audrey in the Afternoon

“Audrey in the Afternoon,” a 6-week film lecture series celebrating the work of actress Audrey Hepburn, will be presented by librarian and film enthusiast Doug Swiszcz at the Barrington Public Library on Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 PM. Roman Holiday, the 1953 film that turned Hepburn into an overnight sensation and earned her the Academy Award

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Late winter festival in Barrington

Celebrate the arts with music, dance, circus skills, and more in the Barrington Public Library. Performers include Pat McGee & Pat McAloon, ArtsAlive!, Barrington Community Theater’s circus skills workshop, and Bay Spring Folk. There will be two shows, back to back, beginning at 1:30 and 3:30. It’s first come, first served, so get there early to guarantee a seat! Although the shows

Pat McAloon is part of this weekend's Late Winter Festival.

‘Late Winter Festival’ is Sunday at Barrington Public Library

Looking for arts and culture in Barrington? Try the library this weekend. On Sunday, March 3, the upstairs auditorium will host musical performances by Pat McGee, Pat McAloon and Bay Spring Folk. The Arts Alive! Theatrical dancers will also entertain and Barrington Community Theater will be on hand with a circus skills workshop. It’s also