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October 27-November 2, 2017: Rooster Film Festival, Ray Scalzo Drum Concert, "Goosebumps," "Annabelle: Creation," "Vertigo" and "High Anxiety"

Published: October 25, 2017 at 12:00 am

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Friday, October 27 (ETH Theatre): 7 pm, The Rooster Film Festival, $3, inaugural film festival will offer seven short films and one full feature, hosted by Newtown Cultural Arts Commission, a 2017 Newtown Arts Festival event, proceeds to benefit town hall renovations; newtownartsfestival.com.

Read more here: Inaugural Rooster Film Festival Will Offer Seven Independent Releases

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DRUM CONCERT WITH RAY SCALZO


Friday, October 27 (Alexandria Room): 7 pm  (doors open at 5), tickets $7, performance by former Siddhartha drummer who performs unique variety of classical, rock, country, rock, jazz and original compositions, food available for purchase (light fare menu); edmondtownhall.org.


NOTE ticket prices have been reduced from their original cost.


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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28


GOOSEBUMPS


Rated PG * running time 1:43


Tickets $3


*Free small popcorn for all attendees in costume*


Special 1 pm screening


Starring Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush & Ryan Lee


A teenager (Minnette) teams up with the daughter (Rush) of the young adult author R.L. Stine (Black) after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Del.


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Annabelle Creation movie poster



SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28-FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3


ANNABELLE: CREATION  


Rated R * running time 1:49


Tickets $3


($2 for senior citizens at Tuesday matinee)


Screenings Saturday and Friday, 7 & 9:15 pm; Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 7 pm;


matinees Saturday, 4 pm; Tuesday, 1 pm


Starring Anthony LaPaglia, Samara Lee & Miranda Otto


Twelve years after the death of their 7-year-old daughter, a former toy maker  (LaPaglia) and his wife (Otto) welcome a nun and six orphaned girls into their home. Terror soon strikes when one child sneaks into a forbidden room and finds a seemingly innocent doll, created by the toymaker and named for his dead daughter, that appears to have a life of its own.

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SOMEDAY CINEMA SERIES:


VERTIGO and HIGH ANXIETY


Sunday, October 29 (ETH Theatre): 1 and 7 pm, $3, screenings of Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 romantic story of obsession, manipulation and fear starring James Stewart and Kim Novak (rated PG, running time 2:09), will continue Newtown Cultural Arts Commission's ongoing Someday Cinema Series;


AND 4 pm, also $3, screening of High Anxiety, Mel Brooks's 1977 mock thriller/mystery that spoofs many films, including Vertigo (rated PG, running time 1:34), also continues Newtown Cultural Arts Commission's Someday Cinema Series.


Read more here: Someday Cinema Series Will Present 'Vertigo' And 'High Anxiety'


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This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
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The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
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Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
50% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (1 vote)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
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Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Day, October 6
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The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
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“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
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Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
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“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
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Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
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Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
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Total votes: 2