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From Hopewell Theater: Damien Jurado’s discography is filled with songs written as miniature movies, cinematic vignettes that capture people, the places they are from, and where they are going. In the Shape of a Storm is his first black and white picture. It’s both a snapshot of two hours in a California recording studio and a document spanning 19 years and a life of music. It is the sound of a singer pouring out possible futures and visions. “I believe songs have their own time and place,” Jurado says. For these ten, that time has finally come. More information

From Hopewell Theater: Ron Fricke’s impressive tour-de-force in 70mm: a cinematic “guided meditation” (Fricke’s own description) shot in 24 countries on six continents over a 14-month period. Named after a Sufi word that translates roughly as “breath of life” or “blessing,” Baraka religious ritual, the phenomena of nature, and man’s own destructive powers into a web of moving images. More information

The Kid is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, the Revolution, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his father, the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with singer, Apollonia. But, another musician, Morris, looks to steal the Kid’s spotlight — and his girl.Directed by Martin Scorsese. Hopewell Theater is proud to offer Cry Baby Screenings the third Thursday of each month. Babes-in-arms, infants in strollers, and carriers will be let in for free. Otherwise all tickets are $6. These screenings offer a sensory friendly environment. More information

From Hopewell Theater: The Kid is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, the Revolution, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his father, the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with singer, Apollonia. But, another musician, Morris, looks to steal the Kid’s spotlight — and his girl.Directed by Martin Scorsese. More information

From Hopewell Theater: One of the nation’s most detailed mediums brings a riveting interactive experience to audiences nationwide with a performance inspiring laughter, tears, and astounding detail. Experience LIVE readings from the other side during this event – individual messages that are sure to leave you thrilled and amazed! You may have seen or heard Ms. Pell on CBS, FOX News, NBC and many major radio programs. VIP TICKETS INCLUDE: Priority seating VIP Q&A EXPERIENCE: “Anything you’ve always wanted to ask a Medium,” similar to a director forum after a show. This won’t be a time for any psychic readings or questions about being read. Two movie passes to any Hopewell Theater film, good from from June to August. *Please Note: This show is a theatrical experience. Purchasing a ticket does not guarantee an individual reading. VIP and/or priority seating does not increase the chances of being read. Anyone may be read in any section.* More information

From Hopewell Theater Writers Block is an absurd comedy with lofty ambitions and a madcap romp through the quirky but tortured mind of a writer who is plagued by the specter that deep down he is shallow. His inability to resolve his play or his life twist, turn, crash and burn until he literally becomes a prisoner of his own dysfunctional imagination. With the help of his wife and muse, he realizes the only true resolution comes from the heart, and not the mind. More information

From Hopewell Theater: Sarah Dash defines the word “legend.” As an award-winning vocalist, songwriter, motivational speaker, educator, entrepreneur, and humanitarian, Sarah is a unique force whose voice has touched millions of listeners around the world. From co-founding Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles and making history as a member of Labelle to becoming the very first Music Ambassador (2017) of Trenton, New Jersey, Sarah has blazed a trail in every facet of her remarkable career. In between producing her one-woman stage shows, “Dash of Diva” and “Sarah: One Woman,” Sarah brought her talent to several different projects. Having worked with a variety of acts like Living Colour, Nile Rodgers, Alice Cooper, The Marshall Tucker Band, The O’Jays, Wilson Pickett and Bo Diddley over the years, she toured and recorded with Keith Richards’ X-Pensive Winos and appeared on the Rolling Stones’ Steel Wheels (1989) album. She reunited with Patti and Nona for the #1 club hit “Turn It Out” (1995), received the Rhythm & Blues Foundation’s “Pioneer Award” in 1999, and recorded the Labelle reunion album Back to Now (2008), featuring productions by Lenny Kravitz, Wyclef Jean, and Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff. In 2017, the members of Labelle were inducted to […]

From Hopewell Theater: Jackie Byrne is a stand-up comic, actor and host. She recently filmed #thatmovieaboutnjcomics directed by Bonnie McFarlane. She’s been featured on Funny or Die and Buzzfeed, and you can see her in the feature film, Seclusion. You can typically find her (and her Johnny Cash inspired wardrobe) working the mic at a comedy club, venue or questionable bar. When it comes to comedy, Marion Grodin can pretty much do it all…. For the last decade, Marion Grodin has been one of the hottest comics in the country. She is a favorite at New York City’s top clubs, including Standup NY and Gotham Comedy Club, where she regularly headlinesMarion has toured with Linda Ronstadt, opened for Lewis Black, Judy Gold, and Robert Klein…as well as having shared the stage with Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle, Roseanne Barr and Robin Williams. More information

From Hopewell Theater: Folk icon Tom Rush is a gifted musician and performer whose shows offer a musical celebration and a journey into the tradition and spectrum of what music has been, can be, and will become. His distinctive guitar style, wry humor and warm, expressive voice have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific story-telling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues. More information

From Hopewell Theater: From camp crushes to learning that sometimes no amount of sunscreen can keep you from getting burned, join host Danny Artese and a trio of stellar storytellers for Summer Lovin’, true stories of flings and heartbreak from some of the most hilarious and heartfelt storytellers in NYC. Tell me more, tell me more! Featuring Sandi Marx, Joe Charnitski, and Edith Gonzalez. Sandi Marx is a 7-time Moth StorySLAM champion who performed her one-woman show “You’ll Be Sorry” at The Tank in Brooklyn, NY. This past year, Sandi was featured on PBS’s “Stories from the Stage” televised nationally and can be heard on countless podcasts including Risk! and Hot Mic with Dan Savage. Joe Charnitski has been featured on The Moth Podcast and has performed at stages, bars, and living rooms throughout NYC. His solo show Joe Charnitski’s Funeral was named by Theatre is Easy as a Best of Frigid Best Bet in the 2017 FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater. Edith Gonzalez is an anthropologist and storyteller who has performed on shows including Story Collider, which features personal stories about science, Take Two Storytelling, and she is a 2-time SmutSlam champion. Danny Artese hosts the storytelling series […]

From Hopewell Theater: “Psycho Beach Party” is a manic party-mix of 50’s psychological thrillers, 60’s beach movies, and 70’s slasher films. The story focuses on Chicklet Forrest (Lauren Ambrose), a sixteen-year old tomboy who’s desperate to be part of the in-crowd of Malibu beach surfers. She’s the typical American girl – except for one little problem: her personality is split into more slices than a pepperoni pizza. Journey back in time one Wednesday a month to revisit some of the best of the best of repertory and cult cinema classics. More information