Las Vegas Sun

August 1, 2014

Currently: 89° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

Vintage Documentary Film Series

The City

Made for the 1939 New York World's Fair, The City is a seminal documentary film distinguished for the organic integration of narration, cinematography (Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke), and music(Aaron Copland). The score, arguably Copland's highest achievement in film, was also his ticket to Hollywood; it has been called "an astonishing missing link not only in the genesis of Copland's Americana style but in American music and cinema." (Mark Swed, The Los Angeles Times). Henderson Libraries thanks Naxos for their permission to show this film to the public. (1939, 131 min, NR) Meeting in the program room. Registration required. Register online at www.mypubliclibrary.com. Event is free and open to the public.

When: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010
THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

Where: Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson

Cost: Free

Age limit: 18+

Categories: Henderson

Event posted Aug. 25, 2010
Last updated Aug. 25, 2010

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Submit an event »

« Previous | Next »

Editor's Picks

Today

Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood
Keith Urban
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas | 7 p.m.
The Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T's
Red Rock Casino Resort Spa | 7 p.m.

Saturday

Jazz Conversations Big Band Series
Viva Las Vegas Event Center
Rios vs. Chaves, Vargas vs. Novikov
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas | 3:30 p.m.
Sydney After Dark
Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

Sunday

Gardens Guided Walk
Springs Preserve | 11:00:00
Rock ‘N Roll Compendium
Planet Hollywood | 22:00:00
Escape to Alaska
The Bank | 10:30 p.m.

Monday

Human Experience at The Beat
The Beat Coffeehouse
Forever Motor City
The Riviera | 9 p.m.
Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood

Tuesday

Rock Shot Bingo
Green Valley Ranch | 8:30 p.m.
Nickel Beer Night
The Beauty Bar
Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood

Wednesday

Las Vegas Film Festival
Inspire Theatre
Olivia Newton-John
Flamingo
Face 2 Face
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Thursday

Flosstradamus
Encore Beach Club | 10 p.m.
Nacho Comedy
Nacho Daddy Downtown | time TBA
Las Vegas Film Festival
Inspire Theatre