Tannis Kowalchuk performs the role of Anne Hathaway in a lively song-filled solo performance about the life of Anne Hathaway, the wife of William Shakespeare. The play begins on the afternoon of Shakespeare's funeral. Anne knows she must read her husband's will, but before she does, the widow relives her life as mother, wife, and woman in 17th century Stratford-Upon-Avon.
This spring, prepare as many appetizer or hors d۪oeuvres recipes as you like from cookbooks owned by the Library. Please choose cookbooks from our display at the Library.
On May 9, make 1 batch of your favorite appetizer or hors d۪oeuvre recipe from those you have tried, and share it at our Cookbook Challenge Potluck. Bring a copy of the recipe, too!
We will vote for a People۪s Choice Award for best recipe!
(2015) Starring Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thorton. A battle-hardened American political consultant is sent to help re-elect a controversial president in Bolivia, where she must compete with a long-term rival working for another candidate. Rated R; 107 min.
(2015) Starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep. Inspired by true events, about the women willing to lose everything in their fight for equality in early-20th-century Britain. Galvanized by outlaw fugitive Emmeline, Maud joins the U.K.'s growing Suffragette movement alongside women from all walks of life who sacrificed their jobs, homes, children and even their lives for the right to vote. Rated PG-13; 107 min.
Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.
(2015) Starring Chris Helmsworth and Cillian Murphy. Ron Howard helms this adaptation of Nathaniel Philbrick's historical novel about the harrowing high-seas encounter that inspired Herman Melville's Moby Dick. In the winter of 1820, the crew of the New England whaling ship the Essex struggle to survive after an attack by a rogue sperm whale leaves them stranded at sea for 90 days. Rated PG-13; 121 min
(1951) Starring Carleton Carpenter and Burt Reynolds. The sons of a Colorado cattle baron, one biological and the other adopted, resent one another and fight for control of their father's cattle empire. NR; 83 min.
Actor Carleton Carpenter will be on hand to set up the intro!
(2015) Starring Steve Carell, Christian Bale , Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt. Based on the true story of four outsiders who saw what the big banks, media and government refused to: the global collapse of the economy. A bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of banking, where everyone and everything is in question. Rated R; 131 min.
(2015) Starring Anne Hathaway and Robert DeNiro. Ben Whittaker is a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Rated PG-13; 121 min. Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.
(2015) Starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet. This incisive biographical drama written by Aaron Sorkin explores the genius and shortcomings of computing guru Steve Jobs through the lens of three product launches. Rated R; 122 min.
(2015) Starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander. A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Rated R; 119 min.