Monthly Archives: December 2020

Kingsport Music Club doubles its scholarship offers | Sunday stories

Since its inception in 1927, the Kingsport Music Club has remained true to its aims “to promote the interest and study of music in the community, and to provide opportunities for the development of young musicians”. In normal years, the club holds monthly meetings, presents a members’ recital, and hosts …

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Slate Movie Club 2020 begins.

In the slate Annual movie club, film critic Dana Stevens emails other critics – this year Justin Chang, Odie Henderson and Alison Willmore – about the year in the cinema. Dear Justin, Odie and Alison: For several years now, I’ve launched The Movie Club, Slate’s annual review panel on the …

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AFI Movie Club: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

DID YOU KNOW? Writer Philippe Van Doren Stern sent their short story “The Greatest Gift” as a 21-page Christmas card, which provided the original concept for IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE. David Hempstead, producer at RKO Pictures, ended up grabbing it and bought the film rights for $10,000. DID YOU KNOW? …

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AFI Movie Club: THE DEER HUNTER

The AFI has named THE DEER HUNTER one of the great films in cinematic history – including the film on the 100 YEARS… 100 FILMS lists, as well as the list of the most thrilling films of all time. AFI also honored two of the film’s stars – Robert De …

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