It’s Victory in Europe Day in 1945, and while the King and Queen of England (Rupert Everett and Emily Watson) prefer to observe the end of the Second World War as solemnly as possible, Princesses Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) and Margaret (Bel Powley) are quite eager to participate in the revelry in the heart of London. Never before allowed to roam freely about in public, each girl is given a disguise, a chaperone, and a curfew. However, the girls quickly ditch their disapproving mother’s itineraries for an unforgettable night of adventure, drinking, and romance in this engaging film that is humorous, touching, and always very entertaining. Continue reading “Furman Film Series: A Royal Night Out THIS WEDNESDAY! (Great Neck – 12/2)”
Now that our bellies are full, we can relax to the fine tunes Mike DelGuidice and BIG SHOT have to offer. Mike DelGuidice, a well-known, world class, widely respected multi-instrumentalist will be backed by one of the most dynamic and seasoned bands, BIG SHOT, in the industry to celebrate the music of Billy Joel (aka- Long Island’s icon). Join Michael DelGuidice and BIG SHOT at The Paramount in Huntington next Thursday, December 3rd at 8pm. Continue reading “Celebrating the Music of Billy Joel at The Paramount in Huntington This Thursday (12/3)!!”
Stepping Stone Support (SSS), an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to helping men and women affected by cancer, recently announced plans for a benefit concert next Friday, December 4th, 7:00PM at Jamesport Meeting House. All proceeds directly benefit local families affected by cancer. Annually, SSS adopts local cancer patients in treatment and their children during the holiday season through its Survivor’s Little Helper Program. Continue reading “Stefano DiBenedetto & Cass Dillon Present a Benefit Concert and Silent Auction (Jamesport, 12/4)!!”
Readings, activities, networking and more! The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center (HMTC) and Barnes & Noble have joined forces to bring us a book fair that has a day packed with events. Starting off with story hour for the young ones and ending with a read from Bernice Sims’ memoir, there’s going to be a lot of activities and information that every family can enjoy. The book fair is on Sunday, December 6th from 9:30am-4pm at Barnes & Noble in Manhasst, and if you plan out your day you can even stop by the Americana to do some holiday shopping for the last day of Champions for Charity. Continue reading “HMTC Book Fair Hosted By Barnes & Noble (Manhasset, 12/6)!”
JDate and Christian Mingle have joined forces to present “The Great Love Debate”, a town-hall style meeting between 200 of our most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes answering the question that’s weighing on most of our minds – why is everybody still single?
January 13, 2016 panels will be held in Garden City and Islip, and they’re counting on your participation. To apply as s host, moderator, or expert panelist in either or both of these towns, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Get in on a light continental breakfast at Toku Modern Asian, located inside of Americana opening day of the Champions for Charity event! Breakfast will be served from 9-11am, but you must RSVP by Monday, November 23rd!
LOCATION: Toku Modern Asian (inside the Americana Manhasset)
DATE: Monday, November 23rd
In less than 2 weeks we can enjoy some guilt-free shopping! Since 1996, Americana Manhasset (and Wheatley Plaza) has been running Champions for Charity, an annual holiday shopping benefit event to raise money for the non-profit community. Basically, you can do your holiday shopping with the comfort of knowing that some of your money is going to benefit various non-profit organizations (over 100) with their missions. Over 70 of its stores participate to support non-profit growth while also making it a memorable experience for the shoppers! This year, they have added an extra day giving us 4 days to enjoy feeling good about our purchases running from Thursday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 6th.
Long Island Fight for Charity‘s Annual Main Event Monday, November 23, at the Hilton Long Island (Melville) is one of our island’s largest and most anticipated charity fundraising and networking events of the year. Networking, ringside excitement, and food and beverages provided by local restaurants, with proceeds to be donated to local charities add to the excitement that makes this event a success Continue reading “Long Island Fight for Charity 12th Annual Main Event at The Hilton in Melville on Monday (11/23)!”
If you don’t know what the Furman Series is, then I would recommend setting aside some time to attend! It’s a series that preview the best new indie films and typically followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and industry professionals. The series is held at Bow Tie Squire Cinemas in Great Neck every year with movie night discounts for all subscribers. Series dates are Wednesdays, December 2, 16; January 6, 20; February 3. Continue reading “The Winter Furman Film Series Returns to the Gold Coast Intl Film Festival! (Great Neck – 12/2, 12/16, 1/6, 1/20, 2/3)”
The 2015 Gold Coast International Film Festival took place November 9 – 15, 2015 in venues throughout the north shore, and as always it was an exciting week of films, parties, filmmaker Q&As, and glamour attended in droves by a cross section of communities and cultures. This year, again many award winning actors and directors joined us including multiple Academy Award winners and nominees, Emmy winners, Golden Globe nominees and Sundance and Hamptons Film Festival winners. Continue reading “RECAP: 5th Anniversary Gold Coast International Film Festival!! (11/9-15)”