Scene clips Jan. 23-26
Ryan Summerlin January 22, 2010
Free locals’ screening
Sundance 2010 will offer a free screening of "The Tillman Story" for Summit County residents on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Park City Library Theatre. Locals are invited to pick up free tickets on Monday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Park City Main Box Office. A legal Utah ID with a Summit County zip code or a utility bill must be presented. The film is a documentary about professional football star and decorated U.S. soldier Pat Tillman, whose family takes on the U.S. government when their beloved son dies in a "friendly fire" incident in Afghanistan in 2004. Visit sundance.org/tickets for details.
Film critic to discuss fest
Peter Rainer, film critic for The Christian Science Monitor, will talk about the Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 8:15 p.m. at the Christian Science Reading Room, located at 605 Main Street in the Park Hotel. Rainer is a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. He reviews regularly for National Public Radio and was chairman of the National Society of Film Critics. He has served on the main juries for the Venice and Montreal film festivals. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, call (435) 940-0224.
Personal history workshop
Do you want to learn how to use photos to document your personal history? The Association of Personal Historians will host a free workshop entitled "Saving Your Life, One Story at a Time" on Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Park City Library at 7 p.m. This workshop will focus on using pictures in your personal or family history and is open to the public. For more information, visit www.thepersonalhistorian.com/workshops.html .
The Park City School District presents "Rockgarage," an after-school rock music program for ages 13 to 18. Starting Feb. 1 and continuing though April 19, practices will be held Mondays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Treasure Mountain International School. The program is open to junior-high or high-school students with intermediate instrument or vocal skills. Participants must be in private lessons or get instructor approval. The cost for the session is $229. For more information, call Jane Toly at (435) 615-0215 or log on to http://www.pcschools.us/index.php?page=92.
The Egyptian Theatre Company’s Youtheatre program offers year-round education in theatre arts for ages 4 through 18. Classes are offered in beginning musical theatre, creative dramatics, improvisation, movement, intermediate and advanced performance classes. To sign up for the spring semester, which begins Feb. 1, visit www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org or call Education Director Jane Talley at (435) 649-9371 ext. 27.