This unconventional love story from Spike Jonze received five Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Screenplay, and won the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay. In the not so distant future, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a lonely writer, purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user’s every needs. To Theodore’s surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system.
Don't miss Joel and Ethan Coen's wonderful new film. Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he's struggling to make it as a musician. Llewyn’s misadventures take him from the Village to an empty Chicago club—on an odyssey to audition for a music mogul—and back again.
Brimming with music performed by Isaac, Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan, as well as Marcus Mumford and The Punch Brothers, Inside Lllewyn Davis is infused with the transportive sound of another time. (R, 1hr, 45 min)
A Collection of Dog Inspired Paintings by Clair Hartmann
Join us on February 28th, 6-9PM in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR for the Opening Reception - meet the artist, enjoy wine and light refreshments and view "Companions,"featuring a collection of dog portraits and dog inspired paintings from local artist Clair Hartmann.
UNCW’s Department of Music presents Brahm’s German Requiem on Sunday afternoon at 4 at Beckwith Recital Hall. Joe Hickman conducts the UNCW Combined Choirs, pianists Elizabeth Loparits and Bettsy Curtis, soprano Nancy King and baritone John Callison.
Rick Olsen (Dr. Richard Olsen) is Chair of the Department of Communications Studies at UNCW. He tells us all about the faculty symposium It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere – UNCW Faculty Discuss the Lighter & Darker Sides of Alcohol. Monday, February 24 from 7 to 9 pm, Morton Hall Room 100, UNCW.
Beverly Andrews is the Concert Master for Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. She is also Chair of the fundraising committee for the Thursday Morning Music Club. Each year, that group offers two $500 scholarships to young musicians to further their studies. The application deadline is this Sunday, February 23.
Juniors and seniors in high school in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties may apply by contacting Beverly directly: Beverlyhandrews@gmail.com
Some experts predict New Hanover County’s population will exceed 330,000 people by 2040—a significant hike from its current count of about two hundred thousand. And there are only about 24,000 undeveloped acres left, most of which comprise unincorporated county land. To address the development necessary to accommodate this growth, the county planning department is launching a comprehensive plan—and seeking public input.