There’s any number of reasons to love NYC. We agree with #32 on this list.
The final night, it closed with dancers driven around atop forklifts.
Tonight, we are presenting the New York debut of Empire Drive-In, a
drive-in movie theater where the cars are provided. Movies, live
performances and the chance to climb in and out of wrecked cars has
But a deeper message underlies the fun of the outdoor shows. Artists
Todd Chandler and Jeff Stark created Empire Drive-In to get people
thinking about creative reuse, our disposable car culture, and
technological obsolescence. The 60 cars in the installation come from
a Brooklyn junkyard, the 40-foot screen is made from salvaged wood,
and even the concession stand is made from recycled materials. The
artists reclaimed these discarded materials: piecing them together,
sprucing them up, and putting them to work again.
Now if only we could do the same for our government.
The 3D movie The Last Reef, which explores the planet’s vanishing coral reefs, has been nominated in two categories of the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Competition: Best Immersive 3D/Large Format and Best Original Musical Score. The Film Competition is part of the prestigious Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and is considered to be the Oscars of nature filmmaking. Winners will be announced on September 26. The Last Reef is showing in our 3D theater daily through September 9.