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Movie Monday for the Week of August 18th  

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August 18, 2014

Ida comes to Cinematique "Ida" tells the story of a young nun in 1960s Poland who uncovers a family secret that dates back to the Nazi occupation. "Ida" is part of Thalian Hall's Cinematique Film Series. It plays Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:00 PM. Thalian Hall is located at 310 Chestnut Street in Downtown Wilmington. The West Side Story at Carolina Beach Lake Park As part of the weekly Movies at the Lake event, you can catch the 1961 classic "West Side Story" at Carolina Beach Lake Park on Sunday, August 24th. The movie begins at dusk (around 8:45 PM), and since the venue is outdoors...

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Wilmington Weekender for August 15th – 17th 2014  

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August 15, 2014

Port City RibFest This Friday, Saturday and Sunday Port City RibFest returns to Wilmington. The celebration of delicious barbaecue is held at the Battleship USS North Carolina Memorial Park. It is scheduled from 11 AM to midnight on Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 7 PM on Sunday. Admission is $7 for adults, $1 for children, $5 for seniors and $2 for active military personnel. Offerings at the Port City RibFest will include Memphis-style, Chicago-style, Texas-style and North Carolina style barbecue. In addition to pork ribs visitors can partake of beef brisket, beef ribs, chopped and sliced...

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Movie Monday for the Week of August 11th  

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August 11, 2014

Snowpiercer comes to Cinematique This Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the science-fiction epic "Snowpiercer" will be playing at Thalian Hall as part of the Cinematique Film Series. The film begins each night at 7 PM. The film portrays a future in which most life on earth has been killed in a failed global-warming experiment and the human survivors are confined to a train that travels the globe. Amidst the class system that forms a revolt begins to brew. Rifftrax takes on Godzilla This Thursday the Rifftax gang gathers together for another live satellite broadcast, delivered to theaters...

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Adventures in August  

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August 6, 2014

As the summer wraps up around Wilmington, we take a look at some ways to send the summer off with a bang. Battlefield at the Battleship This event is "not your daddy's laser tag." On August 9th Battlefield Wilmington brings it's own brand of live combat simulation to Battleship Park. Part laser tag and part Call of Duty, this unique gaming experience offers a 21st century take on laser tag involving a tactical environment, state of the art (harmless) armaments, and barriers and barricades offering realistic cover. Battlefield at the Battleship is scheduled from 1 PM to 6 PM, and any children...

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Summer of Movies  

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July 6, 2014

This July we take a look at some of the movie-watching events unique to the Wilmington area. Rifftrax Live! does Sharknado On July 10th the Rifftrax team returns to the stage make fun of the hilariously bad movie Sharknado.This is a movie where the title gives you all of the relevant information you need to figure out the basic premise, and how much effort was put into the production. The Mystery Science Theater 3000 alumni will be performing live at The State Theatre in Minneapolis, MN. The show will be broadcast in theaters nationwide, including the Regal Cinema in Mayfaire. Get your...

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