Hot Spots: Big Screen Movies, Nightclub Fun and More in the Latest Weekly Watch

Written by Wendy L  |  13. January 2014

The winter weather must have you wanting to snuggle up or dancing to stay warm. Find all the hot spots on Long Island to do it here! There are movies to view from the past and present, nightclub fun and dancing and more to enjoy!


Who: Movie – Much Ado About Nothing At Oceanside Library
Info: Come by to enjoy Shakespeare’s classic comedy with a contemporary spin in the latest adaptation of the story about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 1:30PM at Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Avenue, Oceanside – (516) 766-2360

Who: A Night Of Classic Hollywood Scandals At Cinema Arts Centre
Info: Film scholar Glenn Andreiev will take you on a lively journey through some of Hollywood’s most notorious scandals. Andreiev is an independent film-maker/film historian.
Cost: $15
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington – (631) 423-7611


Who: Movie – Jobs At Brookhaven Library
Info: This is a riveting story of a true American visionary who will let nothing stand in the way of greatness. It chronicles the iconic innovator and entrepreneur’s early days – from when Jobs dropped out of college to when he co-founded Apple Computer Inc. and turned it into one of the world’s most valuable companies.
Cost: Free Event                                                                     
Time & Place: 2PM at Brookhaven Library, 273 Beaver Dam Road, Brookhaven – (631) 286-1923

Who: Movie – R.I.P.D. At Elmont Memorial Library
Info: This action-adventure follows two cops dispatched by the otherworldly Rest in Peace Department. They are sent to protect and serve the living form the souls who refuse to move peacefully to the other side. When they uncover a plan to end life as we know it, Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds must miraculously restore the balance.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead – (516) 354-5280


Who: Laughs At the Library With Mark Brier At Cold Spring Harbor Library
Info: Enjoy a humorous afternoon filled with jokes, stories, anecdotes and impressions with Mark Brier. Brier is a stand-up comedian with over 30 years of experience.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 12PM at Cold Spring Harbor Library, 95 Harbor Road, Cold Spring Harbor

Who: Movie – The Idiot At Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library
Info: Enjoy this drama film starring Setsuko Hara. It tells the story of a Japanese veteran, driven partially mad from war, who travels to the snowy island of Kameda where he enters a love triangle with his best friend and a disgraced woman.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2:30PM at Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, One South Country Road, Brightwaters – (631) 665-4350


Who: Evening With Joe Ely And Alejandro Escovedo At The YMCA Boulton Center
Info:  Ely has influenced a generation of country and roots rockers with his eclectic music and tough lyrics. Escovedo has spent a lifetime traversing the bridge between words and melody. Enjoy the two artists perform together on stage.
Cost: $60 to $65
Time & Place: 8PM at Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 W. Main Street, Bayshore – (631) 969-1101

Who: Dancing At Wall St Nightclub
Info: Looking for a party club on the Island? Here you’ll find three bars, a huge dance floor and most important, a fun environment!
Cost: $10
Time & Place: 10PM to 4AM at Wall St Nightclub, 573 Nesconset Highway, Hauppauge

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