Tag Archives: Bainbridge Cinemas

Clapton’s ‘Crossroads’ Festival Screened on Bainbridge

Couldn’t get to Chicago for Eric Clapton‘s annual star-studded Crossroads Festival, huh? But can you make it to Bainbridge Island?

Read on …

“On July 27 in more than 475 movie theaters nationwide, including the Bainbridge Cinemas at 403 Madison Ave. N, Eric Clapton will join some of the greatest musical artists in the world in a star-studded, extraordinary concert presentation. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. local time, “Eric Clapton Crossroads 2010” will feature musical performances recorded at the day-long Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010.—.a sold-out concert that took place in Chicago’s Toyota Park on June 26.

Tickets for the “Eric Clapton Crossroads 2010” in-theater event are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.fathomevents.com.  See below for a list of theater locations in your area. (theaters and participants are subject to change)

For many music fans across the country, this special two-hour HD event will be the only chance they have to see historic performances from Clapton, ZZ Top, Steve Winwood, BB King, Jeff Beck, Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, Buddy Guy, John Mayer, Bill Murray and many others.

Watch Kitsap A&E and kitsapsun.com/entertainment for showtimes.

More later …  — MM

‘Boondock Saints’ 10th-Anniversary Bash March 11

This from our friends at Faraway Entertainment and the Bainbridge Cinemas:

“The cult classic and 1999 crime thriller, “The Boondock Saints,” is back in movie theatres nationwide for an exclusive one-night event featuring a brand new retrospective on the franchise’s 10-year journey. At 7:30 p.m. March 11, join Troy Duffy, the  creator, director and writer, and stars of the film Norman Reedus (Murphy MacManus), Sean Patrick Flannery (Conner MacManus), David Della Rocco, Bob Marley and others in celebration of “The Boondock Saints'” 10th Anniversary. Don’t miss your opportunity to see the drama unfold at Bainbridge Cinemas with never-before-seen interviews with Troy and cast members.

The Bainbridge Cinemas are at 403 Madison Ave. N on the island.

Information: (206) 855-8173.

More later …  — MM

New ‘Twilight’ Movie Arrives at Midnight

This from our friends at Faraway Entertainment:

The Twilight Saga begins early at Bainbridge Cinemas
Twilight (2008) and New Moon will both Premier Thursday, November 19

For those who have been waiting with baited breath to see what happens next with Bella, Edward and Jacob, Bainbridge Cinemas and the Kitsap Regional Library are bringing you the second movie in the Twilight saga, New Moon, as early as possible. The movie officially opens on Friday, November 20, but a special sneak preview will be shown on Thursday night, November 19 at Midnight. Ticket price is $25 which includes popcorn and soda and will benefit the Kitsap Regional Library.

For those who missed the first movie in the series, Twilight, or would just like a refresher, Bainbridge Cinemas will be showing it one time only at 9 p.m. on Thursday, November 19 – which will allow enough time for a short intermission before New Moon starts at midnight. Tickets for Twilight will be matinee priced – $7.25 for everyone. 

Advance tickets are available at the Bainbridge Cinemas box office – 403 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. Movie Line: (206) 855-8173 / To speak to a real person: (206) 855-8169. The complete movie schedule can be found online at: http://farawayentertainment.com/

More later …  — MM

Bainbridge Cinemas to Add Metropolitan Opera Simulcasts

This from our friends at the Bainbridge Cinemas:

The 2009-2010 Season of The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD series
Set to premiere at Bainbridge Cinemas

Bainbridge Cinemas is one of a few select movie theaters in the Pacific Northwest chosen to broadcast all nine performances of the Metropolitan Opera live from the Met stage, beginning October 10. The Met: Live in HD series will be on screen Saturday mornings live via stunning High Definition on Bainbridge Cinemas’ largest screen.

The series will kick off on Saturday, October 10 (with a performance of Puccini’s Tosca, conducted by James Levine) and run through May 1, 2010—nine live performances in all. The complete schedule can be found below.

Tickets go on sale at the Bainbridge Cinemas box office for MET opera members only on Monday, August 31 at noon. All tickets and season tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, September 8 at noon. Tickets can also be ordered over the phone by calling Far Away Entertainment at (206) 780-0766, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ticket prices are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors (65 and above) and $15 for children (11 and under). Season tickets can be purchased any time before the opening performance where you pay for 8 performances and receive one free ($176 for adults, $160 for seniors and $120 for children).

“We’ve had numerous requests from our customers throughout Kitsap County to present this series. The exquisite images and Dolby Digital Sound will give our audiences literally the best possible seats in the house,” said Jeff Brein co-owner of Bainbridge Cinemas. “We are even planning a special dining menu for sale during Opera intermissions.”

Depending on the level of interest and advance ticket sales, encore performances on select Wednesday evenings may be considered from time to time throughout the season.

More later …  — MM

Take an Aged P to the Movies on Tuesdays

On Tuesdays beginning April 21, The Orchard Theatre in Port Orchard, the Olympic Cinemas in East Bremerton, the Bainbridge Cinemas and the Lynwood Theatre (also on Bainbridge) will offer special admission and concession rates for both matinees and evening shows.

Movie-goers aged 60 and older can get into the theaters on Tuesdays for $4, and can pick up their popcorn and sodas for $2 each.

It’s called Silver Cinemas Tuesdays.

The Orchard Theatre is at 822 Bay Street (360.850.1082), the Olympic Cinemas at 1520 NE Riddell Road in Bremerton (360.475.8888), the Bainbridge Cinemas in the Pavilion, 403 Madison Ave. N (206.855-8173 or (360.373.6282) and the Lynwood Theatre at 4569 Lynwood Center Road on Bainbridge Island (206.842.3080).

Showtimes and more information are available at farawayentertainment.com

More later … — MM

PS — “Aged P” is short for “Aged Parent.” You’d know that, if you read your Dickens (“Great Expectations,” to be exact).