Las Vegas Sun

November 29, 2015

Currently: 50° — Complete forecast

Vintage Documentary Film Series

The City

Made for the 1939 New York World's Fair, The City is a seminal documentary film distinguished for the organic integration of narration, cinematography (Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke), and music(Aaron Copland). The score, arguably Copland's highest achievement in film, was also his ticket to Hollywood; it has been called "an astonishing missing link not only in the genesis of Copland's Americana style but in American music and cinema." (Mark Swed, The Los Angeles Times). Henderson Libraries thanks Naxos for their permission to show this film to the public. (1939, 131 min, NR) Meeting in the program room. Registration required. Register online at Event is free and open to the public.

When: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010

Where: Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson

Cost: Free

Age limit: 18+

Categories: Henderson

Event posted Aug. 25, 2010
Last updated Aug. 25, 2010

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Submit an event »

« Previous | Next »

Editor's Picks


Defending the Caveman
The D
Zombie Burlesque
V Theater inside Miracle Mile Shops
The New Illusions
Tropicana Las Vegas


Vegas Blues Dance
Artifice | 19:00:00
Pub Quiz
Shakespeare's Grille & Pub | time TBA
The New Illusions
Tropicana Las Vegas | 19:00:00


Industry Wednesdays
Chateau Nightclub & Gardens
Pub Quiz
Shakespeare's Grille & Pub | time TBA
Lunch and Learn Educational Series
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health


Omnia Thursdays
Zombie Burlesque
V Theater inside Miracle Mile Shops
Worship Thursday


Ditch Fridays
Palms Pool & Dayclub
Metal Shop
South Point Hotel-Casino-Spa
The Bank


Fresh52 Farmers & Artisan Market
Tivoli Village
ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter
Stereo Saturdays
LAVO Nightclub