Saturday, January 30, 2010

Author Appearance: February 23

On Tuesday, February 23 at 2:00pm, Mark Griffin will introduce a screening of Vincente Minnelli's film Gigi at the Auburn Public Library. The library is located at 49 Spring St. in Auburn, Maine.

Mark is a resident of Lewiston, Maine and is the author of the new book A Hundred or More Hidden Things: The Life and Films of Vincente Minnelli. He will provide insight into Minnelli and his films and be on hand after the screening to answer questions about the director.

This screening is part of the library's "Prime Time" initiative. A classic 1950s musical will be featured each Tuesday in February:

February 2 -- An American in Paris
February 9 -- Singin' in the Rain
February 16 -- Brigadoon
February 23 -- Gigi

Reference librarian Steve Bouchard will be at each screening to provide historical context.

Admission: 50 cents
Popcorn and soft drinks will be available.

For more information, call 207-333-6640 extension 5.

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