Appearing from Oct. 5, 2013-Jan. 26, 2014, the traveling Tech City exhibition opens the Da Vinci Science Center’s Year of Innovation by presenting a playful series of challenges that introduces visitors to the design and creation processes that generate innovative products and ideas.
Based on Stephen King’s horror novel, The Shining, Jack Torrence takes a job at the ominous Overlook Hotel. The manager informs Jack that a previous caretaker had slaughtered his family. Psychic son Danny is plagued by more blood-soaked visions of the past, and a blocked Jack starts visiting the hotel bar for a few visions of his own. Frightened by her husband’s behavior and Danny’s visit to the forbidding Room 237, wife Wendy soon discovers what Jack has really been doing in his study all day, and what the hotel has done to Jack.
Saturday, October 19 @ 11:30 Civic’s 19th Street Theatre
Age of Champions (2011) is the inspiring story of a group of athletes – a 100 year old tennis champion, an 86 year old pole vaulter, a team of basketball grandmothers, and a pair of swimming brothers – all chasing gold at the National Senior Olympics. The film captures the triumphant spirit of these competitors as they tackle the challenge of old age with grace, humor and optimism.
When unexpected radiation raises the dead, a microcosm of Average America has to battle flesh-eating zombies. Siblings Johnny and Barbara whine and pout their way through a graveside visit in a small Pennsylvania town, but it all takes a turn for the worse when a zombie kills Johnny. Barbara flees to an isolated farmhouse where a group of people are already holed up.Hoards of undead converge on the house while a local sheriff-led posse discovers that if you “kill the brain, you kill the ghoul.” Few horror movies reach a conclusion as desolately unsettling.