Events

Annette Bochenek loves to take Hometowns to Hollywood on the road in order to offer fun and engaging presentations about Hollywood’s Golden Age. Her presentations range from focusing on various subjects related to Golden Age Hollywood, in addition to presentations that profile individual performers.

Below is a listing of upcoming presentations and screenings for Hometowns to Hollywood. Attendance is free of charge, unless otherwise noted.

To learn more about booking Hometowns to Hollywood, click here.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Chicago: The First Hollywood
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 7pm-8pm
Winnetka-Northfield Public Library
768 Oak St., Winnetka, IL 60093
Before the film industry moved West, it was firmly rooted in Chicago. Some of its key players included Charlie Chaplin, Gloria Swanson, “Broncho Billy” Anderson, and many more. Join film historian Annette Bochenek for a presentation about the film industry’s early days in Chicago, as she discusses former silent film studios in Chicago, film stars who worked in Chicago, and the legacies of these studios and stars today. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. REGISTER HERE.

A Night at the Oscars
Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 7pm-8pm
Niles-Maine District Library
6960 W Oakton St, Niles, IL 60714
It’s time to get red carpet-ready! Join Film Historian Annette Bochenek as she presents about the history of the Academy Awards and some of its memorable moments, while also profiling the Best Picture picks for this year. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. The registration link will be made available closer to the date of the presentation.

A Night at the Oscars
Tues., Feb. 12, 2019, 7pm-8pm
Prospect Heights Public Library
12 N. Elm Street, Prospect Heights, IL 60070
It’s time to get red carpet-ready! Join Film Historian Annette Bochenek as she presents about the history of the Academy Awards and some of its memorable moments, while also profiling the Best Picture picks for this year. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. The registration link will be made available closer to the date of the presentation.

A Night at the Oscars
Weds., Feb. 13, 2019, 7pm-8pm
Algonquin Area Public Library
2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102
It’s time to get red carpet-ready! Join Film Historian Annette Bochenek as she presents about the history of the Academy Awards and some of its memorable moments, while also profiling the Best Picture picks for this year. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. The registration link will be made available closer to the date of the presentation.

A Night at the Oscars
Tues., Feb. 19, 2019, 7pm-8pm
St. Charles Public Library
1 S 6th Ave., St. Charles, IL 60174
It’s time to get red carpet-ready! Join Film Historian Annette Bochenek as she presents about the history of the Academy Awards and some of its memorable moments, while also profiling the Best Picture picks for this year. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. The registration link will be made available closer to the date of the presentation.

A Night at the Oscars
Weds., Feb. 20, 2019, 7pm-8pm
Cary Area Public Library
1606 Three Oaks Rd, Cary, IL 60013
It’s time to get red carpet-ready! Join Film Historian Annette Bochenek as she presents about the history of the Academy Awards and some of its memorable moments, while also profiling the Best Picture picks for this year. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. The registration link will be made available closer to the date of the presentation.

A Night at the Oscars
Thurs., Feb. 28, 2019, 7pm-8pm
Lake Bluff Public Library
123 E Scranton Ave, Lake Bluff, IL 60044
It’s time to get red carpet-ready! Join Film Historian Annette Bochenek as she presents about the history of the Academy Awards and some of its memorable moments, while also profiling the Best Picture picks for this year. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. The registration link will be made available closer to the date of the presentation.

Hometowns to Hollywood: Laurel & Hardy
Mon., Mar. 11, 2019, 1pm-2pm
Palatine Public Library District
700 N. North Ct, Palatine, IL 60067
Go behind the scenes of classic Hollywood history with Film Historian Annette Bochenek as you learn about the lives and legacies of comedic duo, Laurel and Hardy. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. The registration link will be made available closer to the date of the presentation.

Hometowns to Hollywood: The Marx Brothers
Mon., Apr. 8, 2019, 1pm-2pm
Palatine Public Library District
700 N. North Ct, Palatine, IL 60067
Go behind the scenes of classic Hollywood history with Film Historian Annette Bochenek as you learn about the lives and legacies of the legendary Marx Brothers comedy team. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. The registration link will be made available closer to the date of the presentation.

Silent Clowns: Chaplin, Keaton, & Lloyd
Mon., May. 13, 2019, 1pm-2pm
Palatine Public Library District
700 N. North Ct, Palatine, IL 60067
Go behind the scenes of classic Hollywood history with Film Historian Annette Bochenek. Discover the stories and careers of three comedians crucial to the slapstick genre: Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories. The registration link will be made available closer to the date of the presentation.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s