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11.15.2007

All around town—11.15-12.2

will be performing in the lounge of the
Riverview Restaurant in Long Island City, New York
November 17 from 7 to 12 PM.
She will be performing selections from her debut
CD "One Night" (available in all major music stores)
on Blue Toucan Records and other classic standards.
NO COVER CHARGE!!
Marsha Heydt-
Alto and Soprano Sax and Flute

Norman Pors
- Keyboard

Trifon Dimitrov
-Bass

Marlon Simon- Percussion

Riverview Restaurant and Lounge
2-01 50th Ave.

Long Island City, NY 11101

Tel. 718-392-5000

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CWNY Screens Presents So Close
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2007 at 7:00pm
TWO BOOTS PIONEER THEATER
155 E. 3rd Street, near corner of Avenue A

Tickets $10.00 gen./$6.50 Students/Groups/CWNY*

Buy Tix at www.twoboots.com/pioneer or
call 212-591-0434

Screening followed by Q&A with filmmaker and
cast and an
After party with free pizza and a free drink.
*Limited Supply of 25 CWNY discount tix available at $6.50.

RSVp to screenings@cinewomenny.org to reserve.

SO CLOSE
Have you ever loved someone so much it made you actually crazy? "SO CLOSE is a fascinating look into the complexities of abuse and survival from a truly character-based perspective. Marin Gazzaniga and John Conlee are great: powerful performances and very real."
--ROBERT MAY, Producer of
THE STATION AGENT


"Very well acted and moving - haunting."

--MARILYN AGRELO, Director of MAD HOT BALLROOM


ABOUT THE FILM

Love hurts. Never more so than in SO CLOSE.


Filling out a bureaucratic form in a nondescript waiting room, Claire (Marin Gazzaniga) is jolted by a simple question - and the five strangers sitting nearby become the characters in her recollection of her turbulent marriage to Joey (Tony-nominee John Ellison Conlee). SO CLOSE, inspired by interviews, takes the viewer on a stream-of-consciousness journey into the highs and lows of passion gone wrong. It will leave you questioning your own relationships, and wondering how close you could ever come to "crossing the line that shouldn't be crossed."

Also starring: Julia Gibson (MICHAEL CLAYTON, THE EXONERATED), Perri Gaffney (AS THE WORLD TURNS, INTIMATE APPAREL), Daniel Stewart and Nina Murano. Music by Al Houghton. Edited by Johanna Witherby. Director of Photography Jon Hokanson. Produced by John Ellison Conlee. Written and Produced by Marin Gazzaniga. Directed by Michael Sexton & Rob Fruchtman.

For more info and to see a trailer: www.soclosefilm.com



















Marin Gazzaniga is a New York-based writer/actor/producer. She wrote, produced and acted in the film version of her play So Close, directed by Michael Sexton and Rob Fruchtman. The play was the recipient of a Pilgrim Project grant, and was named a "Don't Miss" critic's pick in Time Out New York.

Acting credits include: the female lead in Gray Miller's forthcoming 2K3 (IFP Rough Cut Lab, www.2k3film.com), Julie Talen's Pretend (Best Fiction Film at Festivalito, MoMA mediascope series, Lincoln Center's Video Festival, the Hamptons, Mill Valley, Vancouver film festivals). Other film and television: Three Days in Dublin (forthcoming, Dir. Beth Lauren), Uncertainty (Dir. Scott McGehee and David Siegel), As the World Turns, Soldier's Heart, Out of Love (Bogota and Cartagena Film Festivals) and the short film Rumpy (Savannah Film Festival). Theater: world premieres of So Close (Soho Rep), What Comes Next (Access Theater), The Bigger Thing (Red Room and Edinburgh Fringe Festival). She has trained with the Actor's Center, Bob Krakower, Judith Weston, Adrienne Weiss, Nina Murano, the LAByrinth Theater Company and Naked Angels.

These credits have all been since 2001 when Marin returned to acting after getting her BA from Columbia College and working in journalism (while getting her MA in creative writing at night from CUNY). She has written several books, numerous magazine and online articles, screenplays and teleplays. Currently she is a writer/producer for HBO.com.

For more information please visit www.cinewomenny.org

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Scroll down to the next posting for details on the following upcoming events:

At the Cornelia Street Cafe
GOLDA SOLOMON "The Medicine Woman of Jazz" with PO'JAZZ
presents
BUSHWACKED - A SPOKEN OPERA
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15th, 2007, 6 - 8 PM

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Poetry Punch
Brooklyn Reading Works on
November 15th at 8 p.m.
The Old Stone House

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GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOR
November 17 through December 2
Museum of the Moving Image

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LITERARY TUESDAY'S AT
THE PERCH CAFE
7:30
November 20-Mitch Levenberg