Jane Pickens Theater

Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center will host three special screenings of holiday classics this December.

On Sunday, December 13th at 1:00 p.m.; Memorial Funeral Home will sponsor a free movie screening of Elf.

During the holiday season – and this year in particular – more families than ever are seeking help from local soup kitchens and food pantries. To help defray operating costs and stock the shelves at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center food pantry in Newport, Memorial Funeral Home and the Edenbach family are sponsoring a free, family-friendly holiday movie. Admission requires simply a food donation. This marks the eighth year this holiday screening event will be held.

Tickets are free, but admission does require a food donation. More Information About This Event

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On Sunday, December 20th at 12:55 p.m.; experience an encore presentation of The Bolshoi version of The Nutcracker. This beloved holiday classic will enchant the whole family with its fairytale setting and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score. The Bolshoi’s version of The Nutcracker has a unique and beautiful sense of romance and philosophy, danced by the heroic Denis Rodkin as the courageous Prince and the magical Anna Nikulina as Marie. (THE NUTCRACKER was recorded live on December 21, 2014)

Tickets are $15 per person. Buy Tickets & More Information About This Event

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On Tuesday, December 22nd at 7pm; Jane Pickens Theater will host a very special 25th anniversary screening of the holiday classic, Home Alone.

Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per child. Buy Tickets & More Information About This Event

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About The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center 

The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center is a world-class art house cinema based in Washington Square in the historic center of Newport, Rhode Island. The appeal of the films that are screened & the events that are created in this unique public meeting space is to a broad range of the local community and to an important tourist base.

As the only movie house in downtown Newport, The Pickens as it is known locally is a film and event space with a sense of style based on history. The theater shows the best movies available, films that are selected to play to the discriminating taste of the target audience.

The theater presents a mix of first run movies, documentaries and classic films and does not just show films but creates experiences for its clientele. The goal is to make our events memorable and unique in their presentation, approach and/or mix of media. And we try to never take ourselves too seriously as webuild events that inspire, challenge or make the experience just plain fun!

For More Information, Visit www.janepickens.com

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