Orpheum Photography Show and Documentary Premiere release

posted by Frank C. Grace on November 5, 2010 at 7:45 am

NEW BEDFORD, MA — “Eye on the Orpheum”

New Bedford Orpheum Photography Show and Documentary Premiere release

Admission is Free

The organization O.R.P.H., INC. (Orpheum Rising Project Helpers) with support of the Community Building Mini- Grant Program of the United Way of Greater New Bedford and Reynolds DeWalt Printing are proud to announce plans for a photography exhibit and documentary premiere. The event will feature expert photography by these distinguished photographers; Neil Alexander, Jason Baker, Amy Butts, Frank Grace, Brian Rapoza, John Robson, Denn Santoro and many others.

This event will be held at…

Gallery X in the Douglass Gallery from November 7th to November 21st.

Opening reception November 13th from 5-8 PM

Orpheum Documentary Premiere showing starts at 8:15

at 169 William Street in New Bedford.

Orpheum Theater Documentary Premiere showing at 8:15 on Nov. 13th

This documentary has been skillfully directed and produced by Lance Gunberg, (who also directed the film Hetty Green’s “Beyond the Myth”). The locally produced documentary, “A Brief History of the French Sharpshooters Hall and Orpheum Theatre” is a true home grown project. The idea first came to me when I participated in the second rope light tour. After my experience inside that beautiful old building, I felt the need to tell its story and help to raise awareness of its potential future.

Utilizing the traditional method of interviews, combined with narration, motion photography and music, I was able to tell the story utilizing the cable public access studio, Channel 95, in New Bedford’s South End.

For more info contact Charles Hauck (President) 508 996-9768, or Colin Williams (Secretary)

O.R.P.H., Inc is a non profit corporation organized to preserve, restore, and adapt The Orpheum Theatre and Sharpshooters Hall at 1005 South Water Street

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