Category: movies + media

Today is Beatles’ Day. Have you noticed?

Today is Beatles’ Day. Have you noticed?

[ 3 ] September 9, 2009 |

Today The Beatles: Rock Band game and fourteen Beatles’ albums digitally re-mastered on CD, went on sale this morning. Although we are not rushing out to buy the The Beatles: Rock Band game–I’ve never been a gamer –I’m tempted to try this one. However I am thankful to Rock Band for bringing back The Beatles. […]

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Night at the Museum Battle of the Smithsonian comes to life in our house

Night at the Museum Battle of the Smithsonian comes to life in our house

[ 1 ] July 1, 2009 |

I love movies for kids–not films that turn children into couch potatoes–the ones that inspire play, drawing, storytelling, character creation, or exploration into a new subject. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, the sequel to Night at the Museum, is an entertaining movie for kids and adults–full of laughs and plenty of adventure […]

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Free (or almost free) 2009 Summer Movies for Kids

Free (or almost free) 2009 Summer Movies for Kids

[ 0 ] June 21, 2009 |

Looking for an alternative activity that’s just perfect for escaping the dog days of summer that lie ahead? Several cinemas in the area offer free summer movies for kids and their families. When the temperatures finally start heating up and your looking for ways to limit your UV exposure you may welcome this air-conditioned option […]

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Providence Public Library Presents FREE Harry Potter Film Festival

Providence Public Library Presents FREE Harry Potter Film Festival

[ 3 ] June 11, 2009 |

Re-read the books by J.K. Rowling and catch up with Harry on the big screen before the sequel! Calling all Harry Potter fans, big and small! Providence Public Library is pleased to present a FREE Harry Potter Film Festival beginning Monday, June 15 at the Central Library, 150 Empire Street, in the Library’s Auditorium Theater […]

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Free Movies on the Block: 2009 Schedule

Free Movies on the Block: 2009 Schedule

[ 1 ] May 19, 2009 |

I am thrilled that this series is back for another season–so cool to watch a free movie outdoors in downtown Providence. Films are shown every Thursday at dusk from June through September, weather permitting. The movie is projected on the side of the building across from Tazza (corner of Westminster Street and Union Street). Bring […]

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Kidoinfo 2009 Summer Movie Guide (and a sneak peak at Fall)

Kidoinfo 2009 Summer Movie Guide (and a sneak peak at Fall)

[ 1 ] May 8, 2009 |

Here’s a list of movies coming out this summer and a sneak peak at the fall film releases geared towards kids and families. Although our family loves movies we’re definitely not fans of all of them. This list is comprehensive so you can make your own decisions about what’s appropriate for your child and help […]

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Meet Ryder Windham

Meet Ryder Windham

[ 5 ] February 11, 2009 |

Today’s Kidoinfo Interviewer: Katy Killilea Neighborhood: Summit Avenue area, East Side of Providence Kidoinfo: How long have you lived in Rhode Island? RW: Most of my life. I moved to Little Compton when I was three. In the 1990s, I lived in the Pacific Northwest and Manhattan, but my wife and I moved back here […]

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Book Reviews for the Star Wars Obsessed

Book Reviews for the Star Wars Obsessed

[ 7 ] February 11, 2009 |

Star Wars Legos, costumes, action figures, comics, and books are multiplying in my home like rabbits. The best among these are the books: not only do they absorb a child’s interest for hours and hours, year after year, but they are easy to store and won’t hurt your bare foot if you accidentally step on […]

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See the film <em>Where Do the Children Play?</em>

See the film Where Do the Children Play?

[ 0 ] February 4, 2009 |

The Details: Location: Lincoln Schools Ebner, Elson, Hart Music Center – 301 Butler Avenue, Providence, RI When: Wednesday, February 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM (This film was rescheduled to tonight because of last weeks snow storm.) Cost: Free For more information about the screening, contact Giovonne Calenda at gcalenda@lincolnschool.org. There is a growing concern […]

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<em>Where Do the Children Play?</em>

Where Do the Children Play?

[ 2 ] January 23, 2009 |

Rescheduled to: Wednesday, February 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM There is a growing concern among pediatricians, mental health experts, educators and environmentalists that more and more children are growing up today with little or no opportunity for unstructured play, especially outdoors. A new documentary film, Where Do the Children Play? examines this issue. Providence […]

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