Movie Night - Babette's Feast
August 5, 2009
7:00 p.m. FREE
A special movie night at the museum to celebrate the exhibit Key Ingredients: America by Food,
a Smithsonian traveling exhibition.
Written and directed by Gabriel Axel, from a short story by Out of
Africa's Isak Dinesen, this Oscar-winning film* offers "an
irresistible mixture of dry wit and robust humanity" (Newsweek).
desolate coast of Denmark live Martina and Philippa, the beautiful
daughters of a devout clergyman who preaches salvation through
self-denial. Both girls sacrifice youthful passion to faith and duty,
and even many years after their father's death, they keep his austere
teachings alive among the townspeople. But with the arrival of Babette,
a mysterious refugee from France's civil war, life for the sisters and
their tiny hamlet begins to change. Soon, Babette has convinced them to
try something truly outrageous-a gourmet French meal! Her feast, of
course, scandalizes the local elders. Just who is this strangely
talented Babette, who has terrified this pious town with the prospect
of losing their souls for enjoying too much earthly pleasure?
Foreign Language Film
|Friday Night is Art Night
|Friday, August 7, 2009
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
During the run of the exhibition The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Collection, the Yakima Valley Museum would like
to invite the community to an after-hours viewing and curator-led tours
of the exhibit.
This Friday is Artists' Night. All local artists are invited for a special reception to celebrate the last month of the exhibit. Come and meet local artists and enjoy the exhibit
Admission to the museum is free for this special event from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00pm.
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