Rooftop Film #3~a sunset

The ‘Pickford Rooftop Cinema Series’ on top of the Parkade has been a big hit its first year…and the last one is this Friday the 12th featuring the ‘Blues Brothers’..Yay!..hope to see you at the free all-ages Rooftop Cinema this Friday…beer garden too! Thanks for droppin’ in today & see you there.. bb >*<

~The 1st Rooftop Cinema Series sunset

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~Winner of the ‘Bells & Whistles’ bike competition at the first cinema with the donations to benefit ‘Sterling Bike Works’...a non-profit program providing bikes, tools, education and safe riding skills for kids in the Sterling Drive neighborhood. The 1979 film ‘Breaking Away’ was the first cinema feature and lots of fun to see on the big screen!

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~Setting up the Rooftop Cinema Screen

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‘Mud Movie’ & Flower Carpets

Showing now at Pickford is ‘Mud’ starring Matthew McConaughey... I liked it a lot!  bellinghamblog a<|>w*

'Mud'

“Confidently expanding his inquiry into the essence of American masculinity, Nichols’ latest pressure-cooker pastoral conjures a wily figure of endangered Southern chivalry.” Peter Debruge, Variety

…next I want to see ‘Up on Poppy Hill’, I hear it is beautifully done. Check Pickford for movies, the trailers & schedules…

Poppy Hill

 

The setting is Yokohama in 1963, and the filmmakers lovingly bring to life the bustling seaside town, with its misty harbor, sun-drenched gardens, shops and markets, and some of the most mouthwatering Japanese home-cooking set to film. The story centers on an innocent romance beginning to bud between Umi and Shun, two high school kids caught up in the changing times. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the 1964 Olympics – and the mood is one of both optimism and conflict as the young generation struggles to throw off the shackles of a troubled past. While the children work together to save a dilapidated Meiji era club house from demolition, their tentative relationship begins to blossom. But – in an unexpected twist that parallels what the country itself is facing – a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apar

and…Bellingham’s windy, rainy weekend resulted in carpets of ‘pink blossom snow’ scenes…I found these at the main library along with the ‘red carpet’ in bloom.

 

‘Pink Petal Stair Carpet’

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‘Pink Raindrops & Petals Carpet’

Raindrops & Pink Petals Carpet

 

‘Dazzling Red Flower Carpet’    … thanks for visiting ‘bellingham blog’ a<|>w*

Dazzling Red Flower Carpet