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Rita Moreno in Person - West Side Story - at Huntington's Cinema Arts Centre

By March 6, 2013

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Legendary entertainer Rita Moreno will appear live at the Cinema Arts Centre at a special screening of West Side Story, and there will be a special reception and book signing of the star's "Rita Moreno: A Memoir." The event will take place on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington, New York. Dr. Jud Newborn, the CAC's Special Events Curator, will conduct the interview.

Academy Award Winning Rita Moreno was the first Latina actress to win an Oscar and she was the recipient of a Golden Globe, a Tony, a Grammy and multiple Emmy awards, as well as the Library of Congress Living Legends Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Medal of Art, presented to her by President Barack Obama.

West Side Story is one of the most loved movie musicals and RIta Moreno gave many electrifying moments in her song and dance routines including "America!" and "I Have A Love."

TIckets to the event are $25 per person, $20 for CAC members, and this includes a reception. You may purchase tickets online at CinemaArtsCentre.org, at the box office during theater hours, or by calling Brown Paper Tickets at (800) 838-3006.

You might also be interested in The Port Jefferson Documentary Series.

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