Hello Everyone. With the pass that I have, I can screen as many "press/industry screenings" that I'd like during the festival. That said, those screenings are just screenings. It's awesome to have the opportunity to see so many films with an audience, but part of the reason I come to a festival (people come for a variety of reasons) is to hear filmmakers talk about their craft. Thus I have the opportunity to obtain two "public screening" tickets per day. Public screenings are the fun, glamorous screenings where they roll out the red carpet and hold Q&A's with directors, producers, … [Read more...] about TIFF 2016 – Day #1
***** WIN A FREE PIZZA WITH THE FOOD ADVENTURES CREW ***** JUST COMMENT BELOW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN - winner will be chosen at random on Monday For decades Daytonians have taken pizza for granted. We don't realize that Dayton, Ohio is one of the most important cities in the world when it comes to the history of pizza. And it is all because of Vic Cassano and his mother-in-law Caroline "Mom" Donisi. Now, 63 years later, The Cassano's franchise is going strong, and not just in the pizza restaurants. Cassano's headquarters on Stroop Road in Kettering is also a facility for dough … [Read more...] about Secrets of Cassano’s and The Dough Plant
The uber popular eatery, Archer's Tavern will celebrate it's 6th birthday starting tomorrow with a week long celebration of activities. The restaurant located at 9496 Dayton Lebanon Pike, is also known by the intersection of 48 and Sheehan Rd., across from the Mega Kroger in Centerville. Food Adventures has loved this place since this place since the get go.. Why? It is a simple formula, good food, good service , good prices. They also have a great draft beer list. Whether you are a regular customer, or havent tried the place, this upcoming week is a great time to catch some fun … [Read more...] about Archer’s Celebrates 6th Birthday! All Week!
Hello Everyone, We just opened a documentary that is insightful, optimistic and terribly funny - Michael Moore's WHERE TO INVADE NEXT. Knowing Moore's work, you might look at the title and feel as though you already know where this film is going...but it's actually quite a different tone (more below). In addition, we're holding ANOMALISA as well as the OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS (we've even brought back the documentaries for a few screenings). On February 19, we will open the new highly-anticipated Maggie Smith film - THE LADY IN THE VAN. Synopsis for WHERE TO INVADE NEXT: "WHERE TO INVADE … [Read more...] about New Michael Moore Film Now Playing at THE NEON!
The premier beer dinner event in August, is the new AUG-TOBERFEST, a Food Adventure being held at THE AMBER ROSE RESTAURANT on Friday August 21st at 7pm. There is limited seating for this beer swilling and fork flinging good time. Amber Rose is again partnering with the Food Adventures Crew and Dayton Most Metro for this one night only bash that promises prizes, giveaways, and more. Tickets are only available online through DaytonMostMetro .com. Tickets are $30 each and that includes the tip! Tickets are Pre-Sale Only and may be purchased by clicking … [Read more...] about Aug-tober Fest hits Dayton, August 21st
Hello Everyone, The response to STILL ALICE was really terrific this weekend. Most customers agree that Julianne Moore's performance is honest and beautifully done...and that she will deserve the Academy Award this Sunday. STILL ALICE will stick around, and on Friday, we will open a contender for this year's "Best Foreign Film" Oscar - TIMBUKTU - the first time a film from Mauritania has ever received a nomination. The last day for TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT will be Thursday, Feb. 19. MR. TURNER is slated to open on Feb. 27 and THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is set to open on March … [Read more...] about Oscar Nominee TIMBUKTU Opens & FREE Oscar Party Details at THE NEON!
The Dayton Metro Library is inviting the whole community to a Summer Party. There will be free entertainment, games, contests and hands-on activities for the whole family on Saturday, August 9, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Main Library and in Cooper Park, downtown Dayton. Chuck Duritsch from the Dayton Metro Library says, "We want to celebrate not only our summer readers who worked hard and met their goals, but also have a fun afternoon for everyone!" What's in store? Visit the Technology Petting Zoo to see the latest gadgets, then pet puppies from the Humane Society of Greater … [Read more...] about Free Summer Party Downtown
Are you ready for the last big party night of 2013? New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and you get a chance to do a little more last minute shopping. This list is going to be different; before it was fighting your way through the mall at the last minute for some good deals and to get that one last present. This time you are hitting the liquor and grocery stores to make sure no one runs out of their favorite beverage at the big soiree. How much is enough? What are you going to need to keep the cocktails flowing and the champagne bubbling until 2014? Have no worries, we spent some time doing … [Read more...] about New Year’s Eve (Or Any Big Gathering) Check List
It is time to turn up the heat at Jimmie's Ladder 11. The summer months can be scorchers, and SATURDAY July 13th promises to be a hot time at the old firehouse. There are limited spots available for this private pre-pay event, and tickets go on sale TODAY. Jimmie and the Ladder 11 family have put together a one night only, 5 course menu tasting meal that hits on the essence of this great locally owned eatery. The first 4 courses will be paired with beer samplings. The final course, will feature an unveiling of an old classic! Jimmie's is bringing back the Upper Krust Cheesecake for … [Read more...] about Your Chance at an EXCLUSIVE, One-of-a-Kind Food Adventure Event at Jimmies Ladder 11
Hello Everyone, Everything we've got is leaving! If you still need to see A ROYAL AFFAIR or SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, hurry down. On Thursday (Valentine's Day) we'll begin our exclusive engagement of QUARTET (which I'm certain will delight so many of you). On Friday, we begin one of the absolute best reviewed films of 2012 - AMOUR. The Oscar-Nominated Shorts were a big success. Special thanks to all of you who came out and supported them. If at all possible (we're not certain yet), we will have encore screenings of these films next weekend (Feb. 22-24). Remaining showtimes for this week … [Read more...] about QUARTET and AMOUR Exclusively at THE NEON