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1st Movie THIS Sunday 6/9! Madagascar III 9p

Movies at the Lighthouse rescheduled!
Madagascar III waits on the rain! As we have some much needed rain moving into the area over the next couple of hours, MADAGASCAR III is rescheduled for SUNDAY 6/9 @ 9pm! Join us at the lighthouse Sunday night for Lighthouse Establishment Cinema!

Thanks to everybody who participated in the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema Movie survey! Join us this summer for FREE FAMILY FUN!

Season 9 STARTS on June 7, 2013! EIGHT showings are scheduled for the summer. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and friends and family for a memorable evening on the grounds of the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse. All summer movies start EVERY Friday in JUNE & JULY at 9:30 p.m. just after South Padre Island Fireworks display over the Laguna Madre Bay. COST: FREE! For more information call 956/943-7602. museumdirector@copitx.com. Schedule subject to change.


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JUNE 7

MADAGASCAR 3

Animated Feature
Voices by: Ben Stiller, Frances McDormand, David Schwimmer
DreamWorks Animation; Directed by Eric Darnell
Rated PG; 93 minutes; 2012

Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple and of course, King Julien, Maurice and the Penguins are all along for the comedic adventure. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent – Madagascar style.


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JUNE 14

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS

Animated Feature
Voices by: Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine
Dreamworks Animation
Directed by Peter Ramsey
Rated PG; 97 minutes; 2012

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.


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JUNE 21

AMAZING SPIDER MAN

Director: Marc Webb
Writers: James Vanderbilt (screenplay), Alvin Sargent (screenplay)
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans
Rated PG-13; 136 minutes; 2012

Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father former partner.


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JUNE 28

PARANORMAN

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mitz-Plasse
Focus Features; Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell
Rated PG; 92 minutes; 2012

When a small town comes under siege by zombies, who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman, who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to the zombies, he’ll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst, of all, grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul whisperer may find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits.


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JULY 5

LORAX

Animated Feature
Voices by: Zac Efron, Danny Devito, Taylor Swift
Universal Pictures
Directed by Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda
Rated PG; 86 minutes; 2012

This animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.


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JULY 12

AN AMERICAN TAIL

Animated Feature
Voices of Dom DeLuise,Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn
Universal Pictures; Directed by Don Bluth
Rated G; 80 minutes; 1986

Featuring the hit song Somewhere Out There, AN AMERICAN TAIL is the story of the Mousekewitz family’s journey to America and their young son, Fievel, who gets lost along the way. Landing in a bottle, he washes ashore in New York harbor where, determined to find his family, he comes face to face with the perils and opportunities of the New World.


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JULY 19

SCOOBY DOO

Matthew Lillard, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Rowan Atkinson, Linda Cardellini, Scott Innes (voice of Scooby-Doo), Isla Fisher
Warner Bros.; Directed by Raja Gosnell
Rated PG; 2002

Scooby Dooby Doo… Where are you? Find out in this hilarious live-action update of the still popular television animated series, which started in 1969. Scooby is up to his usual wacky adventures with the rest of the gang, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma… and of course they are all toolin’ around town in everyone’s favorite ride – the Mystery Machine. Scooby and the gang find themselves on Spooky Island, a giant amusement park where they have to all pull together and solve a mystery.


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JULY 26

SURF’S UP

Animated Feature
Voices by: Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel, Jeff Bridges
Columbia Pictures; Directed by Ash Brannon
Rated PG; 85 minutes; 2007

This stylish CGI animated comedy is based on the groundbreaking revelation that surfing was actually invented by penguins. A documentary crew takes the audiences behind the scenes at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship and talks to the newest star Cody Maverick. He starts off as a cocky rookie but soon discovers that a true winner isn’t always the one who comes in first.

Sponsored By: Quik Stop, City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation, Museums of Port Isabel & South Padre Bank, N.A.

Fall for Port Isabel in October!

The Port Isabel Merchants Committee has planned a full slate of activities in October in a campaign titled “Fall for Port Isabel”.

The month will kick off with weekly ghost tours, beginning October 1st and will include a street fair on October 8th, a Halloween Store Front Decorating Contest and Market Days.

The Fall Carnival will come to town the week of October 22-30 and a Pumpkin Carving Contest will be held October 24th at Beulah Lee Park. The Port Isabel Public Library will feature Psychic Readings on October 25th and 26th and a Coloring Contest and Poetry Readings on October 27th.

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema will close out is 2011 season with the movie “Rango” on October 28th and the fall campaign will culminate with Day of the Dead activities and a Street Dance.

For more information, contact the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce at 943-2262 or Linda Garrett at 943-8080.

Lighthouse Summer Movie Survey!

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema will begin Season 7 on June 17, 2011! Six showings are scheduled for the summer and one during Halloween and Day of the Dead weekend on October 28th. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and friends and family for a memorable evening on the grounds of the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse.

The 2011 Summer Schedule includes the following dates: June 17th, July 1, July 15, July 29, August 5 and August 19. All movies start on Friday at 9:30 p.m. just after the South Padre Island Fireworks display over the Laguna Madre Bay.

Please participate in our MOVIE SURVEY now through June 1st.

For more information, contact the Museums of Port Isabel at 956/943-7602 or email Museum Administrator, Jeannie Marie A. Flores at jrivera@copitx.com. NO ADMISSION CHARGE. Concessions available.

THANKS to the Museums of Port Isabel, the City of Port Isabel, the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation and our generous sponsors! If you would like to participate in a sponsorship, call the Museums of Port Isabel, Jeannie Marie A. Flores at 956/943-7602 or email jrivera@copitx.com. (Sponsorship info> sponsor-pamplet.)

Day of the Dead Celebration, Movie at the Lighthouse & Street Dance!

Lighthouse info updated, see below.

Port Isabel has big plans for the Halloween and Day of the Dead Weekend!

Beginning at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, October 29th, the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema will be hosting the last show of the season featuring \”Coraline\”. Free, family fun at the Port Isabel Lighthouse! Concessions are available.

On Saturday, October 30th, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Port Isabel celebrates Day of the Dead! There will be special exhibits in the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, hands-on activities, sugar skull making classes, special presentations, live entertainment, over two dozen vendors offering food and day of the dead crafts and more! For a preview watch Rick Diaz Con MI Gente on Thursday morning at 5:30 a.m. and again at 6:20 p.m. on KRGV Channel 5. For a complete schedule of day events, click here: http://portisabelmuseums.com/mopi/2010/10/day-dead-los-colores-muerto/

Then join us for the City of Port Isabel HALLOWEEN STREET DANCE! Beginning at 8:00 p.m., Risueno will provide live music until 11:00 p.m. Vendors will offer all kinds of great food, there will be Door Prizes and a Costume Contest!

LOCATION: Museums of Port Isabel, 317 E. Railroad Ave., Port Isabel. 956/943-7602. Free admission to the Museums throughout the day. Museums hours will be extended until 6:00 p.m. The Lighthouse will be closed until further notice as repairs are made to some of the steps.

RISUENO: About the band…

risueño, -ña adj.

1 Que muestra un gesto de risa en el semblante: entró risueño y le preguntamos por qué estaba tan contento.

2 Que se ríe con facilidad.

3 Que tiene un aspecto agradable.

4 Que es favorable o prometedor: parecía que el porvenir sería muy risueño.

Translation: happy

Risueño started 12 yrs ago in Brownsville tx. Some of the music performed by Risueño is original lyrics together with plenty of cover songs by other major artists but with a risueño style.

The Style of music Risueño performs is targeted towards a family atmosphere. Lots of rapid, move your hips Cumbia’s, and Huapango’s which in most part intended to have the crowd forget; unwind and loosen up on what comes with a hard days worth of work and stress.

Risueño’s band members consist of Dad (Sabas Lopez Sr) who plays the squeeze box Accordion and (Sabas Lopez Jr) who is the lead singer and stums the 12 string Guitar together with the runt son of the family in the drums (Daryl Lopez) together with fill in precussions.

Risueño has recorded 5 music cd’s and has given out 1000’s of cds in concerts and private events over the past 12 yrs.

Movie at the Lighthouse this Friday! OLD DOGS 9:30pm FREE!

Come join us for the last movie of the summer at the Port Isabel Lighthouse! The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema will present … OLD DOGS.

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets or pillows and your family and make yourself at home for this family friendly FREE event! Concessions available. Leashed pets allowed, but you must clean up after them. Parking around the lighthouse and on Railroad Ave. across the street from the Port Isabel Historical Museum. Starts at 9:30 p.m. after South Padre Island Fireworks over the Laguna Madre.

AUGUST 27>>>
OLD DOGS
Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead to them being placed in the care of 7-year-old twins. Rated: PG. 88 minutes (2009)
OCTOBER 29>>>
CORALINE:
An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. Rated: PG. Running Time: 100 minutes (2009)

Sponsored by: SOUTH PADRE BANK, N.A. (understudy), Pirates Landing Restaurant, Museums of Port Isabel, City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation, Port Isabel Merchants Committee.

Movie at the Lighthouse TONIGHT! Twilight New Moon 9:30 p.m.

Come join us at the Port Isabel Lighthouse for a great summer tradition! The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema will present … TWILIGHT- NEW MOON.

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets or pillows and your family and make yourself at home for this family friendly FREE event! Concessions available. Leashed pets allowed, but you must clean up after them. Parking around the lighthouse and on Railroad Ave. across the street from the Port Isabel Historical Museum. Starts at 9:30 p.m. after South Padre Island Fireworks over the Laguna Madre.

AUGUST 13>>>
TWILIGHT- NEW MOON:
After Bella recovers from the vampire attack that almost claimed her life, she looks to celebrate her birthday with Edward and his family… Rated: PG-13. 130 minutes (2009)
AUGUST 27>>>
OLD DOGS
Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead to them being placed in the care of 7-year-old twins. Rated: PG. 88 minutes (2009)
OCTOBER 29>>>
CORALINE:
An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. Rated: PG. Running Time: 100 minutes (2009)

Sponsored by: SOUTH PADRE BANK, N.A. (understudy), Pirates Landing Restaurant, Museums of Port Isabel, City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation, Port Isabel Merchants Committee.