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FILM LINEUP ANNOUNCED

The AP IndieFest and The AP in 3 Film Challenge are returning to The ShowRoom September 23-25. We’ve joined forces with ArtsCAP and the Asbury Park Film Initiative to bring you a weekend of the best independent films that reflect “Films That Change You For Good”. The exciting film lineup is now online. Check it …

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El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

Genre: Documentary; Rated NR, 108 min.; 2011 trailer | official website | reviews

Three-star chef Ferran Adrià is widely considered the best, most innovative and craziest chef in the world. In his kitchen, that which was once familiar disintegrates. Each year his restaurant El Bulli closes for half a year – time for Adrià and his team to retire …

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Dig We Must!

Question: How do you transform a 60 year old building into a modern art house multiplex?

Answer: Very S-L-O-W-L-Y

Actually, that’s the short answer. The longer response is that there’s a lot to go into this wonderful solid little building we’re moving to that needs upgrading. We figured we knew most of the issues – …

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Drawings . . . Part 1

So when we opened The ShowRoom back in April of 2009, we really didn’t know if there was going to be an audience for these wonderful independent films. After all, there hadn’t been a movie theater opened in town for over 30 years. So we rented a storefront, put in a great sound system and …

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What say you, Mr. Inspector?

Last week, we turned 707 Cookman over to a licensed inspector whose job it is to go through every nick and cranny of the building. His job – tell us what’s good, bad or indifferent with the structure. Everything from plumbing to electric to water to structure to you name it. He pointed out some …

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