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GREENWICH BOW TIE:

www.bowtiecinemas.com

FRIDAY 8/5-SUN. 8/7

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS

[12pm, 2:15pm, 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 9:30pm]

CAFÉ SOCIETY

[11:45am, 2pm, 4:15pm, 7pm, 9:45pm]

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

[12:15pm, 3:15pm, 6:45pm, 9:30pm]

MON. 8/8-THURS. 8/11

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS

[1:30pm, 4pm, 6:30pm, 9pm]

CAFÉ SOCIETY

[1:15pm, 3:45pm, 6pm, 8:30pm]

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

[1pm, 3:30pm, 6:15pm, 8:45pm]

AVON THEATRE:

www.avontheatre.org

FRIDAY 8/5

CAFÉ SOCIETY [5:15pm, 7:30pm, 9:35pm]

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC [4:45pm, 7:15pm, 9:45pm]

SAT. 8/6

CAFÉ SOCIETY [12:45pm, 3pm, 5:15pm, 7:30pm, 9:40pm]

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC [11:55am, 2:20pm, 4:45pm, 7:15pm, 9:45pm]

SUN. 8/7

CAFÉ SOCIETY [12:45pm, 3pm, 5:15pm, 7:30pm]

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC [11:55am, 2:20pm, 4:45pm, 7:15pm]

MON. 8/8

CAFÉ SOCIETY [5:15pm, 7:30pm]

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC [4:45pm, 7:15pm]

TUES. 8/9

CAFÉ SOCIETY [5:15pm, 7:30pm]

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC [4:45pm]

DHEEPAN [7:30pm]

WED. 8/10-THURS. 8/11

CAFÉ SOCIETY [5:15pm, 7:30pm]

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC [4:45pm, 7:15pm]

A N T H R O P O I D i s

based on the extraordinary

t rue stor y of Operat ion

Anthropoid, the World War

II mission to assassinate

S S G e n e r a l R e i n h a r d

Heydrich. The Reich’s third

in command after Hitler and

Himmler, Heydrich was the

main architect behind the

Final Solution and the leader

of occupying Nazi forces in

Czechoslovakia whose reign

of terror prompted Allied

soldiers (Cillian Murphy

and Jamie Dornan) to hatch

a top-secret mission that

would change the face of

Europe forever.

FLORENCE FOSTER

JENKINS This film tells the

inspirational true story of a

New York heiress, Florencee,

who obsessively pursued her

dream of becoming a great

singer. The voice she heard

in her head was divine, but

to the rest of the world it was

hilariously awful. At private

recitals, her devoted husband

and man a g e r, S t C l a i r

Bayfield, managed to protect

Florence from the truth. But

when Florence decided to

give her first public concert

at New York’s Carnegie Hall,

St Clair realised he had

perhaps bitten off more than

he could chew.

CAFE SOCIETY

Set in the 1930s, Woody

Allen’s bittersweet romance

CAFÉ SOCIETY follows

Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman

( J e s s e E i s e n b e r g ) t o

Hollywood, where he falls in

love, and back to New York,

where he is swept up in the

vibrant world of high society

nightclub life. Centering

on events in the lives of

Bobby ’s col or f u l Bronx

family, the film is a glittering

va l ent i ne to t he mov i e

stars, socialites, playboys,

debutantes, politicians and

gangsters who epitomized

the excitement and glamour

of the age. Bobby’s family

features his relent lessly

bickering parents Rose and

Marty, his casually amoral

gangster brother Ben, his

goodhearted teacher sister

Evelyn, and her egghead

husband Leonard. Seeking

more out of life, Bobby flees

his father’s jewelry store for

Hollywood, where he works

for his high-powered agent

uncle Phil (Steve Carrell). He

soon falls for Phil’s charming

assistant Vonnie (Kristen

Stewart), but as she’s involved

w i t h a no t h e r ma n , h e

settles for friendship. When

Vonnie’s boyfriend breaks

up with her, Bobby seizes the

opportunity to romance her,

and she ultimately returns

his af fections. When he

asks her to marry him and

move to New York, she is

tempted, but things to do not

go as smoothly as planned.

CAFÉ SOCIETY is a deeply

romantic story of dreams

that never die.

What’s Playing:

Bow Tie Movie Line Up

ENTERTAINMENT

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FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016

Sentinel

Greenwich

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H

ippoc r at e s s a id ,

“Let food be thy

m e d i c i n e a n d

medicine be thy food.”

Sharing that sentiment is

Geoff Lazlo, executive chef

and managing partner of Mill

Street Bar & Table, a seasonal

American restaurant located at

230 Mill Street in Byram.

Chef Lazlo uses only fresh,

locally sourced ingredients in

order to deliver a cuisine that

is not only rich and decadent

in flavor and presentation, but

also chock full of vitamins and

minerals. “Healthy food can be

truly beautiful and delicious at

the same time,” said Lazlo, “and

that’s what I aim to do.”

“I’m saving the world one

salad at a time,” Lazlo added

with a chuckle. He tends to

a caulif lower with the same

precision with which he tends

to his wood-roasted meats. “At

the end of the day when I check

to see what menu items have

sold the most, it’s the vegetable

plates,” he said.

A f o u r t h - g e n e r a t i o n

Greenwichite, Lazlo is raising

h is own fami ly here a f ter

earning his reputation at the

exa lted l i kes of Gramercy

Tavern in New York City, Blue

Hill Stone Barn in Pocantico

Hills, N.Y., Chez Panisse in

Berkley, Calif., and Le Farm

and the Whelk in Westport.

Since he grew up gardening

and farming his whole life, he

naturally “thought it was the

norm to eat fresh whole foods

all the time.”

L a z l o ’ s p a s s i o n a n d

dedicat ion to organic and

ethical farming is what formed

his partnership with purveyors

Bill and Lesley King, who also

own the Back 40 Kitchen on

Greenwich Avenue and an

85-acre farm in Washington,

Conn., where much of the

restaurant’s produce come

from.

“I spend about half of my

time working closely with local

farmers, who I have developed

a deep relationship with, to

not only generate the very best

for our customers, but so that

the farmers themselves can

prosper—such as taking an

abundance of vegetables off of

their hands and incorporating

that into my menu so it doesn’t

go to waste,” said Lazlo.

But Lazlo makes it clear

that his goal is not just to make

beautiful food—though he loves

doing that. He often visits with

patrons while dining in order to

create an interactive experience

with them, which he finds truly

valuable.

A significant part of Lazlo

and the Kings’ mission is to

educate the community through

a culinary lens. The restaurant

hosts a regular lunch speaker

series featuring culinary experts

and educators while attendees

enjoy his seasonal cuisine.

Prev ious speakers have

included Maggie Harrison, of

the Antica Terra and Lillian

w i ne r i e s i n Or e gon , a nd

Elisabeth Moore, executive

director of the Connecticut

Farmland Trust.

The recent luncheon this

reporter attended featured

Kr ist ina Hess, d i rec tor of

nutrition at Green & Tonic,

wh i ch c u r r ent l y ha s f i ve

locations in Fairfield County,

two of them in Greenwich.

Hess’ presentation, “Eating

and Drinking the Colors of

the Rainbow,” explained the

myriad health benefits of eating

a multi-colored diet. She also

served guests a selection of

the company’s most popular

nutritious juices, which she

recommended for those on the

go.

After the juice sampling,

Lazlo and his crew brought

guests a delightful 3-course

meal presenting the nutritional

rainbow in all its glory while

he described in great detail his

preparation for each dish.

On the menu for the first

course (representing orange,

which has anti-inflammatory

properties, and green, which

is rich in antioxidants and

phytonutrients) was a flavorful

carrot and kale falafel with wild

watercress and lemon yogurt.

The second course (featuring

purple and red, which help

prevent hea r t d isease and

balance hormones) was a fresh

raw beet salad with apples,

almonds and wild watercress.

And t h e t h i r d c ou r s e

(incorporating yellow, which

he l p s d i ge s t i on a nd may

ease asthma) was a decadent

presentation of sweet potatoes,

black garlic aioli and herb salsa.

The sweet potatoes arrived

wit h a steak kni fe, not to

mention the delicious waft

of a hearty steak itself, which

permeated the air. But “eating

the rainbow” was the topic

of the day, and guests were

intrigued and overwhelmingly

gratified. One guest remarked,

“I never knew that a sweet

potato could taste quite like

this.”

In addition to its cuisine, the

Mill Street team has designed a

perfectly rustic, modish space

well suited for lunch, dinner

or weekend brunch. Guests

are always welcome to sit back

and enjoy an eclectic cocktail,

such as the rhubarb swizzle or

the grilled margarita, in the

outdoor garden or enjoy light

raw seafood at the marble oyster

bar.

Mill Street Bar & Table is

also in the midst of rolling out

some new ventures, which are

certain to delight its regulars

and attract newcomers as well.

In upcoming weeks, the eatery

will start preparing some of its

most popular dishes, such as

the kale and cabbage salad and

roasted caulif lower for take-

out service via the Seamless or

Grubhub apps.

They are also planning to

provide a weekly meal plan

(much like that of other health

programs) for customers aiming

to enjoy restaurant quality meals

that are abundantly nutritious

yet incredibly flavorful at the

same time.

The next lunch speaker

series is slated for Sept. 22, from

noon to 2 p.m., and will feature

Back 40 Farm Group Owner

Bill King, who will discuss his

journey from becoming an

accidental farmer to owning

two farm-to-table restaurants, a

retail store and an organic farm.

Starting in the fall, Saturday

cooking classes for both adults

and children will be offered as

well.

For more information on

Mill Street Bar & Table, or to

sign up for upcoming events,

please visit

millstreetct.com.

By Michelle Moskowitz

Sentinel Contributor

On Food:

Eating and Drinking ‘the

Rainbow’ on Mill Street

O

rdinarily, a mouse

wou ldn’t have the

l u x u r y o f t a k i ng

Metro-North’s New Haven line

to travel from New York City to

Greenwich… But for Streets the

Mouse, lead character of The

Comic Tree, anything is possible!

This new comic strip addition

to The Sentinel by Greenwich

native Phil Lohmeyer will walk

readers t hrough our town,

scene by scene, with original

animal characters leading the

way. Besides Streets, this first

installation introduces us to

Squiggles the Worm, Scarlett

the Cardinal, and Climber the

Squirrel (as the train conductor).

The s t r ip w i l l be fe at u red

i n The S ent i ne l ’s “A r t s &

Entertainment” page, and aims

to capture the feeling of daily life

in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Cr e a t or Ph i l L ohme ye r

i s a midd le s chool De s i gn

teacher at Whitby School in

Greenwich, and is excited to

put his knowledge of comic

strips to good use: “Since about

20 04 I have been teach i ng

cartooning and comic strips

in schools around Greenwich,

but this is the first time using

my own characters, and my

own style, to create single panel

comics.” Lohmeyer worked

as an inker for Mort Walker’s

Beetle Bailey comics in the mid

2000’s, and always remembered

this experience drawing for

international distribution. “It

was an important time for me,

especially in developing line

weight when inking, and also

observing staging techniques,”

says Lohmeyer. “It will be fun

to take some of the comic strip

lessons I’m teaching at Whitby

School this year as part of an

8th grade Design unit, such as

perspective and proportion, and

use drawings that will appear

in the Sentinel as real-world

examples.” Ideas for The Comic

Tree series based in Greenwich

w i l l b e s ou r c e d f rom The

Sentinel staff, Lohmeyer himself,

h i s s t udent s , a nd S ent i ne l

readers.

L o h m e y e r b e g a n h i s

professional comic strip career

af ter graduating Greenwich

High School in 1998, drawing

characters for various campus

organizat ions a round Penn

State University. Lohmeyer

has since sold his comic art

to collectors, schools, sports

teams, non-prof its, authors,

and international comic strip

s y nd i c a t e s . H i s o r i g i n a l

publication “The Greenwich

C a r t o o n i n g C h r o n i c l e s ”

distributed 10 issues between

2 0 0 4 -2 014 , f e a t u r i n g t h e

comic artwork of hundreds of

Greenwich students from dozens

of schools. Lohmeyer’s new

brand The Comic Tree, online at

www.thecomictree.com

, intends

to publish a series of books

aimed at elementary and middle

school students who have an

interest in creating comic strips.

“ C o m i c s h a v e b e e n

historica lly overlooked as a

real teaching tool, but are now

being legitimized by educators

and researchers worldwide,”

explains Lohmeyer. The Whitby

Design teacher is even going to

be analyzing comics with his 8th

grade students in an upcoming

unit. “Comic strips are really

tools for self-exploration, helping

c r e a t or s unde r s t a nd t he i r

own thoughts and feelings,”

says Lohmeyer. “Also, your

imagination is easily sparked by

a comic, in which anything is

possible… even a mouse taking

the train from Grand Central!”

Join us in welcoming Streets

t he Mouse, and The Comic

Tree, to The Sentinel’s “Arts &

Entertainment” page. To submit

an idea for an upcoming strip,

based in Greenwich, please email

phil@thecomictree.com

.

By Phil Lohmeyer &

Beth Barhydt

Sentinels

Meet Streets:

Climb into

The Comic Tree

with Creator Phil Lohmeyer

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The first of The Greenwich Sentinel’s collaboration with artist & comic designer Phil Lohmeyer. The mouse,

whose name is Streets, is new to Greenwich. Streets will help us see our town through new eyes each week

as we join him and cheer him on in his adventures.

PHIL LOHMEYER

The

Greenwich Sentinel

launches new original comic strip sure to be a reader favorite.

Puzzles:

Greenwich Crossword Puzzles as NewWeekly Feature

Earlier this year we asked

some locals to help us out with

some Greenwich trivia for our

crossword puzzle.

Peter Tesei contributed a few

questions. So did Stephen Paletta

nad Harry Fisher as well as Jim

Boutelle and Lile Gibbons.

A l l t oge t he r, s e vent e en

Greenwichites got back to us

with questions we thought worth

using more than once!

Th i s w i l l l aunch a new

weekly feature on this page of

Greenwich focused croosword

puzzles.

This page and this puzzle are

meant to be fun and we would

like you to be a part of it. Please

send us your questions and

answers so we can include them

in future puzzles.

And now a little trivia about

Greenwich from our friends at

Greenwich Magazine.

1. Until 1947 By ram was

o r i g i n a l l y k nown a s New

Lebanon. Legend has it that

I nd i a n s who l i v e d i n t h e

Westchester area used to paddle

across the river to “buy rum” in

what is now considered Byram.

2. The first known “country

club” to be formed in Greenwich

was the The Fairfield County

G o l f C l u b ( r e n a me d t h e

Gr e e nw i c h Cou n t r y C l ub

in 1909), which was also the

fourth country club established

in America. Seasonal dues in

1896 were set at $40 for a family

membership. Today there are

ten yacht clubs, ten country

clubs and eleven garden clubs in

Greenwich.

3. Obama in backcountry?

Believe it or not, backcountry

Greenwich was a potential site

for the United Nations in 1946.

The proposition was heartily

fought down by prote st i ng

residents. Imagine if things had

gone differently. Conyers Farms

might not exist and Cary Grant

would have filmed his iconic U.N.

scene in North by Northwest just

off North Street.

4 . I n t h e e a r l y 1 9 0 0 s ,

Greenwich Avenue, originally

called The Road to Piping Point,

was paved with soft yellow stones

and was dubbed the “Yellow

Brick Road.”

5. Legend has it that in the

early 1900s, Long Island Sound

comple t e l y f roz e ove r a nd

residents were able to drive their

cars out to the lighthouse at

Great Captain’s Island.

6 . R o u n d H i l l h a s a n

elevation of more than 550 feet,

and at its peak offers up a coveted

view of the Manhattan skyline.

Over two centuries ago, it was

still prized for its vistas, but

for an entirely different reason:

Round Hill was a lookout point

for the Continental Army during

the American Revolution.

The rest of t h is l ist can

b e f o u n d a t

h t t p : // w w w. greenwichmag.com/g/Town- Talk-2012/Trivia-

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