THE NEW PARKWAY THEATER is a community-centered cinema and pub located in Oakland’s Uptown district. Sit back and relax in our cozy couches while watching our new releases, cult classics, and fabulous special programming. Plus, enjoy yummy food and local beer and wine in our café or even delivered right to your theater seat all at affordable prices! Here’s what’s playing in your second living room (your air-conditioned living room, that is):
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More than one year in the making, this show gives a rare glimpse into how the boundaries of photography and video are being pushed to illuminate the distant past, unfamiliar perspectives and the miniature ecosystems hidden in front of us. Featuring renowned multimedia journalists, scientists, data visualists, space researchers and science-based artists, discover the worlds beyond what our naked eyes can see.
Open Show chapters organize live events worldwide where the public can see compelling work and interact directly with photographers, filmmakers and multimedia producers. Open Show's social screenings feature 5 curated presenters showing their work followed by audience questions.
PRESENTERS Timelapse Earth - Jonathan Woods (Senior Multimedia Editor, Time Magazine) & Rebecca Moore (Engineering Manager Earth Engine, Google) A Journey Through the Microcosm – Dr. Manfred Auer (Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Staring at the Sun – Todd Hoeksema (Solar Physicist, Stanford University) Carbon III – Charles Lindsay (Artist in Residence, SETI Institute) History Point Cloud – Scott Lee (Director of Operations, CyArk)
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Watch the latest in the REEL ROCK Film Tour saga at your favorite beer laden, pizza poppin', comfy seat relaxin' theater in Oakland Californi-yay: The New Parkway! Don't forget your Halloween costume (bonus points for zombie themed) because afterwards there will be a zombie slog over to local rock gym Great Western Power Company where you'll meet fellow zombies for a late night climbing event! GWPC will be turning out the lights and turning on the headlamps for an extra spooky affair.
This takes place in our mezzanine every Thursday night! Come and bring your big brained friends, put on your thinking cap, and try to win the prize! Hosted by J. Moses Ceaser.