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NYPA's November Matinee Film Series Showcases the Acting Career of Robert Redford

Contact:
Samantha Clark
800-724-0309
samantha.clark@nypa.gov


October 24, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTH BLENHEIM—As the wind kicks up and the days get shorter, come in from the cold and enjoy a cinematic break at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) “Sunday Matinees” at the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Plant’s admission-free Visitors Center in North Blenheim.

The November film series will showcase the diverse film work of Robert Redford—from raucous cowboy to muckraking journalist and much more—every Sunday at 2 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium. The movies are free and so is the popcorn.

The movie schedule is:

Nov. 3:            “The Great Gatsby,” starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow

Nov. 10:          “The Horse Whisperer,” starring Robert Redford and Kristin Scott Thomas

Nov. 17:          “All the President’s Men,” starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman

Nov. 24:          “The Sting,” starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman

Moviegoers are also invited to enjoy the visitors center attractions, including hands-on exhibits and displays on such subjects as basics of electricity, electrical safety and the operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Plant.  It is open daily, except some holidays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The visitors center is located on Route 30 in North Blenheim, five miles north of Grand Gorge, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and 50 miles southwest of Albany. For further information, please call 1-800-724-0309.

About NYPA:

The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities 20 percent by 2020. ■ NYPA is the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■ For more information visit www.nypa.gov or follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.



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