Friends of Robbins Library Benefit: Saturday, October 5

readingroom2Picture yourself in an elegant reading room, sipping a glass of fine wine between bites of empanada as Brazilian jazz floats through the air…the scent of printed literature mingles with fresh flowers…a flickering screen transports you to Brownstone Brooklyn, and then a dance hall where an elegant couple dances the tango.  The film ends, the music begins again, and the couple from the film are now in front of you, dancing their tango in the library.  You’ve become part of the story, “An October Evening of Passion.”

The Friends of the Robbins Library and the Arlington International Film Festival are banding together to host a fundraiser this Saturday night (Oct. 5) from 7-9 in the Robbins Library Reading Room. Tickets are still available.

Who:  Arlington International Film Festival and the Friends of Robbins Library

What:  An October Evening of Passion, featuring:  Brazilian Jazz. Food from Bistro 5, Scutra, Tango, Bergamot. Wine/beer. Two short films: Stonefaced and Tango Passion. Live tango performance by local tango greats Martha and Pracha Eamranond.

Where:  Robbins Library Reading Room, 700 Mass Ave, Arlington, MA  02476. Plenty of free street parking.

When:  Saturday, October 5, 7-9:30 p.m.

Tickets:  $40.00 (also available at the door)

All proceeds go to support Arlington’s Libraries, as well as the Arlington International Film Festival.

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