Friday, September 30, 2011

LBCC Travel at the Tripp Film Series “Yellowstone Trails & Tales”

Join filmmaker Sandy Mortimer as she presents the first film in the LBCC Travel at the Tripp film series “Yellowstone Trails and Tales” on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Linn-Benton Community College Russell Tripp Performance Center.

Mortimer’s film captures some of the most intimate scenes of otters, coyotes, wolves, bears, moose, fox, mountain sheep and elk in the wilds of Yellowstone National Park. 
From the springtime, with the captivating endless play and interaction of the young, through the summer adventures, and into autumn and winter, when life grows harsh, discover how and why the many families of wild creatures in Yellowstone, our first National Park, are motivated entirely by their own instincts.

Mortimer’s career has ranged from politics to television production to travel films. A former flight attendant for American Airlines, she also served as public speaker and travel consultant for the airline, traveling extensively throughout the United States and the world. Mortimer’s films have been shown on foreign television and are available on videotape in schools and libraries.

Travel at the Tripp is produced by LBCC Performing Arts and AAA Travel Services. Experts from AAA Travel will on hand along with the filmmaker to answer your travel questions, with prizes from AAA given at each show.

SafeHaven Humane Society volunteers will sell coffee, tea and homemade baked goods during intermission at each of this season’s Travel at the Tripp films. Cookies, brownies and muffins along with a variety of pies will be available for purchase. Proceeds support SafeHaven Humane Society, Albany’s non-profit animal shelter, which provides dog and cat adoptions, low cost spay/neuter, and other vital services to the community.

Ticket prices are $8 for each show, $6.50 for students/seniors, or $25 for a season pass to all four films. All films will be shown on Sundays at 2 p.m. in the LBCC Russell Tripp Performance Center in Takena Hall, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Russell Tripp Performance Center box office at 541-917-4531. Online tickets sales available at www.linnbenton.edu/go/film-series.

For special needs and accommodations, contact the Office of Disability Services at Phone 541‑917‑4690 or via Oregon Relay TDD at 1‑800‑735‑2900 at least 72 hours in advance of this event.

“Travel at the Tripp” 2011-12 Calendar:


October 9: Yellowstone Trails and Tales, with Sandy Mortimer
January 15: Southern Europe: A Journey to Paris, Cannes, Barcelona, Granada, Seville, Dubrovinik, and Istanbul, with Marlin Darah
March 11: Bhutan, the Cloud Kingdom, with Tom Sterling
April 15: Burma and Cambodia. . .Lands of Conflict, with Buddy Hatton

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