Volume 8, Issue 24  |  March 24, 2023Subscribe

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Newport Beach Public Library Foundation to screen Five Hundred Summer Stories: A Life in IMAX tomorrow night

The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation (NBPLF) salutes filmmaker Greg MacGillivray and his new memoir Five Hundred Summer Stories: A Life in IMAX on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in Central Library.

Newport Beach Public Library MacGillivray

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In this vintage photo, Greg MacGillivray (with camera) films surfer Bill Hamilton

Expect an evening of storytelling and celebration. MacGillivray and his team have produced more than 60 adventure films over the past five decades from surf movies to pioneering IMAX documentaries.

The fundraiser is designed to bring audiences the best audio/visual experience in sight and sound for the new Witte Hall and will go to the Technology Fund.

A light supper and other festivities follow MacGillivray’s program in Central Library’s Friends Room. There, Steve Wood and Beth Fitchet Wood, founding members of HONK, will perform.

Tickets are $200 and available here ($135 is a tax-deductible contribution).

Newport Beach Central Library is located at 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

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