RadioBDC Logo
Best Friend | Foster The People Listen Live
 
 
< Back to front page Text size +

Chinatown smackdown

Posted by Taylor Adams  August 27, 2009 12:42 PM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Fans of martial arts films take notice: The annual Films at the Gate series is happening tonight through Sunday in a normally vacant lot in Chinatown.

See such English-subtitled classics as "Drunken Master," featuring a young Jackie Chan meeting his match in an inebriated old Kung Fu fighter, and "Shaolin Soccer," a delightfully absurd sports film that merges soccer with intense martial arts action.

Check the website for a full schedule and information about martial arts demos and other festivities.

filmsatthegate.jpg
[Justine Hunt, Globe Staff]

Tonight's free screening is horror/comedy "A Chinese Ghost Story." Pre-show activities kick off at 7 p.m. and the movie starts at 8 p.m. The lot is on Hudson Street between Beach and Kneeland Streets, near the Chinatown Gate. Seating is limited — feel free to bring chairs.

  • E-mail
  • E-mail this article

    Invalid E-mail address
    Invalid E-mail address

    Sending your article

    Your article has been sent.

 

Contributors

Stephanie Callahan is a native Bostonian who loves cooking, traveling, spa treatments, and being on the ocean.

Meghan Colloton is a Bostonian who loves traveling, channeling her inner Julia Child, and trying weird things -- from food to bungee jumping.

Milva DiDomizio is a New England native who's fond of cooking, singing, and Boston's arts and culture scene.

Rachel Raczka is a Bostonian who enjoys buttercream frosting, gin cocktails, and conquering cobblestone streets in high heels.

Emily Sweeney is a Boston native who goes out all over, from Irish pubs in Southie to the roller rink in Dorchester.

Emily Wright is a native Cape Codder who enjoys exercising, baking, and the occasional guilty pleasure action movie.

archives

browse this blog

by category