VisArt Video, at 3104 Eastway Drive, is a video store that has survived and thrived in this streaming age by doing things a little differently. It’s a local 501(c)(3) non-profit, devoted to sharing education and love of movies and videos.
It has over 30,000 titles for rent, and racks of used movies for sale. They also sell movie memorabilia, t-shirts, action figures and posters. All profits go toward their charitable functions.
VisArt hosts events and programs that encourage film literacy. You can learn all about upcoming events on their Facebook page.
Upcoming Events at VisArt Video
Cult Movies in the Cave
Tuesday, July 20th, 2021
Free (donations appreciated!)
Cult Movies in the Cave features movies that are so bad that they’re good. Watch “Max Magician and the Legend of the Rings.” This G-rated rip-off fantasy is, VisArt Video says, “A cinematic trainwreck.”
Movies on the Wall
Various dates (see below)
Event starts at 7 p.m., movie starts at 8:45 p.m.
The movies are projected on the wall of VisArt Video’s neighbor, Tommy’s Pub. Bring the family and some chairs. Enjoy live music, carnival games, popcorn, and a movie under the stars. Save your admission wristband for deals the following day at other businesses in the shopping center.
- August 6th: Wattstax (rain date August 7th)
- September 10th: Dirty Dancing, with Spanish subtitles (rain date September 11th)
- October 1st: Kinky Boots, with Spanish subtitles (rain date October 2nd)
- October 30th: Little Shop of Horrors, with Spanish subtitles (no rain date)