In this photo provided by the Metropolitan Opera, Jonas Kaufmann rehearses the title character of Wagner's "Parsifal," Feb. 8, 2013 in New York. Though traditionalists may object, this is a "Parsifal" to treasure, elevated to the highest musical level by the solemnity and sweep of Daniele Gatti's conducting and the dedication of a dream cast of singing actors, headed by tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the title role.
Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid": Charlie Chaplin produced, directed and stars in his first full-length movie in 1921. Theater organist Sharon Stearnes will accompany the silent film. Also starring Edna Purviance as a mother who abandons her baby boy, played later by Jackie Coogan. Chaplin adopts the boy, and drama ensues. 7 p.m. March 2, 2:30 p.m. March 3 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $10 general, $8 for seniors, military and students. Tickets are available through the box office - in person - or by telephone at 425-258-6766.
Film noir: A series of film noir hosted by Jon Noe at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-6766. Tickets are $5.
"The Red House": March 7. Edward G. Robinson and Judith Anderson star as a sister and brother with an adopted daughter in a tale of secrets, teen love and a hidden house in the woods. With Rory Calhoun and Julie London (1947).
Sunday film series: Everett Public Library brings back its independent film series at 2 p.m. Sundays in the Main Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Films are free; www.epls.org/calendar or 425-257-8000.
"Before Your Eyes": March 10. 10-year-old Gulistan and her brother, Firat, live in the heart of Turkish Kurdistan. Tragedy strikes when their parents are shot down by paramilitary gunmen before their eyes.
Live from The Met: The Metropolitan Opera's 2012-2013 series is being transmitted live on the screen at Stanwood Cinemas. The cinema is one of the sites in the Pacific Northwest broadcasting the series of performances of "The Met: Live in HD." Screenings continue through April. Ticket are $22 for adults; $20 for seniors; and $18 for children (11 and under). Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online: www.farawayentertainment.com
Wagner's "Parsifal": 9 a.m. March 2. Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom in Wagner's final masterpiece. His fellow Wagnerian luminaries include Katarina Dalayman as the mysterious Kundry, Peter Mattei as the ailing Amfortas, and Evgeny Nikitin as the wicked Klingsor.
Zandonai's "Francesca de Rimini": 9 a.m. March 16. Zandonai's compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante's Inferno, returns in the Met's production last seen in 1986. Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani are the doomed lovers. Marco Armiliato conducts.
"Racing the Rez": A film by Brian Truglio tells the story of runners from the Navajo and Hopi tribes, from two rival high schools, who compete for "tribal pride, triumph over personal adversity and state championship glory," from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 13 in the Longhouse Room at the Hibulb Cultural Center, 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2600; www.hibulbculturalcenter.org. The film is sponsored by the Northwest Indian College Student Wellness and Cultural Awareness Club; www.racingtherez.com.
Reel World Cinema: The theme for this winter series of films is "Dance to the Musicals," seven of the greatest musicals ever filmed and asks what they tell us about ourselves. A potluck dinner runs from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by the film and discussion from 7 to 10 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The series runs through March 15. Call 425-259-7139 for details. Free.
"Cabaret," March 1: Bob Fosse's zeroes in on 1930s Germany and the Kit Kat Club, where Liza Minelli is Sally Bowles, a lost soul and cabaret singer. With Joel Grey at the club's master of ceremonies. Both Minelli and Grey won Oscars (1972).
"The Last Waltz," March 15: Martin Scorsese's "rockumentary," captured the music of such rock luminaries as Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and Van Morrison at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco on Thanksgiving 1976 (1978).
Pacific Science Center's Imax films: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001; www.pacsci.org. Most tickets are $6 to $10.50. Shows run March 1 to 7. Call ahead; some shows sell out.
"Flight of the Butterflies: 3D," 10:30 and 1 p.m. Friday through Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
"A Good Day to Die Hard: The IMAX Experience:" 4:45 and 7 p.m. Friday through Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
"Born to be Wild," 11:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
"The Last Reef 3D," 10:30 a.m. and 1, 2:15 and 3:30 p.m. Friday through Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
"Hubble 3D," 11:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
"Jack the Giant Slayer: An IMAX 3D Experience": 2:15, 4:45, 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. daily.
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