May 18, 2010

NYCPL faces biggest budget cuts in history. Who ya gonna call?!

Using Art + Fun to bring attention to Proposed Budget Cuts of New York’s Public Library System.

With thanks for the tip to Boing Boing:

New York Public Library: “We could use all the support we can get right now in changing minds at City Hall.”

ImprovEverywhere — May 17, 2010 — Behind-the-scenes: http://improveverywhere.com/2010/05/1…

For our latest mission, we brought the movie Ghostbusters to life in the reading room of The New York Public Library at 42 Street. The 1984 movie begins with a scene in the very same room, so we figured it was time for the Ghostbusters to make an encore appearance.

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Edited by Matt Adams:

Song by Tyler Walker

Space provided by the New York Public Library

This is one of over 100 different missions Improv Everywhere has executed over the past eight years in New York City. Others include Frozen Grand Central, the Food Court Musical, and the famous No Pants Subway Ride, to name a few. Visit the website to see tons of photos and video of all of our work, including behind the scenes information on how this video was made.


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