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Three moody black and white images from the silent film "The Lady"

This Coming Thursday and Friday at the Packard Campus Theater (Sept. 28 and 29, 2023)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

We close out our month of biopics with Barbra Steisand’s tour de force and a silent classic starring Norma Talmadge. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28  @ 7:30 p.m. Funny Girl (Columbia, 1968) – Fanny Brice Teenager Fanny Brice started in burlesque than graduated to Flo Ziegfeld’s Follies. Soon she was also a recording star and a radio personality. …

Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison in close-up with literally flaming hair

This Coming Thursday and Friday at the Packard Campus Theater (Sept. 21 and 22, 2023)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

More movies telling the stories of magnificent musicians!  Come and see–and hear–us! THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 @ 7:30 p.m. Yankee Doodle Dandy (Warner Bros, 1942) – George M. Cohan For the first two decades of the 20th Century, no one was bigger on Broadway than George M. Cohan. Performer, songwriter, producer, and theater owner, Cohan did it …

Jimmy Buffet in tropical shirt and hat playing a recent concert

Remembering Jimmy Buffett (1946 – 2023)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

Like the rest of the world, the Library of Congress was very saddened to hear of the passing of Jimmy Buffett this past weekend.  His passing was, to us, all the more poignant as Mr. Buffett’s iconic recording, “Margaritaville,” was added the the Library’s National Recording Registry just earlier this year.  At the time, Mr. …