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Awesome free events this weekend (Thursday-Sunday)

September 8, 2010

Event 1: Belcourt theatre Trailer Park 2010, A Member Appreciation Event. 

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When: Thursday September 9th at 5:30pm 

Location: Belcourt theatre (Map) 

Cost: Free to Belcourt members. $35 for one year student membership. 

Why you should go: 

-An early-evening of trailers for some of your favorite independent films. 

-Hard Rock is providing food for the evening.  

-They will have a “trailer” backdrop for you to have your photo made too! 


Event 2: Live on the Green Outdoor Concert Series featuring Hightide Blues, Five For Fighting, and Tonic

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When: Thursday September 9th at 5:30pm 

Location: Public Square Plaza next to the courthouse (Map) 


6:20 pm – Visual Artist 

6:45 pm – Hightide Blues 

7:30 pm – Five for Fighting 

9:30 pm – Tonic (Headliners) 

10:30 pm – Hard Rock After Party 

Cost: Free 

 Why you should go

-Free live music featuring Tonic. 


Event 3: Countdown to Zero @ The Belcourt Theatre

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When: Friday September 10th and Sunday 12th at 7:00pm 

Location: Belcourt Theater 

 Cost: Free, but you must reserve a seat online (here) 

 Why you should go: 

-The Friday screening will be followed by a brief discussion with Dr. Jeff Patterson, President of Nobel Peace Prize winning organization, Physicians for Social Responsibility; and Rev. Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, founder and director of the Two Futures Project. 

-The Sunday screening is hosted by My Global Voice and the Two Futures Project, this Sunday showing of Countdown to Zero is free for all students and faculty of local colleges and universities. The event will be followed by a short panel discussion and a time of Q&A for the audience. 

-The film was produced by Academy Award® winner and 2009 nominee Lawrence Bender (Inglourious Basterds, An Inconvenient Truth). 


Event 4: 2nd Saturday Outdoor Cinema, the Anniversary Edition: Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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When: Saturday September 11th Sunset: ~7:00pm 

Location: Belcourt Theater Carpark (outside) 

 Cost: Free, but you will need to bring your own chair/blanket/etc. 

 Why you should go: 

Because it’s awesome (See below) 

-They play videos before the main screening, possibly along the line of: 


Event 5: Musicians Corner | The City That Listens | 2010

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When: Saturday September 11th 3-6 pm

Location: Centennial Park (Map

 Cost: Free, but you will need to bring your own chair/blanket/etc.

Line Up:

In Honor of National Service Day
Katie Herzig
Pico vs. Island Trees
Eric Wilson & The Emptyhearts
Danny Salazar

 Why you should go:

-A central point where Music City gathers to perform and enjoy its music.
– They envision a place like Speakers Corner in London, where speakers gather each week, attracting people from all over the world. Entertaining, challenging, compelling and fun – there is nothing else like it.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Heather permalink
    September 10, 2010 12:39 pm

    Kudos Tim for reviving the Sunset blog!!!

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