83 candles for Chicago’s Uptown Theatre

posted by uptownadviser on August 11, 2008 at 3:38 pm

CHICAGO, IL — Friends of the Uptown will celebrate the 83rd anniversary of the opening of the Uptown Theatre, with a free screening of the documentary film “Uptown: Portrait of a Palace” on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at the Kinetic Playground nightclub in Uptown at 1113 W. Lawrence Ave.

The club will be open for socializing and a cash bar at 5:30 p.m. The program will begin at 6 p.m. and last approximately one hour.

This event is open to all “friends” of the Uptown over 21 years of age. Participation is limited to the first 500 people.

Preceding the dvd film by John Pappas and Michael Bisberg will be a brief 35 mm slide presentation to help orient new friends to the UPTOWN THEATRE building.

Venue:
www.thekineticplayground.com

Synopsis:
www.compassrose.org/dvds/uptown-portrait.html

Trailer:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=OU8VjEwuSgU

Dining in Uptown:
www.uptownbusinesspartners.com/uptown_business_directory.php

History/Inspiration/Advocacy:
www.historictheatres.org

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