CHICAGO – When faced with adversity, the best way around it is to somehow break into song. That is the feeling behind the Brown Paper Box Co.’s “Positively Present: An Uplifting Cabaret,” running April 7th and 8th at Mary’s Attic in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. The event features company member Kristi Szczepanek as host, and presents song stylings by other company members, including Anna Schutz, plus some special guests. For details and ticket information, click here.
Film News: ‘The Godfather’ Will Hit the Big Screen Again in Cinemark Theatres
CHICAGO – Are you a movie buff that considers Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” to be one of greatest movie ever made? Are you too young to have seen it in theaters when it was released in 1972, or missed your chance to see it in theaters? Well, you are in luck my friend, because Cinemark and Paramount Pictures are teaming up to bring “The Godfather” back to the big screen.
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic film, Cinemark and Paramount have teamed up to bring the restored version of “The Godfather” to 55 theaters throughout the country on Thursday, March 1, including one theater right here in Chicago. Locally, the film will play at the Cinemark Century Evanston 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
What’s more is Cinemark also plans to show “The Godfather Part II” in theaters on Thursday, April 19. In the span of a month and a half, you can see two Best Picture winners and two of the greatest films ever made on the big screen. Sounds like an offer you can’t refuse.