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SUMMER 2017 ADULT PROGRAMS
Chicago in the 1970s: Music, Sports and Radio
Sunday, July 23
Time: 2-3:30 p.m. Members–$10; Non-members–$15
Dave Hoekstra, author, journalist and WGN-AM Chicago weekend host, moderates a discussion about the Chicago cultural scene in the 1970s that led to a perfect storm on Disco Demolition Night. Hear firsthand accounts of what went on during this historic event, and take part in a Q&A session with the panelists: Mike Veeck, former White Sox promotions manager and minor league team owner; Bob Chicoine, former Comiskey Park vendor at Disco Demolition; Mitch Michaels, former WLUP program manager and DJ; Jim Rittenberg, general manager Faces disco club; Jeff Schwartz, former WLUP general sales manager.
Location: Elmhurst History Museum Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst
Reservations required: More Info: Call 630-833-1457
40th Anniversary Screening of Saturday Night Fever
Wednesday, August 2
Time: 7 p.m. $6.50 (tickets available at York Theatre box office)
Don’t miss this special presentation of the 1977 cult classic, Saturday Night Fever, with digitally remastered picture and sound! Educator and filmmaker Peter Hawley of Tribeca Flashpoint College and Fandango’s New York film critic Erik Davis will introduce the film that brought disco out of the clubs and to the masses—creating an enduring cultural, cinematic and musical sensation. A brief Q&A session will follow the movie. Rated R, running time 118 minutes. Presented by Classic Cinemas/York Theatre and Elmhurst History Museum.
Location: York Theatre, 150 N. York St., Elmhurst
More info: www.classiccinemas.com or call 630-833-1457