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||'Sound of Music,' AIDS movie at Music Box Theatre
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The Music Box Theatre tradition of "The Sound of Music Sing-A-Long" will return Nov. 24-Dec. 3 at 3733 N. Southport Ave.
It all starts before the film, with a vocal warm-up led by the evening's host and our house organist on the famous Music Box organ. Every member of the audience receives a complimentary Magic Moments Pack, containing various props to be used at strategic points throughout the filmand there's a costume contest as well.
Meanwhile, the film BPM is showing at the Music Box through Thursday, Nov. 23.
The critically lauded film ( the Grand Prix winner at this year's Cannes Film Festival ) is a drama about the AIDS-activist group ACT UP, and it is set in Paris in the 1990s. The 140-minute movie is in French, with English subtitles.
More information about "Sound of Music" is at www.musicboxtheatre.com/events/the-sound-of-music-sing-a-long. Info about BPM is at www.musicboxtheatre.com/films/bpm-beats-per-minute .
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