Uptown! lights up Silver Screen in April and May – Daily Local

Uptown! lights up Silver Display in April and Might – Every day Native

WEST CHESTER—Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Heart is as soon as once more lighting up its large display for the Spring. First, the Chester County performing arts venue is without doubt one of the native spots for the regional premiere of the Magnolia Movies and Sundance Movie Competition choice, Little Richard: I Am All the things, this rockin’ documentary will display Tuesday April 11, 7 p.m.

Uptown’s $5 Film Mondays return with the traditional Judy Garland and Fred Astaire musical, Easter Parade, on Monday April 17 at 7 p.m. and the fantastical Disney traditional, Fantasia, set to an epic classical music rating, on Monday, Might 22 at 7 p.m. All $5 Film Mondays embrace free popcorn. Uptown! can even host a number of the occasions of the seventeenth Annual West Chester Worldwide Brief Movie Competition April 28 – 30.  Ticket costs range for every efficiency. Each movie is at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Heart at 226 N. Excessive Road and Mac’s Foxhole Lounge and Bar are open for each occasion. For extra about this present, different live shows and upcoming occasions, go to uptownwestchester.org or name (610) 356-2787.

Little Richard: I Am All the things (movie)

Tuesday, April 11, 7 p.m.Tickets: $15

Magnolia Photos is releasing Little Richard: I Am All the things for particular one-night-only theatrical screenings on April 11, adopted by extra theaters and a digital launch on April 21.

$5 Film Monday

Easter Parade, Monday, April 17, 7 p.m. Tickets: $5 together with free popcorn

Simply in time for spring, Easter Parade! From the 1940’s studios of hit-maker MGM, and starring Fred Astaire (who stepped in after Gene Kelly broke his ankle) and Judy Garland, this traditional large musical additionally options Peter Lawford and Ann Miller in her MGM debut. With a rating by Irving Berlin, this movie grew to become a field workplace hit and re-established Astaire as an viewers favourite.

On this romantic comedy, a nightclub performer hires a naive refrain lady to turn out to be his new dance accomplice to make his former accomplice jealous and to show he could make any accomplice a star. He doesn’t notice that his new dance accomplice has “left-right confusion.” Romance, completely happy endings, and 16 full-scale dance numbers all add as much as an ideal household movie for April.


Monday, Might 22, 7 p.m.; Tickets: $5, together with popcorn

When you’ve by no means seen Walt Disney’s Fantasia on an enormous display, now’s the time. The backstory is that the animated character Mickey Mouse was declining in recognition and Disney was looking for to revive its picture. Disney was engaged on a brief movie, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and as manufacturing prices rose, he determined to create a function size movie. Fantasia is a group of animated interpretations of nice works of Western classical music, starting from the summary to depictions of mythology and fantasy, and settings together with the prehistoric, supernatural and sacred. Offered as a live performance, Bach, Beethoven, Stravinsky, Stokowski, Dukas, Ponchielli and different sensible composers are matched to every beautiful sequence – and there may be even a jazz “intermission.”

The seventeenth Annual West Chester Movie Competition can be held from Friday, April 28 – Sunday, April 30, 2023.  The competition presents brief movies which might be half-hour or much less from world wide.  Throughout the weekend they’ll present over 50 movies from 2-minute comedies to 30-minute dramas and all the things in between.

The competition launches on Friday, April 28, 2023 with an Opening Evening Celebration and the principle venue is Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Heart. Pop-Up Movies Blocks can be proven at areas across the borough of West Chester. There are informative and free filmmaker workshops and a Filmmaker Meet & Greet on Saturday afternoon of the Competition weekend.  The Competition ends on Sunday with extra screenings and our not-to-be-missed Closing Evening Celebration the place we award the highest movies in every style.

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