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Event: ‘Sound Opinions’ at the Movies screening ‘High Fidelity’ (Chicago)

posted by Oscar October 3, 2013

The popular Sound Opinions at the Movies series continues this Thursday, Oct. 24 (2013), at 7:30pm with a screening of High Fidelity at the Music Box Theatre. The critically acclaimed story of a record store owner’s heartache and love and the songs that have carried him through them is a cult favorite and the Music Box, located at 3733 N. Southport Avenue, is a true gem. Chicago Public Media’s national Sound Opinions broadcast is co-hosted by acclaimed pop music critics Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune and Jim DeRogatis of WBEZ.org.

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Music Box Theatre and Sound Opinions Present Summer Music Film Festival

posted by Oscar June 13, 2013

Summer Music Film Festival


THIRD ANNUAL summer music film festival

June 28- July 2


(Monday, June 10, 2013)    Music Box Theatre and WBEZ Chicago’s Sound Opinions present the third annual Music Box Summer Music Film Festival with the best new documentary and concert films available about bands and music, both contemporary and classic. It’s five days and nights of great music movies, featuring everything from break dancing (Wild Style) and Detroit punk (A Band Called Death) to the most epic use of air guitar in cinematic history (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure). Nearly a dozen features include the new documentary Downloaded, about the rise and fall of Napster, with director Alex Winter (co-star of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure) scheduled to appear. Sound Opinions co-presents the 3rd annual Music Box Theatre Summer Music Film Festival June 28-July 2 at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue. Single tickets are $8-$15 and festival passes are $70 at www.summermusicfilmfestival.com Continue Reading