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July 15, 2013 Comments Off on More Local Movie/Video Love: Collide-O-Scope Tonight / Sundance Party Tuesday / “Hairspray” in Cal Anderson On Friday Views: 2386 Arts & Entertainment, Film, Film Events

More Local Movie/Video Love: Collide-O-Scope Tonight / Sundance Party Tuesday / “Hairspray” in Cal Anderson On Friday

It's the GOOD version of HAIRSPRAY, with Divine and Jerry Stiller, and it screens for FREE at Cal Anderson Park this Friday, July 19th!

It’s the GOOD version of HAIRSPRAY, with Divine and Jerry Stiller, and it screens for FREE at Cal Anderson Park this Friday, July 19th!

Lots of options for lovers of videos and movies this week. We just posted about the FILMING of a new webseries which is happening tonight, but you can also go WATCH some awesome videos at Re-bar since it’s Collide-O-Scope night featuring an evening full of crazy/weird/zexy/adorable video from Michael & Shane from 7pm to 10pm. This week’s theme: WATCH THE SKIES so you can probably expect lots of weird sci fi shit…we’re crossing our fingers for a clip of Zsa Zsa Gabor in “Queen of Outer Space”. And, did Joey Heatherton or Connie Stevens do any sci fi? More finger crossing for that…

AND, we already talked about the big Sundance Cinemas Sneak Peek Party which is co-hosted by Three Dollar Bill Cinema and happening on Tuesday, July 16. For $15 you get nibbles, drinks and a chance to see a sneak preview of one of TEN movies that haven’t been released yet. That’s an awesome deal PLUS you get live entertainment from hostess Sylvia O’Stayformore. Go HERE to get tickets, and here’s more info:

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Sundance Cinemas with Three Dollar Bill Cinema! Hosted by Sylvia O’Stayformore! Be one of the first to see the luxurious new venue while enjoying complimentary drinks, appetizers, and a selection of sneak preview movies. You’ll also support Three Dollar Bill Cinema — 100% of ticket sales go directly to our organization and programs such as Reel Queer Youth and the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.

Party starts at 6pm, program starts at 7pm
All guests must be 21 or older
FREE PARKING for the party in the lot North of the Cinemas!

At the Sundance Cinemas Sneak Preview Party with Three Dollar Bill Cinema, you’ll be able to socialize with the LGBT filmgoing and filmmaking community and explore the newly renovated space…before the general public!

Seattle will never see movies the same way again: reserved seating, big comfy seats with tablettes, brand new digital projection, a full bar serving drinks and bistro fare that guests can take to their seats.

– See more at:

Three Dollar Bill is back on Friday night for the opening of their annual summer outdoor film screening series in Cal Anderson Park. This year’s theme is “I Need A Hero!” and the opening film is the beloved camp classic, HAIRSPRAY…and, we need to note that this is the ORIGINAL (and far superior) John Waters film with Ricki Lake and Divine and not the mediocre movie musical version with that awful girl and John Travolta. It starts at dusk (8:30pm ish) this coming Friday, July 19. It’s FREE and FUN for the entire FAMILY! (Unless you’re a nasty bigot like Penny Pingleton’s awful mother…) More poo on the event:

Look, up in the sky! It’s a small army of super iconic characters, swinging into action and coming to save your summer with FREE outdoor movies!

Three Dollar Bill Outdoor Cinema returns to Capitol Hill’s Cal Anderson Park with “I Need A Hero!” — four nights of action-packed fun!

Friday July 19 – HAIRSPRAY (1988)

Hair hoppin’, booty shakin’ Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) is breaking all the rules for the better and making heroic strides for civil rights in this bouncy & beloved John Waters classic starring Divine and celebrating its 25th anniversary! (92 mins.)

“I Need A Hero!” continues on Friday August 2, (Galaxy Quest); August 9, (Batman: The Movie, the old 60s camp one with Adam West); and August 16, (Conan the Destroyer).

All screenings are FREE and begin at sunset (around 8:30/9pm) at the southeast corner of Capitol Hill’s Cal Anderson Park.

This is a smoke-free event. Bring low-backed chairs or blankets for seating, please.

Hot popcorn, cold drinks, candy and other concessions for sale on site. Limited lawnchair rentals available. Proceeds benefit Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s efforts throughout the year to provide voices and visibility for the LGBT community through film and video. More info at

With this much cinematic fun available, who the hell needs to go to the multiplex to see a stinker like The Lone Ranger? (WTF were they thinking? No one under the age of 6o gives a shit about The Lone Ranger…and, Johnny Depp needs to stop with the cartoon character performances. )

Oh, and a reminder that I AM DIVINE, the dreamy new documentary about the iconic actor, Divine,  will be the opening night gala film for the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival on October 10, 2013. MARK THOSE CALENDARS!

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