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Mint Museum Forthcoming Events

The Mint Museum announces the 2011 program schedule for its First Fridays and Let’s Get Reel series.

First Fridays is an ongoing evening event series held the first Friday of every month at the new Mint Museum Uptown (500 South Tryon Street). Each First Friday centers on a different theme and features hands-on art activities for all ages, live entertainment, gallery tours, and refreshments. Admission is free for Mint members and $10 for non-members. The 2010-11 First Fridays schedule is:

4 February – EndearMint, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
4 March – StateMint, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
1 April – AdornMint, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
6 May – EmpowerMint, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
3 June – EleMint, 6:00-11:00 p.m.

Debuting in November, the Let’s Get Reel music and movies series will be held the second Tuesday of each month at the Mint Museum Uptown. Free live music starts at 6:00 p.m., followed by a movie screening at 7:00 p.m. Admission to the movie is free for Mint members and $5 for non-members. The 2010-11 Let’s Get Reel schedule is:

8 February – The Hurt Locker: Follow elite soldiers through a deadly game of urban combat in the Middle East. Rated R.

8 March – Who the Bleep Is Jackson Pollock?: A documentary about a dream come true! A truck driver buys a possible Pollock painting at a garage sale, and chaos ensues. Rated PG-13.

12 April – Key Largo: Artist Gary Noffke’s pick, a classic Bogart movie complete with exotic location and gangsters. Not rated.

10 May – O Brother, Where Art Thou?: Three Depression-era escaped convicts try to return home in a modern version of Homer’s Odyssey. Rated PG-13.

14 June – Annie Hall: Woody Allen’s semi-autobiographical story of his relationship with actress Diane Keaton. Rated PG.

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