** Movie Prices: Adult – $10; Senior and Student – $8.50; Matinee – $7 **
Feb 29 – In Journeys to the Edge of Consciousness explore three psychedelic trips by three world-famous authors that together changed them, and Western culture, forever.
Mar 1-2 – The Iron Claw is the true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s.
Mar 6 – In Body of a Line, an animated documentary, Madaleine Sorkin undertakes an intimate and creative journey to climb the most difficult rock climb above 13,500 feet.
Mar 9 – The Embodying Rhythm Collective with Mama Lingua present An Eclectic Acoustic Concert Event featuring: Arlyn Alderdice, David Alderdice, Sami Akert, Daniel Be, Jeannette Carey, Tony Peters, Chelsie Taylor & Chloe Watkins.
Mar 10 – Cabin Fever – Come be transported and amazed at this original African Arts Theater show, Liberté, choreographed by world renown West African artist, Fara Tolno.
Mar 14 – Senior Program – In Strangers on a Train, a psychopathic man tries to forcibly persuade a tennis star to agree to his theory that two strangers can get away with murder by submitting to his plan to kill the other’s most-hated person.
Mar 15 – Stop Making Sense, considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time, is the live performance that was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads’ most memorable songs.
Mar 16 – In Anatomy of a Fall, a woman is suspected of her husband’s murder, and their blind son faces a moral dilemma as the main witness.
Mar 21 – Heritage Month – Thelma and Louise set out on an adventure, but it soon turns around to a terrifying escape from being hunted by the police, as these two girls escape for the crimes they committed.
Mar 22 – Pickin ‘n Paradise – “A gang of sweet angels punching you in the heart.” Rainbow Girls bring a bold swagger and an abundance of talent to the stage.
Mar 23 – Cult Classic Night – An evil, sadistic Leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved pot of gold.
Mar 24 – Peter Antoniou, the ‘Psychic’ Comedian, brings his unique skills to peer inside your head, fondle your frontal lobe, and tickle your funny bone.
Mar 28 – Howdy Pardner is a social, historical and personal journey of the cowboy hat from the American West to England, Germany and Japan.
Mar 29 – Despite being caught in her imaginative world, Amelie, a young waitress, decides to help people find happiness. Her quest to spread joy leads her on a journey where she finds true love.
Mar 30 – Retro Film – In The Breakfast Club, five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a great deal more in common than they thought.
Apr 18 – Heritage Month – Mo, a practicing Muslim living in West Hollywood, is learning to navigate life post heartbreak. Enter Kal, an All-American guy who surprises Mo breaking fast with him during the holy month of Ramadan.
Apr 27 – Retro Film – In The Bridges of Madison County, photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
May 3 – Pickin ‘n Paradise – Sean Hayes is a Bay Area singer-songwriter who makes music to dance to or cry to, or maybe both at the same time.
May 4-5 – In The Secret Garden, an orphaned girl discovers a magical garden hidden at her strict uncle’s estate. In collaboration with Delta Libraries
May 18 – Pickin ‘n Paradise – Goodnight Moonshine is a guitar and vocal duet resulting in folk music with a depth of improvisation and tonal subtlety usually reserved for jazz.
June 5 – Michael Palascak’s likability allows him to relate to his audiences in a real way which sets up the huge laughs he gets from his sharp, personal material.
Jul 24 – Eclectic, immersive and mesmerizing; guitarist and songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto embodies the notion that music has no language: beautifully raw and cathartically emotional.
For Heritage Month, KVNF’s Taya Jae interviews a number of artists and activists that celebrate and support their heritage.
The Theatre may also be booked for private and public rental. It has a digital projection system, which can be utilized for DVD format projection as well as projection from a laptop. A full sound system is also available. The theater has 119 fixed seats, including two small balconies, a bar area, a stage and a hardwood dance floor. The total capacity is 200.
Can you sing, dance, juggle, rap, yodel, or read tarot cards in front of an audience? Or do you prefer to be behind the scenes making the magic happen? Let us know what you can offer. The Paradise Theatre invites you all to be a part of the show.