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Baltimore, Maryland 21231
Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9920

May 17, 2006
CONTACT: Amy Lunday

Free Outdoor Movies on the Homewood Campus

Eight family-friendly movies will be screened Friday nights this summer on the Keyser Quadrangle of The Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore.

Hopkins Summer Programs Outdoor Films premieres Friday, June 9. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to the green in front of Gilman Hall, informally known as the upper quad, which will be transformed into an open-air theater. Hot dogs, burgers, nachos, candy and drinks will be for sale at 7:30 p.m., when Scooter Scudieri (firstrockstar.com) will also perform. A free showing of "Walk the Line" follows at 8:30 p.m.

The same time frame applies to the rest of the movies in the series. Mudd Hall Auditorium is the rain location for each show.

  • June 16, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" (pre-show TBA)

  • June 23, "King Kong," with pre-show entertainment by Comedy Night with Adam Ruben & guests

  • June 30, "Viva Las Vegas," with pre-show entertainment by Chris Presley, an Elvis impersonator

  • July 7, "Young Frankenstein," with pre-show entertainment by Polyester

  • July 14, "Wallace & Grommit: The Curse of the Were- Rabbit," with pre-show entertainment by DEFAWNK, a funk band made up of Johns Hopkins undergraduates, and a balloon sculptor

  • July 21, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," with live traditional Irish music as the pre-show entertainment

  • July 28, "The Wizard of Oz," with pre-show entertainment by The Swingin' Swamis ( www.theswinginswamis.com)

  • The films are presented by The Johns Hopkins University Office of Summer and Intersession Programs. No alcoholic beverages permitted. For information, call 410-516-4548, or visit www.jhu.edu/summer/films/.

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