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Baltimore, Maryland 21231
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May 28, 2008
CONTACT: Amy Lunday

Free Outdoor Movies on the Homewood Campus

Five hit movies will be screened, free-of-charge, on Friday nights this summer on the Wyman Quadrangle of The Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore.

Hopkins Summer Outdoor Films premieres Friday, June 12. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to the green in front of Shriver Hall, informally known as the lower quad, which will be transformed into an open-air theater. Live music begins at 7:30 p.m. Hot dogs, burgers, nachos, candy and drinks will be sold. No alcoholic beverages permitted. Each movie will start around 8:30 p.m., or as soon as it gets dark. The rain location for each film is Shriver Hall Auditorium.

The films in the series are:

  • June 12, "Hairspray." Pre-show performance by The Swingin' Swamis.

  • June 19, "Hook." Pre-show performance by Deep Tree Mantra.

  • July 10, "Wall-E," with strolling magicians and balloon artistry.

  • July 17, "Dark Knight." Parental discretion advised. Pre-show performance by . . .soihadto. . . ; Charm City Cakes' Chef Duff of the Food Network show "Ace of Cakes" is a member of the band.

  • July 24, "Ghostbusters." Parental discretion advised. Pre-show performance by Bronze Radio Return.

  • The films are presented by The Johns Hopkins University Office of Summer and Intersession Programs. For information, call 410-516-4548, or visit http://www.jhu.edu/summer/films/.