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      PURPLE RAIN at 7:00pm: 35th Anniversary Screening for Prince's Birthday! in Asheville

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      June 6, 2019

      Thursday   7:00 PM

      77 Coxe Ave
      Asheville, North Carolina 28801

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      PURPLE RAIN at 7:00pm: 35th Anniversary Screening for Prince's Birthday!

      TICKET UPDATE -- The 7:00 pm show is almost sold out, but we still have a few tickets left at the main bar of our 675 Merrimon Avenue location as of Monday, June 3rd at 11:00 am.  It has been 3 years since Prince passed into the purple heavens and this is the 35th Anniversary of his first movie, PURPLE RAIN.  So, we're showing it to celebrate his life and birthday which is on Friday, June 7th. Prince was already a star before "Purple Rain" was released, but the movie and its soundtrack completed his journey to becoming one of the greatest musical and pop culture icons. Every time we show this movie it sells out in advance.  Prince fans love coming out for this one, so get your tickets in advance! TICKETS:   Online tickets are available until 5:00pm on the day of the show (June 6th) or until they sell out.  You can also buy tickets at the main bar of our 675 Merrimon Avenue location. MOVIE SYNOPSIS: A victim of his own anger, the Kid (Prince) is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, the Revolution, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his truculent father (Clarence Williams III), the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with a captivating singer, Apollonia (Apollonia Kotero). But another musician, Morris (Morris Day), looks to steal the Kid's spotlight -- and his girl. CONTENT GUIDELINE:  Rated R for strong sexuality, some nudity, language, and some violent content. Watch this fantastic film in Asheville's original dine-in theater. There are tables in front of our big, cushy theater seats. Order dinner from our huge diverse menu (vegan options!), and enjoy this rare cinematic experience with 140+ other fans of this film. Also, enjoy a huge selection some of the best local beer from the third oldest brewery in WNC! FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? There is plenty of parking in front of the building, on each side, and also in a big parking lot behind the building. All parking is free. Asheville Pizza & Brewing on Merrimon Avenue is very easy to find. Only five minutes from I-26, I-240 and Downtown. Should I arrive early? ABSOLUTELY!!!  We strongly suggest you arrive at least 30 minutes early so you can order and get settled into your seat before the movie starts. Can I order food and beverages inside the theater? Yes!  You can order anything from the diverse menu of Asheville Pizza & Brewing and drink any of Asheville Brewing Company's delicious beers!  The menu has pizza, burgers, sandwiches, salads, quesadillas, vegan options and more!  The full menu can be found on our website.   Is there any pre-show entertainment? Doors usually open one hour prior to the showtime with a pre-show collection of unique and funny videos playing before the movie begins. Regulars to our theater always arrive extra early to enjoy our pre-show which changes with each movie. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Email us at if you have any questions. Please do not call our location as the staff who answers will likely not be able to know the answer.  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? It isn't necessary.  After you purchase your ticket we will have your name on a list when you arrive, so we really only need the name the tickets were purchased with.  You can also show us the email purchase confirmation on your phone, but you can bring in a printed ticket if you prefer.  Please check in at the ticket counter at least 20 minutes before showtime to find a good seat. We expect a sellout.  Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends? Yes, just make sure they check in with whatever name the tickets were purchased under.

      Categories: Film

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