Friday, May 10, 2013
"Carrie" is on the Hollywood's marquee this weekend, along with a very unique prom celebration.
It's prom season, and Dormont's Hollywood Theater is inviting patrons and their dates to enjoy a unique prom-themed event. The "Pig's Blood Prom" is today, Friday, May 10. It will—of course—feature a screening of the classic prom horror flick "Carrie" (1976) at 8 p.m., as well as a live performance by Venus in Furs, featuring the Bridge City Bombshells Burlesque Troupe after the movie. Vendors will be in the lobby before the show. Tickets to this prom are $10. If you're going: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Hollywood Theater's weekend lineup includes several special events and a movie filmed in Pittsburgh.
It's going to be a busy weekend at Dormont's Hollywood Theater, with special events, unique screenings and a lot of food. Highlights include two live events, and a new twist on the theater's successful Breakfast and a Movie. A showing of the 1925 film "The Lost World" will be accompanied by live music from the Andrew Alden Ensemble on Friday evening. On Saturday, the So Good It's Bad series continues with a screening of Pittsburgh-filmed "Sudden Death," featuring comedy by Hustlebot in the style of "Mystery Sciene Theater 3000." Sunday is Breakfast and a Movie, featuring "The Maltese Falcon," and Sunday evening is Meat and a Movie, featuring "The Beastmaster" and catering by Cain's Saloon. Tickets for these events must be purchased ahead …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Hollywood Theater will continue to hold "Breakfast and a Movie" events, and the Sugar Cafe owner will continue providing the meal.
It wasn't long after Dormont's Hollywood Theater partnered with Sugar Cafe for "Breakfast and a Movie" events that the popular Dormont cafe unexpectedly closed its doors. This led to questions on the Facebook pages of both organizations about whether the new event would continue. The answer, according to Friends of Hollywood Theater member Margaret Jackson, is yes. In an email to Dormont-Brookline Patch, Jackson said Kelly James, owner of Sugar Cafe, plans to continue providing breakfast for the event through this year. "Kelly James will continue to cater the event through 2013," Jackson wrote. "The event [last week] was wonderful, same quality of goodies and coffee." The next Breakfast and a Movie is "The Maltese Falcon" (1941) on Feb. 17…
Friday, December 21, 2012
If you're burned out from the holidays, Hollywood Theater has a couple movies this weekend to take your mind off of it.
If you're up to your eyeballs in wrapping paper and candy canes, Dormont's Hollywood Theater is giving you a chance to step away and enjoy some non-holiday movies Friday and Saturday. Today, Friday, the Hollywood is showing a special, private screening of "The Quantum Lords: The Trojan Horse." For more info, contact Andrew Wormsley at 412-523-7121 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Starting at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, DJ Zombo will spin records at the theater until the 9:30 p.m. showing of "Urgh! A Music War" (1981). "Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975) will run at midnight. On Sunday it's time to get back into the holiday spirit. The Breakfast and a Movie special is "White Christmas." For details, click here. For more info, check out the Hollywood …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Miss something? No sweat. Here's the Week in Review, Dec. 10 to Dec. 14.
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Saturday, December 15, 2012
Busy week? No downtime? Missed the news? Don't sweat it. Here's a list of this week's top stories from Dormont-Brookline Patch, so you can catch up on the goods. Got your own news to share? Add your organization's events to our Event Calendar. Share your wedding, baby or graduation news in our Announcements section and, while you're at it, upload your photos to our Pics & Clips Gallery. We'd love to hear from you! This week on Dormont-Brookline Patch: USA Networks Films Reality Show at Pittsburgh Brashear Juveniles to Face Criminal Charges for Dormont Elementary Fire New Business Adds ‘Diversity’ to Dormont ‘Breakfast and a Movie’ a New Hit for Hollywood Theater Arrest Made for Car Fire at Dormont Exxon Station Info to Know: Change to …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The next Breakfast and a Movie is a Christmas special—"White Christmas—set for Dec. 23.
Christmas is in the air, and Dormont's Hollywood Theater is celebrating with a special Dec. 23 showing of "White Christmas." The movie will be the theater's next event for the Breakfast and a Movie program, a new item on the theater's schedule, and one that has taken off. Friends of Hollywood Theater member Margaret Jackson said she and Heavenly Blumling, who organized the program, wanted to come up with a new way for local businesses to work together. Now preparing for the fourth Breakfast and a Movie, they are confident they've found a hit, so to speak. “We were just looking for an idea that would be nice for the community and nice for the theater, and also easy to do,” Jackson said. “I knew that the Oaks [Theater in Oakmont] was doing …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Steelers, movie stars, artists and breakfast are all part of three special weekend events at Hollywood Theater.
This weekend, Dormont's Hollywood Theater will play host to three special events. Today, Friday, at 6 p.m., you might be able to do a little star gazing outside the theater. A special showing of the independent film "Christmas in Compton" is tied in with a fundraiser event. Members of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates, as well as cast members and recording artists are scheduled to attend, and proceeds from raffles benefit the Red Cross. Click here for details. Saturday is for artists and art lovers. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the theater will host the Hollywood Holiday Artists and Craft Fair, featuring 20 local vendors. Admission is free, and a bake sale and raffle will be held during the fair. Sugar Cafe is hosting Breakfast and…