Film series slates screening
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — OUT at the Movies will screen the 2014 romantic comedy, “The Ten Year Plan,” on June 14, 6 p.m., at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, ACE Theatre Complex, 1533 S. Main St.
The film tells the tale of two best friends who make a pact together if they are still both single in ten years’ time. It stars JC Calciano and Jack Turner.
Immediately after the 90-minute showing, there will be a Q&A via Skype from Honolulu, Hawaii, with the stars.
Ticket price is $7/regular, $6/seniors and students and will be sold beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the ACE lobby. For advance and discounted tickets, call Rex at 336-918-0902.
For those who have made plans to attend the Triad Pride Men’s Chorus “Deja Vu – Music of the ’80s” concert at 8 p.m. at HanesBrands Theatre, Milton Rhodes Arts Center, 209 N. Spruce St., the early screening will allow attendees to make both events. Concert ticket holders will receive a $2 discount on movie admission.
Other concert venues are: June 7, Greensboro Day School, Sloan Theatre, 5401 Lawndale Dr.; and June 10, High Point, Centennial Station, 121 S. Centennial St.
Foundation’s summer events heat up
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Adam Foundation has announced that its popular summer “8 in 8” events are returning to the Triad over the next few months.
Hosts are being solicited to hold fundraising events to benefit the foundation. The events are held to honor the legacy and affect the future for beneficiaries of the Adam Foundation and support a wide range of local LGBT projects through the foundation’s grant giving.
The series began in 1990 when a group of friends gathered to raise emergency funds for the Forsyth County AIDS Task Force.
Individuals and businesses who host an event can do so in whatever theme it so chooses, as long as the number eight is incorporated within its name and/or focus.
Assistance with foundation display materials, special speakers, video presentations, invitations, thank you cards and envelopes and more is provided by the foundation. Also, public relations opportunities are provided. Events can be whatever size the hosts deem plausible, whether they are public or private. They can also be fancy or funky, dressy or casual, beer or champagne — it’s all up to the soiree planner. The foundation said to “pass the hat to friends, match a percentage of sales or charge admission to strangers.” Attendees are given the opportunity to learn more about the work of the Adam Foundation and its history.
Additional information and forms are available online.
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