Registration now open for Bronzeville Week drive-in movie night
2020 Bronzeville Week concludes on Saturday, August 8th with a drive-in movie double feature for the whole family. The drive-in will take place at 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Space is limited and those interested must register in advance for a ticket.
Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs is looking forward to this unique event. “Hosting a drive-in movie is the perfect family oriented activity that allows for fun and engagement while remaining socially distant,” said Alderwoman Coggs. “This is a great way to close out the 8th Annual Bronzeville Week, and I want to thank all the sponsors and other supporters who helped make this happen.”
The first feature will be The Wiz and will start at 2:30 p.m. Those interesting in attending should reserve their ticket at http://www.plt882020thewiz.eventbrite.com. The second feature will be Barbershop beginning at 7 p.m. Prior to the start of Barbershop there will be a community conversation featuring State Representative Kalan Haywood, Nicole Robbins – Executive Director, Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation, Neil Kelly – Master Barber, Gee’s Clippers Barber & Beauty Salon, Minister Kelly and Tokara Bijou Henson – Owner of Bijou Nails & Company. Those wanting to attend the screening of Barbershop can reserve their ticket at http://www.plt882020barbershop.eventbrite.com.
Sponsors of the drive-in movie night include Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, the Medical College of Wisconsin, Royal Capital, Historic King Drive Business Improvement District 8, Black Lens MKE and the City of Milwaukee. Event production is provided by Parking Lot Theatre.
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