WBEZ | The Music Box Theatre http://www.wbez.org/venues/music-box-theatre Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Sound Opinions presents Wattstax http://www.wbez.org/sound-opinions-presents-wattstax-106322 <p><p><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;">The&nbsp;</span><strong style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;"><em>Sound Opinions at the Movies</em></strong><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;">&nbsp;series continues with&nbsp;</span><strong style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;"><em>Wattstax</em></strong><em style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;">,</em><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;">&nbsp;</span><strong style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;">Mel Stuart&#39;s</strong><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;"> 1973 documentary chronicling the legendary Stax Records-sponsored Watts Summer Music Festival.&nbsp;</span><em style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;">Wattstax</em><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px;">&nbsp;gives you a front-row seat to history-making performances by Stax Records stars including&nbsp;The Staples Singers, The Bar-Kays, Luther Ingram, Rufus Thomas, and Isaac Hayes.</span></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Join Sound Opinions hosts&nbsp;<strong>Jim DeRogatis</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>Greg Kot</strong>&nbsp;for a special screening of&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong><em>Wattstax&nbsp;</em></strong>&nbsp;at the Music Box Theatre.</span><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</span></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Tickets are $9 in advance and remaining tickets will be sold for $10 cash at the door.&nbsp;All p</span><span style="text-align: center;">roceeds go to benefit Sound Opinions and Chicago Public Media.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Please note: This movie is&nbsp;</span><strong style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Rated R</strong><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">.</span></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><a href="https://secure2.convio.net/wbez/site/Ecommerce/408196335?VIEW_PRODUCT=true&amp;product_id=16401&amp;store_id=5821"><strong><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 51);"><span style="color: rgb(183, 0, 0);">WBEZ members enter code STAX for $1 discount.&nbsp;</span></span></span></strong></a></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 51);"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Advance tickets will be available beginning at 6:30 P.M. at the door under the purchaser&#39;s name.&nbsp;</span></span></span><strong><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 51);"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Tickets will not be mailed.</span></span></span></strong><span style="font-weight: bold;"> </span><a href="https://secure2.convio.net/wbez/site/Ecommerce/1896542671?JServSessionIda004=kwekstivs1.app214c&amp;VIEW_PRODUCT=true&amp;product_id=16401&amp;store_id=0"><strong><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 51);"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Purchase tickets here.</span></span></span></strong></a></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Questions:&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:interact@soundopinions.org" style="color: rgb(153, 0, 0); text-decoration: none; font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">interact@soundopinions.org</a><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;or 312.948.4600.</span></p></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:16:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/sound-opinions-presents-wattstax-106322 Sound Opinions presents The Blues Brothers http://www.wbez.org/sound-opinions-presents-blues-brothers-102829 <p><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); "><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 51); ">In this Chicago classic, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd run amok with&nbsp;Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, James Brown and John Lee Hooker as their musical&nbsp;tour guides.&nbsp;</span></span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 51); font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">This is slap-stick comedy with soul.</span></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); "><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 51); ">Join Sound Opinions hosts&nbsp;<strong>Jim DeRogatis</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>Greg Kot</strong>&nbsp;for a special screening of&nbsp;the best movie ever made about R&amp;B:&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 51); "><strong><em>The Blues Brothers</em></strong></span></span></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); "><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 51); ">Please note: This movie is Rated PG-13.&nbsp;Advance tickets will be available beginning at 6:30 at the door under the purchaser&#39;s name.&nbsp;Tickets will not be mailed.</span></span><br /><br /><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 51); ">Questions:&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:interact@soundopinions.org" style="color: rgb(153, 0, 0); text-decoration: none; font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">interact@soundopinions.org</a><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 51); ">&nbsp;or 312.948.4600.</span></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); "><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 51); ">Purchase tickets <a href="https://secure2.convio.net/wbez/site/Ecommerce/143870978?VIEW_PRODUCT=true&amp;product_id=15521&amp;store_id=5821">here</a>.&nbsp;</span></p></p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/sound-opinions-presents-blues-brothers-102829