WBEZ and Sound Opinions Present: Stop Making Sense

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Date/Time Fri, Mar 29 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location Studebaker Theater
410 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Admission $20-$40

Event description


Join WBEZ and the hosts of the popular podcast Sound Opinions in celebrating 40 years of one of the greatest concert films of all time, Stop Making Sense, on March 29.

The film, recently restored by A24 films in 4K, documents the legendary rock band Talking Heads at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December of 1983. David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz and Jerry Harrison perform alongside an ecstatic ensemble of supporting musicians. Renowned filmmaker Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs) captures the band at their exhilarating best in this new and complete restoration.

Put on your dancing shoes and meet us at the Studebaker Theater, the venue that first brought the film to Chicago audiences. Arrive before the screening for a special preview and presentation from Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot.

A limited number of event posters designed by Chicago-based illustrator Ryan Duggan will be available for purchase online and at the event.

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No refunds will be available.