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Eat|See|Hear Outdoor Movie: Grand Budapest Hotel
May 20 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
“Rudeness is merely an expression of fear. People fear they won’t get what they want.”
GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.
TIME: Doors 5:30, Music 7:00, Movie 8:30
MUSICAL GUEST: The Dead Ships
A lot has happened for The Dead Ships in the short time that they’ve been together. They quickly became the most talked-about live show in L.A., picked up airplay on radio giant KROQ where their song “Big Quiet” spent five weeks in the number one slot on the station’s star-making Locals Only show. The Ships were hand-picked by Goldenvoice to perform at Coachella 2016 and LA WEEKLY named them the city’s best band.
Now, with the release of their debut full-length album, it’s time for the rest of the world to get to know The Dead Ships. Produced by Broken Social Scene’s Brendan Canning, the soulful garage rock four-piece has put together a fiery collection of songs that showcase McCluskey’s engaging yowl and an unrelenting drive that never lets up on the gas pedal.
Santa Monica High School Amphitheatre
WHERE: Santa Monica HS Memorial Greek Amphitheater
PRO TIP: This is a concrete amphitheater with built-in seating (think oversized steps). Bring pillows and cushions to sit on and blankets to cuddle under. Low chairs also fit on the seating area.
DOGS: Yes! This event is dog-friendly! All dogs are welcomed with a free biscuit at the door!
TIME: Doors 5:30, Music 7, Movie 8:30
ENTRANCE: Enter on 4th Street in between the DoubleTree Hotel & the track. This is the ONLY entrance.
SEATING/CHAIRS: This location is a concrete amphitheater with built in seating (think oversized steps) with a limited amount of grass seating right up front. All seating is open, first come, first served. Pillows, cushions and blankets are strongly recommended – low chairs work well in this venue, too and shouldn’t block the view of the person behind you.
PARKING: We recommend using the Civic Center Parking Lot on 4th Street, right across the street from the entrance. Remember to pay for your parking before going to your car. No, we do not validate. This lot is operated by the City of Santa Monica. We are not responsible for this lot nor are we connected to it in any way, this is a suggested location for parking. You can also try parking at the DoubleTree. Limited on street parking – Read Signs. You may also BIKE IN as there is ample free bike parking just inside the entrance.