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McKendree presents 2016-2017

Play La La Land (2016) Video TrailerLa La Land

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

A contemporary musical starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling centers on the relationship between a jazz musician and an aspiring actress. $5 admission. Rated PG-13; 2 hours, 8 min.

Sponsored by The Leon and Helen Church Family Foundation

$5 General Public and FREE to McKendree Students (tickets are required)

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Elizabeth Gilbert - SOLD OUT!Elizabeth Gilbert - SOLD OUT!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, @ 7:30 p.m.

Author Elizabeth Gilbert has been a finalist for both the PEN/Hemingway Award and the National Book Award. Her blockbuster, Eat, Pray, Love, spent 57 weeks at #1 on The New York Times Bestseller List.

Sponsored by Betty H. Ford and the late Col. William Ford

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Play Parsons Dance VideoParsons Dance

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, @ 7:30 p.m.

One of the great creators of contemporary dance in America, David Parsons’ New York company is universally hailed for its athleticism, joyfulness and technical skill. Parsons Dance is artful, entertaining, sexy and smart. Uplifting, vibrant, accessible and exciting modern dance!

“One of modern dance’s greatest living dance-makers” – New York Magazine

Sponsored by Mr. Gary Graham and Mrs. Lucia K. Graham

$22 Adult, $18 Senior, $10 Student/Child, McKendree University Students FREE!

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