Sound Opinions presents


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The Sound Opinions at the Movies series continues with Wattstax, Mel Stuart's 1973 documentary chronicling the legendary Stax Records-sponsored Watts Summer Music Festival. Wattstax gives you a front-row seat to history-making performances by Stax Records stars including The Staples Singers, The Bar-Kays, Luther Ingram, Rufus Thomas, and Isaac Hayes.

Join Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot for a special screening of
Wattstax on Wednesday May 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Music Box Theatre. 
The Music Box is located at 
3733 N. Southport Ave in Chicago.

Tickets are $9 in advance.

WBEZ members enter code STAX for $1 discount.
Remaining tickets will be sold for $10 cash at the door.

Proceeds go to benefit Sound Opinions and Chicago Public Media. 

Please note: This movie is Rated R

Advance tickets will be available beginning at 6:30 at the door under the purchaser's name.
Tickets will not be mailed.

Questions: or 312.948.4600.


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