Summer Music & Movies’ 30th Anniversary
Celebrating its 30th year, Summer Music & Movies returns for another season of hot music and classic films under the stars. Defined by a breakneck pace, ridiculous situations, witty banter, slapstick, and sexual innuendo, screwball comedies of the late 1930s and early ‘40s raised the spirits of Americans during the Depression and wartime. Directors Preston Sturges, Howard Hawks, and George Cukor crafted hilarious Hollywood classics famous for the chemistry of their comic pairings: Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake, and Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda. This year’s music is a mix of global hip-hop, alt-country poetics, free-form jazz, sweetly suave pop, new punk, and not-so-old-fashioned rock from Senegal to South Minneapolis. In case of rain, events are canceled unless otherwise noted.