Los Angeles Movies in the Park Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Purple Rain in Griffith Park on August 16

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Eat|See|Hear will show “Purple Rain” starring Prince at the Autry National Center in Griffith Park on Saturday, August 16. The event will include LA food trucks and a live performance by Chicano Batman.

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This movie is arguably the greatest rock movie ever made and definitely one to see on the big screen.

LA movies in the park event series, Eat|See|Hear, is showing “Purple Rain” at the Autry National Center in Griffith Park on Saturday, August 16 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are available for advance purchase online through Eventbrite. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the event will include a live performance by LA band Chicano Batman at 7:00 p.m.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of “Purple Rain,” the 1984 rock musical drama film starring Prince. This was was Prince’s film debut and was originally developed to exhibit his talent as a musician; it has since become a rock movie classic.

The event on Saturday will be held on the lawn outside the Autry National Center in Griffith Park located at 4700 Heritage Way. Free parking for the event is available across the street at the LA Zoo. All ticket holders will also have free access to explore some of the museum’s galleries before the movie begins.

This Eat|See|Hear event is dog-friendly and free doggie biscuits will be given out at the entrance. Food trucks will be on location serving food throughout the evening including Baby’s Badass Burgers, Romolo’s, Cambalaches, No Jodas Kitchen, Postcards CAS, Rushed Art, CJ’s Wings, Royal Red Velvet, Coolhaus, Brasil Kiss and more.

“This movie is arguably the greatest rock movie ever made and definitely one to see on the big screen! We’ll be showing it on the largest outdoor movie screen west of the Mississippi,” said Sharon Sperber, executive producer of Eat|See|Hear. “This is a great evening for all die-hard Prince fans and anyone looking to sing along and see this classic film.”

About Eat|See|Hear:
Eat|See|Hear is LA’s premier outdoor movie, food truck and live music event series that brings an evening of fun to Los Angeles-area communities each summer. The third annual series is presented by SHOWTIME, featuring up-and-coming bands from the local music scene, the hottest food trucks, and the only 3-story high, 52-foot wide inflatable movie screen west of the Mississippi with the highest quality HD-projection and digital surround sound. Eat|See|Hear is produced by LA-based Trailhead Marketing, Inc. with audio-visual provided by Hollywood Outdoor Movies. For more information about the third annual Eat|See|Hear summer event series, consumers are encouraged to visit the Eat|See|Hear website at http://www.eatseehear.com, as well as the Eat|See|Hear Facebook page, Twitter feed (@EatSeeHear) and Instagram (@EatSeeHear) for the latest updates.

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