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This week at The Burton Theatre

Here's what's new with Burton Theatre this week:
(2009/UK. 95 min. Dir: Malcolm Venville)
*Detroit Premiere*Colin is in agony, shattered by his wife's infidelity. However, he has friends that do more than stand by -- they kidnap the wife's French lover and hold him prisoner so that Colin can restore his manhood with revenge. A kangaroo court takes place and as the situation escalates Loverboy's life hangs in the balance as Colin wrestles with revenge, remorse, grief, and self pity, all the while egged on by his motley crew of friends who just want him to get on with it so they can get down to the pub. Starring Ray Winstone, John Hurt, Iam McShane, and Tom Wilkinson.
Fri · Mar 26 · 8:00 PM · 10:00 PM·
Sat · Mar 27 · 2:00 PM·
Sun · Mar 28 · 2:00 PM·
Sun · Mar 28 · 8:00 PM·
Wed · Mar 31 · 9:00 PM


(1973/USA. 91 min. Dir: Jack Hill)

Pam Grier's first leading role is Coffy, a dedicated nurse who is fed up with the narcotics that have infiltrated the inner city. When her eleven-year-old sister is hospitalized after shooting some contaminated heroin, Coffy hits the streets with a loaded shotgun, determined to stop the drug trade once and for all.

Watch trailer here.

· Fri · Mar 26 · 11:59 PM·

Sun · Mar 28 · 5:00 PM·

Wed · Mar 31 · 11:00 PM

Other events:

Announcing the HUB of Detroit Movie Night Alleycat (and Movie Night)!Thursday, March 25th 2010: A two part outing and benefit for the HUB of Detroit!Alleycat starts at the HUB of Detroit 3611 Cass Avenue (Meet near the Back Alley Bikes space. Enter the back door in the alley off MLK)5:30pm to register for the race6:15pm to take off and race!8pm SHARP! Movies start at the Burton Theater 3420 Cass Avenue

You have three options:– Just ride the alleycat for $FREE or Donation- Watch the movies for $10 day of/$7 pre order- Take a whole night in and catch both for $7 pre order or day ofMovies being shown on the 25th:The Bicycle Thief (! ( if you feel like sticking around, a third super secret suprise!There are a limited number of seats available at the Burton so you can pre order tickets at The HUB of Detroit starting Tuesday, March 16th. Pre order tickets will be available for $7.All ages and walks of life welcome.

The HUB of Detroit doesn’t make any claims on the legality of the alleycat race, ride at your own risk. If you do plan to race, please bring: yourself, a bike, A PATCH KIT, A PUMP (you don’t need the pump and patch kit but these tools may give you an advantage in the race), lights, helmet, a lock, and a pen or pencil. There will be bike parking available at the Burton Theater.

Race Prizes:– Winner: your movie entry fee back! Congrats, relax at the movies on us.– Second and Third – some fun HUB gear/shwag of our chosing– DFL – A HUB of Detroit Handmade Collage Calendar!

//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////On Monday the 29th of March Matt McCormick will be at the Burton presented a series of his short films. There will be a Q&A to followThe screening begins at 8:30 doors are at 8pm."Portland filmmaker and Peripheral Produce ring-leader Matt McCormick makes films that combine found and original sounds and images to fashion abstract and witty observations of contemporary culture. In his recent documentary Towlines, which features an original soundtrack by James Mercer, Matt explores the role of the tugboat in modern society, while in American Nutria he examines the plight of an imported species and chastises capitalism’s tendency to create its own disasters. The Subconscious Art of Graffiti Removal makes the observation that the process of destroying one art form unwittingly creates another, while The Vyrotonin Decision, created with scraps of 16mm television clips from the early 70’s, reflects on some the advertising world’s more embarrassing moments. Matt’s work has screened in film festivals, galleries, and d.i.y. art spaces around the globe, and his film The Subconscious Art of Graffiti Removal was named as one of the ‘Top 10 Films of 2002’ by both The Village Voice and Art Forum magazine. Matt has also worked and collaborated with several artists and musicians, including The Shins, Miranda July, The Postal Service, Avalon Kalin, and Calvin Johnson."

Burton Theatre

3420 Cass Avenue

Detroit, MI 48201

(313) 473-9238