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Celebrate 11/11/11 with a THIS IS SPINAL TAP Quote/Sing-Along
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Celebrate 11/11/11 with a THIS IS SPINAL TAP Quote/Sing-Along

In honor of Spinal Tap lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel’s amps (you know, the ones that go up to eleven), we’re celebrating the most elevenist day in human history — 11/11/11. And the only way one can really, truly celebrate a day like 11/11/11 is with a THIS IS SPINAL TAP Quote/Sing-Along.

Director Chris Paine returns to the scene of the crime in REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR
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Director Chris Paine returns to the scene of the crime in REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR

In 2006, director Chris Paine released the critically acclaimed documentary WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR? — an exploration into the creation and subsequent failure of the battery electric vehicle in the United States. Five years later, Paine is back with REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR, a new documentary that follows a group of entrepreneurs as they attempt to breathe life into the electric car market during the added challenge of a global recession.

Now accepting submissions for ATTACK OF THE KILLER ART SHOW
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Now accepting submissions for ATTACK OF THE KILLER ART SHOW

Have an affinity for obscure movies and a talent for art? Have we got an opportunity for you … For all you diehard, artistically inclined fans obsessed with the kind of films that only grow better with each additional viewing, the Alamo Drafthouse at West Oaks Mall is hosting a new film-themed art show! Send us your artwork inspired by cult films, science fiction classics, comedy legends — whatever movie you're obsessed about and want to pay tribute to. The artwork for this year's show will be displayed from December 12, 2011 through January 15, 2012.