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Pam Grier Live & In-Person for Double Feature at Castro Theatre in SF, 3/17! Peaches Christ to Host.

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, February 26, 2012 03:45pm | Post a Comment
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On Saturday March 17th, Peaches Christ brings you her long-time favorite action hero,pam grier coffy  Blaxploitation queen, and Woman-In-Prison superstar: the incomparable Hollywood legend Pam Grier! 

For one night only, the Castro Theatre rolls out the red carpet for this icon of American cinema for an evening of two Grier classics and live entertainment. Aside from a brand new soul-tastic number from Peaches Christ and the Midnight Mass Players, Pam Grier herself will appear onstage for the ultimate Peaches interview and audience Q&A. During the screening of Peaches’ favorite Pam movie, Coffy, Ms. Grier will be in the Castro Theatre’s mezzanine for signings and photographs. Prepare yourselves for the definitive Pam Grier Tribute!

Audiences are also invited to embrace their inner kick-ass-feminist by dressing up and competing in the Soul Mama Costume Contest with prizes supplied by Peaches Christ Productions and the evening’s co-sponsors, Good Vibrations and Amoeba Music. Whether it’s busting out your lime green, plunging neckline cat suits, lacing up your knee boots, or pulling out your black leather hip-huggers, don’t forget to bring along the sawed-off shotgun.

COFFY (1973, Jack Hill) Pam Grier stars as Coffy, a nurse whose younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin. Coffy sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante
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JACKIE BROWN (1997, Quentin Tarantino) 44 year old flight attendant Jackie Brown gets caught with gun dealer Ordell Robbie’s money, and to get the ATF off her back she sets up Ordell with her new friend, a bail bondsman named Max Cherry. But what the ATF doesn’t know is that they are part of her wild plan to get Ordell’s half million dollars all for herself. However, she has to do it under the noses of Ordell, the ATF man and a local cop. What she doesn’t know is Ordell’s blonde beach bunny wants the money herself, as does Ordell’s ex-con friend.

March 17th, 2012
Castro Theatre
429 Castro Street, San Francisco
Show time: 8:00 pm
Tickets start @ $25
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