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Silent Movies with Live Piano & Box Lunch this Saturday

Invitation: A rare opportunity to see three silent movie comedy classics on a big screen with LIVE piano accompaniment! Ticket includes box lunch.

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Part of the 45th Annual World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest and Festival, the silent movie box lunch is an audience favorite.  Three classic comedy shorts, shown on the big screen, with live piano accompaniment -- a fun opportunity to experience silent movies like an audience from 100 years ago.

Award-winning pianist Adam Swanson performs on piano, bringing all his training, timing, and love of this classic movie genre.

Tickets are $20, which includes a box lunch.  Please purchase your ticket by Friday, May 24th at noon at  Limited tickets may be available at the door.  Email Ian Hominick at with any questions.

Come for the Silent Movie Box Lunch Saturday at 11:45, and stay for the preliminary round of competition from some of the country's finest old-time piano players, which will take place in Nutt Auditorium from 1:00-5:00.  Finals take place Sunday at 1:00.  See for the full schedule of contests, events, parties, workshops, and tours.

For assistance related to a disability, contact Lynn A. Wilkins: | 6629152036

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Sponsored by: UM Department of Music