WDCB Encore Film Series
St. Louis Blues
Fri, Apr 26 at 8pm
(please note: all times are CDT)
College of DuPage - Jack H. Turner Conference Center
425 Fawell Blvd
Student Resource Center (SRC) Room 2000
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 (View Map)
Join WDCB for a special screening of St. Louis Blues!
Tickets can be purchased for $10 each at the door.
*** NOTE: This event is free for current Encore Club donors, as well as current WDCB contributors, as long as you reserve your tickets in advance. At the door, all tickets are $10. To reserve your pair of tickets, please follow the instructions that were mailed and/or emailed to you. If you are unsure of your current WDCB contribution status, give us a call or send an email to email@example.com.
W.C. Handy has been called "The Father of the Blues", although he modestly said that he merely transcribed the music and made it available to a wide audience. Nevertheless, his music defined the blues, the best known being "St. Louis Blues", which was used as the title of the film biography Paramount Studios made of his life in 1958. The cast of St. Louis Blues reads like a list of some of the best African-American talent of the mid 20th Century: Nat King Cole, Eartha Kitt, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson, Ruby Dee, Juano Hernandez, and Pearl Bailey.
Thanks to our sponsor: Larc Jewelers in Glen Ellyn & Wheaton!
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The film will be shown at the College of DuPage, in the Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2000 (in the Jack H. Turner Conference Center - located on the north side of the SRC). Use parking lot FAWELL C, and enter through doors marked SRC1. The Conference Center is located up the stairs to the right. There is also an elevator at the entrance.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
If you need more information, please call (630) 942-4200 during regular business hours.