Music and the Movies

Music and the Movies Logo featuring Chuck BerryCool off every Friday afternoon this August with rock, jazz, funk, and soul music projected on our big screen.

Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll
Friday, August 7th, 1:00 pm

For his 60th birthday, musicians including Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Linda Rondstadt, Etta James, and more celebrate the life of Chuck Berry with a once-in-a-lifetime concert.

Straight, No Chaser
Friday, August 14th, 1:00 pm

The life of seminal pianist and jazz composer Thelonious Monk is profiled through live performances by Monk and his band, interviews with friends and family, and vintage footage documenting Monk in the studio, on tour, and
off stage.

Wattstax
Friday, August 21st, 1:00 pm

In 1972, Stax Records staged a concert in Los Angeles with Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, the Staple Singers, and other greats of soul and R&B to commemorate the anniversary of the Watts Riots and to celebrate a renewed hope in the future.

Thunder Soul
Friday, August 28th, 1:00 pm

Alumni from Houston’s storied Kashmere High School Band return home after 35 years to play a tribute concert for the beloved band teacher who turned their struggling jazz band into a world-class funk powerhouse in the early 1970s.