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"I built the original Lake Creek Alamo with my own two hands," said Tim League, Alamo Drafthouse CEO and Founder. "I am excited that more skilled craftsmen than myself have replaced it with a brand new state-of-the-art cinema for the neighborhood."
The new theater will celebrate its opening with a week of theme-based programming. Since its lobby has an ape theme, they are inviting customers to dress in gorilla/ape suits, masks, and "other primate accessories" for a screening of Planet of the Apes. Other programming will be held as follows:
Tuesday, 7/23 at 7:00pm – Fantastic Fest Presents: THE HOST
Thursday, 7/25 at 7:00pm – Girlie Night Presents THE SPECTACULAR NOW
Friday, 7/26 at 7:15pm – PLANET OF THE APES
Saturday, 7/27 at 10:30am – Alamo Drafthouse and KLRU co-present CURIOUS GEORGE Family Red Carpet Event
Saturday, 7/27 at 11:30am - TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Pizza Party with Ernie Reyes
Saturday, 7/27 at 3:00pm – Alamo Drafthouse and Ain’t It Cool News co-present Edgar Wright’s Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy: SHAUN OF THE DEAD, HOT FUZZ, & THE WORLD’S END w/ Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost
Sunday, 7/28 at 6:00pm – Joel Hodgson Live: RIFFING MYSELF
Sunday, 7/28 at 8:30pm – Meet & Greet w/ Joel Hodgson
Sunday, 7/28 at 10:00pm – Master Pancake: MYSTERY SHOW w/ Joel Hodgson
To see what other movies are playing at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Lakeline, check out their Showtimes page and make your plans!
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