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The Weekly: October 22, 2020

Our outdoor screening series isn't over yet- we still have one more scheduled movie & one rain check- but as they're both sold out screenings, we're well aware that the proverbial fat lady is going through her vocal warmups. 

These screenings have gone better than we ever could have imagined. We only had one rain delay, no enormous A/V issues, people came to every screening, no one (that we know of) froze that badly. 

We were 0% equipped to show movies outside, literally we had no equipment to be able to simultaneously project sound and video outside of the theater. William Dever of Harena Data generously donated his screen & projector to make that happen. Attempting to show movies in our parking lot or Spades Park meant we'd have to choose between having space or electricity. IndyFringe had both, and has hosted us graciously every week this fall. We didn't know if people would be interested in sitting outside in October, and yet you sold out almost every screening. 

So! Thank you Bill Dever and Pauliene, Justin, Lee, Eric and Brittany of IndyFringe for making this possible. Thank you to our captain, Louise Henderson. Thank you to Abby Spect for your smooth operator status, Daniel Jacobson for the movies and some last minute MacGuyver skills, Annie Blaine and Peggy McIntosh for the skilled thermometer-bouncer work. Thank you to Clayton Hamilton for your brilliant film series. Thank you to Lauren McGraw and Gabe Basile for running the bar on night 1 and making our King Dough screenings happen. (ps: if you're coming to Shaun of the Dead, order a pizza!

But most of all, thank you to you for showing up, buying popcorn, bringing blankets, tagging us in your happy photos, and sharing a little joy together before the hibernation hits again. It's good to be reminded of what we're working for here. 

- The Kan-Kan Team

Sat. 10/24, 1-3pm: Founding Member & Neighbor Event

Ask and ye shall receive: we're doing a Saturday t-shirt pickup and membership redemption event! If you are a founding member (joined before Feb. 29) or a neighbor of the Kan-Kan, swing on by the theater to claim your prizes. Neighbors: don't forget to bring your ID and neighbor postcard or proof of address!

Thurs. 10/29, 7pm: Prance and Pluck

Crossroad Dance Indy and members of the Indianapolis Philharmonic are proud to present Prance and Pluck, an evening of music and movement.

Taking the stage with a variety of dance and music genres, audience members will enjoy a collaboration between the groups as well as independent works. Tickets, here!

Fri. 10/30, 5pm and 8pm: Monster Mash presented by the Indianapolis Men's Chorus

They'll do the mash, they'll do the monster mash
The monster mash, it'll be an IndyFringe smash
They'll do the mash, it caught on in a flash
They'll do the mash, they did the monster mash
(Halloween concert! Get your tickets here)

Wed. 10/28, 7pm: Shaun of the Dead Screening SOLD OUT (but the pizza ain't)

NOW COMPLETE WITH PIZZA! King Dough loved the idea of coming to our outdoor screenings, they offered to come back for our outdoor screening finale! The movie is sold out, but if you already have a ticket, you can order yourself some pizzas HERE

Tues. 10/27, 7pm: Clue: TAKE TWO Screening (this time with no rain) SOLD OUT

The rain in Spain falls mainly on....last week's Clue screening. And yet we prevail! This Tuesday: same time, same place, same movie. All tickets, drinks, and pizza orders were moved to the new date: you do not need to resubmit any info. If you've forgotten to order your pizza (or you know yourself well enough to know you'll want more!) click on over HERE to take care of biz. Any questions? Contact

Sat. 10/31, 4:30pm & 7:30pm and Sun. 11/1, 2:30pm: The Headless Horseman, Unscripted: An Improvised Ghost Story

CSz and ComedySportz invite you to come and laugh at Ichabod, Katrina, Brom Bones and the other inhabitants of (insert random adjective here) Hollow as they learn the tale of The Headless Horseman . The possibilities are limitless!  Also: afternoon performances will be for all ages, but the evening performance will be intended for audiences 17+. Tickets are available here!
For more information about these and all additional events, click on over to our website
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You can't have one without the other: Virtual Cinema!

Well, at least right now you can't. But that doesn't mean you have to be without new movies! Kan-Kan On-Demand pairs well with evenings, weekend afternoons, and all moments of boredom. 

Having trouble accessing or streaming an On Demand movie? You can reach out to Kan-Kan staff professional problem solver, Abby Specht with any virtual cinema questions or concerns. Drop her a line: 

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Short of the Week: Cargo

Stranded in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, a man strategizes to protect the precious cargo he carries: his infant daughter

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Heeeeeeeeeeere's an opportunity to support local art!

You know what's scarier than being trapped at the Overlook Hotel? Not being able to open because of a global pandemic. (Though this may be recency bias) (and working for Stanley Kubrick is no joke) 

If you can, please consider contributing to the Indianapolis Film Project, the engine that powers the (currently virtual) Kan-Kan and our staff. Every little bit counts: whether your donation is $5, $50, or just sharing the work of the Kan-Kan & IFP with someone in your life. Gift cards for future visits (Kan-Kan or Brasserie!) are also available.

Every little bit helps out the Indianapolis Film Project, the engine that powers the (currently virtual) Kan-Kan and our staff. Your contributions means the world to us. We cannot wait to welcome you to our corner of Windsor Park, and really appreciate your support and attention while we wait.
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