Wednesday Night Live
It's hump day, so why not unwind after a long day at work with a cold beverage, music, and a movie during Wednesday Night Live! Taking place in the Ainslie Arts Plaza (4844 N Lincoln Avenue) on one Wednesday in July, August, September, and October, it's the perfect way to break up your work week to hangout with friends and family. And the best part of the event is it's absolutely FREE!
Carbon Arc / Davis Theater will be out prior to each showing, converting the plaza into our very own beer garden. Each week different beers will be available, as well as wine and other refreshments. Proceeds from concessions help to support Wednesday Night Live being free to the public.
Dates: Wednesday, July 28 | August 18 | September 15 | October 20
Time: Showing occurs 30 minutes after sunset
Location: Ainslie Arts Plaza, 4844 N. Lincoln Avenue
*Event dates and times subject to change.
July Showing: The Karate Kid
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Approximate Start Time 8:45pm
1984 • PG • 2h 6min
The original and first installment in the Karate Kid franchise stars Ralph Macchio as Daniel, the new kid at school who quickly finds himself the target of bullies who study karate at the Cobra Kai dojo. Daniel befriends Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki "Pat" Morita"), an unassuming martial arts master who takes him under his wing, training him in a more compassionate form of karate. Also starring Elisabeth Shue and William Zabka.
CARBON ARC / DAVIS THEATER BEER GARDEN OPENS AT 7:00PM
August Showing: Shrek
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Approximate Start Time 8:15pm
2001 • PG • 1h 30min
Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek (Mike Myers) whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy tale characters. They were all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow). Determined to save their home -- not to mention his -- Shrek cuts a deal with Farquaad and sets out to rescue Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) to be Farquaad's bride. Rescuing the Princess may be small compared to her deep, dark secret. Also starring Eddie Murphy.
CARBON ARC / DAVIS THEATER BEER GARDEN OPENS AT 6:30PM
September Showing: Vertigo
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Approximate Start Time 7:30pm
1958 • PG • 2h 8min
An ex-police officer (James Stewart) who suffers from an intense fear of heights is hired to prevent an old friend's wife (Kim Novak) from committing suicide, but all is not as it seems. Hitchcock's haunting, compelling masterpiece is uniquely revelatory about the director's own predilections and hang-ups and is widely considered to be one of his masterworks.
CARBON ARC / DAVIS THEATER BEER GARDEN OPENS AT 6:00PM
October Showing: Hocus Pocus
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Approximate Start Time 6:30pm
1993 • PG • 1h 36min
After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.
CARBON ARC / DAVIS THEATER BEER GARDEN OPENS AT 5:00PM