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From: Pam Penick <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 3:40 PM
Subject: Fw: "They Came to Play" screening
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For Immediate Release

Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County, Inc.

Contact:  Kevin Ledgewood

205-758-5195, x6


(Tuscaloosa)  The Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County will
present the screening of the film* **They Came to Play* on February 19, 2009
at 7:30 p.m. at the Bama Theatre. The presentation of this award-winning
documentary will be the Alabama premiere.

*They Came to Play* contains pre- and post-footage of the International
Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs hosted by the Van Cliburn
Competition from the summer of 2007.  The prestigious event reunited 75 of
the world's best amateur pianists.  Drew Mays, Birmingham
ophthalmologistand former student of University of Alabama piano
professor Amanda Penick,
was the winner.  In attendance at the screening will be Dr. Mays and the
director of the film, Alex Rotaru.

For more information, visit the film site at

Admission will be $7 general, $6 students and seniors, and $5 Arts Council
members.  The Bama Theatre is located at 600 Greensboro Ave. in downtown
Tuscaloosa.  For more information call 205-758-5195 or visit

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Dr. Kevin Ledgewood Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County, Inc.
Box 1117 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403 phone: 205-758-5195, x15 fax:
205-345-2787 website: "Drawing the Community Into the Arts"

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