For Immediate Release
Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County,
THEY CAME TO
PLAY PREMIERE AT THE BAMA
(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 ophthalmologist and former student 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
For more information, visit the film
site at http://foundationpost.com/TCTP/.
Admission will be $7 general, $6
students and seniors, and $5 Arts Council members. The Bama Theatre is located at
Ave. in downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information call 205-758-5195
or visit www.tuscarts.org/cinemanouveau.html.
Ledgewood Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County, Inc. Box 1117
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403 phone: 205-758-5195, x15 fax: 205-345-2787 website: www.tuscarts.org "Drawing the Community Into
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