Etta May at the Capitol Arts Center Winner of the prestigious American Comedy Awards “Comic of the Year,” this Kentucky woman is a comedy icon! Hailed as the “Polyester Princess,” the reigning Queen of Southern Sass delivers a high-powered, take-no-prisoners performance full of truth, irony, humor, and wisdom. This trailer park goddess has appeared on, Oprah, Showtime, CMT, CBS Sunday Morning, ABC, Columbia Pictures, and NBC. She headlines the hugely successful Southern Fried Chicks Comedy Tour and touts a huge fan base on Sirius XM comedy channels. Etta May is a seasoned performer with national appeal! “Etta May snatched the show from seasoned veterans. She’s one to watch!” Comedy Store reunion “She is truly the queen of southern sass…I felt like I found my new best friend.” — Arts & Entertainment, Las Vegas “Etta May wins female comic of the Year…small town girl hits a home run.” — Des Moines Register “Not just a funny woman…a hilarious comic, hands down.”… (Read More)
Capitol Movie Nights: Home Alone 2
One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City – and the same criminals are not far behind. Starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, and Daniel Stern.
South Arts Film Series: The Pushouts
I WAS IN PRISON BEFORE I WAS EVEN BORN. So begins the story of Dr. Victor Rios who, by 15, was a high school dropout and gang member with three felony convictions and a death wish. But when a teacher’s quiet persistence, a mentor’s moral conviction, and his best friend’s murder converge, Rios’s path takes an unexpected turn. Through Rios’s personal lens and its interplay with the stories of the young people of Yo!Watts, THE PUSHOUTS interrogates crucial questions of race, class, and power – and the promise and perils of education – at a particularly urgent time.
South Arts Film Series: Parallel Love
Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury follows the path of Luxury, a band from small-town Georgia, who, on the cusp of success, suffer a devastating touring wreck with long-term consequences. In the intervening years, they continue to make records and three members of the band become Eastern Orthodox priests. Through interviews and archival footage, Parallel Love tells the gripping and poignant story of Luxury and documents the making of a new record, now as priests. Running Time: 01:39:50 Film Trailer: