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Paramount Blade Lighting – The Contemporary Austin
September 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at the Contemporary Austin Rooftop Lounge and enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres, music by The Texas Mavericks, and a rooftop view of the Paramount Theatre’s blade lighting.
Co-Hosted by Janet & Wilson Allen and Amanda & Brad Nelsen. Purchase Now
The Original Paramount Blade was removed in the early 1960’s and has not been seen since. The new, historically accurate blade and its 1,386 bulbs will LIGHT UP the Avenue for the first time in over 50 years. It has been constructed to be an exact replica of the original blade, but is energy efficient and will be powered by a single 110 volt plug. Paramount Centennial Celebration Information:
In addition to Patty Griffin’s CD release show, the Paramount will be celebrating with six different private parties with prime views of the Paramount blade lighting ceremony, including a street party on Congress Avenue. This is set to be a momentous night, and you won’t want to miss any part of it! Bring your friends and family to the celebration, and help us continue making history at the Paramount as we enter a second century of providing the best live shows, classic film, comedy, and family programs. By preserving this 100-year-old building, the theatre has become an important part of Austin’s cultural history, and can boast educating over 22,000 children through the arts each year. See below for details and reserve your spot to this historic event and concert.