“It’s not a biopic. It’s a musical.” Just in time for Pride Month, "Rocketman", the much-awaited “R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John’s hedonistic breakthrough years” is here! Join us for our Pride takeover of a popular eat-drink spot and Make Alhambra Gay Again! Come support opening week of this LGBTQ film and our stories on the big screen. Don't miss this film getting Oscar-worthy buzz... Elton John-inspired outfits a plus!
Presented by Great Outdoors-Los Angeles with co-host San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center! Come learn about our groups' upcoming events, enjoy our own mini-Pride in the SGV and catch up with friends old & new. Everyone is welcome. (Note that drinks, dinner & movie are on your own tab!)
Thursday, June 6, 2019
5:30-7:10 pm: Happy Hour Dinner & Drinks at 38 Degrees Ale House & Grill
100 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801
(Note: Happy Hour food & drink prices end at 7 pm)
7:30 pm: Rocketman at Edwards Alhambra Renaissance 14 Movie Theater
1 E Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801
(Walk 2 blocks) Movie begins at 7:50 p.m. You may buy advance tickets online.
Parking: Free Structures
Closest to restaurant: 80S S 1st St, Alhambra, CA 91801
Closest to theater: 122N N Garfield Ave, Alhambra, CA 91801
We encourage taking public transit, biking or walking for active health!
Synopsis: The film tells the story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music, through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin, as well as his struggles with depression, substance abuse, and acceptance of his sexual orientation.
For Questions, Contact Event Leaders:
Bryan Matsumoto and Albert Sotelo, Great Outdoors-LA (626) 246-8634
Share the Facebook event, but be sure to RSVP free, on this page so we have a headcount!
GREAT OUTDOORS is the largest gay outdoor recreational organization in Southern California, with 5 chapters in Los Angeles, Orange County/Long Beach, Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, and San Diego.
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY LGBTQ CENTER's mission: To promote a safe and inclusive San Gabriel Valley for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Our goal is to foster respect for individuals, advocacy, education, and resources that encourage cultural diversity, healthy living, and full achievement of personal potential.