Dillinger Days at The Screening Room (for only 25 cents!)



Thursday   January 22nd  4:00pm  10:00pm   
Friday       January 23rd  4:00pm 10:00pm
Saturday   January 24th  4:00pm ONLY

What a 1930’s deal  — only 2 bits for a flick downtown, at 127 E. Congress Street.The Screening Room has been renovated recently, and check it out for new types of movies,including opera and Shakespeare. More at: http://screeningroomtucson.com/ (only movie theater downtown, except for Cinema La Placita which is outdoors.

And over at the historic  Hotel Congress (walk or ride your antique car just down the street and park it there at 311 E. Congress Street ). Full reanactment of the hotel’s fire that lead to the capture of notorious gangster John Dillinger & his gang on January 22, 1934 in Tucson.  Several of the gang members had been staying on the 3rd floor of the Hotel Congress (under aliases of course).  Dillinger was shot to death (at age 31)  exactly 6 months later in Chicago.


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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).