“The Manchurian Candidate” film at Cinema La Placita

    August 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Tucson Museum of Art
    140 N Main Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    “Join us on Thursday, August 2 for a Cinema La Placita Screening of the 1962 political thriller, “The Manchurian Candidate,” in which a former prisoner of war is brainwashed into becoming an unwitting assassin that plays a central role in an international conspiracy. The film, directed by John Frankenheimer stars Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, and Janet Leigh.

    Tickets are only $3 per person and include popcorn. A cash bar will be available and each week there will be new drink specials.

    Admission to the Tucson Museum of Art is free on Thursday, August, 2 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM for Free First Thursday. Make sure to stop by early and check out the Arizona Biennial 2018.”


    Carolyn’s note: timely film with allegations of close ties by American politicians with communist Red China and Russia.  Watch out American democracy.

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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).


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