WKU screening Monday October 18 @ 4 pm – Rovers, Wrestlers and Stars
The WKU Folk Studies Program and Amber Ridington cordially invite you to a screening of Rovers, Wrestlers, and Stars: The Quonset Auditorium on Monday, October 18 at 4pm.
This 35-minute documentary chronicles the life of Bowling Green’s Quonset Auditorium, which served local legends and national stars in the post-WW II entertainment boom.
Please also join us after the documentary for commentary by the filmmaker and refreshments.
When: 4pm, October 18th, 2010
Where: Western Room, Kentucky Library and Museum
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101
If you cannot attend the screening on the 18th, you can still see the documentary on TV:
KET: Saturday, October 16 at 10:20 pm EDT
KETKY: Sunday, October 17 at 2:00 pm EDT
KETKY: Monday, October 18 at 9:50 pm EDT
KETKY: Tuesday, October 19 at 8:30 am EDT
KET2: Friday, October 22 at 10:23 pm EDT
The documentary screening is sponsored by the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology, Western Kentucky University. Funding for the video was generously provided by The Kentucky Educational Television Fund for Independent Production; The Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc. and the National Endowment for the Humanities; The Kern Family Trust; The Kentucky Oral History Commission; and Bowling Green Municipal Utilities.