Ever Want to Work in a Record Store?

Well here’s your chance, twice! Take your significant other and live vicariously through the like of Rob Gorden (John Cusack’s High Fidelity character) and Corey (Liv Tyler’s Empire Records character) as Lincoln Hall hosts two of the greatest record store movies of all time. Picnic baskets not necessary with the great food and drink deals.

Lincoln Hall Hosts “High Fidelity / Empire Records” Double Feature – August 18

Come out for “free movie night” as Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., hosts its monthly movie night called “The 3 Penny was Here” on Wednesday, August 18. The “3 Penny was Here” movie series is a monthly double feature of classics. This time, they focus on Chicgao’s own John Cusack in “High Fidelity,” also starring Jack Black combined with another record store flick, “Empire Records.” Lincoln Hall would like to know how many are coming so please go to their Facebook page and RSVP — if you do, there’s another freebie for you – free popcorn!

The double feature gets underway at 7 p.m. and you must be 18 and up to attend. Make sure you stick around afterward for free Auto Tune Karaoke in the front bar

Wednesday, August 18 2010 – 7:00 PM
18+ $0.00 FREE!

Air Conditioning!

This free movie is a good time and there are also low-cost food and beverages!

Corn dogs – 2 for $3
$3 Bud drafts
$3 Busch tallboys
$3 SYN Vodka drinks


John Cusack … Rob Gordon
Iben Hjejle … Laura
Todd Louiso … Dick
Jack Black … Barry
Lisa Bonet … Marie De Salle
Catherine Zeta-Jones … Charlie Nicholson
Joan Cusack … Liz
Tim Robbins … Ian ‘Ray’ Raymond



Anthony LaPaglia Joe Reaves
Maxwell Caulfield Rex Manning
Debi Mazar Jane
Rory Cochrane Lucas
Johnny Whitworth A.J.
Robin Tunney Debra
Renée Zellweger Gina (as Renee Zellweger)
Ethan Embry Mark (as Ethan Randall)
Coyote Shivers Berko
Brendan Sexton III Warren (as Brendan Sexton)
Liv Tyler Corey Mason


What’s the best double feature you’ve seen. Or if you had to watch two movies back to back what would they be?

h/t: Things To Do in Chicago

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