The Time vs. The Revolution

. May 17, 2012.

You’ve heard the story. A troubled abused misfit rises to rock stardom but threatens to destroy his future with anger and resentment. But have you heard the story with Prince…or that strange symbol — whatever he’s going by these days? Prince, paired with an amazing grammy-winning score, makes the movie Purple Rain — which screens at The State Theater on  Saturday, November 5 — a gem in a field of cheesy 80s flicks. 233 S. State Street. 734-761-8667.
www.michtheater.org.

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