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Cindy Williams At "American Graffiti Screening, Omaha, November 2

10 October 2012 3:59 PM, PDT | | See recent CinemaRetro news »

Actress Cindy Williams to Open 40th Anniversary Screening

of American Graffiti in Omaha

On Friday, November 2, 2012 Bruce Crawford will present a special 40th anniversary screening of George Lucas' American Graffiti at the Joslyn Art Museum's Witherspoon Hall, 2200 Dodge Street in Omaha. The event, which starts at 7:00 Pm, will feature special guests, co star and television icon, Cindy Williams and actor Eddie Mekka, “Carmine” from Laverne and Shirley.

Prior to the screening, Williams will address the audience on her experiences working with George Lucas and the many now legendary stars from the film. 

Tickets for the event are $20.00 and available at all Omaha Hy-Vee customer service counters. Proceeds benefit the Nebraska Kidney Association.

For more information call 402-932-7200 and

American Graffiti was released to universal critical acclaim and financial success, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Produced on a $775,000 budget, the »

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Celebrity Birthdays This Week: Shia Labeouf, Mary Kate & Ashley And Eddie Cibrian Celebrate

7 June 2012 5:00 AM, PDT | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

June 10: Singer Shirley Alston Reeves of The Shirelles is 71. Actor Andrew Stevens is 57. Bassist Kim Deal of The Pixies and The Breeders is 51. Singer Maxi Priest is 51. Actress Gina Gershon is 50. Actress Jeanne Tripplehorn is 49. Drummer Jimmy Chamberlin (Smashing Pumpkins, Zwan) is 48. Actress Kate Flannery ("The Office") is 48. Model-actress Elizabeth Hurley is 47. Guitarist Joey Santiago of The Pixies is 47. Guitarist Emma Anderson (Lush) is 45. Country guitarist Brian Hofeldt of The Derailers is 45. Singer Mike Doughty (Soul Coughing) is 42. Singer JoJo of K-Ci and JoJo is 41. Singer Faith Evans is 39. Singer Lemisha Grinstead of 702 is 34. Actor DJ Qualls ("Hustle & Flow") is 34. Actor Shane West ("ER," "Now and Again") is 34. Singer Hoku is 31. Actress Leelee Sobieski is 30.

June 11: Actor Gene Wilder is 79. Actor Chad Everett is 75. Comedian Johnny Brown ("Laugh-In") is 75. Singer Joey Dee is 72. Actress Adrienne Barbeau ("Maude") is 67. Drummer Frank Beard of Zz Top is 63. Singer Donnie Van »

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