Tons of of captivated Alexandrians watched as a T-Rex screamed on the large display screen on Eisenhower Avenue on Saturday night time, as a sold-out viewing of Jurassic Park kicked off the primary present of the Alexandria Drive-In Theatre.
“We’re over the moon,” stated Kelly Grant, Chief Working Officer for ALX Community, advised ALXnow on Saturday night time. “The film is taking part in, we’ve bought over 215 vehicles all going and the meals vehicles are working.”
Sadly, all the subsequent 5 exhibits within the theatre’s first season are bought out. Subsequent weekend is Again to the Future, adopted every week after that by Trolls, then Area of Desires, ET and Mamma Mia. The exhibits are held within the parking zone of the Victory Center at 5001 Eisenhower Avenue and meals truck deliveries from Curbside Kitchen have been made by couriers from Pedego Electric Bikes.
“The funds are going to help all the pieces from the racial fairness work that we’re doing to COVID help work to the initiatives that we’ve got proper now to help arts organizations,” stated ACT for Alexandria President and CEO Heather Peeler, who desires to see Black Panther subsequent season in honor of its late star Chadwick Boseman.
Sally Tran watched the film within the mattress of her truck together with her family and friends. The truck was outfitted with a mattress, cushions and blankets.
“I ordered tickets for each single weekend,” Tran stated. “We bought actually fortunate.”