Tuesday, July 30, 2013

16th Annual Cinema at the Square


You know it's August in Cleveland when Cinema at the Square hits. For the 16th year, PlayhouseSquare brings an incredible mix of classic, family and cult favorite films to the breathtaking Palace Theatre. Tickets are $5 a piece or you can snag a FlixTIX package where you get 6 tickets for just $15. (Tickets may be used for any combination of movies)


Movies are shown August 1st-18th on a Super Hurley-Glo projection screen, the largest non-IMAX screen in Ohio. Check out the fantastic snack bar and enjoy retro short films, cartoon and a pre-show Organ recital on the one-of-a-kind 1927 Kimball organ before each show.

THE LINEUP
Aug 1st - 7:30pm

Aug 2nd - 7:30pm

Aug 3rd 

Aug 4th - 2pm

Aug 8th - 7:30pm

Aug 9th - 7:30pm

Aug 10th

Aug 11th - 2pm

Aug 15th - 7:30pm

Aug 16th - 7:30pm

Aug 17th

Aug 18th - 2pm


*Join me on Thursday, August 15th for Partners Night at the Cinema! Meet us in the Allen Theatre lobby before the show for cocktails and movie snacks while checking out what Partners has in store for the 2013-14 season. The theme for the 2014 Jump Back Ball will be announced here first! Tickets are free and include admission to The Princess Bride at 7:30p. To obtain FREE passes you must call 216-640-8416. Being a members of Partners is not required. Please stop by, say hello and bring friends! 

Interested in joining PlayhouseSquare Partners? New members will receive a 20% discount on membership if they sign up at the August 15th event and Partners receive discounted Jump Back Ball tickets. Partners leadership will be present to answer any questions. 

Want to sign up to be on a Jump Back Ball committee?? We are looking for people to help with raffle,ticket sales,  activity and decor committees. Non-JBB committee spots are also available in membership, fundraising, social and education. 


::Disclosure - I am a member of the executive board of PlayhouseSquare Partners and a Jump Back Ball co-chair. Therefore, I may, on occasion, sound like I'm begging for fabulous people to join my committee. Don't fool yourself into thinking I'm not::

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Jump Back Ball 23 - Picking A Theme

Happy Summer! Hope you all had a wicked fabulous Fourth and are finding creative ways to beat this humidity. I know it's been a bit quiet here on the SMITTEN front, but I promise you, it's been for a very good reason.

I've been nominated and elected to the PlayhouseSquare Partners Board and asked to co-chair the 2014 Jump Back Ball. Eeek!



First up on the list is picking a theme. This is, by far, one of the most fun aspects of planning and yet the most daunting. JBB means a little something different to everyone and a fantastic theme can pull all those people together. We have some really great things up our sleeves for 2014, so get ready. The theme will be picked by the end of next week and announced August 15th.

Is there an idea that you're simply dying for us to do? Anything you love or would love to change? Bands that we simply need to check out? Drop me a comment or email. For reference, let's take a 'jump back' to the 22 galas already in the books.

1991 - Jump Back to the '70s
1992 - Saturday Night Live
1993 - Spy vs. Spy
1994 - Jump Back University
1995 - Viva Las Vegas
1996 - Voodoo on the Bayou
1997 - Classic Hollywood
1998 - Jump Back to the Afterlife
1999 - An Arabian Night
2000 - The Red Ruby Romp
2001 - Jump Back to Moulin Rouge
2002 - From Tie-Dye to Superfly
2003 - Mobsters & Molls
2004 - A Knight on the Town
2005 - Frolic on 42nd/A Broadway Blitz
2006 - Grimms Twisted Fairy Tales
2007 - Jump Back XVII - Rome, If You Want To
2008 - Rockin' Under the Sea
2009 - Carnaval
2010 - Passport to Party
2011 - Jump Back Through the Looking Glass
2012 - Jump Back Two Spaces


Not sure what Jump Back Ball is? Check out last year's soiree here.
Many thanks in advance to my wonderful co-chair Megan McFadden.

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