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Pyrmont Events: The 80s on film the Powerhouse Museum

289px Donkey Kong arcade  Pyrmont Events: The 80s on film the Powerhouse Museum24 May 2010 – Come along to the Powerhouse Museum over the June long weekend (12 – 14 June) for two entertaining and fun-filled events as part of the Museum’s time-travelling trip back to the 1980s.


Sunday 13 June, 7.00pm – 2.00am
Join that movie guy with the curly hair Marc Fennell (Triple J, The Circle, Hungry Beast) for a one night only festival of the best in shoulder-padded flicks.  See Marc’s top 80s movie picks, from nostalgia classics and action adventures to buddy comedies and films saturated with teen angst. This is a film festival with a difference and it’s enough to make you say “Great Scott”!

Marc’s top 80s movie picks screening on the night include: After Hours, The Lost Boys, Blue Velvet, Big Trouble in Little China, The Blues Brothers, Back to the Future, Sixteen Candles, Die Hard and The Breakfast Club.

Over 18s only event. Tickets are $30, and include entry to three films and to The 80s are Back exhibition. Food and drink available to purchase at the cash bar. Don’t forget to wear your PJs – with prizes for the best dressed.

Saturday 12 – Sunday 14 June, 11.30am – 12noon & 1.30pm – 2pm

Bigger than shoulder pads, with a compatibility score of 99%, this is the quiz show of the century! Activate the grey matter as you recall eighties songs, TV clips, celebrities and those characters, good and bad, that made the 80s unforgettable. Even if you weren’t there, our host with the most Nigel Sutton will make the whole family feel like they were with his combination of life lines, multiple choice and enormous 80s style hints. It’s every popular 80s game show rolled into one!

All ages event. Free with general Museum admission: $10 adult, $5 child, $6 conc, $25 family.

Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris Street, Ultimo

Media enquiries:
Hayley Gallant, Powerhouse Museum
Tel: 9217 0157 / 0413 985 277, or

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