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July 27, 2017

Jaws Summer Party presented by What’sUpNewp

July 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Jane Pickens Theater
39 Touro St
Newport, RI 02840
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Join What’s Up Newp at the Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center (JPT) on Wednesday, July 26th for a special summer screening of Jaws!

— 7 pm – Doors open
— 7 pm to 8 pm – The King Lens & Friends will be set up in the lobby with surf-inspired art, gear and other merchandise.
— 7 pm to 8 pm – Live music with The Teledyne’s (Surf Rock, Rockabilly, Blues) on the mainstage.
— 8 pm – Screening of Jaws begins!

~ Tickets are $10pp and are available at the door or online here – http://janepickens.com/shows/jaws

* JPT does have adult beverages, soda, water and snacks available for sale in their lobby.
* JPT is air-conditioned.

It’s a hot summer on Amity Island, a small community whose main business is its beaches. When new Sheriff Martin Brody discovers the remains of a shark attack victim, his first inclination is to close the beaches to swimmers. This doesn’t sit well with Mayor Larry Vaughn and several of the local businessmen. Brody backs down to his regret as that weekend a young boy is killed by the predator. The dead boy’s mother puts out a bounty on the shark and Amity is soon swamped with amateur hunters and fisherman hoping to cash in on the reward. A local fisherman with much experience hunting sharks, Quint, offers to hunt down the creature for a hefty fee. Soon Quint, Brody and Matt Hooper from the Oceanographic Institute are at sea hunting the Great White shark. As Brody succinctly surmises after their first encounter with the creature, they’re going to need a bigger boat.

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