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    Paris Blues

    Saturday
    June 10, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Pickford Theater (LM-302)
    Paris Blues is a classic love story about American expatriate jazz musicians in Paris, with memorable performances by figures including Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier and Louis Armstrong. Billy Strayhorn’s significant contributions to Paris Blues went uncredited, with an Oscar nomination going instead to Duke Ellington for Best Music and Scoring. Presented through the generous support of the Revada Foundation of the Logan...