Forever Fest Celebrates a Weekend of Girlie Pop Culture; Check Out the Full Schedule, Get Tickets

Forever Fest Celebrates a Weekend of Girlie Pop Culture; Check Out the Full Schedule, Get Tickets

Oct 09, 2013

Ready for a girls' weekend in Austin, Texas?

The Alamo Drafthouse has announced the final programming and ticketing for its inaugural weekend-long celebration of girlie pop culture called Forever Fest. The event will take place November 1-3 at Alamo Drafthouse Ritz in Austin, Texas.

Tickets for the event will go on sale to the public on Monday, October 14 through, but supporters who have pledged $100 or higher on the Forever Fest Kickstarter will have access to purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, October 9 at noon.

If you're itching to get some great seats, make a pledge for $100 or higher and you'll receive a private link for early ticketing. The Forever Fest Kickstarter is open for pledges until Friday, October 25 with rewards ranging from Forever Fest swag and makeover parties to a script consultation by Kristen Smith (cowriter of 10 Things I Hate About You, Legally Blonde).

So what's playing at Forever Fest? Check out the full schedule below and click on the titles to go to each event's designated Drafthouse page for more info and ticketing.

Friday, November 1

Empire Records – 7:30 p.m.

Check out a rare screening of the original cut from the mid-'90s Liv Tyler movie in 35 mm.

Rex Manning Day Party – 9:30 p.m.

Keep the Empire Records party going with a live band covering hits like "Say No More, Mon Amour," an Empire employee costume contest and a Rex Manning photobooth.


Saturday, November 2

The Cutest Show on Earth Presented by Buzzfeed Animals  - 11:45 a.m.

Buzzfeed Animals will present life-changing videos such as "The 25 Most Important Cats of the 21st Century (So Far)," "Baby Goats Are the Charming Jerks of the Animal World" and "Help, My Ovaries: A Giggling Babies Compendium."

Young Adult Book Panel – 2:15 p.m.

Join four prominent authors in the YA genre – Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan (Go Fug Yourself) Megan McCafferty (Jessica Darling) and Kirsten Smith (Trinkets) for a panel with a little less "Y" and a bit more "A". 

Danceoke – 4:15 p.m.

Performers bring the best dance movies and music videos to life onstage as scenes play behind them on the silver screen. It's like karaoke, but more awesome!

Sixteen Candles – 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Revisit this John Hughes classic with Liane Curtis (Randy) and Debbie Pollack (Lumberjack), who will be in attendance for an audience Q&A.

Forever Fest '80s Dance Party – 9 p.m.

Girls just wanna have fun and this dance party offers the chance to get down to '80s hits with the Sixteen Candles cast in attendance.


Sunday, November 3

Wild Brunch – Noon

Forever Fest wraps with this mimosa-fueled salute to the sexiest men in Hollywood. Catcalling and whistling is encouraged.


Sound like a fun weekend? Then go make a pledge over on the Forever Fest Kickstarter to get your tickets today!




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