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2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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2001: A Space Odyssey: Brunch, Brews, and a Movie

12/13 | 1:00 PM

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Start your Sunday (Dec 13) off right in downtown Grand Rapids, with an entree and choice of drink at Grand Rapids Brewing Co. and a ticket to a screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. You’ll meet up with Chris Randall at GRBC at 11:00am to discuss his film selection over brunch. Then, it’s just a quick jaunt up Fulton for a 1:00pm screening in UICA’s 195-seat, state-of-the-art digital, Dolby© certified theater.

$20.00 ticket includes: Brunch entrée, one drink, a film lecture, complimentary admission to UICA galleries, and a film screening at UICA.

Tickets must be purchased at Grand Rapids Brewing Company.

Admission to see the film without the brunch and lecture component is just $4 for UICA Members and $8 for Non-members. Tickets to the film can be purchased at UICA's Guest Services desk.

An imposing black structure provides a connection between the past and the future in this enigmatic adaptation of a short story by revered sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. When Dr. Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and other astronauts are sent on a mysterious mission, their ship's computer system, HAL, begins to display increasingly strange behavior, leading up to a tense showdown between man and machine that results in a mind-bending trek through space and time.

Directed By: Stanley Kubrick
Genre: Sci-Fi
Run Time: 160 Minutes
MPAA Rating: G
Origin: USA