All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 3:00pm

Join WXXI for Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film.

“No music. No life.” That was the slogan for Tower Records, the chain of record stores that transformed from its humble beginnings in a small-town drugstore to two hundred stores, in thirty countries, on five continents.Colin Hanks directs 'All Things Must Pass' – a brand-new documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon. Tickets are just $6.

After the film, stick around for a discussion about the movie & the death and resurgence of vinyl culture, share your music shop memories, and ask questions about the care and feeding of your music collection.  WXXI Classical 91.5 music director and mid-day host Julia Figueras hosts:

Dick Storms, Record Archive
Peter Doyle, record collector and actor
Dave Lane, of DAVE (aka The Stereo Shop)

More about Classical 91.5 Presents...

Selected by our Classical music hosts Julia Figueras, Brenda Tremblay and Mona Seghatoleslami, each film chosen exemplifies the power of music in a non-traditional narrative. Tickets are $6.

Other screenings in the series will be on April 2, July 16, November 5th

Find out more information about Classical 91.5 Presents, including upcoming films, on The Little Theatre website.