Special Events At The Drexel

2017 Drexel Gala

Thursday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m.

Save the Date!

2017 Drexel Gala

Location: The Lincoln Theatre & Ballroom
769 E. Long Street
Columbus, OH 43203

Contact Jessica Morris at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 614.719.6614 for details.

2017 Summer Kids Film Series

This Summer

This year's Summer Kids Film Series features a great lineup.

Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 at 10:00 a.m.;
Sunday, July 23 at 1:00 p.m.

After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.

Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m.;
Sunday, July 30 at 1:00 p.m.

Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.

The 2017 Summer Kids Film Series is made possible by generous support from:
Ann & Don Casto
John & Linda Mackessy
Kurt & Leslie Malkoff

As a result of this support, all kids, ages 14 and under, will be admitted free to all shows! Drexel Members will also admitted free. All other tickets will be available for $3 each.

AMERICA’S GREATEST FILMS Series Continues August 1

Tuesday, August 1 at 7:00 p.m. - Free Admission

America’s Greatest Films is a new film series offering free screenings of some of the country’s most beloved classic films. Made possible through the generous support of PNC, the series will screen one film on the first Tuesday of each month. Each presentation will include an introduction and post-film Q&A by Jonathan Sherman, associate professor of film at Kenyon College. Admission is free.

Doors open at 6:00pm. Screenings begin at 7:00pm. First come, first served. Admission is free.
- Midnight Cowboy (1969) - Tuesday, August 1, 2017
- Some Like It Hot (1959) - Tuesday, September 5, 2017
- Do the Right Thing (1989) - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
- Double Indemnity (1944) - Tuesday, November 7, 2017
- Citizen Kane (1941) - Tuesday, December 5, 2017

All film titles are subject to change.

The Room

Saturday, August 12 at Midnight

The Room is an electrifyingly funny cult black comedy audience participation movie about love, passion, betrayal and lies. Writer/director Tommy Wiseau stars as Johnny, a successful banker who feels so badly wronged by those nearest and dearest to him that he finds himself asking, can you ever really trust anyone? The Room screens on the second Saturday at Midnight every month at the Drexel. Tickets are $6.50 and $5.50 for students.

A Dusk to Dawn Explosion of Slasheriffic Terror!

Saturday, August 19 beginning at 10:00 p.m.

A gaggle of nubile, screaming teens! A deranged, bloodthirsty Santa Claus! The ultimate cinematic boogeyman! Yes, they’ll all be there at 10pm, Saturday August 19th at the Drexel for SLASH-O-RAMA, a shock-drenched all-‘80s, all-slasher, all-nighter! In honor of one of the most memorable decades of horror, we’ve re-christened our annual SHOCK-O-RAMA Horror Marathon kickoff event and filled it with enough knife-wielding homicidal maniacs to keep you nightmare juices flowing long after the final reel!

This all-night excursion into day-glo terror includes:
-Wes Craven’s iconic classic A NIGHTMARE ON ELM ST., the birthplace of the legendary man of your worst dreams, Freddy Krueger!
-The most notorious slasher film of the era, the ultra-sleazy killer Santa epic SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT (in glorious 35mm!)
-Scream Queen Brinke Stevens in Amy Holden Jones’s feminist slasher send-up SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE!
-The pre-eminent backward-masking, Satanic panic slasher classic TRICK OR TREAT (in glorious 35mm!)
-The gore-soaked Canadian revenge opus MY BLOODY VALENTINE

-The EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT of the film lineup for this fall’s 9th Annual SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK 24-Hour Horror Marathon (October 14-15)!
-A mammoth History of ‘80s Horror 35mm trailer show throughout the evening!
-Win prizes and glory in our ‘80s Horror Costume Contest!
-Two free Drexel tickets and two free popcorn coupons to all who survive the entire night!

Tickets for this unholy undertaking are $20, and can be purchased at Laughing Ogre Comics (4258 N. High St.), the Drexel, or via PayPal at horrormarathon.com. It’s a mid-summer horror extravaganza like no other!