Search
News
View full story dorm.jpg

Story: Aug 27, 2014

New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...

View details 2014 Faculty Exhibition

CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014

2014 Faculty Exhibition

View full story brittanylockwood1.jpg

Story: Aug 18, 2014

2014 grad to design whimsical playgrounds for Colorado compa...

View details Lunch On Fridays: Kasumi

Events: Sep 05, 2014

Lunch On Fridays: Kasumi

View Link

Social: 3 days ago via Facebook

We love to hear the excited reactions from our incoming class, who are the first to live in CIA's new Uptown Residence Hall. One student, Emily Linville, sai...

View full story liberal-artscma.jpg

Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

View details Mizoguchi's Greatest Decade

Events: Sep 06, 2014

Mizoguchi's Greatest Decade

View full story emilyhromi-stillforscreen.jpg

Story: Aug 13, 2014

Biomedical grad wins award for animation on stuttering

View details Filmmaker and author John Waters to present one-man show

Events: Sep 27, 2014

Filmmaker and author John Waters to present one-man show

View details picresized1407629035horsesofgod2.jpg

Blog: Aug 26, 2014

8/28-31: Finding Vivian Maier, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors & more!

View full story cnswithlabelsfullscreen.jpg

Story: Aug 11, 2014

Student-designed app teaches embryology, improves scores

View details Fall 2014 Open House

Events: Nov 15, 2014

Fall 2014 Open House

News . Feature Stories . Celebrate Marx Bros Films at Groucho's Garden Party

News

July 29, 2010

Celebrate Marx Bros Films at Groucho's Garden Party

Share your goofy side with other Marx Brothers fans this Friday at Groucho's Garden Party, followed by a screening of a Marx Brothers' classic, The Cocoanuts.

Celebrate Marx Bros Films at Groucho's Garden Party

Share your goofy side with other Marx Brothers fans this Friday at Groucho’s Garden Party at CIA, followed by a screening of The Cocoanuts. The pre-film party launches the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque’s seven-film Marx Brothers series, “No Sanity Clause: The Crazy Comedy of the Marx Brothers.”

Join us for Groucho’s Garden Party in CIA’s outdoor courtyard on Friday, July 9 at 6pm, then move inside for the film at 7:30. You’re encouraged to come as Groucho (all you need are painted eyebrows and mustache, spectacles, and perhaps a head covering) and you can also deface your face at the party - we’ll supply the face paint. Enjoy Marx Brothers-themed refreshments (animal crackers, lemonade, tutti-frutti ice cream) and live music by xylophonist Mell Csicsila.

The Cocoanuts (1929) is an adaptation of the Marx Brothers’ 1925 Broadway hit. Shot at Paramount’s Astoria Studios in Queens, this early talkie takes place largely in the lobby of a Florida hotel during a local land boom. The Marxes’ peerless shtick includes the classic “viaduct” routine.

Admission to the party (which includes a ticket to The Cocoanuts) is only $10; members, CIA students/staff, and kids 12 & under $8. Film-only tickets can also be purchased. Info at cia.edu/cinematheque.

Silver Anniversary Celebration: The Cinematheque is marking its 25th anniversary year from July 2010 to August 2011. Keep reading the Cinematheque blog to find out how we’re celebrating!

YouTube Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Flickr Pinterest Instagram

Social Feed

Tonight: attend the opening reception of CIA's Faculty Exhibition (6-8pm) to view work by our accomplished faculty: http://t.co/O7vvP6xTt5

4 days ago via Twitter

Sign up for our alumni + friends newsletter

Arrow

Questions?

For more information about this or other CIA news, contact us here.

Read More

Community Works

Visiting artists, exhibitions, conference and symposia exploring socially engaged art.

Read More

Support CIA

Show the world creativity matters: make a gift to the annual fund.

Read More

Cores + Connections

Learn more about CIA's proven method for academic and professional excellence.