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Member’s Movie Night: Candyman

October 25, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Man with a hook facing away from the screen with the text "Say It" and the title of the movie "Candyman"

Come socialize and enjoy a spooky Halloween movie night with other members at Art Gym on Tuesday October 25 from 6-8PM. This is a great opportunity to meet new members and reconnect with friends and colleagues! Popcorn and beverages will be provided.

We will be screening the film, Candyman.

For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his name five times into a mirror. In present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, visual artist Anthony McCoy and his partner, gallery director Brianna Cartwright, move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini, now gentrified beyond recognition and inhabited by upwardly mobile millennials. With Anthony’s painting career on the brink of stalling, a chance encounter with a Cabrini-Green old-timer exposes Anthony to the tragically horrific nature of the true story behind Candyman. Anxious to maintain his status in the Chicago art world, Anthony begins to explore these macabre details in his studio as fresh grist for paintings, unknowingly opening a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifying wave of violence that puts him on a collision course with destiny.


October 25, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Age restriction
18+ only