Street Food Cinema: Napoleon Dynamite
Nosh on snacks from Kogi, Grill 'Em All, Don Chow Tacos, ROCKin ICE and other food trucks while viewing this beloved nerd-as-hero film.
WHAT: Street Food Cinema: Napoleon Dynamite
WHEN: 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.), May 26
WHERE: Exposition Park
COST: $1 ... More >>
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