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EMP going extra purple with free screenings of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ in Sky Church

The “Purple Haze” of Jimi Hendrix will give solution to the “Purple Rain” of Prince on Friday as Seattle’s colourful EMP museum will have fun the life and musical genius of the artist who died Thursday at age 57.

EMP is planning free screenings of Prince’s 1984 movie in the museum’s Sky Church as an opportunity for followers of the long-lasting musician to assemble in one place. “Purple Rain” was the primary starring movie position for Prince. In any case, because the trailer notes, “Earlier than he created the music, he lived each bit of it.”

EMP will provide a 6 p.m. screening for all ages this Friday, with doorways opening at 5:30. A 9:15 p.m. displaying shall be 21 and over, with doorways opening at 8:45. Tickets are free with RSVP at EMPmuseum.org.

EMP mentioned in a information launch that it’s going to even be displaying the money register (manufactured in the Nineteen Sixties) used at Minneapolis’ premier dwell music venue, First Avenue, through the Nineteen Eighties. In 1983, Minneapolis-born Prince took over the membership for the filming of the semi-autobiographical “Purple Rain.”

UPDATE: The EMP Website online now lists the free screening of Purple Rain as offered out.

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