Posted in music | tour dates on January 15, 2013

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As you may have seen in today's "What's Going On?" post, Molly Ringwald is performing at 54 Below tonight (1/15, and Wednesday 1/16). She'll be doing a cabaret set of standards, and perhaps a cover of Simple Minds' "Don't You (Forget About Me)" from The Breakfast Club which she does on her forthcoming album Except ... Sometimes that will be out in April. Tickets are available for both night.

In other John Hughes-related news, this Saturday (1/19) at Union Hall it's the debut of "Novelization: A Reading Series Based on the Original Motion Picture" which features dramatic readings of "classic" movie novelizations. For the premiere event, they're doing the novelization of Pretty in Pink and features Frank "TV's Frank" Conniff, Heidi Vanderlee (The Chris Gethard Show), Todd Hanson (The Onion) and more doing the reading, plus musical guest Hand Job Academy. Novelizations of Grease, Grease 2, Rambo IV and others will also be featured. The Pretty in Pink novelization is notable in that it came out before the movie and was based on Hughes' original version of the screenplay...where [SPOILER] Duckie got the girl. Tickets are $5 and still available. More info here.

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Comments (9)

Bowie is unpredictable. He'll do things just because he wants to. A cash grab is possible, but don't be surprised if he does snall things

Posted by noor | January 15, 2013 5:10 PM

I was saw her perform in Cabaret on Broadway. It wasn't good. Seeing her fat ass dancing on a chair almost ruined it. Raul Esparza was amazing.

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2013 5:59 PM

"The Pretty in Pink novelization is notable in that it came out before the movie"

The Psychedelic Furs song also precedes the movies.

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2013 6:01 PM

2008 called, they want their 80s back

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2013 6:19 PM

Doing a cover of Don't you forget about me is pretty cool as that was her most famous moment.

Posted by Free TurboTax | January 16, 2013 10:18 AM

5:59PM is probably 350 pounds.

Posted by Anonymous | January 16, 2013 11:31 AM

Hey! That's Frank "TV's Frank" Conniff of Mystery Science Theater 3000!

Posted by Anonymous | January 16, 2013 6:29 PM

what's this about pounds? 80's? They say that if you were in the 80's you wouldn't remember them.

Posted by catering winnipeg | June 30, 2013 5:57 PM

I love all the 80s movies she's done, but my all time favorite is Sixteen Candles. 

Posted by Southerland | September 12, 2014 3:17 PM

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