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October 14, 2011
Rush concert film to hit the screen at Crest Theatre

The music of Canadian prog-rock gods Rush will reach the screen of the Crest Theatre Oct. 27 in a special showing of the concert film "Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland."

The film captures a show from Rush's "Time Machine" tour, during which the band played its album "Moving Pictures" in its entirety every night. That 1980 album contained the hit "Tom Sawyer" and other unusually radio-friendly songs from a group known for its musical complexity.

The movie screens at 7:30 p.m. The evening's other Rush-centric festivities include a pre-screening celebration, starting at 6:30 in the Crest lobby, that includes Rush karaoke, beer and wine specials and prize giveaways. The party continues after the movie at Marilyn's on K just down the street.

Tickets to the screening are $10.50 and are available at the Crest box office, 1013 K St., Sacramento, or through (800-225-2277). For information, see the Crest site.

Above is an excerpt that aired on VH1 Classic (via YouTube) of the Cleveland concert. Check out drummer Neil Peart 's rig. It alone is worthy of a movie.

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