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Celebrate American Music this Weekend at the Egyptian

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Fourth of July weekend is all about beaches and BBQ. If you want a break from the unrelenting sun, why not cool down in a dim, air-conditioned theater enjoying a salute to American music?

Starting Saturday at noon, the Mods and Rockers Film Festival continues with All You Need is Love, a 1977 series tracing the history of American music from vaudeville to rock 'n' roll. Directed by Tony Palmer, the series was conceived by John Lennon, who obviously suggested the title as well. The series includes rare footage of musical greats from Dizzy Gillespie to Jimi Hendrix.

Tony Palmer will be on hand to introduce each program in the seven-part series. Complete listing after the jump. For detailed descriptions of the programs, check out the festival website.

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Grauman's Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard - Hollywood
(2 blocks east of Highland) MAP