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Friday, March 4, 2011

Coming Up: Xanadu - live!

Oh my, do I have memories of Xanadu! Like Kim's birthday party where we rented the movie and watched it while eating popcorn. I guess you had to be there. I'm sure you have your own Xanadu memories, of Oliva Newton John. After the silver screen (or should I say the TV screen), it became a Broadway musical. And now it's coming to the Retrodome. Take the kids! Or get a babysitter and relive your youth on a date.

If you somehow missed this cult classic, it's about a Greek goddess on roller skates in the 1980s. You'll get to hear 11 songs from the movie, including my favorites Xanadu (title track), and You Have to Believe We are Magic (both of which I can still sing). Tunes sung by ELO and Olivia herself. Awesome!

The show is 90 minutes without intermission (i.e. there is no intermission).

What: Xanadu the musical
When: Weekends (Friday and Saturday at 8, Sundays at 2) through April 3rd -extended to May 8th.
Where: Retrodome in San Jose (1694 Saratoga Ave., San Jose)
Tickets: $44/adults, $24/kids 12 and under, $34/students with ID. Buy online or at the box office.
1.  Use the code FAN20 for a discount (not sure how much)
Retrodome, if you're reading this, PLEASE change your website to include links to specific pages not just the home page!

2.  TravelZoo has for $12.50-$24.  The $12.50 tickets are for this weekend. Use code TRAVEL10 for this weekend, and code TRAVEL22 for the other shows.

3. More deals (including taking your kid to a matinee for free (FREECHILD), and getting 4 tickets for $120 (4PACK)  click here for details.

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