The Internet Cat Video Festival

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The Hollywood Theater in Dormont says
Come at 7:30pm for a free performance on our Rodgers Theater Organ by house organist Dale Abraham!

Also - get tickets for our Saturday matinee 3pm show at
www.showclix.com/event/InternetCatVideoFestivalSaturday.

“Proof that cats really do rule everything around us.” —Timeout New York

The smash sensation 2015 Internet Cat Video Festival comes to Pittsburgh at the Hollywood in Dormont!

In August 2012, the Walker Art Center planned a small experiment as part of its outdoor summer programming on Open Field, the greenspace adjacent to the museum. What if there were an evening program dedicated to the Internet phenomenon of cat videos? Would anyone come to watch videos that they could easily view by few clicks at home or work? How would this solo hobby translate to a public setting?

Word of the event quickly spread internationally via social media and the press, including coverage as varied as the New York Times, the BBC, Japanese television, Australian talk shows, Brazilian newspapers, CNN, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, Cat Fancy, Slate, Time Magazine,CHEEZburger, and many more. The result was some 10,000 people (and a few celebricats) gathered on the hillside at the Walker, enjoying the first Internet Cat Video Festival—together. Subsequent installments—at the Minnesota State Fair Grand Stand (with Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub, among other special guests) and back at Walker’s Open Field last year—attracted similar crowds, and the overwhelming success of the event has led to international tours of the program.

Running time: 70 mins, over 85 cat videos. Costumes encouraged.
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By: The Hollywood Theater in Dormont

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