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Dolly Parton: Nine to Five fest at Cinefamily on Saturday


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Celebrating “the Goddes of country glitz”, Dolly Parton, Cinefamily (Los Angeles) runs an all-night movie fest on Saturday, August 27.

 

Dolly Parton, the Queen of Country Music

Dolly Parton, the Queen of Country Music

From 9 pm to 5 am, The Silent Movie Theatre’s “Dolly Parton All-Nite 9-To-5’er” event features three of her best movies and lots of surprises.

 

The programme includes “Nine to Five” (co-starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin) “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” and “Rhinestone” (co-starring Sylvester Stallone) and clips of  television appearances (including one gem: a clip of Parton singing a duet with Pee Wee Herman).

 

The party will extend out onto the back patio, with a bar and a fire pit, with a bedazzling station, country music tunes, and a hair station. The guests will have the opportunity to make their favorite Dolly Parton‘s coiffures.

“You get all the fun and spectacle of extreme femininity but with a self-awareness and strength… Underneath all the flash-trash is a magnetic powerhouse, a hardworking and extremely talented artist, and her charm is undeniable — I consider Dolly to be a feminist icon.” Said Suki-Rose Etter of Cinefamily.

 

 

Dolly Parton, “The Queen of Country Music”, has created a role model for aspiring young women country artists.

[googlead tip=”lista_mica” aliniat=”stanga”]She is an example of dreams came true, coming from a poor family, her talent, perseverance and hard work brought her wealth.

Singer-songwriter, author, multi-instrumentalist, actress, Dolly is one of the most successful female country artists of all time.

“She showed what could be achieved by challenging the gatekeepers…In the 1940s and 1950s, absolutely no female artists were represented in the top 25 country songs. Then in the 1970s, there were six women represented — one of whom was Dolly Parton. ” said Chet Flippo of Country Music Television.

Dolly Parton’s 1970s country hits include “Jolene”, “I Will Always Love You”, “Love is Like a Butterfly”, “My Eyes Can Only See You”. She won seven Grammy awards, nine Country Music Assn. Awards and seven Academy of Country Music Awards.

“9 to 5″, the theme song of the movie Nine to Five (1980), reached number one on the country charts, and in 1981, reached number one on the pop and the adult-contemporary charts.[googlead tip=”patrat_mic” aliniat=”dreapta”]

“9 to 5” is her debut movie. Parton won two Grammy Awards, a People’s Choice Award for it. Other successful movies are “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” “Rhinestone”, “Steel Magnolias.”

“Dolly Parton is one of the most successful crossover artists in country … she decided to take the mainstream by storm with a talk show, an acting career, R&B covers and more — and it worked. Making a big Hollywood movie … was a great way to get out of a cultural ghetto.” said Hadrian Belove of Cinefamily.