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Posted on: April 2, 2019

"Kinky Boots" Movie to Kick Off Carbondale Food & Fashion Week

Kinky Boots


CARBONDALE – Carbondale Food & Fashion Week will kick off on Tuesday, April 23 with a special showing of "Kinky Boots" at Shryock Auditorium.

An opening reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with remarks by Carbondale Mayor John "Mike" Henry as well as other city and university leaders.

"Kinky Boots" tells the story about a man who reluctantly inherits a family business. However, he encounters an individual who changes his mind about business and life. Admission to "Kinky Boots" is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Carbondale Food & Fashion Week highlights Southern Illinois University's Hospitality and Tourism Administration, and Advertising Programs and celebrates the university’s 150th anniversary.

For more information, email Nicole Davis at

“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”


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