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Forest Whitaker

Montpelier's Dinner and a Movie season starts with 'Bird' [South Laurel/Montpelier]

Montpelier Arts Center begins the 2015 season of Dinner and a Movie Saturday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. On the eve of the Oscars, come view an offering from Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood. His 1988 film, "Bird," a portrait of jazz visionary Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, starring Forest Whitaker, was awarded a Golden Globe for Best Director and an Academy Award for Best Sound. The film is shown after a dinner with a menu tailored to some aspect of the movie.

Tickets for both dinner and film are $30 per person, and must be purchased by noon the Friday, Feb. 20. Film-only tickets are...