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‘Driving Miss Daisy,’ family film series among weekend offerings

Even though I’m still miffed that “Driving Miss Daisy” took home an Oscar for Best Picture in 1990 while Spike Lee’s classic “Do the Right Thing” failed to even score a nomination, I understand folks adore the tale of Miss Daisy and her chauffeur, Hoke. The latest stage adaptation, performed in front of sold-out crowds on Broadway and London’s West End, stars James Earl Jones and Angela Lansbury. A performance filmed on the play’s Australian tour will be screened at noon on June 8 and 7 p.m. on June 9 in the Dipson Amherst Theatre (3500 Main St.). Visit www.dipsontheatres.com.

The North Park’s Summer Family Matinee series continues at 11:30 a.m. on June 7 and 8 with the delightfully entertaining “Despicable Me 2.” Coming up next: “How to Train Your Dragon” on June 14015.

– Christopher Schobert

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