La Bamba - Movie & Special Event

Presented by Uptown! Performing Arts Center at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, West Chester PA

Aug 29 2022
La Bamba - Movie & Special Event

MOVIE + SPECIAL EVENT Join us in Mac’s Foxhole Lounge pre-show for a complimentary margarita with a side of fresh chips and salsa from West Chester’s own Taco Mar Restaurants. Meet-and-greet Taco Mar’s chef/owner, Danny! Lou Diamond Phillips delivers his break-out performance as Chicano rock legend, Ritchie Valens (shortened from Valenzuela), chronicaling his meteoric rise to fame and tragic passing at the age of 17. Roger Ebert called this “a good small movie, sweet and sentimental about a kid

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  • Aug 29, 2022 at 07:00 pm (Mon)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center

226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Make it A Night - Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center




The closest public parking for the Knauer Performing Arts Center  is the Chestnut Street Garage at 14 East Chestnut Street.
Two-hour parking is available in the short term parking area on the ground floor. Pay at the lower level kiosk and display your ticket on your car’s dashboard.

Upper Level Garage hours and rates are posted: you receive a parking stub when you enter, and pay when you leave. Many business and restaurants validate your garage ticket with purchase, so take it with you.

  • Metered parking is available on-street and in several parking lots. Meters take quarters and/or credit cards, 10-minutes for each quarter up to three-hours (or longer at the parking lot at Chestnut & Church Streets). Metered parking is enforced Monday through Friday and beginning at 5pm on Saturday. Once the time on the meter has expired, parked cars are subject to a parking ticket. Parking on Sunday is free.
  • Parking in the Justice Center Parking Garage is free after 5pm Friday through Sunday.
  • There is free street parking on several area streets; please read all signs.
  • Handicapped parking is available in the lot adjacent to the building.

Alternative parking information can be found at the West Chester Business Improvement District’s website.  There is plenty of metered parking on the streets surrounding the Knauer Performing Arts Center.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center has an outdoor lift on the South side of the building and a patron elevator that reaches all three floors of the building and handicapped seating.

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