Marilyn Monroe celebrated with exhibit, film festival
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Actress Marilyn Monroe is being remembered in many ways on Friday, which would have been her 86th birthday.
The Hollywood Museum opened a brand new exhibit celebrating all things Marilyn. The collection is billed as the largest exhibit of authentic memorabilia honoring the life of the big-screen legend.
The exhibit will be at the Hollywood Museum on Highland Avenue until Sept. 2.
Also, Grauman's Chinese Theatre is presenting the Marilyn Monroe Film Festival, beginning Friday through June 7. A different Monroe classic will play each night, kicking off with "Some Like it Hot" and ending with "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."
Tickets for the festival are $10 for opening night and $5 for all other nights. For more information, visit http://www.chinesetheatres.com/events.html.
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