Cool Hand Luke at the Old Pen 

After lobbing the tops off of a line of parking meters in a drunken shitshow, Luke is arrested and sentenced to two years on a Georgia chain gang.

But being the capital "B" badass that he is, Luke, played by Paul Newman, refuses to conform. A full-out brawl with the toughest dude in prison? Luke doesn't back down. Schooling the other inmates in poker? You bet'cha. An impromptu egg-eating contest? Luke's on it.

If you've long been inspired by Cool Hand Luke's rebel ways, imagine watching the 1967 classic film projected on the big screen and behind the prison walls of the Old Idaho State Penitentiary. That's a pop-your-leather-collar-light-up-a-smoke-and-hop-on-your-hog level of raditude.

On Saturday, May 15, from 7-10 p.m., you can check out Cool Hand Luke at the Old Pen. Free tickets for the show--four per person--can be picked up at the Old Pen, the Idaho State Historical Museum or the Idaho State Historical Preservation office at 210 Main St.

For those who need a little moonshine during their prison stint, refreshments will be available for purchase.

Saturday, May 15, 7-10 p.m., FREE, Old Idaho Penitentiary, 2445 Old Penitentiary Road, 208-334-2844, idahohistory.net.

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