Screening of New Kurt Cobain Documentary at the Rio

This Saturday, seize the excuse to take a trip back to the ’90s: Cobain-style.

Docuphiles and alt-rock kids—rejoice! The Rio pays homage to Nirvana frontman and grunge icon Kurt Cobain this Saturday (May 16) with a screening of the critically acclaimed Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, followed by an evening of live performances by an array of local talent, including singer-songwriter Carolyn Mark, East Van rock ’n’ roll covers choir the Kingsgate Chorus, and Molly Guldemond of Mother Mother.Praised by Rolling Stone as “the most intimate rock doc ever,” Montage of Heck offers viewers an intimate look into the late star’s life. The film is executive-produced by Cobain’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, and features appearances from his mother and sister as well as Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Courtney Love.Saturday, May 16, 6pm(Doors 6pm; screening 7pm; concert 9:45pm)Rio Theatre (1660 E. Broadway)Tickets $25 at the doorAdmission 19 and upMore info here NOTE: Presale tickets have sold out. Early arrival is recommended to ensure admission. Box office opens at 5pm.