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May
27
The Duke
By Salina Art Center

The Duke Playing at the Salina Art Center Cinema May 27- May 30

In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery's history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government invested more in care for the elderly -- he had long campaigned for pensioners to receive free television. What happened next became the stuff of legend.

Friday | 6 PM

Saturday & Sunday | 2 PM & 6 PM

Monday | 6 PM