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Darjeeling Limited Tea Party

By Rob Christopher in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 27, 2007 1:45PM

It's been three long years between features for Wes Anderson. But the wait is almost over—The Darjeeling Limited comes out next Friday.

2007_09_27_darjeeling.jpgBut, if you're lucky, you might get to see it early. This Saturday at TeaGschwendner in Lincoln Park The Darjeeling Limited is throwing a tea party. A $5 cover gets you access to "Darjeeling tea-tasting stations, petite Indian delectables, raffle prizes and trailer sneak peeks." And a pass to a free screening to be held Monday night at AMC River East, four days before the movie officially opens.

Now, we love tea. In fact now that it's actually autumn, the thought of a warm pot of tea coupled with burnt orange sunlight filtering through our kitchen window and the gentle sound of rustling leaves brings a wistful smile to our face. TeaGschwendner has some awesome tea to choose from too. But we have to be honest — more than tea, we want that movie pass.

We're 99% sure that we aren't the only ones either, which is why we recommend that if you plan on attending the tea party you get there plenty early. After all, once you have that movie pass in hand there'll be plenty of time to enjoy the hot beverages and dainty delectables (and talk about Owen Wilson, if you must).

The release party will take place at TeaGschwendner (2142 N. Halsted) on Saturday, September 29, from 6-9 p.m. The early bird gets the worm. Image via Fox Searchlight.