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FILM: Tornado Alley

Monday, April 11

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Get ready to dodge pounding hail, pouring rain, and relentless winds all in an IMAX theater near you. Sound dangerous? Imagine it in 3-D. As tornado season arrives in Charlotte Discovery Place's The Charlotte Observer IMAX Dome Theatre has released Tornado Alley, a film that according to them, is "the most eagerly awaited IMAX film of the decade." The film, which features Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers star, Sean Casey, highlights the whirlwind of events that take place while pursing one of natures most powerful storms in the hopes of catching the birth of a tornado. Using an IMAX camera, and customized armored vehicles Casey and other scientists catch dramatic never before seen footage of a twister in action. $7 adult member, $6 children member. $8 adult non-member. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. IMAX Dome Theatre, 301 North Tryon Street. 704-372-6261

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