Celebri-cat Lil Bub to host Chicago Internet Cat Video Festival

Celebri-cat Lil Bub to host Chicago Internet Cat Video Festival
Lil Bub's "dude," Mike Bridavsky, believes Bub is here for a greater purpose.

Meow! For all you cat lovers (and animal lovers in general), this is a not-to-be-missed event coming to the Athenaeum Theatre, (2936 N. Southport) on Saturday, September 19. The wildly popular Chicago Internet Cat Video Festival is headed back to Chicago with Lil BUB and her dude Mike Bridavsky as hosts!

This is the third consecutive year animal and internet lovers’ can enjoy the feline-focused film festival, thanks to the local rescues Chicago Cat Rescue and Tree House Humane Society.  Festival events include an exclusive screening of an all-new film by the creator of the Henri Le Chat Noir videos, Will Braden, a previous Golden Kitty Award (People’s Choice) winner.

The debut is a part of the festival’s 75-minute screening, comprised of carefully curated cat videos that will entertain the expected 2,000 guests. Attendees can also dote upon adoptable cats and kittens in addition to socializing with the hosts of the Internet Cat festCATastrophes Web Series, Alana and Kris who are both proud Chicago locals.

These internet stars are also 2015’s Golden Kitty Award winners for their film, “Cat Behavior Explained.”  Those who would like exclusive access to the beloved furry hosts, can purchase pre-Show Lil BUB Meet & Greet tickets for $100! These specialty ticket holders can enjoy an intimate hangout with Lil BUB and Mike Bridavsky, who star in the documentary Lil BUB & Friendz and Animal Planet’s Lil BUB’s Big Show. There, guests can take photos with the internet’s favorite feline, tell Lil BUB how wonderful she is and even get a print signed by Lil BUB! Pre-Show entry times for this are 11 am, 3 pm and 6:30 pm.

TICKETS – To purchase tickets, click here. General Admission Advanced: $15.00; General Admission Day-Of: $20.00; General Admission For Groups Of 10 Or More: $10.00; Pre-Show Lil BUB Meet & Greet: $100

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