Well, the Premiere of John Keitel’s extraordinary “Saving the Boom” was the social event of the summer. Sponsored by the incredible Laguna Beach Film Society under the leadership of Joanne Story and Keiko Beatie it was a wonderful evening.

The pre-party was at Wells Fargo Bank in the party room on the 3rd floor with wonderful food, wine and an ocean view not to be believed.

Then then everyone marched over to the theater and filled it up. There were over 300 people at the premiere. The crowd laughed, cried and thoroughly enjoyed John’s documentary. Many of the stars of the movie were there. After the screening there was a quick Q & A with the film’s producer, John Keitel, the Narrator, Andrew Reynolds and Fred Karger, who is still hard at work SAVING the BOOM!!!

Then lots of the party goers walked the couple hundred feet around the corner to the after party at the Marine Room. Owner Kelly Boyd was there to greet the guests. Kelly had a major role in the documentary as well. Mayor Boyd was having a busy night with all that was going on downtown that night.

Here are photos form the Premiere and the screening held last Thursday at Club Bounce, the fun gay bar right across PCH from the old Boom. Owner James Nelson screened “Saving the Boom” for the folks who missed the Premier. It was a very fun night.

See lots of pictures below.

Remember the Boom has two For Sale signs in the windows. It’s just waiting for the right buyer to come along. Please spread the word, and let’s SAVE the BOOM!!! and Laguna’s gay heritage along with it.

Thank you and scroll down to see the fun photos: