February 26, 2004
PASADENA, CA — On March 15th, the City of Pasadena will attempt to grant permits to gut the interior of the Raymond Theatre (formerly known as Perkin’s Palace). Our sixteen year battle to stop unnecessary development of the theater into an apartment/retail/shopping center will be over.
January 27, 2004
YORK, ENGLAND — The campaign to save the Odeon Cinema has received a boost with the backing of our local newspaper who have been producing posters and articles of support.
January 26, 2004
Sean Network Web Development is looking to do web development work for any non-profit theatre related groups (such as owners of theaters, “Friends of” groups, “Save the” groups, etc.) for little or no cost.
We are looking to build up our portfolio while creating awareness of preservation of theaters. We can create a full site for your theater group, and may also provide hosting. If you are a non-profit theater group please go to http://www.snweb.org to apply.
November 17, 2003
MILTON, DE — On Saturday, November 29th beginning at 6:00 PM, award winning nationally recognized artists Michael Bell and Michael Sprouse join forces in a two man exhibition and fund raiser benefitting the Milton Theatre.
November 13, 2003
WAYNE, MI — The Historic Wayne Theatre needs your help! We are seeking volunteers to help restore our theater! If you live in the Metro-Detroit area and would like to help, contact us via our website at www.historicwaynetheatre.com, or call (734) 728-SHOW and leave a message if we aren’t there. We also need donations. Any and all help is appreciated. For more information about our theater, check out our theater page on Cinema Treasures.
October 27, 2003
PITTSBURG, CA — In early spring of 1919, the Pittsburg Post newspaper announced that the Enea brothers of the Palace Theater “will erect a handsome new playhouse on Railroad Street, which will embody in every way a most modern type of theatre building, handsome in appearance and substantial in construction.”
October 16, 2003
The ongoing sale of the Villa Theatre in Salt Lake City, Utah has apparently gone past its ending date, but Harmons is still working with the prospective buyer. The buyer plans to develop the property with the Villa as the center of an “entertainment center” with shops and restaurants. The Villa would be either a night club and/or dinner theater.
October 14, 2003
Harmons Grocery has told the Utah Heritage Foundation that they will most likely sell the Villa Theatre in Salt Lake City to a Los Angeles furniture manufacturer that would preserve the theater’s sign and facade, but use the use the interior of the building as a showroom. It is unclear what happened to the sale of the theater to buyer that wanted to convert the theater into a night club.
October 9, 2003