December 3, 2012
HENDERSON, NV — Galaxy is now planning to reopen the former Green Valley Theatres in March, following a $4 Million upgrade. The theatre that’s been closed since 2005 is applying for an alcohol permit and will feature motorized, reclining chairs with footrests.
Read more in the Las Vegas Review Journal.
November 16, 2012
November 7, 2012
October 29, 2012
OCALA, FL — The Marion Theater has a new owner again after word got out that Carmike wanted to leave the property. Local operator Cesar Soto has stepped in and plans to reopen it next month following the addition of a new projector and screen.
Read more at Ocala.com.
(Thanks to byclosser for providing the photo.)
October 26, 2012
October 24, 2012
TRAVERSE CITY, MI — The State Theatre has received a $125,000 grant for renovations courtesy of CMS Energy Corp. It will be used to repair the exterior of the theatre, known as the home of the Traverse City Film Festival.
Read more in Detroit News
(Thanks to SchineHistorian for providing the photo.)
October 23, 2012
WESTMONT, IL — Local groups are trying to raise money to renovate the Westmont Theatre. They’ve already put together $800,000 but need $400,000 more to reach their goal. The town has a rich music history and wants to make the venue available again for live performances.
Read the full story in the Chicago Tribune.
October 19, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Red Vic will open its doors again after closing last summer. This time though, it’s not going to be entirely a movie theatre. While there will be a performance space in back, most of the building will be occupied by retail “incubator” stalls.
Read about the interesting adaptive reuse in the San Francisco Chronicle.
(Thanks to Chuck1231 for providing the photo.)
October 11, 2012
EVANSVILLE, IN — Locals are behind the return of the Alhambra Theater by supporting a successful film series this past summer where movies were projected on its outside wall. An arts fair last weekend was centered around raising money for the multi-million dollar renovations that are necessary to bring the 99 year-old theatre back to code.
Read more in the Greenfield Reporter.
(Thanks to jeterga for providing the photo.)
September 28, 2012