December 30, 2013
NEW CASTLE, PA — The Warner Film Center proudly announces its “Kickstarter” fundraising program with the generous support of the Lawrence County Commissioners. “Kickstarter” is an online platform that makes it gloriously easy to contribute to WFC’s re-creation of the Warner Brothers’ first nickelodeon theatre, in downtown New Castle.
This campaign and has a goal of $23,128 – one dollar for every person in New Castle – and the County Commissioners have promised to match every dollar donated through “Kickstarter” up to the goal amount.
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OTTAWA, KS — Owners of the Plaza Grill have done their homework and are working to get noticed by the Guinness Book as the world’s oldest continuously operating theatre. They’re still going strong too and have many original elements.
Read more and watch a video on this at FOX 4 KC.
(Thanks to kpdennis for providing the photo.)
December 9, 2013
CAMBRIDGE, MA — The Harvard Square Theatre has been closed since July 2012 with no feasible reopening plans on the table. However, actor Casey Affleck has spoken out about the need to make it an arts venue again. He hasn’t found the partners to do it though and so far there has been no communication with the building’s owner.
Read more about the struggle to keep this beloved venue alive in Boston Magaizne.
(Thanks to DavidSimpson](/theaters/484/photos/52732) for providing the photo.)
December 6, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — The 7-screen Market Arcade is facing a tough decision as it hasn’t made the jump to digital. That’s not the only hurdle though as the theatre is in desperate needs of upgrades across the board.
Read more about both sides of the story and their long ruin to the present in the Buffalo News.
(Thanks to MovieMark for providing the photo.)
MIDLAND, MI — The three-screen Studio M Theatre in the Valley Plaza in Midland MI closed on December 1. It first opened in 1968 as a single screener which was twinned in 1978 with the third screen added in 1979. It was a victim of competition from the NCG Midland Cinemas and not being able to afford digital projectors.
Further details are in the Midland Daily News.