January 10, 2014
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA — The last downtown multiplex closed its doors last weekend when the former Empire Theatres ceased business. Landmark had purchased the lease a few months ago but can’t reach an agreement with the property manager. If a new operator isn’t found soon, the future of the building will be in question.
Read more in CBC News.
Bon Appetit has a feature on the 7 best theaters in the country, strictly for the food. Check out their slideshow to see if your favorite made it.
January 8, 2014
SAGINAW, MI — Looking back at 2013, several theaters in Michigan’s Saginaw Bay region had a year full of transitions.
January 6, 2014
MALVERN, AR — The Ritz turned 75 last month and thankfully plan on many more. They hosted a successful 1930’s-style evening to honor the anniversary where many patrons showed up in period dress.
Read more in Arkansas Online about how they made it this far along with memories from local fans.
(Thanks to KennyCagle for providing the photo.)
January 3, 2014
January 2, 2014
WESTCHESTER, NY — My personal favorite growing up, the Fine Arts, may be gone but there are still some interesting places to catch an indie flick in Westchester County. With the recent opening of the Alamo Drafthouse, the New York Times featured that theatre along with the Pelham Picture House and the Jacob Burns Film Center. Was your favorite left out?
(Thanks to Tinseltoes for providing the photo.)
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.
December 24, 2013
December 19, 2013