Leo S. Bing Theater

5905 Wilshire Boulevard,
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on July 26, 2010 at 8:18 pm

As the Bing Theatre was part of the original LACMA complex, it would be the work of the original architect, William Pereira.

MagicLantern
MagicLantern on July 25, 2010 at 3:07 pm

Operating at LACMA since May of 1965 at least.

HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on September 4, 2009 at 7:37 am

ah, the link to the article:
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HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on September 4, 2009 at 7:37 am

Another article. Endowment is sought. Also a problem is attendence was down 50%. Classic film fans need attend!

HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on September 3, 2009 at 6:06 am

Story about directors upset about possible loss of films at Bing, and their own experiences:
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ChasSmith
ChasSmith on September 1, 2009 at 10:54 am

Thank you all for the links. The good news certainly didn’t travel as fast as the bad, that’s for sure. But what a relief. For now.

HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on August 31, 2009 at 5:11 am

The latest news as reported in the New York Times about the controversy reported in the posts above:
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HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on August 27, 2009 at 6:20 am

Saved by generous donations, at least until June.
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HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on August 13, 2009 at 6:04 am

Save film group to meet with man in charge. There’s even a Save film facebook group. View link

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 11, 2009 at 6:36 am

Definitely a big fuss when this was announced. I haven’t seen any films here, which is sad as that oppprtunity may soon be gone. There always seems ti be a parking problem around the museum area.

HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on August 11, 2009 at 6:02 am

Last week, the museum announced they would cease the weekend film series. Then, community members expressed shock. Now, better news that donors may save the ongoing films at the museum!

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