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Europe’s Largest Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ Brought Back to Life, in Pictures!

Programs & Performances: From The Telegraph – Enjoy their amazing images and the story of this great Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ. “The Grand Hall at vintage venue Troxy in London’s […]

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Success Stories Behind Pittsburgh’s Art House Theatres

Do you have an art house movie theatre in your neighborhood? No matter where you are in your operations plan, you will find some helpful perspectives in this article. Here […]

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Slate Magazine: David Leventi Documents the Granduer of the World’s Great Opera Houses

Slate’s David Rosenberg brings photographer David Leventi’s work documenting the world’s great opera houses to readers. ‘Photographer David Leventi started out thinking he would be a reportage photographer. He admired […]

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USA Today’s “Silver Screen Nostalgia”

What’s on the Screen: Everyone Loves Historic Theatres! Here’s a great article from USA Today, “Silver Screen Nostalgia,” featuring some very special places to enjoy movies and so much more. […]

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Richmond’s Byrd Theatre Received a $5,000 Grant From the American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS)

The grant will be used to fund partial repair the xylophone in the upper left alcove. The news came in today from Wendy Wurlitzer, THS board member and member of […]

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Some Enchanted Evenings: American Picture Palaces

We were in Charlottesville, VA for Conclave Theatre Tour 2015 and discovered Mary Halnon’s (UVA American Studies) great site: “Some Enchanted Evenings: American Picture Palaces” You will find easy to […]

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Stefanie Klavens Photographs Historic Theatres and Vanishing Drive-ins

Photographer Stefanie Klavens traveled widely documenting the architectural styles of America’s historic theatres and drive-ins. Klaven’s states in the introduction to her images, “These early theaters represent a unique architectural […]

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Announcing the 2015 Thomas DuBuque Research Fellowship Winner: Richard Grell.

THS is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2015 Thomas DuBuque Research Fellowship: Richard Grell. Richard Grell’s journey in exploring the work of his granduncle, artist and theatre muralist, […]

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Dave Hoekstra’s Nocturnal Journal: Preserving Movie Palaces

Listen to Dave Hoekstra’s Independence Day edition of the Nocturnal Journal with a look at the efforts of the Elmhurst-based Theatre Historical Society of America. Executive Director Richard Fosbrink and […]

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Gary Martinez of Martinez + Johnson Architecture on Historic Theatre Restoration

From the Preservation Nation Blog: In the upcoming Summer 2015 issue of Preservation, we take a peek behind the curtain at the newly renovated Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Seized […]

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