Sat. March 3 is the Taco Dinner fundraiser for the Onarga Theatre digital conversion. www.onargatheater.com

Digital projection – small town theatres in Illinois and N. Carolina

Sat. March 3 is the Taco Dinner fundraiser for the Onarga Theatre digital conversion. www.onargatheater.com

Dennis Wilhelm links us to a small theatre in a small town in North Carolina which has gone digital.  Meanwhile, the Onarga Theatre, Onarga Illinois, is still raising funds to do so. Go enjoy some tacos with them tomorrow.  Its less than a 2 hour drive south from Chicago.

“Starting Friday March 2 the historic Gem Theatre in Kannapolis, NC ends a 75-year tradition. Since opening in 1936 the theater has thrived on screening 35-mm film, but on Friday that all ends. Now, don’t go thinking the Gem Theatre is closing up. Far from it . . .”

Story here:

http://www2.independenttribune.com/news/2012/feb/28/second-act-historic-kannapolis-theater-ar-1982972/

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