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October 2014

Classic Cinemas Historic Theatre Tour

October 18, 2014
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Join us on Saturday October 18, 2014 for the 2014 Classic Cinemas Historic Theatre Tour: a one-day bus tour of three of the Classic Cinemas’ historic theatres. The tour will start in Elmhurst, IL with a tour of the York Theatre, journey to Oak Park to visit the Lake and then head to Downers Grove to visit the Tivoli. Before returning to Elmhurst, we’ll also stop into the Downers Grove Museum to see their exhibit on the Tivoli “Movie Magic:…

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Fall Board Meeting

October 19, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
THS Headquarters,
152 N York Street, 2nd Floor, Elmhurst, 60126
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October 19 | Elmhurst, IL Fall Board Meeting, 2pm at the THS main office in Elmhurst.

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November 2014
Free

“The Fall of the American Movie Palace” Lecture & Presentation by Matt Lambros

November 13, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Portage Theater,
4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60641 United States
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November 13 | Chicago, IL We’ve partnered with Chicago’s Portage Theater to bring you Matt Lambros of After the Final Curtain in this upcoming lecture, “The Fall of the American Movie Palace.” We hope you’ll join us for this free event on Thursday, November 13 at the Portage Theater in Chicago. Date: Nov. 13, 2014 Where: Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL Time: Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm Cost: Free About Matt Lambros: Matt Lambros is…

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December 2014

Deadline: Book of the Year Nominations

December 31, 2014
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Every year for 5 years

The Outstanding Theatre Book of the Year Award recognizes the book judged to have best exemplified documentation and appreciation of historic theatres. Nominations are voted on by the Board of Directors and the award is presented at the awards banquet during the annual Conclave each June. [Click here to find out more and submit a title.]

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Deadline: Weiss Award Entries

December 31, 2014
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Every year for 5 years

The competition is intended to encourage interest in research and writing on historic theatres and to provide additional content for Marquee®, the quarterly journal of the Society. Certificates and monetary prizes are awarded for the winning entries. [Click here to find out more and apply online.]

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January 2015
Free

Using the THS Archives – Beginner’s Workshop

January 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
THS Headquarters,
152 N York Street, 2nd Floor, Elmhurst, 60126
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Using the THS Archives – Beginner’s Workshop The American Theatre Architecture Archive at THS holds a wealth of information on theatre history. While access to the archives is open to all researchers, it can be difficult to know how to begin! “Using the THS Archives – Beginner’s Workshop” is designed to equip THS members with a basic toolkit for archival research. From archival object handling and care to understanding finding aids and using web resources, to tips for discovering the…

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April 2015

Kings Theatre Tour

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kings Theatre,
1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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The Theatre Historical Society of America is pleased to offer a guided tour of the newly restored and reopened Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, New York. Join Executive Director Richard Fosbrink on the evening of April 20th on a look into the reborn Loew’s Wonder Theatre! For more information and to register, please follow this link.

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Deadline: Member of the Year Nominations

April 22
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Every year for 5 years

The Member of the Year Award recognizes an individual or organizational member of THS who has continuously demonstrated outstanding leadership, achievement, and contribution to the Society and its purposes, or been instrumental in work on outside projects in keeping with the aims of THS. [Click here to find out more and nominate someone.]

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June 2015

Conclave Theatre Tour

June 23 - June 27

Save The Date! Join us in Richmond for the Conclave Theatre Tour. This year’s Conclave Theatre Tour includes theatres in Richmond, Virginia; Norfolk, Virginia; Washington, D.C.; Charlottesville, Virginia and more! [To Register for Conclave, Click This Link]

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Conclave Afterglow

Save the Date! Join us for one more day of Conclave Theatre Touring with stops at the Kimball Theatre in Colonial Williamsburg, a lunch at the Commodore Theatre in Portsmouth, Virginia and more! [Click here to Register for Conclave Afterglow]

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