Weekly Digest (10/26-11/6)

Not on Facebook or following the THS Twitter feed? Here are some highlights of news from theatres across the web from this past week and today. (Pro-tip: Even if you don’t have a twitter account, you can still follow our feed on twitter. You won’t be able to tweet at us, but unlike facebook, you don’t have to join the site to view it! Read the feed here.)

California
“Ace Hotel Coming to Downtown L.A. (Exclusive)” From Los Angeles, CA.

Florida
“Historic Olympia Theater in Palmetto gets renovated for private use” From Palmetto, FL.

Illinois
“Steps to restore Shelbyville’s Chautauqua are underway” From Shelbyville, IL.
“Architect helps Theater Chain revive downtown districts” From Chicagoland.

Maine
“Lachman Architects & Planners to receive award for restoration of historic opera house” From Norway, ME.

Maryland
“U.S. drive-ins face obstacles, Maryland’s lone theater stays afloat” From Baltimore, MD.
“Pikes Theatre reopening Friday in Pikesville” From Pikesville, MD.
“Plaster falls from Maryland Theatre ceiling during performance; no one hurt” From Hagerstown, MD.

Minnesota
“For Palace Theatre renovation, state funding sought” From St. Paul, MN
“Duluth mayor flips switch on NorShor fundraising” From Duluth, MN.
“Encore for St. Paul’s Palace Theater?” From St. Paul, MN.

Nebraska
“Bonham Theatre Projects Board raises $125,000″ From Fairbury NE.

New York
“Riviera Theatre begins its marquee restoration” From North Tonawanda, NY.

North Carolina
“Washington’s Turnage Theater Opens Again” From Washington, NC.

South Dakota
“BHSU art instructor restores Historic Homestake Opera House” From Lead, SD.

Texas
“Granbury drive-in theater may soon be victim of digital conversion” From Granbury, Texas.
“Granbury Opera House hopes to again lure DFW theater patrons” From Granbury, TX.

Wisconsin
“Avalon renovations to begin this month” From Milwaukee, WI.

 

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