Weekly Digest (11/17 – 12/6)

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
“Killian Elected President of Oakland Paramount Board” From Oakland, CA.

ILLINOIS
“Will Rogers restoration focuses on electric work” From Charleston, IL.

INDIANA
“Lafayette Theater shows what the glory days of film looked like” From Lafayette, IN

MAINE
“Buyers of old theater new at this” From Skowhegan, ME.

MICHIGAN
“Owen-Ames-Kimball honored for Tibbits Opera House restoration in Coldwater” From Coldwater, MI.

NEBRASKA
“Friends of the Midwest Theater reaches milestone” From Scottsbluff, NE.

NEW JERSEY
“Boonton aldermen making plans for a change at Opera House” From Booton, NJ.

NEW YORK
“Scouting The Remains of Brooklyn’s Incredible Paramount Movie Theatre” From Brooklyn, NY.

PENNSYLVANIA
“Rally To Save The Boyd Tuesday” From Philadelphia, PA.
“Changing Skyline: Theater owners seeking to gut their historical landmarks” From Philadelphia, PA.

SOUTH DAKOTA
“Homestake Opera House kicks off $4.2M capital campaign” From Lead, SD.

TENNESSEE
“Lafayette Cinema debuts new digital projector and surround sound” From Lafayette, TN.

UTAH
“Capitol Theatre renovations completed right on time ” From Salt Lake City, UT.

VIRGINIA
“Town officials tout Ashland Theatre’s condition” From Ashland, VA.

INTERNATIONAL:
AUSTRALIA
“The show goes on at historic venues” From Western Australia, Australia.

CANADA
“Plans in the works for historic theatre” From Penticton, BC, Canada.

GREECE
“Restoration of the Ancient Theater of Sparta to Start in 2014″ From Greece.

 

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