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Weekly Digest (9/8-9/14)

Not on Facebook or following the THS Twitter feed? Here are some highlights of news from theatres across the web this week! (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:
“Berkeley organization seeks to revive Oaks Theater” From Berkeley, CA.
Time-lapse video of the TCL Chinese Theatre. From Hollywood, CA.
“A piece of L.A. history awaits a return to its neon glamour ” From LA, CA.

Colorado:
“Lost wallet found 37 years later at the Avalon” From Grand Junction, CO.
“A facelift for the Sheridan Opera House” From Telluride, CO.

Michigan:
“Crystal Theatre brings back Art Deco era ” From Crystal Falls, MI.
“A historic view – Howell landmark’s windows being restored (with video)” From Howell, MI.

Missouri:
“Fox Theatre fans admire renovated ceiling” From St. Louis, MO.
“Fans of the historic Goldenrod Showboat keep hope for restoration afloat with new fundraising effort”

New Hampshire:
“Music Hall tours set the scene for life on stage at historic hall” From Portsmouth, NH.

New Jersey:
“New owner of Teaneck Cinemas finds history inside theater” From Teaneck, NJ.

New York:
“Visitors to see Shea’s in a whole new light after restoration” From Buffalo, NY.

Pennsylvania:
Boyd Theater Interview. From Philadelphia, PA.
“Charleroi mayor steps down from beleaguered theater board” From Charleroi, PA.

Project Drive-In:
Results are being announced!

Recommended Upcoming Events:
“Palace Builders: Great Architects from the Golden Age of Theatres” (The Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, MO)
“Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters” by Amy Davis (Theatre Historical Society of America, Elmhurst, IL)

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  1. Just to let everybody know that Britain’s OLD THEATRES magazine now has links with the Theatre Historical Society of America for an exchange of information. We thank everybody who has already been in touch with us, and extend a warm welcome to all theatre enthusiasts to keep us informed of their activities. All best wishes, Terry Kirtland (Chairman OLD THEATRES magazine)

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