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IT’S ALIVE! IT’S ALIVE!

June 3, 2021

       

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THE NEON SIGN IS GONNA BE LIGHTED!

June 1, 2021

  Tomorrow, Wednesday, at 9PM, the new UPTOWN neon sign will be lighted FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME! Will you please join us for this amazing event? And bring the kids and grandkids! We will have a countdown and then…MAGIC!   Wednesday, June 2nd, 9PM.      

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AND…drum roll, please…THE NEON SIGN IS INSTALLED!

May 16, 2021

    However, we could not install the sign as we intended to mount it to a pole springing from the sidewalk. The city, which had plans to replace the sidewalk in front of the theater, requested that we wait until such work was done. Argh! A year passed and no new sidewalk. We began…

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Countdown to…SQUEE!!!!!!!!

May 12, 2021

For decades, a certain event has been eagerly awaited by many. And, tomorrow morning, beginning at 9AM, if all goes well… (scroll down)                                   Then, when it gets dark, make sure to come by and relish the colorful neon…

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MEET SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS!

December 20, 2020

    If you drive by, make sure to honk! And wave! And Santa’s mailbox in front? It’s filled with candy canes! But only if you’ve been good all year! And if you’ve been very bad? You get two candy canes!    

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A Resurrection

November 1, 2020

Recently, we posted about finding the exact glass shade to the original one smashed to bits when the roof of the 1900 theater collapsed.                                                

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A Miracle On Cottonwood Street

October 20, 2020

                                        What are the odds of this? There are a million white glass shades out there, and in hundreds and hundreds of different styles. But, late last night, looking on eBay, this shade came up, newly…

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Fireworks!

June 27, 2020

Every year, to help raise money to restore the 1900 theater, the Strong City Preservation Alliance sells fireworks. This year, again, we are conveniently right on main street, next to Ad Astra:                        

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The 3 B’s

April 17, 2020

  Across Kansas, 94 people have died of the virus. This will get higher. The United States has a highest death toll from the virus than any other nation: 36,905 as of today. This will be higher tomorrow. This will be much higher in a week. While there are people protesting the national shut down, this…

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CHRISTMAS VACATION MOVIE!

December 12, 2019

Saturday, December 21st, the 1900 Theater will be offering a showing of the 1989 movie classic: CHRISTMAS VACATION     The film stars Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo and Randy Quaid, with Juliette Lewis and Johnny Galecki as the Griswold children Audrey and Rusty, respectively. DATE: Saturday, December 21st. TIME: Doors open at 7PM. The movie begins at 7:30PM. ADMISSION: Free! However, for a…

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