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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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BLACK TIE AUCTION ITEMS!!!!!!!

October 12, 2019

    Today, Saturday the 12th, the Strong City Preservation Alliance is hosting the first annual Black Tie Event at the 1900 Theater in Strong City! This is our kick-start fundraising event to bring the theater back to life!Please join us! And wear black tie! This could be a black tie T-shirt, a cardboard black tie with…

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The First Annual BLACK TIE EVENT!

September 28, 2019

  The Strong City Preservation Alliance is very excited to announce the first annual Black Tie Event at the 1900 Theater in Strong City! This is our kick-start fundraising event to bring the theater back to life!Please join us! And wear black tie! This could be a black tie T-shirt, a cardboard black tie with jeans, black…

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Home on the 1900 Theater Range!

April 29, 2019

The 1900 Theater, Strong City, is proud to present a showing of the 2016 movie, Home on the Range.     Home on the Range is an award-winning film produced by Lone Chimney Films in association with Sperra Studios. The movie tells the unforgettable story of the authorship, preservation and legacy of the iconic song Home…

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Opera! LIVE! At the 1900 Theater!

April 9, 2019

The 1900 Theater is also known as the Auditorium. It’s also known as The Uptown Theater. It was once known as the Rialto Theater. And, long ago, it was known as the Opera House. Nobody knows when the last time opera was performed in the building. Nobody knows if opera was actually ever performed in the…

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