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A New Discovery!

February 16, 2019

      It’s just a  thrill seeing an image like this! Thank you, Tricia!!!!!!!!    

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December 13, 2018

          Doors will open at 6 with the movie beginning at 6:30.  The admission price of $20, which includes wine, beer, soda, water, hot popcorn, and snacks! This heartwarming movie will be shown on our 105-inch screen in our now heated auditorium. Yes! We have heaters now! The screen, projector, sound…

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Movie TONIGHT!!!!!!

October 27, 2018

  The dramatic ruined shell of the 1900 theater is all cleaned and waiting for you tonight! For, ALIENS ARE IN THE HOUSE! Tonight, we are showing the 1952 War of the Worlds!   The door of the theater will open at 6:30 with the movie beginning at 7.  Snacks, beer, wine and soft drinks…

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October 24, 2018

          The door of the theater will open at 6:30 with the movie beginning at 7.  Snacks, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served for a $20 admission fee.  Come join the Strong City Preservation Alliance and see one of Hollywood’s greatest sci-fi films of all time and assist with…

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ALIENS at the 1900 Theater!!!!!!!!

October 20, 2018

One week from tonight, on Saturday, October 27, the 1953 classic, the War of Worlds will be playing at the 1900 theater! View one of the greatest science-fiction films of all time with terrifying scenes on a 105-inch screen.         The door of the theater will open at 6:30 with the movie beginning…

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September 4, 2018

          It will be a while before the new sign can be installed outside as Strong City needs to build a new curb and other infrastructure issues, which should be complete in 2019. In the meantime, we plan to install the sign inside the theater so it can be enjoyed. We…

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ALIENS!!!!!!!! At the 1900 theater!

August 26, 2018
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An Arch Update!

July 10, 2018

      So, TWO exciting projects are now underway: The restoration of the arched window! The recreation of the circa-1940s neon sign!  

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A Big Big BIG Day!

June 19, 2018

  The sign was taken down about ten years ago and has been in storage since. No one recalls the sign ever having its neon tubing intact and lighted. We have worked hard to raise the funds to restore the sign to its full glory, as a dramatic and highly visible way of showing the…

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May 19, 2018

    The 150-inch screen is new! As are the projector and sound system, purchased through the generosity of a Trusler Grant and the Emporia Community Foundation. Thank you! We even have new chairs! And two old church pews! With a speaker in each corner, the sound is impressive! Justin Garr worked hard to put the…

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