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MOVIE NIGHT: True Grit!

May 14, 2018

This Saturday, May 19, the 1969 classic, True Grit, will be playing at the 1900 Theater! True Grit will be shown on our brand new 150-inch screen with our new projector and sound system, purchased through the generosity of a Trusler Grant and the Emporia Community Foundation. Thank you! There are four speakers, one in corner…

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A Neon Update!

April 20, 2018

  A goal of the Strong City Preservation Alliance, which is spearheading the restoration of the 1900 theater, is to have the sign restored so it may once again beckon people inside the theater for events. With no color images of the sign when it was new, some guesswork was needed: what colors should the…

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Angie! Painting the Town!

March 4, 2018

     

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JUST ONE MORE DAY LEFT TO HELP!

February 27, 2018

     

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Wanna Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus?

December 25, 2017

  Thanks to Elena and Maco Lincoln for Best in Red! The Strong City Preservation Alliance hopes everybody had a wonderful Christmas, happy holidays, and wishes everybody a dazzling New Years! Ho ho ho!!!!!!!!    

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Wanna Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus?

December 24, 2017

  Thanks to Marilyn McComber and Justin Garr for Best in Red! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the 1900 theater tonight, too, 5PM to 6:30. CHRISTMAS EVE! Then they will have to rush off because they have a LOT of work to do tonight! Come on by and get a candy cane!  

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Wanna Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus?

December 23, 2017

    Thanks to Hadie and Alexus Hatcher for Best in Red! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the 1900 theater tonight, too, and Sunday night, 5PM to 6:30. Come on by and get a candy cane!  

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A Magical Evening. With Chill.

December 23, 2017

              Before the show, Dorothy Doolittle stepped into the star-filled shell of the building. Dorothy, and her late husband, Dudley, owned the building for four decades. Last night, she said that she had not planned to attend as it would have been too sad seeing the building in a…

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The Best Movie Screen West of the Mississippi!

December 22, 2017

      And tonight!   The admission is: $20 per adult (18+) $10 per child (17-) Families of three or more are just $40 (two adults and one or more children) Popcorn and beer and wine are included in the admission price! All proceeds will help to restore the theater. Dress warmly!   THE…

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Wanna Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus?

December 22, 2017

      Thanks to Rachel and Kevin Ireland for Best in Red! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the 1900 theater tonight, too, and through Sunday night, 5PM to 6:30. Come on by and get a candy cane!          

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