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Ex-Drexel Theater to reopen in Grandview

 

The Dispatch wrote Ex-Drexel to reopen in Grandview Wednesday, October 29, 2008 BY AMY SAUNDERS The Drexel Grandview theater, which closed a month ago, will reopen in January with a new name and a new operator. David Nedrow, a manager of the former Drexel North theater, said Monday that he and his wife, Jennifer Stancel, […]

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Studio 35: A Columbus institution

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The Lantern wrote Studio 35 a Columbus institution Matt Hancharick Issue date: 10/7/08 Studio 35 has been a landmark of Clintonville and an inspiration to independent movie theaters since its doors first opened Feb. 17, 1938. It sits among a chain of locally owned stores on Indianola Avenue and its old-fashioned protruding movie marquee makes […]

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Only two nights left to see a delightful romp about time

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I should admit that I was somewhat intimidated by the description of Available Light’s latest production Time in a Few Words: “Gabriel’s obsession with time reaches new levels when his poet and journalist wife falls into a deep depression. As the couple desperately tries to reconnect, they and their neighbors enact a full-fledged exploration of […]

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Drexel Grandview theater to close later this month

 

Dispatch wrote Drexel Grandview theater to close later this month Wednesday, September 3, 2008 BY AMY SAUNDERS The Drexel Grandview, the oldest movie theater in Franklin County and one of the region’s few venues for art films, will close Sept. 27. Owner and manager Jeff Frank said today — the eve of the theater’s 82nd […]

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Lincoln Theatre Revamp under way for 2009 Opening

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The Alive wrote Crowning the King-Lincoln By John Ross July 3, 2008 Little more than a dirt floor, crumbling brick and a dilapidated marquee when renovations began earlier this year, the historic Lincoln Theatre is shaping up to become the crown jewel of the King-Lincoln District, once the city’s thriving African-American cultural hub. Opened in […]

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Dead City Now Playing Through April 19th

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The Alive wrote City centered By Jay Weitz April 10, 2008 As apt as the title might be, Available Light Theatre’s newest production, Dead City, is not a lament for Columbus’ Downtown shopping mall. The celebrated play by Sheila Callaghan is, however, what’s been called a “riff” on James Joyce’s Ulysses, transplanted from the Dublin […]

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Avenue Q now playing at The Palace Theater

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The Alive wrote “Q” kicks A By Melissa Starker April 10, 2008 “The sun is shining, it’s a happy day,” begins the theme song for Avenue Q, the Broadway Across America production now playing at the Palace. It’s only a matter of seconds before the lyrics change direction toward dull jobs, piles of bills and […]

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