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24427
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The Gallery Theatre in Ashokie, North Carolina celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The history of the theatre began with the Richards Theatre—the former name of the theatre—which closed in the 1950s. Beginning in 1965, a group set out to revive the theatre, resulting in the opening of the Gallery Theatre in 1966. The theatre has since become a staple of Ashokie culture.
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16525
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St. Lewis questions why the southern United States is called the Bible Belt instead of the Imagination Belt; due to the amount of museums, art galleries, theaters, and bands, the South could certainly hold to this reputation.
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27830
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The way film and movie theater experience has changed over the last ten years with new technology is explored. Jim Carol of Durham’s Carolina Theater explains how the changes have affected art house cinemas and smaller local theaters. These theaters have struggled as studios produced large-budget movies and release them only to multiplex or Imax theaters. The way films are distributed have also affected smaller theaters and many like Chapel Hill’s Varsity Theater or the Galaxy Cinema in Cary have either closed or are changing their business models to adapt.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 1, January 2010, p15-16 Periodical Website
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27900
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The Athens Theatre opened in New Bern in 1911 to accommodate traveling theater troupes, live local productions, concerts and silent movies. After several decades, the theatre entered a serious state of deterioration and closed in 1979. Recent efforts are attempting to repair and restore the theatre to working conditions.
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28906
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There are currently 149 community theaters in North Carolina on record with the state arts council. Presented is a distillation of interviews conducted with representatives of community theaters around the state.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Fall 1992, p7, por
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35678
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With a Tar Heel reporter interviewing, readers might have expected to hear how Northern producers could comfortably integrate their business into Southern culture. With the NC Shakespeare Festival’s prominence, another expectation could have been these producers’ plan could make theatre a more popular form of entertainment for all.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 4, July/Aug 1978, p12-14, 36-40
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30230
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With more than a quarter million viewers last year, North Carolina's summer outdoor dramas are gearing up for even more visitors this summer. From the Blue Ridge Parkway to Roanoke Island, provide historical variety with tales of colonists, Indians, and pioneers.
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