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29-foot sign towers over Tivoli box office

29-foot sign towers over Tivoli box officeWhen the Tivoli reopened on May 19, 1995, there were new terrazzo floors, ornate ceilings, new seats, but it was the new sign and theatre marquee that announced to the community the Tivoli was back.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Rambunctious Tivoli fat cat attacks handler's shoulder on air

Rambunctious Tivoli fat cat attacks handler's shoulder on airFor the past 13 years, the Tivoli Theatre has played hosts to two very rambunctious permanent residents: Thelma and Louise, a pair of adorable cats.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Poster collages took 6 months to complete

Poster collages took 6 months to completeAmong all of the history at the Tivoli, there's another must-see on the walls: collages of old movie posters.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Famous faces who have visited the Tivoli

Famous faces who have visited the TivoliSo many famous people have visited the Tivoli over the years.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Tivoli memorabilia from Vincent Price to E.T.

Tivoli memorabilia from Vincent Price to E.T.They're among the first curiosities that grab your attention at the Tivoli: the display cases full of movie figurines and memorabilia.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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From the high court to the Tivoli

From the high court to the TivoliWhile many of us have visited the Tivoli from time to time, there are a few patrons who could be considered fixtures at the Delmar Loop fixture.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Meet the man behind the Tivoli's revival

Meet the man behind the Tivoli's revivalJoe Edwards, the man behind the revival of the 1924 Tivoli Movie Theatre, joined us on First@Four for its 90th anniversary.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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John Thompson took tickets, gave memories

John Thompson took tickets, gave memoriesNo show about the Tivoli would be complete without remembering the late John Thompson.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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John Thompson took tickets, gave memories

John Thompson took tickets, gave memoriesNo show about the Tivoli would be complete without remembering the late John Thompson.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Long-time patron shares his best Tivoli memories

Long-time patron shares his best Tivoli memoriesThere's one person who has seen it all at the Tivoli: Dale Sweet.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Small towns rescuing, restoring movie theaters

Small towns rescuing, restoring movie theatersTo many, the hope is that a theater's revival could aid a community's revival, too.
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  • 1 month ago
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Small towns rally to rescue movie theaters

Small towns rally to rescue movie theatersSmall communities across the U.S. are working to save their historic movie theaters.
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  • 1 month ago
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Small towns rescuing, restoring movie theaters

Small towns rescuing, restoring movie theatersWhen the historic downtown movie theater in Webster City, Iowa, went bankrupt and shut down last year, some wondered whether it was further proof of the small town's demise after a factory closure put hundreds out of work.
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  • 1 month ago