An average of about 375 people a week come to The
Town leaders are pleased with the turnout so far, said
"We're still new, we're still building," Ennis said. "Now we're really starting to push our marketing to get the word out."
The 175-seat theater hosts movies on Thursday nights and Sunday afternoons. The Friday and Saturday lineups switch between movies and live performances, including bands, improv and comedy acts, and dance groups.
Six String Presents, a 12-concert series featuring singer-songwriters from across the country, will begin Saturday at The
Now Sardinha says he envisions music having a big role in the revitalization of downtown
"It's been a long time coming," Sardinha said of
Along with the renovated theater,
For now, Ennis is trying to spread the word that things are happening at The
Bands have drawn crowds of between 100 and 120 people, she said. Classic movies are also a big hit. Ennis said the film "
But a little-known film drew a crowd of only about 30, Ennis said.
"We're still trying to feel out what the attendance is going to be," she said.
More plans are in the works. A foreign-film series will start in September at The
Ennis expects the Six String series will be a success.
"I think it's going to be a really good fit for this place," she said.
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