The theater, which was a classic movie house from 1929 to 1977, is being renovated by Holland, and the concerts are designed to raise funds to help in the renovation.
On Friday, doors open at
On Sunday, Christian music singer
Monday, Asleep at the Wheel plans a concert at
In an email to A-J Media, Holland wrote, "Our plans for the theater are to continue the restoration process, phase by phase, until we get it fully back to the grand movie palace that it once was."
He wrote, "These plans include restoring the stage area for full theatrical presentations on the restored stage. We plan to add digital projection and sound for film presentation -- both classic and independent features, with the potential for screening some mainstream
Of the concerts, he said, "We are staging these
He said, "Well have plenty of tables and chairs available to meet the needs of ticket buyers for these concerts."
According to Holland, the time frame for completion of the renovation will be based on contributions, grants and fundraising that are done through concerts and community outreach.
"We are looking to fully restore the theater lobby, rest rooms, stage and ceiling in the next phases. Hopefully, we can accomplish these items over the next 18-24 months.
"Right now, we are fully functional as far as a large concert hall, with temporary tables and chairs being brought in to accommodate audiences in the short term."
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