Archive for July, 2006

Many Movie Theaters in One

Sunday, July 30th, 2006

Detroit Movie Palaces Home Page

The Michigan Theater recently received a special award that gave significant recognition to the quality and variety of its programming.  On July 22, 2006, the League of Historic American Theatres presented the Michigan with its Outstanding Historic Theatre Award.  According to the LHAT web site, the award recognizes “the highest standards of excellence” in the “vision, execution and service” shown by “an operating historic theatre.”

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Improv at the Redford

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006

Detroit Movie Palaces Home Page

Finding the Bright Side

A recent mechanical malfunction at the Redford Theatre turned into an evening of warm-hearted camaraderie for fans of this classic theater.  The 8 p.m. showing of The Maltese Falcon on Saturday, July 22 was canceled because of problems with the sound equipment about a half hour before the movie.  Free passes were given to patrons for any future film, and plans are being made for a showing of The Maltese Falcon in 2007. 

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