Here's a hard fact: All 1,888 seats in the historic Paramount Theatre in Aurora are the originals, installed way back in 1931. Another hard fact: The more than 8 million visitors who have since sat in them have gotten bigger – taller, wider, heavier. And finally, a third hard fact: Those old seats...

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    The song, filmed in the Silverton casino’s main pit area, now has over 7 million views and features the performer ... but marketing efforts to raise awareness are still in full swing. The database’s 600 users represent a small chunk in comparison ...
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    The writer of the letter inside claimed to have the two paintings—and he wanted a million francs for them ... (Shortly after his interview, de Vos mysteriously died in a movie theatre. It's unclear whether foul play was involved.) Regardless, after ...
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    A $4.5 million fundraising campaign launched Thursday has three goals to usher in a new era of artistry and activity in downtown Aurora: Build a performing arts school, modernize the Copley Theatre and replace all 1,888 seats in the historic Paramount Theatre.
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    and modernization of the 173-seat Copley Theatre, located in North Island Center directly across the street from the Paramount. The campaign fund was designed to raise $2.5 million for the arts center, $1 million for the seat replacement and $1 million for ...
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  • Paramount Theatre to raise $1 million for new seats
    This seat will be auctioned off to raise money for 1,888 new seats. Here's a hard fact: All 1,888 seats in the historic Paramount Theatre in Aurora are the originals, installed way back in 1931. Another hard fact: The more than 8 million visitors who have ...
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  • Million Dollar Quartet | Events | The Paramount Theatre ...
    Million Dollar Quartet tells that story, ... It is the third longest-running show in Chicago theatre history and the Paramount is about to do its production of it. Be there. Runtime: 2 hours including one 15-minute intermission. Rated PG DIRECTOR NOTES MEET THE CAST DAY ONE PHOTOS OPENING NIGHT. Out of respect for our patrons, children ages 2 and under are not permitted in the theatre. Out of ...
    06/16/2018 - 9:14 am | View Website
  • Paramount Theatre to raise $1 million for new seats ...
    Paramount Theatre to raise $1 million for new seats Chicago Tribune › 9 months ago Here's a hard fact: All 1,888 seats in the historic Paramount Theatre in Aurora are the originals, installed way back in 1931.
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    A million dollar group jams at Paramount highly recommended Nicholas Harazin plays “the father of rock and roll,” Sam Phillips, under the classic image of Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash shot at Phillips’s Sun Studio on December 4, 1956. Liz Lauren photo
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  • $2.5 million Paramount Theatre grant 'milestone' for ...
    The Paramount Theater is beginning a capital campaign to raise $4.5 million with more than half already donated by The Dunham Fund.
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    Million Dollar Quartet- Paramount Theatre- Travel back in time to Memphis's Sun Records recording studio on December 4, 1956, when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins played together their first and only time and created an explosive album that has yet to be matched. Million Dollar Quartet tells that story with all the raw energy and monumental talent everyone has come ...
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