Saturday, November 1, 2008

November 1, 2008

Boulder Theatre (1906)

THIS PLACE ROCKS!

Opened originally as an Opera House in 1906, this amazing theater has been entertaining Boulderites for 132 years!

Today it hosts many leading bands and musicians from around the world and features each winter the latest in extreme skiing films.

For years it was a movie house, featuring the first talkie film,
The Jazz Singer, in 1927.
During the Depression, they doubled the movies daily and gave free bags of groceries away to lucky seat numbers. (Considering our economy today - maybe they should start doing that again!)

I have enjoyed many hours at this fantastic venue. Thank goodness places like this still exist!

3 comments:

JM said...

That is a fantastic shot! The lights are great and the building seems to be awesome!

Eric Salsbery said...

Very cool shot!

Debbie said...

Been to many of shows there! No doubt that it is one of the best places to see great music.