Tag: theater

Jan 22, 2015

16 Vintage Movie Theatre Etiquette Posters from 1912

16 Vintage Movie Theatre Etiquette Posters from 1912

The Library of Congress has a fascinating series of vintage movie theatre “etiquette” posters from 1912. At the time, films were silent as movies with sound didn’t become prevalent until the late 1920s. Sadly, a September 2013 report by the United States Library of Congress announced that a total of 70% of American silent…

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Jul 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Abandoned Starlite Music Theater

Picture of the Day: The Abandoned Starlite Music Theater

The Abandoned Starlite Music Theater Photograph by Sébastien Barré Website | Flickr | Twitter In this incredible black and white photograph by Sébastien Barré, we see the inside of the abandoned Starlite Music Theater in Latham, New York. The building shut down in 1997, ending a 40 year run that saw entertainers…

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Nov 26, 2012

Picture of the Day: Inside the Old Metropolitan Opera House

Picture of the Day: Inside the Old Metropolitan Opera House

INSIDE THE OLD METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE – NEW YORK CITY, 1937 Photograph via The Natioanl Archives and Records Administration In this historic capture, we see a full house at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City on November 28, 1937. This is the view from the rear of the stage looking…

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May 1, 2012

25 Incredible Concert Halls Around the World

25 Incredible Concert Halls Around the World

Wikipedia has an enormous list of Concert Halls around the world. Last night I went through all of them and selected 25 distinctive buildings that caught my eye. This list is not exhaustive and was not compiled for a concert hall’s cultural, historical or architectural significance. It is simply a visual tour around the…

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