Visitors to the Warner Grand Theatre must sign a waiver acknowledging the potentially dangerous conditions in the building, which has been vacant for two decades. The floorboards beneath the aged carpeting in its aisles are warped and uneven. Its seats are stained and worn. The plaster behind the stage has cracked off in a large swath. A giant scar rings the room where a ceiling once divided the space into two theaters – a concession Marcus Corp. made to consumer trends before movie palaces like this one were replaced by suburban multiplexes. Mark Niehaus Mark Niehaus sees beyond the dilapidated concession stand and the lack of ground floor bathrooms. He can picture the stage being extended beyond the current rear barrier of the theater, so it’s large enough to fit a whole orchestra…
SPANISH GUITAR to Highlight BSO Concert
By PAM HARBAUGH The Brevard Symphony Orchestra will perform a matinee and evening concert of Spanish music on Saturday at the King Center. Aptly titled BSOlé, the program will feature renowned Span…
Sweet Symphony Deal This Weekend!
This weekend's concerts, " Signature Melodies ," features John Freeman performing Arutiunian's Trumpet Concerto , and Brahms' Symphony No. 4 , one of the most well-known and popular symphonies in classical music, will round out this high-flying program. This is the Auburn Symphony's LAST PERFORMANCE in Auburn this season, so you won't want to miss it! Our season ends May 14th with our annual " Mother's Day Spectacular " at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts in Davis. And, don't forget: our 5th Annual Auburn Symphony Gala will be Sunday, April 9th, at the Blue Goose Events Center in Loomis. Get your tickets now! I hope to see you this weekend as we make our final Auburn performance of the year a Sweet 16 finish!