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Chief is excited about latest Twilight movie

The Chickasha (OK) Express Star ran an article today about the local Chief Drive-In and “its biggest event of the year.” The occasion is the premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, which as a movie title is getting pretty complicated. While the indoor theaters in the region are sold out of advance…

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Southington DI savior is Person of the Year

The Record-Journal of Meriden CT printed an article about annual community awards this week. Person of the Year honors went to Anthony Denorfia, who purchased the former Southington Twin Drive-in property, allowing the city to preserve and run the drive-in with proceeds going to charity. “Denorfia said he lives by three guidelines: to work hard, be the…

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Cascade also turned to Kickstarter

From the St. Charles (IL) Patch comes word that the Cascade Drive-In (West Chicago) tried a Kickstarter campaign to help finance its conversion to digital projection. That seems to be the Illinois thing to do, as shown by the Midway (Palmyra), the Harvest Moon (Gibson City) and the McHenry Outdoor Theater (McHenry). The article makes the…

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