Mission Drive-In mural will soon be relit

As reported by KENS, San Antonio’s news leader, the restored mural at the abandoned Mission Drive-In Theatre recently passed its lighting test. The city expects to officially switch on the lights at the end of February. As discussed earlier, San Antonio is restoring the old drive-in site to include a community library with space for…

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Drive-in photo exhibit opening in Sioux City

“Sunset Drive-In,” an exhibition of 42 photos documenting the visual culture and architecture of drive-in movie theaters, opens Saturday at the Betty Strong Encounter Center in Sioux City IA. Admission is free, and the show runs through May 18. The photographer is Michael Flecky, S.J., Professor of Photography in the Fine and Performing Arts Department…

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LA Times profiles Rubidoux’s digital conversion

The Los Angeles Times ran a great story last weekend about the digital projection conversion and the problems it is giving drive-ins in general and the Rubidoux Drive-In (Riverside CA) in particular. I don’t want to bury the lead, so the good news is that the Rubidoux plans to make the conversion. We also learn…

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