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Behind The Tennessee: A Palace of Stories

May 16, 2019

It's part two of our deep dive into the movies at the Tennessee Theatre. Lila and Tim Burns, the Technical Director at the Theatre, break down the technical aspects of projection and film, we hear how seeing movies at the Tennessee as a child made a lasting impact on some folks in the community, and the crew reminisces...


May 3, 2019

In this episode, we feature special guest Tim Burns, the Technical Director of the Tennessee since 1979, to explore the rich history of film at the theatre. We also hear from folks in our community who recall coming to see movies at the Tennessee over the last many decades. 


Mar 29, 2019

There are many generations of theatregoers who have fond memories of visiting the Tennessee during childhood. From first films and shows, weekends downtown with friends and family, to bringing their own kids to experience Broadway musicals and concerts, we hear how the Tennessee has played a role in childhood magic in...


Feb 18, 2019

From the creation of the Mighty Musical Monday to Dr. Bill Snyder's retirement as house organist, we will hear from some of the Wurlitzer's biggest fans and pay tribute to the man who helped it become integral to the Tennessee Theatre experience. 

 


Jan 27, 2019

In our second episode, we celebrate the beloved legacy of the Tennessee Theatre’s Wurlitzer organ. To uncover the uniqueness of this mighty instrument, we talk with the organists and historians who know her better than anyone else.