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Tag: movie theaters


UPLACE: Disheartening that theater is closing

It is with great sadness that Narrows Galaxy theater in University Place will be closing on Thursday. I saw my last movie and ate my last popcorn there Monday night.

I will truly miss this hometown theater. The people who will be unemployed as a result of the closure are the nicest people around, and it is a great loss to us all. They will all will be missed. I thank them for all the memories and great movies.

It is so disheartening to see small businesses fail. In a way we all lose. I’m grateful to Galaxy for supporting

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TACOMA: In what universe do we need more theaters?

On Saturday night, my son and I went to see “Inception” at a local multiplex with about 30 other people in the theater. Much of the film takes place in a dreamworld inside the characters’ heads. How appropriate, then, to awaken to my Sunday News Tribune with the story about how Tacoma boosters want to build another multiplex theater, with parking, smack dab in downtown Tacoma.

I wondered if I was dreaming, too, when I read that we’re “underserved” with movie theaters in this community. Have any of the city and civic boosters actually been to the movies lately? Have

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