The Oriental Theater has been entertaining crowds since 1927. It looks almost the exact same as it would have 70 years ago – the statues and chandeliers are all still in place and well preserved.
We took a tour with Eric Levin who started there as a projectionist in the 1980’s. He left after a few years and has now returned as the theater manager.
Listen as we talk about hidden elephants, independent films and how one local band was propelled into the spotlight.
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