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Vintage Edmonton: The Tivoli Theatre Grand Opening (September 22, 1949)
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Vintage Edmonton: The Tivoli Theatre Grand Opening (September 22, 1949)
The Tivoli opened on September 22, 1949 and was Jasper Place's first Cinema.  Showing mostly first run films,  it later served starting in 1959 for Gaby Haas's local radio show and weekly dances then finally in 1970, as Pastor Max Solbrekken's Edmonton Revival House.
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Vintage Edmonton: Sahara Theatre Restaurant Grand Opening (January 14, 1956)
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Vintage Edmonton: Sahara Theatre Restaurant Grand Opening (January 14, 1956)
The Sahara Theatre Restuarant, adjacent to the then-new Westmount Shopper's Park held it's Grand Opening on January 14, 1956; it's Egyptian motif and "dinner and a movie" experience was a top-notch evening out for Edmontionians young and old:The opening feature, "Count Three And Pray", was a typi...
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