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Back to the future

The Paramount building, 701 W. Sheridan, was designed for screening and distribution of Paramount Pictures movies and promotional materials for theater operators around the state when film reels arrived by rail. From roughly the 1930s until the 1960s, every major movie studio had a film exchange building on Film Row. As air travel became commonplace,

Warren debuts $10 million IMAX

In November 2011, he opened two intimate “directors suites” that each offer seating for about 40, large, heated, reclining chairs, and food and drink service. The largest addition to the theater since it was built debuted Feb. 24 when Warren introduced a $10 million IMAX theater. The screen is seven stories high and the auditorium

Appointment Book

MUSICPaul Simon and the Faraway Nearby Nov. 6 Get on the bus, Gus, because the legendary Paul Simon brings the sounds of silence to the stage of Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. He’ll play 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Tickets are $65-$85. Call 297-2264 or visit okcciviccenter.com. THEATERMike Epps and Friends Nov. 26 Laugh

Next stage

And unlike, say, Broadway’s debacle of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” the stage is set for a rosy year. “Around the country, there’s been some real challenges, but in Oklahoma City, we’ve been really blessed to have great support and a real appreciation for the arts,” says Larry Payton, Celebrity Attractions president. “For Oklahoma, the

Film house fever

The only crunch of popcorn will be your own. The recliners go all the way back, feet up, making sleep possible, except for the crystal-clear, 120-inch screen keeping your eyes wide open. You don’t want to miss a thing. All is well. For however long you remain in the comfortable dwelling, you are the king