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Our Town: Highland looks at its decaying movie house and thinks big

Our Town: Highland looks at its decaying movie house and thinks big

After the second near-unanimous round of applause from the overflow crowd in Highland’s cramped town hall conference room on a steamy July night, it was clear this was not going to be one of those typically dry, just-the-facts-ma’am kinds of town council meetings.

September 21, 2014 11:06 am Photos

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PHIL WIELAND: I missed the history while it was happening

Fifty years ago this Friday I was preparing to make my stage debut as the town drunk in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" when the shots range out in Dallas and everything changed.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Related
The show will go on at the Town Theatre

The show will go on at the Town Theatre

Generations of Northwest Indiana movie-goers knew the familiar routine at Highland's Town Theatre, where the red velvet curtains closed and the picture faded halfway through the film.

August 10, 2013 12:00 am
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