When the weather starts heating up, sometimes the only thing to do is go inside. This season many of us will take to the air-conditioned refuge of our local megaplexes. To switch things up, I offer you a list of local independently owned theaters. Many of the theaters screen the same new releases, but also provide character and unique programming.
1449 Potomac Ave., Dormont
The Hollywood plays a wide variety of movies as well as special film events. Known for its Rocky Horror Picture Show performances, as well as its “Breakfast and a Movie” series (just what… Read the rest
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Local movie theater lovers rejoice! Thanks to a group of volunteers – Friends of the Hollywood Theater – the Hollywood Theater in Dormont will be reopening this spring.
May 4th – The Hollywood Theater will host a screening of the PBS documentary The New Metropolis.
Looking forward The Hollywood Theater will host the 48 Hour Film Festival, Rocky Horror Picture show and many other community events.
Determined not to lose another single-screen theater, a group of local movie-lovers, area residents and community leaders banded together to formulate a strategy to reopen the beloved Hollywood. The result… Read the rest
DORMONT FALL STREET FAIR & MUSIC FESTIVAL
Pittsburgh legends Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers to headline free Potomac Avenue event
DATE: Saturday, October 10, 2009 4—11 p.m.
LOCATION: Potomac Avenue between West Liberty and Belrose Avenues, Dormont, PA
the Borough continues its ongoing Centennial Celebration and hosts its most exciting Street Fair to date! From 4 to 11 p.m., join friends, neighbors and surrounding South Hills community members for the 3rd Annual Dormont Street Fair & Music Festival. Check out local Dormont businesses, boutiques, artists, and organizations, and support the town’s Potomac Avenue commercial district. Get fit with Zumba, test… Read the rest