Columbia Theatre http://wkms.org en Columbia Theatre Control to Pass from City to Nonprofit http://wkms.org/post/columbia-theatre-control-pass-city-nonprofit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah city officials are passing control of the historic downtown Columbia </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to a nonprofit group for renovation.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:48:50 +0000 John Null 39490 at http://wkms.org Columbia Theatre Control to Pass from City to Nonprofit Columbia Theatre Concept Study Revealed http://wkms.org/post/columbia-theatre-concept-study-revealed <p>A city funded concept study shows renovating Paducah's Columbia Theatre would cost 5.8 million dollars. Grants and tax credits would cover 2.7 million dollars worth of work on the almost ninety-year-old downtown theater.</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 03:34:54 +0000 John Paul Henry 37424 at http://wkms.org Columbia Theatre Concept Study Revealed Columbia Theatre Restoration Progresses http://wkms.org/post/columbia-theatre-restoration-progresses <p>The heads of two of the Paducah groups working together to restore and reopen the downtown Columbia Theatre as a multipurpose facility updated Mayor Bill Paxton and city commissioners last night on their progress. The Paducah Renaissance Alliance and Maiden Alley Cinema have combined efforts to revitalize the historic building. PRA Executive Director Lisa Thompson says they hope to turn it into a space for local events such as performances, music, dance recitals, film showings and more. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:19:08 +0000 Casey Northcutt 25868 at http://wkms.org Columbia Theatre Restoration Progresses