Columbia Theatre http://wkms.org en Columbia Club Seeks Funds to Renovate Historic Paducah Theatre http://wkms.org/post/columbia-club-seeks-funds-renovate-historic-paducah-theatre <p>Darlene Mazzone and Landee Bryant-Greene join us on Sounds Good to talk about the Columbia Club's efforts to raise funds to renovate Paducah's historic Columbia Theatre, a project with an estimated $6 million price tag. Mazzone says restoring the architectural gem will improve downtown economic viability and expects the donation to be put toward a feasibility study for the renovation project. <em>Hear the conversation:&nbsp;</em></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:22:47 +0000 Kate Lochte 41797 at http://wkms.org Columbia Club Seeks Funds to Renovate Historic Paducah Theatre Columbia Theater Restoration Project Receives $49,000 Grant http://wkms.org/post/columbia-theater-restoration-project-receives-49000-grant <p>The Columbia Club has received a $49,000 grant from the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet to clean up asbestos and lead contamination in Paducah’s Columbia Theatre.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:23:02 +0000 Allison Crawford 41550 at http://wkms.org Columbia Theater Restoration Project Receives $49,000 Grant 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