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Hearne: Englewood Theatre Tangles with Arrow, Glenwood Sign to Indy, Not Ranch Mart

This just in… Today we “learned” in the Kansas City Star that movie mogul Wade Williams‘ gigundo, historic Glenwood Arts sign would be moving to 95th and Mission Road after the theater complex at Metcalf South shopping center bites the dust later … Continue reading

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Hearne: Glenwood Arts & Leawood Movie Theaters to Close

This is a little complicated, but you guys can handle it… On January 25th the Glenwood Arts Theatre – in what’s left of the Metcalf South shopping mall – will go for a dirt nap. While the exact future of the historic, but mostly … Continue reading

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Hearne: Glenwood Arts Movieplex Soon to be Homeless

Was a time Overland Park’s Glenwood Theatre was Kansas City’s grandest movie theater…  A long time actually, because for or34 years until it’s closing in 2001 the Glenwood was hailed by many as Kansas City’s finest. Originally a one holer with a … Continue reading

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Hearne: The Case for Not Tearing Down Metcalf South

Full Disclosure: Wade Williams definitely has a dog in this fight… The writer-producer-director-exhibitor who owns the largest independent library of science-fiction film rights, distributes his product worldwide and also lives in Kansas City, is the checkbook behind the Fine Arts Theatre … Continue reading

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