Monthly Archives: October 2011

School of Rock

It’s not everyday the historic Orpheum Theatre opens its classroom doors to over 700 middle school students from USD 259.  The lesson for the day?  Rock ‘n’ Roll and financial literacy! No, that wasn’t a typo, the two subjects have a connection and the nationally known Wichita band Gooding is the perfect teacher. Gooding is…

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Reasons To Be Grateful

In case you need another reason to appreciate Wichita’s historic Orpheum Theatre just a little more, take a look at this blog entitled “After the Final Curtain“.  We almost lost our Orpheum in 1984 to a wrecking ball, so the sight of these theatres is chilling. Our Orpheum Theatre has a much brighter future indeed. Complete restoration…

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