Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011: A Great Year!

We are wrapping up a great year at Wichita’s historic Orpheum Theatre!  We are also humbled and grateful for the responses we have received from the public.  Truth be told, 2011 is just the beginning of the wonderful things to come. In 2011, we exceeded the number of shows and attendance over 2010 and we…

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Twenty-Five Years of Historic Preservation

An excerpt from a speech from Don Rypkema: “Twenty-five years ago the historic preservation movement was primarily concerned with house museums and saving national landmarks. Today historic preservationists deal daily with issues of community character, saving local landmarks, cultural tourism, economic development, promoting neighborhood schools. It is not that house museums and national landmarks have…

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