Premieres & Plaza Theatre

thu20oct10:00 am10:00 am(GMT-06:00) Premieres & Plaza TheatreTaking You on a Exclusive Guided Tour!

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Premieres & Plaza Theatre

DOUG PULLEN of the El Paso Community Foundation & ADAIR MARGO, Founder of the Tom Lea Institute will take us on an exclusive guided tour! When the Plaza Theatre opened on September 12, 1930, it was heralded as the "Southwest's most perfect theater" and the largest atmospheric showplace between Dallas and Los Angeles. THE TOUR WILL: • Focus on the Plaza's design, beauty, and function and why it became, and remains, one of the most beloved spaces in the city. • Open with songs played on the original 1930 Mighty Wyler Wurlitzer Pipe Organ, featuring Ken Fedorick, a long-time volunteer Plaza organist. • Discuss the premiers of movies based on Tom Lea novels, The Wonderful Country and The Brave Bulls itinerary: • 10 AM – Meet at the entrance of the Plaza Theatre 125 W Mills Ave., El Paso. • After the tour, attendees may walk to a no-host lunch with the group at Ambar at the Plaza Hotel. • Questions? Please call us at 915-533-0048. • Please wear comfortable shoes. RSVP list full? Please email to be placed on a waiting list. If you RSVP'd, are unable to make the event. Please, email The Tom Lea Institute will follow Covid safe guidelines for the event.  


(Thursday) 10:00 am(GMT-06:00)

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