Paramount Theatre http://kplu.org en Paramount's library: A treasure trove of memories http://kplu.org/post/paramounts-library-treasure-trove-memories <p>1928 Model T Fords, top hats, and thousands of people spilling out onto 9th and Pike. It&#39;s the opening of Seattle&#39;s Paramount Theatre (originally called the Seattle Theatre). Now that rich history is archived in the new, fourth-floor Paramount library.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 11:30:00 +0000 John Maynard 4607 at http://kplu.org Paramount's library: A treasure trove of memories The Mighty Wurlitzer organ stars at Paramount Theatre's "Silent Movie Mondays" http://kplu.org/post/mighty-wurlitzer-organ-stars-paramount-theatres-silent-movie-mondays <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-962441.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-962441.mp3</a></p><p>Each winter and spring, the <a href="http://stgpresents.org/paramount/">Paramount Theatre </a>in Seattle hosts <a href="http://stgpresents.org/artists/?artist=1538">a silent movie series </a>on Monday nights.<br />This month&rsquo;s classic films showcase New York City and it also features one of Buster Keaton&rsquo;s best works.</p><p>But the star attraction isn&rsquo;t what&rsquo;s on screen. It&rsquo;s the instrument making the music.</p><p> Sun, 10 Apr 2011 13:03:11 +0000 Florangela Davila 1169 at http://kplu.org The Mighty Wurlitzer organ stars at Paramount Theatre's "Silent Movie Mondays" April is Jazz Appreciation Month http://kplu.org/post/april-jazz-appreciation-month <p>April 2011 is the 10th anniversary of <a href="http://www.smithsonianjazz.org/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=66&amp;Itemid=36">Jazz Appreciation Month</a> (JAM), presented by the Smithsonian Institution&#39;s National Museum of American History. &nbsp;</p><p>The annual celebration pays tribute to jazz both as an historic and living art form, and encourages educators, jazz societies, musicians and the general public throughout the country to take part.</p><p> Fri, 01 Apr 2011 21:02:52 +0000 Robin Lloyd 1103 at http://kplu.org April is Jazz Appreciation Month Today's hot auction item: “Mary Poppins’’ at the Paramount http://kplu.org/post/todays-hot-auction-item-%E2%80%9Cmary-poppins%E2%80%99%E2%80%99-paramount <p><strong>Today marks&nbsp; the second day of KPLU and <a href="http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?vhost=nevadapublicradio&amp;aalias=nevadapublicradio-10">Western States Public Radio Online Auction</a>!</strong></p><p>Register and bid today for great items up for bid!&nbsp; One of the many items up for bid are two packages of tickets to see the opening performance of <a href="http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/Item.action?id=125796453">“Mary Poppins” at the Paramount</a> in Seattle.</p><p><a href="http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?vhost=nevadapublicradio&amp;aalias=nevadapublicradio-10">The auction is well underway, so get registered and start bidding!</a></p><p> Fri, 11 Feb 2011 18:15:40 +0000 Justin Steyer 778 at http://kplu.org Today's hot auction item: “Mary Poppins’’ at the Paramount