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Arts & Culture

Local Historic Theaters Count On Community Support During Pandemic Shutdown

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Courtesy of Tower Theatre and Visalia Fox Theatre
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Tower Theatre (left) and Visalia Fox Theatre (right)

Performing arts venues have been dark since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March - including some of the Central Valley’s most historic theatres. But efforts are taking place to help these landmarks weather the storm.

To learn more, Valley Edition host Kathleen Schock spoke with Laurance Abbate, CFO of The Tower Theatre in Fresno, and Vikky Escobedo, Executive Director of the Fox Theatre in Visalia.

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