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Riviera Theatre to host Tom Hanks movie series

by jmaloni


Mon, Jun 29th 2015 11:20 am

The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces movies will return to the theater with the launch of the M&T Bank Summer Film Series, featuring Tom Hanks movies, at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays from July 9 through Sept. 3 at the theater, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.

In order to continue to play movies, the Historic Riviera Theatre recently completed installation of the movie-industry-mandated digital projection system after a successful 12-month fundraising campaign that raised the necessary $84,000 with major funding from the New York State Council on the Arts, M&T Bank, Rotary Club of Kenmore and many donations from the community.

•July 9: "Saving Private Ryan"

•July 16: "A League of Their Own"

•July 23: "The Green Mile"

•July 30: "Big"

•Aug. 6: "Philadelphia"

•Aug. 13: "Apollo 13"

•Aug. 20: "Sleepless in Seattle"

•Aug. 27: "The DaVinci Code"

•Sept. 3: "Forrest Gump"

Tickets are $3 each; series passes are $24. Riviera Theatre members get free admission.

Tickets are available at the Riviera Theatre box office or by calling 716-692-2413, at World Hollywood Entertainment inside the McKinley Mall or online at www.rivieratheatre.org.

More movie programming will be announced soon.

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