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Owner of the Pageant Theatre, Miles Montalbano. Photo credit: George Johnston

A brief history of the Pageant Theatre

Anna Porretta and Elias Denny // August 31, 2016

As the longest running theatre, the Pageant continues to bring the independent film world to Chico.Upon walking up to the Pageant Theatre the owner, Miles Montalbano, put away his flip phone, cracked open...

Promotional photo from official Facebook page.

Community parties for ‘Purple Rain’

Michael Arias // May 12, 2016

The musical power of Prince and The Revolution had moviegoers uneasy in their seats, turning the theater's aisles into a dance floor. It was almost like an evening at a live concert rather than a movie...

Promotional photo from the official Facebook page.

A night of ‘Purple Rain’

Michael Arias // May 2, 2016

With limited tickets available, The Pageant Theatre has added another showing of "Purple Rain" to the schedule for Thursday, May 5. The Pageant Theatre is hosting a tribute to Prince's "Purple Rain" film...

The Invincible Czars set at The Pageant Theatre before their show alongside Nosferatu.” Photo credit: Carly Plemons

Spine-chilling melodies meet silent movie

Carly Plemons // March 11, 2016

Eerie sounds melt into a 94-year-old film where Thomas Hutter is summoned to a distant Transylvanian castle by the cryptic vampire, Count Orlok. Fear erupts into the souls of many when the Count begins...

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