A room full of candy!

Kavitha Reddy Concessions, Industry, Palace

Picture this: you walk into a hotel conference room full of booths. These booths are full of candy and popcorn and hot dogs and all of the yummy items you could hope to find at a concession counter. Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to visit these booths, try the samples, and decide how to work these …

Back to school: Field Trips, Fundraisers, Donations!

Kavitha Reddy Palace

It’s back to school time and I know many of you are taking on new roles. If you’re suddenly tasked with the job of planning field trips, raising money, or looking for donations, here’s where to start: Field Trips We offer field trips outside of our regular schedule. The basics: $8 gets students a ticket/drink/popcorn. One teacher is included for …

Getting the movie you want at the Palace

Kavitha Reddy Feature Films, Industry, Palace

We do not pick the new release movies that are played at the Palace.  For that reason… if there is a specific movie that you want to see, sometimes YOU need to bring it to us.  We get most big releases, but small releases are pretty rare for us.  The studios have very targeted areas for their movies and their …

Is this movie appropriate?

Kavitha Reddy Feature Films, Industry, Palace

Movie theaters are weird. We don’t have any control over the product we sell (movies). Not only do we not have any say in what gets made, we also don’t get to pick what comes to us. We are not well versed in every movie that comes through. We do not get any special treatment from the studio. They do …

Creating a Movie Palace tradition

Kavitha Reddy Concessions, Palace

Creating a new holiday tradition at the Palace.              We know some of you feel very strongly about stores being open on the holidays and while we would love official days off, the reality is that these days make up for the painfully slow days in the off months.  We NEED these days to survive. It’s ok to come see …

Avoid the Sell Out

Kavitha Reddy Feature Films, Industry, Palace

“Sorry, that is actually sold out…” are some of the worst words you can hear when you come to the movies!! However, we have a few tips to help you avoid the sell out! While we never know if a show time will sell out, very few of our shows do sell out, so it’s pretty easy to make sure …

Getting the donation you want…

Kavitha Reddy Palace, Uncategorized

Does anybody else feel their stomach sink a little when they are assigned a list of businesses to contact and ask for donations? We all know those people who are fearless in their pursuit of donations and breeze in with carloads of amazing items. We also know people who consider it a good day if they are able to get …

What do theater employees do?!

Kavitha Reddy Palace

So you think you might want to work at the theater, but don’t know what all it involves? You’re not alone. We understand that most of you have never been around the operations side of a movie theater. Your experience may be limited to walking into our lobby, purchasing you tickets/popcorn, handing your ticket to the usher, and going straight …

Baby, it’s cold outside… and I’m bored

Kavitha Reddy Feature Films

I love this weather…. IF… I don’t have to be out in it for long periods of time.   I also don’t sit idle very easily, so if you’re like me… I need things to do. Are you tired of seeing everyone post pictures of the beautiful frozen water falls, tired of sitting in traffic getting to the beautiful waterfalls, or …

Turn $2 into $2000 by eating popcorn…Seriously.

Kavitha Reddy Palace, Uncategorized

The first memory I have of Brad Mizer is from a student council retreat during my freshman year of high school. I was in a canoe with some other girls far enough away from shore that swimming back wasn’t in my plans, but close enough that Brad and some other boys thought they could swim up & tip us over. …