Avoid the Sell Out

Kavitha ReddyFeature 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…

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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?!

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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 …

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

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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. …

Good Morning, Summer Series…

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Working at a movie theater has a lot of fun perks… like getting to see movie posters/trailers first, quality checking movies early, and having a constant supply of movie theater popcorn and candy. I can now add meeting stars to that list. Okay, so maybe we weren’t rubbing elbows with Zac Efron (just yet… I’m still plotting a way to …

Field Trips at the Palace

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 We are happy to offer field trips to school groups at more than a 50% discount from our normal prices, but we understand that not knowing what will be playing in 2 months can make scheduling a trip difficult. This blog should explain the WHY behind some of the things that cause you frustration.  WHY WE DO NOT …

Why Boycotting isn’t the answer…

Kavitha ReddyFeature Films, Industry, Palace

How do you stop a theater from showing movies you disagree with? The answer isn’t to stay away, but instead, to show up. We don’t pick the movies we show, so if you want a theater to stop showing certain films, you must cause Hollywood to stop making them. Here’s how and why: Did you know that over 600 movies …

When bad weather stops the show…

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We are getting closer to winter when our most reliable “bad weather closings” can be expected. However, unexpected events of Mother Nature happen frequently and we want you to be aware of our policy on bad weather closings. Yesterday, around 2:00 pm, we made the difficult decision to close for our last shows. The earlier shows had been incredibly slow …

Weird Behavior Explained

Kavitha ReddyConcessions, Palace

Sometimes, we get some weird looks when we do some of our normal things. If you’ve ever wondered why we do some of the things we do… maybe this will explain it. If your concern isn’t addressed, try looking at our other blog topics. We’ve covered lots of things including why we can’t tell you what’s playing in 2 weeks …

First Year Bloopers and Fun!

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Just some FYI about our First Year! (1)We were closed 4 out of our first 14 days because of bad weather. We had shortened days for several more. (2)We were unofficially opened for the Thursday premiers of Fifty Shades of Grey and Kingsmen on 2/12. (3) When we first started, we had pennies in our cash drawers because we had …