Omnimax Theatre Opens, 1996

April 18, 1996 Omnimax Director Dennis Medjo stands in the new theater at the DECC on April 17, 1996. (Charles Curtis / News-Tribune) OMNIMAX IS HERE THE DREAM LIFTS OFF / IT’S DULUTH’S GREAT NEW TOURISM HOPE By Dominic P. Papatola, News-Tribune staff writer After 13 months and about $9 million, the Duluth Omnimax Theatre…
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NorShor Theatre History

With Monday’s announcement that the city of Duluth is planning (again) to buy the NorShor Theatre, let’s take a look back at the long history of the downtown landmark. Here are a variety of photos and stories from the News Tribune Attic: Duluth’s NorShor Theatre, shortly after opening in 1941. (News-Tribune file photo) July 10,…
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Video Vision, 1983

Nov. 23, 1983 Here’s a photo from outside Video Vision at 122 West First Street in Duluth. (Charles Curtis / News-Tribune) In 1983, Video Vision occupied the space at 122 W. First St. in Duluth. The photo was shot on a Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving. The building is currently home to Anchors End Tattoo…
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