Old State Theater

Let’s all give theater a little to get a lot

The front page story about Viola Wrigley’s $125,000 contribution toward the renovation of the Old State Theater was heartening (Journal, Jan. 6). She received so much early on in ...

It’s the everyday volunteers who make Auburn rich

Bart Ruud doesn’t seek the limelight. So when he wins a major award for volunteerism one day, lands on the front page on another, and climbs into the front seat for Auburn’s an ...

Our View: One small step for State Theater would be big step for Auburn arts

Thinking small in the near-term should get people thinking big further out when it comes to Auburn’s State Theater as a performing arts center and Downtown Auburn economic stimul ...

Live shows to return to State Theater

The new year promises to put return live performances to the State Theater building in Auburn. The theater opened Dec. 26, 1930, serving primarily as a movie house since then. But ...

Take a listen at Placer High’s music program

Lovers of show tunes, fun flicks and music supporters alike should head over to the Old State Theater Saturday morning. For a suggested $10 donation, community members have the c ...

Art Briefs: Off Hours seminar takes a look at funny films

Off Hours at the Old State Theater presents a seminar on “Movies That Make Us Laugh” at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at The Old State Theater, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Michael Callahan ...

Volunteerism in flower

Saturday’s Project Auburn wasn’t all about the work. Sure, more than 500 volunteers put in hours of sweat and muscle, working to refurbish the Old State Theater, Auburn School ...

Project Auburn roll out nears

The big day may be a week away but workers have been busy conducting preparation work at Downtown’s Old State Theater and Carnegie Building to ready for next weekend’s Project ...

Volunteers, donations needed for Project Auburn

Project Auburn organizers need you. The planners of this year’s annual community service fix-up day slated for May 31 want to rally about 400 volunteers to help paint curbs, ins ...

Old State receives reprieve

The Old State Theater in Downtown Auburn will stay open — at least for now. Theresa Cote, owner of the Old State Theater in Downtown Auburn was presented with a three-day “Pay ...