Kansas City Tivoli Renaissance At Nelson-Atkins Museum Of Art Considered

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Tivoli Cinemas reborn at the Nelson-Atkins - KC STUDIO

At a time when cities are overrun with franchise coffeehouses and froyo joints, cultural landmarks are to be cherished. But Kansas City almost lost one when Tivoli Cinemas closed last April. A refuge from superhero flicks, the Westport multiplex remained dedicated for decades to presenting indie and international films and had attracted a devoted following of discriminating moviegoers - who were alarmed at what seemed to be its demise.


  1. Strange, I used to regularly go to Classic Films at the Nelson in the late Sixties and early Seventies, so its odd that the Nelson "has never done this before".

    Guess I was on something better than I realized.


  2. I'm going to miss Dave Smith the Lamp Maker. They were always really helpful and you could walk in with your lamp to fit shades. I remember when it was St Patrick's Day and he dyed his dog green and thought it would wash out fast and it didn't.


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