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Backstage at the Egyptian: An Interview with Cohen Barnes of the ABC Grant Committee

Interview conducted by Brandon Pugh- Egyptian Theatre Intern  Brandon: Tell us a little about yourself. Cohen: My name is Cohen Barnes and I am the owner of Sundog.  Sundog supplies, secures and supports the technology in organizations that are 10 to 100 employees in ... READ MORE


Egyptian Theatre Survey to Assist with Feasibility Study

The City of DeKalb and the nonprofit Preservation of Egyptian Theatre (PET), Inc. are encouraging the community to participate in a survey about the Egyptian Theatre. The survey asks various questions about community members’ experiences with the theatre and their hopes ... READ MORE


Egyptian Theatre Stars Powered by Star Fragment

The Egyptian Theatre ceiling above the auditorium seating features blinking stars.  The system that runs theses stars is original from when the Theatre opened in 1929. What many people don't know is that during construction of the Theatre in 1929 a ... READ MORE