Popular independent cinema opened its Miami Beach location in the Byron-Carlyle Theater at 500 71st St. with the highly anticipated film Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), starring Michael Keaton and Emma Stone.
"With about $100,000 of new digital projection equipment and already-existing 35-mm projection, the single-screen auditorium with 304 seats will serve a community that has buzzed for months in anticipation. The theater will have a movie-palace feel, with two levels of seating and velvet curtains. “It feels like you’re walking into a theater from a bygone area,” Tabsch said... The cinema, which also has locations in Wynwood and Miami Shores, will operate seven days a week year-round... During the summer, Tabsch took a tour of the theater with Graham Winick, the Beach’s film and event production manager, and Max Sklar, director of tourism, culture and economic development. Tabsch said it didn’t take long for everyone to realize they had an opportunity to bring a new cultural landmark to the buzzing North Beach.“I go to North Beach often, because there’s so many restaurants and it’s so walkable,” he said. read more: miamiherald.com
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