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The Newton Senior High School Class of 1978 and Capitol II owners Paul and Dawn Bleeker will be hosting a special event in conjunction with Alumni Weekend in part of an ongoing effort to raise money for the cinema's conversion to digital projection.
Paul and Dawn Bleeker will have their hands full this weekend. The owners of the Capitol II Theater in downtown Newton announced this week they will be showing four separate films this week...Additionally, it will continue to show last week's new
Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer star in "Warm Bodies," a horror-comedy film about a zombie who falls in love with the girlfriend of one of his victims. On the movie's opening weekend at the Capitol II Theater in downtown Newton, a "Zombie Night"
02 p.m.CST Updated:Wednesday, January 2, 2013 12:23 p.m.CST 1.) Theater closes, reopens (NDN File Photo) A crippling drought, pigs as pets and foul play here are the Newton Daily News' choices for the top local stories of the year, in no particular
The Capitol II Theater in Newton is undergoing minor renovations this week in preparation for its Friday reopening. Since its closure on Sept. 12, the theater's ownership has changed hands from former parent company Big Time Cinema to local couple
50 a.m.CDT The Capitol II Theater may be closed for now, but don't count it out completely. The theater was forced to close its doors Sept. 12 after its parent company, Big Time Cinema, filed for bankruptcy in U.S.
00 p.m.CDT The owner of the Missouri-based Big Time Cinema, the corporate arm of Newton's Capitol II Theatre, has filed for chapter 13 bankruptcy in federal court. According to a legal notice received by the Newton Daily News, Patrick Miller of
Newton's Capital II Theatre General Manager Dawn Bleeker untangles a reel of 35 mm film Wednesday in one of the establishment's two projector rooms. The local theater is currently weighing options on how to fund a production studio-mandated
A deadline looming next year imposed by the motion picture industry will be putting the financial strain on many small-town movie theaters, Newton's included. The Capitol II Theatre's 35 millimeter movie projectors are getting old, and the world is