Orpheus Hall
Vernal, Utah

C. W. Showalter, and Andrew King opened the Orpheus Hall on Thanksgiving Day, 30 November 1911.  The amusement hall had a spring dance floor, but was also used for roller skating, basketball, banquets, and movies.  It was named after the Greek god of Mirth, “a famous musician who is reputed to have had power to entrance men, beasts, and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.”  At 11:00 PM on New Years Eve, 1928, the hall was renamed Imperial Hall.  In a ceremony on 20 April 1965, Governor Governor Calvin L. Rampton took a sledge hammer and delivered the first blow in the demolition of the hall as part of a community beautification campaign.

Cinemark at Provo Towne Center
Provo, Utah

The Cinemark 16 opened on 12 November 1999 and was the second theater complex built by Cinemark USA in Utah County.  The theater is part of the Provo Towne Center Mall and features stadium seating and digital sound in all auditoriums.

"We would like to bring a family experience to Provo, making [the Cinemark at Provo Towne Center] the ideal place for families to spend time together" said Randall Hester, vice-president of Cinemark USA.  "With so many movie choices, there is something for every member of the family."

 
   
 

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