Extension given to organizers to keep the Rio Thea

first_imgExtension given to organizers to keep the Rio Theatre operating Summary by NEWS 1130 Staff Posted Apr 3, 2018 12:17 am PDT Last Updated Apr 3, 2018 at 9:00 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Save the Rio campaign continues with hundreds of thousands of dollars left to raiseRio Theatre telethon ends with hope to keep the building Related Stories Clock ticking for Rio Theatre; telethon last effort to save venue30-hour ‘Save the Rio’ telethon in its second day VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The Rio Theatre is staying for another month.So far with the telethon and the campaign leading up to it, nearly 40 per cent of the money needed from the public has been raised.General Manager of the theatre Corrine Lea says it has been a busy few weeks.“I wasn’t planning on buying The Rio two months ago. We got blindsided because some developer was trying to take it, so we had to just stand up and just do it.”The building has been apart of the local art scene since it was first built in 1938.The goal is to have another two million raised by corporate partners.For more details on the campaign to save the Rio Theatre, click here. East Vancouver|rio theatre|Save the Riolast_img

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