Harkins Valley Art
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phoenix New Times's Description
Located on Mill Avenue in Tempe, this theater was originally build in 1940 and is Arizona's oldest and longest operating movie theater. In 2011 Harkins Theaters spent $1 million renovating the theater and adding modern touches such as state of the art projection equipment, rocker seats and a new snack bar. They maintained the exterior facade of the building, including the box office, neon sign and marquee.
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Tips from foursquare
Need a break from the Hollywood blockbusters? Head to Valley Art and enjoy the latest in independent cinema, including documentaries, short films and local art house fare.
Seventh Annual ASU Student Film Festival to take place on April 23-24 at 7pm!
Only having one screen for showings, the Valley Art plays mainly independent movies that can only be exclusively seen at this venue. Theater is kept nice, and has almost a '50's style look to it.
Arizona's oldest and longest operating movie theatre
Although it's been renovated, you still feel a little sense of time-traveling when you enter the single-screen theater. In the age of bigger equals better, the simplicity is nice.
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