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Anthony Theatre's Got Talent Live brings a great evening to Anthony


Yvonne Miller

The winning act from last year, The Rolling River Bluegrass Band, opened the Anthony Theatre's Got Talent Live show Saturday night. The men are from Ark City and Winfield. Playing the fiddle with them is Ashton Burel who won The People's Choice award.

Last Saturday night the historic movie theater in Anthony, Kansas, rocked with excitement and live entertainment. Twelve contestants from age 2 to over 70 competed for $1,000 prize money in the Fourth Annual Anthony Theatre's Got Talent Live.

Spectators walking inside the spacious theater could see why the grand building with high ceilings and colorful tiles was placed on the National Registry of Historic Places in 1991. Built in the 1930s, the theater features Art Deco architecture, a look popular from 1920-1940. Nov. 23, 1936, marked the grand opening of the theater.

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