- February 24, 2011
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Essence of art-house: Boedecker Theater offers a new venue for classic films
Boulder Daily Camera
There’s a new scent emanating from the southeast portion of Boulder’s Dairy Center for the Arts. It’s the essence of new carpet and seats, mixed with new electronic equipment.
Soon, though, a different aroma will waft its way through the Dairy Center: popcorn.
The Boedecker Theater, the city’s new art-house cinema, opens to the public on Wednesday. So does its popcorn machine. Construction of the cinema, housed in the wing that formerly housed a public television studio at the Dairy, began last fall. But the idea to bring an art-house cinema with state-of-the-art technology to Boulder was hatched in 2009.
“We were looking for what was underserved,” said Rich Harris, the Dairy Center’s executive director.