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3459 Via Lido (@ Newport Blvd) Newport Beach, CA, 92663 949-673-8350 The Lido Theatre was opened in 1938—and it has the old-fashioned ladies room parlor to prove it. Decked out with vintage stools, this beauty takes the place of what…

620 Third Street Santa Rosa, California 95407 (707) 525-8909 northamericancinemas.com Description Remember the days when a trip to the movies didn’t clean out the wallet? So does Third Street Cinemas, where every movie is $3. Let us say it…

50 Mark West Springs Road Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (707) 546-3600 wellsfargocenterarts.org Description The Wells Fargo Center for the Arts is a vast events and performance space, with three theaters and conference space. One of California’s most esteemed arts…

Alameda Theatre and Cineplex 2317 Central Avenue Alameda, Ca 94501 (510) 796- FILM (3456) alamedatheatres.com Description The 1932 grand opening of this spectacular Art Deco movie palace was an opulent affair, replete with the California governor, a searchlight-illuminated sky,…

15400 Montalvo Road Saratoga, CA 95070 (408) 961-5800 montalvoarts.org Description Set in the bucolic Saratoga hills, the Montalvo Arts Center is truly something special. Its 175 acres house concert venues, visual arts exhibitions, extensive gardens and hiking trails, plus…

2025 Broadway Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 465-6400 paramounttheatre.com Description Built in 1931 as a movie theater, the Paramount lives up to its name. This gorgeous icon of the cinema’s golden age now hosts all sorts of shows, from theater…

3883 Piedmont Avenue Oakland, CA 94709 (510) 653-2473 landmarktheatres.com Description Meet the oldest operating movie theater in the city of Oakland. Originally opened in 1917, this beauty shows an eclectic mix of blockbusters and art house indie films. A 2010…

3200 Grand Avenue Oakland, CA 94610 (510) 452-3556 renaissancerialto.com Opened in 1926, this historic treasure recalls the glory days. Its classic art deco interior comes complete with sparkly chandeliers, intricate molding, and a second floor organ. Better yet, the…