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Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner…”Dirty Dancing” Coming to the Astra, Sat., Feb. 11

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS FOR DIRTY DANCING, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. eastern The public opinion results regarding which classic movie should be shown at the historic Astra Theatre on Saturday, February 11 are in. Given the choices of Dirty Dancing, When Harry Met Sally, and Ghost, the majority has chosen the Patrick Swayze and Jennifer… Continue Reading

YOU can help us choose our Valentine’s weekend feature…

The historic Astra Theatre will open its doors on Saturday, February 11, at 6 p.m. for a 7 p.m. screening of…a movie that YOU can help choose.   Choices include Dirty Dancing, When Harry Met Sally, and Ghost.  Vote for your favorite here http://bit.ly/2ki3Xmr by Sunday, January 29.   “We have received a lot of great feedback since… Continue Reading

Next Act to Screen “Pyscho” and “Rocky Horror Picture Show” in October

Next Act, Inc., will bring the 1960 horror-thriller movie Psycho back to the silver screen on Friday, October 21, and the cult-classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Saturday, October 29, at the historic Astra Theatre. The screening of Psycho is in partnership with and presented by the Jasper Downtown Merchant’s Association in conjunction with their seventh annual “Evening of Appetizers”. … Continue Reading

2016 Grammy Award Winner for Best Bluegrass Album to Perform at the Astra

The 2016 Grammy Award winner in the “Best Bluegrass Album of the Year” category will be making a tour stop at the historic Astra Theatre in Jasper later this fall.  On Saturday, October 15, 2016, The SteelDrivers will headline a concert that will serve as a celebration of sorts, as Next Act, Inc., recently learned that… Continue Reading

Folk Festival Singer-Songwriter Competition at the Astra on Aug 13

We’re really looking forward to hosting the Ferdinand Folk Festival’s singer-songwriter competition on Saturday, August 13.  Thirteen local and regional contestants will take the historic Astra Theatre’s Jim and Pat Thyen Performance Stage, all vying for a chance to perform on the Next Era Energy Main Stage at the seventh annual Ferdinand Folk Festival on… Continue Reading

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