Artist impression of planned Arc Cinema Peterhead

Aberdeenshire: planned new cinema to be star attraction

Plans have been lodged to redesign the front of a building set to become a cinema in a north-east town. Arc Cinema in Peterhead has been a long-running project and has been built on the site of the former Gala Bingo in the town centre. Now the developers behind the venue have applied to Aberdeenshire Council planners to refurbish and improve the current facade of the building. They previously received permission to install signs on 63 Marischal Street but now want a more extensive renovation. The Irish firm want to…

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CinemaCon 2018 logo on curtains

CinemaCon 2020 cancelled as delegates quit due to Covid-19

CinemaCon 2020 has been canceled due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) announced Wednesday night. The event was scheduled to take place in Las Vegas from Mar. 30 to April 2. It’s not currently known if it will be rescheduled. “It is with great regret we are announcing the cancellation of CinemaCon 2020,” John Fithian and Mitch Neuhauser of NATO said in a statement. “Each spring, motion picture exhibitors, distributors and industry partners from around the world meet in Las Vegas…

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Istanbul conference facility

Mipim postponed to June over coronavirus fears

The organisers behind MIPIM have postponed the annual international property fair in Cannes due to ‘growing concerns’ over the spread of coronavirus. Pressure had been mounting on the show’s backers to shelve the global event, which was set to attract more than 26,000 attendees to the French resort including hundreds of UK architects.  Last week a raft of big names pulled out of the show including property agents Knight Frank and Cushman & Wakefield, and architects HOK and Morrow + Lorraine. Now the organisers have announced the ’world’s leading property market’…

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