photographed by John Hough

The Paramount Theatre is currently celebrating it's 91st Anniversary. We opened our doors on December 16, 1931.

Staying Paramount

A wonderful article featuring the lighting and sound renovations recently done at the Paramount Theatre published in Lighting and Sound America, March 2024. Written by Mel Lambert.

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Visit Oakland - 2024 Inspiration Guide

The Visit Oakland 2024 Inspiration Guide provides an inside scoop on dining, nightlife, arts, events, outdoor adventures, and more in Oakland! Get to know Oakland through beautiful images and stories, and quickly realize that the diversity and warmth of our community is truly the heart and soul of The Town.

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Meyer Sound Ushers Oakland’s Paramount Theatre into a Second Century of Audience Excitement

The Paramount Theatre receives an audio renewal as we head forward to our second century.

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Eat Drink Films: Lulu By The Bay

Review and highlights of SF Silent Film Festival Presents Pandora's Box on May 6, 2023. With live musical accompaniment by Club Foot Orchestra with SF Conservatory of Music. Written by Thomas Gladysz

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Return of the Mighty Wurlitzer Opus 2164

We are proud to announce that the Paramount Theatre's original Mighty Wurlitzer Opus 2164 has returned home. It has been restored to its original splendor and its history will be preserved along with the theatre.

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Meet the detective who keeps Oakland's Paramount Theatre in mint condition

Our very own restorationist and art curator, David Boysel is now featured in SFGATE. David's wonderful work is seen by the general public during every event and tour, but it's thrilling to have his tremendous effort in the spotlight for everyone to see.

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