photographed by John Hough

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

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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Saved From The Wrecking Ball: The Resurrection of Oakland's Paramount Theatre

East Bay Yesterday Podcast with David Boysel interviewd by Liam O'Donoghue. For your listening pleasure, here is a followup to the spotlight written for SFGate.

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Governor's Historic Preservation Awards 2021

On April 27, 2022 the Paramount Theatre was honored with the Governor's Historic Preservation Award for our Facade Restoration project. These awards are bestowed annually, under the sponsorship of the California State Parks and the Office of Historic Preservation, to organizations and individuals whose contributions demonstrate outstanding commitment to excellence in historic preservation.

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Michale D. Jackson - Video Tour of Paramount Theatre

Michael D. Jackson does a quick video tour of the Paramount Theatre during SF Silent Film Festival's screening of Pandora's Box.

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