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  • Former Senator owner isn't leaving town, giving up his stuff

    Former Senator owner isn't leaving town, giving up his stuff
    The former owner of the Senator theater said Friday that he is not leaving town and giving away his worldly possessions. A "Curb Alert" ad was posted under Tom Kiefaber's name Thursday on Craig's List. It was republished Thursday to the social news...
  • Premiere night is smash hit for refurbished Senator Theatre

    Premiere night is smash hit for refurbished Senator Theatre
    The searchlights shone, the crowds teemed and a movie unspooled again Thursday night at North Baltimore's Senator Theatre, as the city's most beloved cinema house, refreshed and expanded, reopened after 18 months of darkness. And the crowd loved it,...
  • Former Senator Theatre owner charges state Sen. Conway with second-degree assault

    Former Senator Theatre owner charges state Sen. Conway with second-degree assault
    Former Senator Theatre owner Tom Kiefaber is accusing state Sen. Joan Carter Conway of assault after an incident last week that ended with him in handcuffs at the auction of his former home. Kiefaber recorded a confrontation with the Baltimore...
  • Now playing, the Senator

    Now playing, the Senator
    After 18 months of darkness, the lights at the Senator Theatre will shine again this week. A new art deco chandelier gleams inside the landmark movie palace. Carefully repainted acrobats and Harlequin clowns prance along the lobby's circular mural. And,...
  • Senator Theatre renovations close to finished

    Senator Theatre renovations close to finished
    The last time Buzz Cusack gave the Baltimore Messenger a tour of the Senator Theatre was in December 2012, six months after it closed for renovations. The single-screen theater's auditorium was stripped bare. "There wasn't really anything to show you....
  • An unjustified ban

    An unjustified ban
    Baltimore activist Kim Trueheart was back at City Hall last week after a judge lifted a ban on her presence there that was at least unjustified and possibly illegal. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who often bears the brunt of Ms. Trueheart's criticism of...
  • City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss

    City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss
    Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller. "I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
  • Not quite a Hollywood ending at the Senator

    Not quite a Hollywood ending at the Senator
    It's easy to see why the city's sale of the Senator Theatre gave Comptroller Joan Pratt heartburn. The city paid $810,000 for the movie palace three years ago and this week sold it for a $310,000 loss. Worse yet, the city is hardly washing its hands of...
  • Kiefaber's home auctioned off by state

    Kiefaber's home auctioned off by state
    In less than five minutes, Tom Kiefaber said, he was left with nothing. "They've taken my home, my principal residence. They've taken my job," Kiefaber, the one-time owner and operator of Baltimore's storied Senator Theatre, lamented Thursday morning. He...
  • William E. Hewitt, Senator projectionist

    William E. Hewitt, Senator projectionist
    William E. Hewitt, the longtime Senator Theatre projectionist and movie house manager, who was a cinema technology expert, died of pneumonia Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Hamilton resident was 75. Born in Baltimore and raised...
  • William E. Hewitt, Senator projectionist

    William E. Hewitt, Senator projectionist
    William E. Hewitt, the longtime Senator Theatre projectionist and movie house manager who was a cinema technology expert, died of pneumonia Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Hamilton resident was 75. Born in Baltimore and raised in...
  • Senator Theatre wins $300,000 state tax credit for restoration

    Senator Theatre wins $300,000 state tax credit for restoration
    The Senator Theatre has been awarded a $300,000 state tax credit for restoration of the historic, Art-Deco style cinema house that was built in 1939. The Senator is one of six recipients of a combined $7 million in Sustainable Communities Tax Credits,...