August 18, 2014, Torrance, CA - George Krikorian, President of Krikorian Premiere Theatres announced today company plans to renovate and expand its current 14 screen complex at Eureka and Shopper’s Lane in Redlands. All current auditoriums will be reconfigured to accommodate fully reclining electronic leather seats with 84 inches of legroom. Several of the auditoriums will be outfitted for in seat food and beverage service. Three new LFX® (Large Format Experience) auditoriums will be created with minimum 75 foot wide screens. Each will be equipped with Dolby’s immersive Atmos® sound system that employ 64 independently controlled speakers (including overhead speakers) that heighten the realism to create the ultimate movie theatre going experience.
The renovation will also include the creation of a large luxury sports bar and restaurant that will feature a 90 foot wide screen to showcase live major sporting and alternative content programming such as football, boxing, live concerts and other exclusive events beamed in from around the globe. Food service options will range from casual to fine dining. Bar seating options will range from unstructured leather rockers to private luxury suites.
According to Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar, “The Krikorian Theater has long been one of the economic drivers in the heart of our historic downtown. We look forward to working with George Krikorian and his staff as they continue to enhance the high level entertainment experience in downtown Redlands for both residents and visitors from all over the East Valley. We anticipate a great synergy created as folks enjoy a movie or sporting event and then take the opportunity to explore all the rest that downtown Redlands has to offer.”
Renovations will commence after Labor Day with all improvements expected to be completed by early spring of 2015.
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About Krikorian Premiere Theatres
For more than 30 years, Krikorian Premiere Theatres has been offering movie-lovers throughout Southern California state-of-the-art facilities that reflect the grandeur and elegance of the Movie Palaces from the Golden Era. All seven current KPT locations offer the best in digital projection and sound systems. The company is always on the lookout for the next great innovations. It is the refinement and quality of their theatres and staff that really sets Krikorian Premiere Theatres apart from the competition and what ensures that they can boast that at their theatres, "Movie-going is always a Premiere Event". KPT currently operates 89 screens throughout the L.A. and San Diego markets with more to come soon.
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