art theater

noun

Definition of art theater 

: a theater that specializes in the presentation of art films

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Sugar Hill broke ground in 2016 on the E Center, which includes the 387-seat performing arts theater, gymnasium, and 43,000 square feet of restaurant, retail, office and meeting space, all overlooking The Bowl. Karen Huppertz, ajc, "Sugar Hill’s performing arts theatre nearing completion," 4 July 2018 California also tied with New York, the second most fun state, for the highest number of fitness centers and performing arts theaters per capita. N'dea Yancey-bragg, USA TODAY, "These are the most (and least) fun states in America, report says," 1 May 2018 Its public art arm sponsors artists in residence and plans to open a performing arts theater in fall. Elaine Glusac, New York Times, "36 Hours in Memphis," 22 Mar. 2018 The Times previously acknowledged the trio of Queen City performing arts theaters in August, when reporters spent 36 hours exploring Cincinnati from head to toe. Mallorie Sullivan, Cincinnati.com, "The New York Times listed 52 places to go in 2018. Cincinnati is No. 8.," 10 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of art theater

1879, in the meaning defined above

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