Since 1979, it was John Thompson's job to welcome movie-goers to his cherished Tivoli Theater, and regulars often saw him out front changing the movie titles on the marquee with a smile on his face. Now, Thompson himself is on the marquee. After he died of a heart attack Wednesday, his co-workers k ... More >>
The Tivoli Theater experience will never be the same again. The Loop's favorite ticket taker, John Thompson, died of a heart attack at the age of 74 Wednesday, devastating the film buffs and neighborhood regulars who came to know him as the kindest man in St. Louis.
Fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer who were hoping to catch the season six musical episode "Once More, With Feeling" at the Tivoli this weekend still have a couple of days to load up their Netflix queues and organize viewing parties at home. That's right, Scoobies: The much-anticipated Tivoli midnight ... More >>
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