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The Arlington Theatre

SB Theatre Organ Society: Open Console at the Arlington

Come and enjoy the spirit and magic of the Arlington Theatre Organ Open to the Public

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SB Theatre Organ Society: Open Console at the Arlington
SB Theatre Organ Society: Open Console at the Arlington

Time & Location

Jan 13, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The Arlington Theatre, 1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA

About the event

Santa Barbara Theatre Organ Society presents Open console at the Arlington Theatre. Come and enjoy the spirit and magic of the Arlington Theatre Organ.

The theatre’s organ is extensive and was originally installed in Loew’s Jersey Theatre in Jersey City, New Jersey, in 1928. It is a Wonder Morton, one of only five built, and has 27 ranks (as built it had 24 ranks). The organ was removed from Loew’s Jersey Theatre in 1977 and moved to Santa Barbara in 1986, with its first concert being on 1st October 1988. Main Chambers I & II are located on House Left within the Spanish village buildings, the Solo Chamber is inside the House Right village building with a piano outside the building on the terrace. The percussion shelf is located on, and to the side of, the lighting bridge above the forestage. The organ was restored by, and is maintained by, the Santa Barbara Theatre Organ Society .

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