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Dubuque, IA: Mindframe Theaters Closed

Posted on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 7:32 PM


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The Mindframe Theaters in Dubuque, Iowa closed January 1, 2018. The theater posted the following notice on their Facebook page:

We regret to announce that our lease is not being renewed. January 1st will be our last day open. For the last 2.5 years the industry has been seeing an ongoing decrease in admissions nationwide, culminating this year in 25-30 year lows in attendance. This, combined with the industry-forced costs of digital transition, has proven to be too much for us to maintain consistent profitability. Despite the nationwide trend we had been able to increase our market share; but, while our piece of the pie has been growing, the pie itself has been shrinking too quickly. The parent company for Kennedy Mall has decided that it is in their best interests to pursue a relationship with another tenant who has greater resources to withstand these market trends. As business people, we understand and respect this decision, as we have appreciated the support they have given us over the last ten years. It is our understanding their intent is to maintain a movie theater in this location. We hope the new tenants will do what it takes to earn your respect and business.

We love movies and it has been one of the great pleasures of our lives to be a part of the Tri-states cultural community. No one is more disappointed by this turn of events than us. We appreciate beyond measure the support that you all have shown us over the years. We have always tried to make the best of every situation and this will be no exception. We are creative, determined and daring, so don’t count us out for very long. That said, we are having a party for our last week with $12 beer buckets! We want to see all of you as much as possible. Please stop out for (at least) one more movie, popcorn, coffee, or beer.

May you all have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

We would like to offer our deepest gratitude to the following:
Bryce Parks and everyone at Dubuque 365
Susie Gorrell and the Julien Dubuque Film Festival
Aaron Rainey, Tri-states Night Out, and DBQcon
Suzie Wright
Digital Dubuque, Ron & Jennifer Tigges
Catfish Charlie
American Trust,
Premier Bank,
Doug Hummel, city of Asbury
Radio Dubuque
KDST
Townsquare Media
Dubuque Fine Arts Players
our families
And many many more
……..

Anyone with a popcorn bucket, please stop in during the week of 1/2/18 - 1/7. We will fill it with unpopped popcorn as a final thank you for your support

It appears that the new name of the theater will be the Phoenix Theatres Kennedy Mall, but there is no known opening date as of yet. Until then, moviegoers in the area will need to visit one of the other nearby theaters, including the AMC Classic Dubuque 14.

Stay tuned for updates!



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