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Holocaust survivor, Eva Schloss, visits Bakersfield

Holocaust survivor, Eva Schloss, visits Bakersfield

March 15, 2019

Eva Schloss, a Holocaust survivor, made a historic appearance as she shared her story to a sold-out Fox Theater on March 12.  As the audience was settling into their seats...

Bakersfield’s Fox Theater Neon Signs Needs Repair

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Filed under News

One of Bakersfield's most iconic symbols of 89 years is malfunctioning and in need of help from locals. Fox Theater's neon letter signs are not fully lighting up and have been failing for a little over two years. It reads as "Ox" from one side of the building and "Fo" from another. The large neon sign stands out and is one of the first things one sees while approaching...

Museum of Oddities arrives in Bakersfield

Charr Davenport, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Filed under Features

George McArthur (aka George The Giant) presented the Museum of Oddities to lovers of the strange next to the FOX Theater on Oct 20. The Museum of Oddities is McArthur’s own collection of mysterious trinkets and artifacts that he collected throughout his life. Some of these items are more mysterious than others, ranging from the bones of wood face to the bed of nails that...

Theater plays silent film with live music

Theater plays silent film with live music

November 1, 2017

The Fox Theater held a special screening of the original 1925 silent version of “The Phantom of the Opera” for one day only on Oct. 22. The film featured...

Photographers and models meet up at FOX Theater for event

Gaiana Latelers, Reporter

May 4, 2017

Filed under Features

On the last Sunday of April, Jake Tovar held a meetup outside of the Fox theater for photographers, models, and artists of all types. The event was open to anybody who wanted to go and learn more about digital photography and modeling. The meetup was held outside of the Fox Theater at 4 p.m. Many attended and began talking to one another about their work and plans for the future. Jake...

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