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Change is like an old building

Independent’s Eye

They thought it was dead, but now it’s coming back. The little theater, a dancehall named Oscar’s Palladium on North Second Street in Sargent, Neb., had once been the scene of shows on a Midwest vaudeville circuit, then dances featuring big bands such as Tommy Dorsey’s, then early rockers. And then it closed.
Now it’s back featuring country western acts and variety acts (including recently yours truly in my non-writing incarnation), greatly but not completely restored with a shiny wood floor, bright lights and cozy snack area. It’s attracting whole families to come see live ...


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