Moose Jaw Cultural Centre

217 Main Street N,
Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0W1

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m00se1111 on August 28, 2023 at 9:54 am

The link for the venue needs an update

(of course given it’s name I’m going to investigate)

50sSNIPES on August 28, 2023 at 9:27 am

I’m sure its now back to one screen after its closure as a triplex in August 2001, as I looked it up recently.

Trolleyguy on August 1, 2016 at 9:31 am

Functions should also include: Film festivals.

ScreenClassic on October 1, 2013 at 3:28 am

The May family took over the Capitol from Famous Players in 1982 and later ran it as part of May Theatres (1984) Ltd. until the Capitol closed in 2001.

kencmcintyre on April 22, 2010 at 6:41 pm

This is the Capitol marquee in 1987:

kencmcintyre on October 8, 2008 at 5:32 pm

I guess she didn’t actually paint it. Her gallery is selling the painting.

kencmcintyre on October 8, 2008 at 5:31 pm

Painting by Yvette Moore for sale on this site, only 25K:

PGlenat on September 25, 2005 at 5:20 pm

Beginning in the 1950’s newer recreation centers were constructed on most military bases in Canada. These combined gyms, snack bars, bowling alleys, game rooms, theatres, convenience stores, etc, etc in one large facility. Prior to that many base theatres were often in any leftover structure that could be adapted for the purpose, some dating from the onset of WWII. If you think the theatres were bad, you should have seen some of the leftover WWII barracks. Can you say firetrap?

ghamilton on September 25, 2005 at 2:40 pm

When I visited lovely Moose Jaw in the winter of 67-68,I remember two operating theaters.Obviously you got the one,which was the other?Both were near the Simpson-Sears downtown.There was also two theaters in the thrilling burg of Swift Current.One large,one small.There was also a theater at the airforce base near MJ.Canadian bases didn’t have great theaters like some US facilities.I remember one CF theater was a quonset hut.