Have you ever wondered how to run a movie theater? What about where the film and theater industries are headed?
Dan Harkins, owner and CEO of the Harkins Theatres chain, will be speaking Wednesday, March 6, at his Valley Art Theatre, on Mill Avenue in Tempe, about just that.
See also: - Ballet Arizona's Topia at Desert Botanical Garden Back for a Second Season - Weekly Freebie: Pink and Blue Dilemma: The Foam Incident - Five Must-See Arts and Culture Events This Week in Metro Phoenix
"From the Eye of an Entrepreneur, an Inside Look at Film Exhibition" will focus on the role theater operators play in the movie business and how to be successful at running a theater.
The lecture, sponsored by the ASU Barrett Honors College, will end with a question-and-answer session for those with burning entrepreneurial questions.
The event starts at 4:30 p.m., but you can RSVP on the Barrett College website.
Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.