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Theater Venues in Los Angeles
Now run by the Nederlander Organization, The Hollywood Pantages is one of Los Angeles most popular venues, playing host to big Broadway tours and concerts. It began life in the 1930s as movie theatre, and was the setting for the Academy Awards ceremony from 1949 to 1959, while it was under the ownership of Howard Hughes.
The Forum is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Inglewood, California. In 2012, The Forum was bought by the Madison Square Garden Company, and along with Madison Square Garden, it was one of the most well-known indoor sports venues in the U.S. It was the home of the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers and the NHL's Los Angeles Kings, from 1967 to 1999, and also to the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks, from 1997 to 2001. The Forum was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2014.
The Fox Performing Arts Center was built in 1929, and is located in downtown Riverside, California. It was built with Spanish Colonial Revival style architecture and is the main venue of Riverside's Arts & Culture initiative. It underwent a major renovation to become a regional performing arts facility, which was completed in 2009. It was re-opened in 2010 and operated by the Nederlander Organization for two years, and McCoy Rigby for one. The venue has been operated by Live Nation since 2013. The theater is best known for being the first theater to screen the 1939 film Gone With The Wind.
Fred Kavli Theatre is part of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza complex.