City of Albany arts http://wamc.org en The Show Goes On At Landmark Albany Theatre http://wamc.org/post/show-goes-landmark-albany-theatre <p>The Palace Theatre, the grand cultural and entertainment facility that sits in the heart of downtown Albany, will soldier on. A new management team promises to keep the venue’s momentum, and traditions alive.<br><br>The RKO Palace's doors first opened in October 1931. Built during the Depression, it was the largest theatre in a city already noted for having several opulent movie houses. A nickel would buy an afternoon of entertainment.<br><br>The Palace was sold to the Fabian chain in the early 1940s. Fabian operated it until closure in September, 1969. &nbsp;<br> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:01:21 +0000 Dave Lucas 60499 at http://wamc.org The Show Goes On At Landmark Albany Theatre