The Orpheum is almost 100.
Galesburg aldermen approved last night TIF assistance for the Orpheum Theatre to renovate the interior of the building.
The Orpheum Theatre is celebrating 100 years in Galesburg this year and are holding a centennial gala to mark the occasion.
The Orpheum Theatre is already well underway with a capital campaign that was announced today.
Juneteenth is a celebration recognizing the end of slavery in the United States. It didn’t happen officially until June 19, 1865 — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation — when Union soldiers rode into Texas