February 12, 2013

Cover Story

CEO of the Year

Utah’s business landscape is rich with professionals who have le...Read More

Featured Articles

Did you go Skiing this winter?

Around Utah


Martin Plaehn

Karen Sendelback

Legal Briefs
Social Media and Employers: Friends or Enemies?

Money Talk
The Case for HSAs

Economic Insight
Time to Show Up

Lessons Learned
Make a Move

In the Lab

Rent to Own

Business Trends
Back from the Dead

Executive Living
Artful Inspiration

A Breath of Fresh Air

Worst-Case Scenario

Regional Report
Northern Utah

Measure Up

Industry Outlook
Travel & Tourism



Two Classic Utah Movie Theaters Revived under New Owners

February 12, 2013

Panguitch‘s GEM Theater is a Must See Theater Experience

The GEM Theater in Panguitch has recently changed owners and will will soon begin opening on weekends as well as in the summer.

The 1930s art deco style single-screen theater was acquired by John Crandall last month. Originally built in 1909, the theater accommodates live productions, musical acts and first-run movies. The Childs family fully renovated the 141 seat movie theater in 2011 to feature a VIP balcony with premium seating. In addition, they converted the theater lobby into a 1950s-style vintage ice cream parlor featuring.

The Historic Murray Theater

The Historic Murray Theater, a landmark south of Salt Lake City, was remodeled last fall by Mike Smith, its new owner.

The theater first opened in 1938, just in time to show classics such as “Gone with the Wind” and “The Wizard of Oz.” Smith now runs the Murray as a venue for live concerts and other events. It is a versatile space that gets used for corporate events, includingZions Bank’s Cheapster competition and private parties.

Utah Business Social
UB Events View All
Best Companies to Work For 2014Utah Business Event
Dec 11, 2014
Utah Business magazine along with our presenting sponsor- CBIZ, premier sponsor- Diversified Insu...
SAMY Awards 2015Utah Business Event
Jan 23, 2015
Utah Business magazine along with Presenting Sponsor Griffin Hill are pleased to present the 201...
Forty Under 40 - 2015Utah Business Event
Feb 26, 2015
Utah Business Magazine along with Presenting Sponsors: Kirton McConkie, BIG-D Construction and Ma...
Community Events View All
Small Business Saturday - Local Shopping Tour Party Bus
Nov 29, 2014
Join us on tour, for a one of a kind local event and get introduced to local shops and deals. Our...
No Fixed Address Giving Tree
Dec 1, 2014
No Fixed Address Giving Tree | All Month Spread joy this holiday season with the gift of giving...

info@utahbusiness.com  |  90 South 400 West, Ste 650 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   |  (801) 568-0114

Advertise with Utah Business

Submit an Event

* indicates required information
* Event Name:
Price (general):
Website (if applicable):
Coordinator's Name:
Coordinator's Email:
Coordinator's Phone:
Venue Name:
Venue Address:
Venue City:
Venue Zip:
Event Capacity:
* Event Description: