Local

Baldwin Hills Theater Reopens After High-Tech Renovation

View Comments
Photo Galleries

BALDWIN HILLS (CBS) — The former Magic Johnson Theater in Baldwin Hills reopened with a whole new look Wednesday.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday morning to unveil the $12-million renovation to the now state-of-the-art theater.

Rave Cinemas 15 offers “rave extreme: the big screen experience.” The multiplex features giant wall-to-wall, ceiling-to-floor screens, enhanced sound systems and 3-D digital projection.

“So glad that we have our theater back, The Rave. It is just wonderful,” said moviegoer Ossie Shackelford.

The cinema is part of a $30-million transformation at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. The mall’s owner says the project created 800 jobs.

“Well it’s 3-D, first of all and [has] plenty of seats, nice and clean. Oh yes, this is just marvelous,” said patron Rafiqa.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,677 other followers