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Proctors seeks to allay fears over new marquee plans

Proctors is among a group of regional arts venues to join together to express concern over the possible impact of proposed new casinos.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Proctors is among a group of regional arts venues to join together to express concern over the possible impact of proposed new casinos.
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When Proctors announced that its marquee was going digital, the response online was overwhelmingly negative. City residents bemoaned the move, calling a digital marquee tacky, a waste of money or simply a bad idea. “Why mess with a nostalgic icon?” was a refrain echoed by many. But Proctors CEO Philip Morris says some of the naysayers have misunderstood what the Schenectady venue is looking to do with the marquee, and the ones who do understand ...


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comanche
September 4, 2013
9:20 a.m.

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Just take a lesson from the marquee at the Bow Tie. You need a pair of binoculars to read it. Having said that, I think it is time for a "freshening up"!

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