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The Rialto Theatre: Rocking Revitalization

Julie Ragland, Development Director at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson, joined Karla on this week’s Thrive Tucson. As a downtown fixture, the Rialto staged an impressive comeback after almost being demolished in 1984 and now is on pace to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2020. Julie discusses the history of the Rialto, upcoming renovations, and what it’s like to work in the nonprofit world.

For more on the Rialto Theatre, check out their website at RialtoTheatre.com


Thrive Tucson is a conversation series with the innovative and fascinating entrepreneurs that make Tucson the vibrant city it is. Vantage West is proud to sponsor this series in our mission to invest in the local community, so we can all thrive together.

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