Guest post by Katelyn Wo. The documentary And Then They Came for Us recounts the testimonies of some of the 120,000 Japanese Americans who were incarcerated in prison camps during World War II after President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 in 1942, ordering all Americans who held at least 1/16 Japanese heritage to… Read more »
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Bloomington’s Sister Cinemas
When you walk down Walnut Street on the square, just past Subway and Landlocked Music, you pass by an impressive limestone façade that once housed the Princess Theatre. Longtime Bloomington residents will remember seeing movies at the Princess and its sister-theater, the Towne Cinema, which was originally called the Harris Grand.