The Lincoln Theatre is a cultural resource for the greater Skagit County area. We serve as a venue for quality cinema, educational programs, live performing artists, and exhibitions of fine art. We also, on occasion, sponsor or co-sponsor events that we believe to be of interest to our community. In all cases, the Lincoln strives to ensure that your theatre experience is enjoyable and entertaining.

Cinematographers, educators, performing artists, fine artists and others present their programs free of censorship or interference from the Lincoln Theatre. We are not arbiters of taste. Neither do we purport to define the values of our community or its individual citizens. The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the authors, artists, and speakers and do not necessarily reflect or represent the views and opinions held by the Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, or members of the Lincoln Theatre Center Foundation.

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Now Playing

A Bigger Splash
Friday, Jul 29, 7:30 pm
Sunday, Jul 31, 5:30 pm
Monday, Aug 1, 7:30 pm

In A BIGGER SPLASH, rock legend Marianne Lane (Tilda Swinton) is recuperating on the volcanic island of Pantelleria with her partner Paul (Matthias Schoenaerts) when iconoclast record producer and old flame Harry (Ralph Fiennes) unexpectedly arrives with his daughter Penelope (Dakota Johnson) and interrupts their holiday, bringing with him an A-bomb blast of nostalgia from which there can be no rescue. A BIGGER SPLASH is a sensuous portrait of desire, jealousy and rock and roll, under the Mediterranean sun.
 
Starring: Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes, and Tilda Swinton
 
Director: Luca Guadagnino

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New Old Time Chautauqua
Saturday, Jul 30, 7:00 pm

The New Old Time Chautauqua is one of our favorite returning shows, and this time America’s only traveling or circuit Chautauqua, is joining forces with Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission for a 2016 summer tour of seven state parks and nearby communities.
 
Chautauquas were based on the idea that learning continued throughout life. The Chautauqua Movement began in 1874, bringing a mix of education and entertainment to communities throughout the nation. When a Chautauqua came to town, all normal activity stopped as citizens dedicated a week of their lives to learn, be entertained and join with their community.
 
“The idea of the Chautauqua-Parks partnership is to renew ties and to foster goodwill between the towns and their local state parks,” said Paul Magid, founding member of the NOTC and The Flying Karamazov Brothers. “Chautauquas and Washington Parks share common goals: to promote community through education and experience by being a catalyst for cultural and creative exchange surrounded by the beauty of nature."

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90th Anniversary Film Series

As part of the Lincoln Theatre's 90th Anniversary we are screening a series of "Best of the Decade" films, selected by our patrons, 
 
In the month's leading up to our 90th Anniversary Celebration (April 23rd, 2016) we asked our patrons via in-house and social media polling their favorite films of the decades following our opening in 1926. The selected films will be screened, one per month, at their original ticket prices through the end of this year.
 
The winners are:
 
April 23rd: Steamboat Bill Jr.with live Wurlitzer accompaniment -  Released on May 20th, 1928. Admission: 35 cents
 
May 7th: The Wizard of Oz - Released on August 25th, 1939. Admission: 50 cents
 
June 4th: Gone with the Wind - Released on January 17th, 1940. Admission: $1.00

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The Met: Live in HD

The Met: Live in HD marks Its Eleventh Season with 10 Live Transmissions, including Five Operas new to the series
 
The series will reach 70 countries on six continents in 2015-16, as well as 750 theaters in the United States
 
Since its inception in 2006, the series has brought a wide selection of classical masterpieces to the big screen, presenting 87 live performances of operas—ranging from Bellini and Berlioz to Thomas Adès and Philip Glass—to an estimated 17 million opera lovers worldwide

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In the Art Bar - Lisa Dills

Meet Lisa during downtown Mount Vernon's First Thursday Art Walk on August 4th from 5:00 - 8:00pm. 

The day after receiving a camera for my birthday in 2009 I decided to begin a photo a day for a year blog. Calling it, One Day at a Time in Photos,

 

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