Route 66 News

New stage production: “Tucumcari”

In the LA Weekly newspaper, I found this little item in the stage listings: TUCUMCARI Riley Steiner’s story of “love, choices, tough times, and Western music on Route 66.”. Theatre 40 at the Reuben Cordova Theater, 241 Moreno Dr., Beverly…

Help paint Bob Waldmire’s mural

The city of Pontiac, Ill., will be dedicating the Red Carpet Corridor Festival in May to the memory of prominent Route 66 artist Bob Waldmire. Festivities will include the public being invited to help paint a mural that Waldmire designed…

Bad news, good news at Bird Creek Bridge hearing

Those attending a public hearing Thursday night at the Catoosa Community Center in Catoosa, Okla., heard bad news and good news regarding the historic but decrepit Bird Creek Bridge that carried Route 66. The bad news is the westbound 1936…

Indie filmmakers claim they put piano in Miami bay

In the past few days, national media outlets have latched on to the story of a grand piano that mysteriously appeared on a  sandbar in the middle of Miami’s Biscayne Bay: It appears independent filmmakers Billy and Anais Yeager, who spent…

Historic Santa Rosa theater has closed

The historic Pecos Theater in downtown Santa Rosa, N.M., closed for the winter in October and won’t reopen, it was reported in the current print edition of the Guadalupe County Communicator. After a screening of “Lending of the Guardians,” owner…

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