We can't thank you enough for backing us on Kickstarter! I hope you enjoy all the good things to come, including your rewards! Here's what happens now... Amazon Payments is... Read more
Here it is... the marquee and upright 'facelift' is complete! Now it looks like we'll have to get a new readerboard and more black letters. They look so old... Read more
Here's a new photo update of the marquee paint job. About 3/4 of the way there. Should be finished soon! No more rust or faded colors... pretty exciting!
Sign of the Times...
We know there are still 6 days left for our Kickstarter drive, but we wanted to get a jump on a few improvements while the nice weather holds out.... Read more
Just to let everyone know... increasing your current donation to upgrade to the seat pledge will take away from the digital funding. It works best for new backers or new... Read more
Take Your Seats, Please!
We have added a new donor bracket due to the number of requests we have received to do so. In addition to our original goal of going digital, many have... Read more
Turning up the heat!
Thank you so much! We've just reached $140,000 - and now, beside our main goal of converting to digital projection, we will be able to replace our decades old heating... Read more
WBBM Radio Feature
Hi, Lisa Fielding came out to The Catlow to talk with us for a feature about our Kickstarter fundraiser. Here's the link to the story with audio included: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/08/13/community-rallies-to-save-historic-barrington-movie-theater/#photo-1
7 more weeks...
Thank you for keeping this drive going! There are 7 more weeks until it ends on September 24th. The extra funding will be put to good use. Here are a... Read more
Man, this all happened so fast... Incredible - It was about an hour and 25 minutes under one week! Thank you all so much for helping us out with this... Read more
Daily Herald-80% there article
by Eric Peterson
Halfway there in 3 days! That has to be some kind of Kickstarter record!!! You are all amazing! Thank you!
The video is now online!
Finally finished editing the video. My thanks to Jeff Doles, Peter Chung and Ryan Woodlock from BHS-TV Filming Group and my good friend Tim Streff for providing the music. We... Read more
We're honestly both in shock at how many people are taking part in The Catlow's fundraiser. We can't thank you enough!!! We never imagined it would be moving along... Read more
"High Roller's" Reward categories added
We have added two new reward categories to the mix:
Roberta's Reward - this would be great for a company, group of friends, sports team, club or anyone else that... Read more
Daily Herald news article
This article by Eric Peterson was on the front page of the Herald this morning:
Just arrived at work a bit ago... up in the booth running the movie. Checked Kickstarter and almost fell over! You people are amazing! For the first time in my... Read more
Roberta and I want to thank your for this outpouring of support!!! It's amazing what you have done in one day! I hope this project gets funded so you can... Read more