Library Foundation to Host Annual “Night at the Oscars” Event

Posted in Corona del Mar Today on January 18, 2013 The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation will host producer Robert Kline at its annual “A Night at the Oscars” event scheduled for Wednesday Feb. 20 at the Port Theater. The program offers an insider’s look at the 2013 Oscar nominations and includes film clips from […]

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Port Theater Featured in CDM’s Top Stories of 2012

Published December 31, 2012, in Corona del Mar Today 7. The Port Theater. After being closed for 14 years and under renovation for ten, the New Port Theater opened in July after a sneak preview for the Newport Beach Film Festival in April; read our stories here and here. Earlier this month, the city’s Planning […]

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“Life of Pi” to Open at New Port Theater on Wednesday

Posted November 20, 2012, in Corona del Mar Today The New Port Theater will begin showing “The Life of Pi” in 3-D on Wednesday with free soft drinks during matinee showings and half-price concessions on opening day to welcome the holiday season. The movie, which was directed by Ang Lee and which has received rave […]

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Planning Commission Approves Alcohol At Port Theater

Published December 7, 2012, in Corona del Mar Today A roller-coaster ride of a two-hour hearing about alcohol sales at the Port Theater on Thursday twisted, turned, was nearly continued, was nearly withdrawn — all before a unanimous vote that had supporters and opponents expressing satisfaction in the end. The Newport Beach Planning Commission met […]

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Port Theater to Host Sneak Preview Movie Night For Neighbors

Posted July 19, 2012 in Corona del Mar Today The New Port Theater will open its doors to the public at 11:30 a.m. Friday, but some of the theater’s Corona del Mar neighbors will have a chance to see two free films tonight. About 250 tickets have been mailed to homes near the theater at […]

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Port Theater Back from the Dead

by Tiffany Carter Published in Newport Beach CDM Patch on July 21, 2012 The old saying “Good things come to those who wait” sprang to life Friday for CdM locals who have been patiently waiting for the Port Theater to reopen. After many years of boarded up walls and empty seats, the Port returned from […]

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Port Theater Welcomes Public Back

by Nisha Gutierrez-Jaime Published in the Newport Beach Corona del Mar Patch on July 16, 2016 CORONA DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA – The long awaited return of Corona del Mar’s Port Theater has finally come. The public will be welcomed back inside on Friday, a theater official announced Monday. Located on East Coast Highway and Heliotrope, […]

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The New Port Theatre to Open to the Public on Friday, July 20, 2012

CORONA DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA – The new Port Theatre will open to serve the community on Friday, July 20, 2012, with a slate of quality films including Bernie, Safety Not Guaranteed, and First Position during its first week of opening. After nearly fifteen years of hiatus and extensive renovations, the theatre intends to provide the […]

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Opinion: A Peek Inside the New Port Theater

The mystery behind the new Port Theater in Corona del Mar was finally revealed over the weekend, when its doors opened to a limited number of guests who enjoyed a filmmaker seminar as part of the Newport Beach Film Festival. I had been dying to see the unveiling of this iconic theater, probably more than anyone […]

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New Port Theater ‘Feels Young and Hip’

With the veil lifted, theater buffs were some of the first to see inside the renovated Port Theater during the building’s sneak preview Saturday. The historic Corona del Mar film house hosted filmmaking seminars during the annual Newport Beach Film Festival. Audience members oohed and aahed as wood-paneled doors opened to the public for the […]

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