Hundreds flock to cinemas after reopening

Hundreds flock to cinemas after reopeningTheatergoers flock to Ridgecrest Cinemas Tuesday for the annual Desert Valleys Membership Night. “We want to thank the 300 members who joined us to celebrate our community and being part of Desert Valleys,” said CEO Eric Bruen. “We also want to offer a huge compliment to Kelly Walden, Amanda Diaz and the entire staff of Ridgecrest Cinemas for their effort to get the cinemas open for this event.” Walden said almost 900 people came to the movies that day with sold out showings for “Toy Story 4,” “The Lion King,” “Spider-Man” and “Indiana Jones.” “I’m so happy we had the community out for this event,” she said. “I think that with everything going on, we need more things to help us relax." — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2019-08-02