Russ Collins reflects on 85 years of the Michigan Theater, 30 years at its helm
The Michigan Theater is celebrating its 85th anniversary, and at the same time Russ Collins is marking 30 years running the treasured local movie palace and performing-arts venue.
Both anniversaries fall in conjunction with the return of Sundance USA to the Michigan, which happens tonight. Collins took some time earlier this week to reflect on the importance of the theater and its history, as well as his own ties to the Michigan.
Organ music is performed by Andrew Rogers.
Russ Collins on the Michigan and its history:
Russ Collins on his own history with the theater: