Best Nightlife, Live Music, Comedy Clubs, Nightlife near Husky Stadium: Dating to the late 19th century, this venue has been restored to the glory it knew as a movie theater in the 1920s. These days, you can catch acts as diverse as Boyz II Men and David Bowie, and there's even the odd speaking engagement – Dr. Maya Angelou, for example, has made an appearance. Enjoy the sumptuous, gilt-edged surroundings as you take in a show. The ambience is decadent; for example, three million crystal beads adorn 218 chandeliers and light fixtures. If dancing is called for, the seating area quickly converts to a stunning hardwood ballroom floor. The "wow" factor here is work the trip!
Local Expert Corinne Whiting Says:
Best Nightlife, Live Music, Comedy Clubs, Nightlife near Husky Stadium: "Paramount Theatre tours (90 minutes) are offered the first Saturday of every month. Visitors meet by 10 a.m. in front of the main entrance of the theater, on the corner of 9th and Pine."
Recommended as Best Nightlife Because: Enjoy live performances--including some of today's hottest musical acts--in the elegant, historic space at Paramount Theatre.
Best for Live Music Because: Paramount Theater brings big names to a restored historic building. Hear tunes under the 218 chandeliers that adorn the beautiful space.
Best for Comedy Clubs Because: The stunning Paramount Theatre books talented musicians, speakers and, on occasion, funny folks like comedian Lily Tomlin.
Best for Nightlife near Husky Stadium Because: Craving some live arts after the game? Head downtown to historic Paramount Theatre, one of the city's best-loved venues that hosts big-name acts.
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