We recently had the really amazing opportunity to take an, in-depth tour through The Strand theatre in Shelbyville. Restoration hero Steve Frazee kindly took us through and showed us every nook and cranny of the 1916 treasure. This landmark has been lovingly restored through the efforts of a core group of volunteers with the aid of what seems like a great percentage of the Shelbyville community. Pictures here include the 1938 seats that are in the balcony, gorgeous long Art Deco lights, the adorable ladies room sign, and the glass block aisle lights. We got a little chill when Steve ushered us in and said "Welcome to The Strand". What struck us most through our tour was the love and dedication that Steve and the other volunteers have brought to this theatre. There clearly has been an untold amount of blood, sweat, and tears that has gone into this project and there is a deserved pride in what it has become. Live shows and business conferences can be held here and, this very week, a movie screen is being installed so classic movies will be in the future. As old movie buffs, we are unspeakably excited about that. We are really humbled and inspired by all of the work, dedication, and love that has been brought to this place. This is clearly a community that is doing things right. Shelbyville is a quick, easy drive for Indianapolis residents so we encourage you to watch The Strand's website for upcoming events.