It was a long-awaited banner day in Aurora's history when the Fox Theater opened on October 30, 1946. Admission was 55 cents, which bought not only a picture show run on the best sound and projection equipment, but also access to a modern oasis, with climate engineering and germicidal lamps to purify the air. A fire in the early '80s forced the Fox to close for a time, but the neighborhood rallied around the cause and created the Aurora Fox Arts Center, which is now in its 23rd season and is the hub of the city's East... More >>>