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Loring Theater cancels shows, but is still open

Its owners say the theater still plans to put on a half-dozen events this year, but had to cancel some shows because the Loring isn’t getting the attendance it needs in the tough economy.
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Its owners say the theater still plans to put on a half-dozen events this year, but had to cancel some shows because the Loring isn’t getting the attendance it needs in the tough economy.

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