Eye on Globe
THE 64-YEAR-OLD Globe building that closed its cinema business on Roebuck Street, The City, last December 31, is being looked at by Government as a possible venue for entertainment events.
This was confirmed yesterday by an official of the cinema, while Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley would only say that the Globe is an ideal location for the potentially-viable cultural sector.
A highly placed source at the Globe, which was bought by the Ali family in the 1950s, confirmed that a letter had been sent to the minister about two weeks ago informing him that the building was still up for sale.
He added that the ministry had responded but “didn’t give a definite yes or no [to buying the property], but it sounds as though they’re interested”. (RJ)
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