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Egyptian Theatre cancels Ride Like An Egyptian due to COVID-19 pandemic

DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb announced the August 15 Ride Like an Egyptian bike ride event is canceled due to COVID-19.

The bike ride, which has been held by the theater for over ten years, has been an annual fundraiser for the non-profit with hundreds of riders participating each year, according to a news release.

“The Egyptian is disappointed to cancel the ride, but felt the safety of the riders was of the utmost concern,” the release states.

Anyone wishing to donate to the Theatre and to keep up to date on the latest information regarding all Egyptian Theatre events can visit their website at

The Egyptian Theatre located at 135 N. Second Street in owntown DeKalb, is owned and operated by Preservation of Egyptian Theatre, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Annual support provided by First National Bank, Northwestern Medicine, Shaw Media, and Tapa La Luna.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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