Sumner Bender named executive director of The Nickelodeon

Sumner Bender, an educator in Lexington-Richland School District 5 and president of the board of Trustus Theatre, will become the new executive director of The Nickelodeon arthouse theater on June 6. She is the first named permanently to the position since last August. The Columbia native has been the theater teacher at Spring Hill High […]


The Nickelodeon board has a change of leadership

Due to unavoidable but exciting developments, The Nick has just experienced a change in board leadership. Our president since August 2021, Xavier Blake, started a new job in the Albany, NY, area on April 18 as Content & Engagement Manager for WMHT Public Media, the public broadcasting outlet for eastern New York state and western […]


Nick to resume screenings next week

The Nickelodeon theatre will reopen next week, with two movies set for the weekend, April 15-17. Audiences will be able to enjoy “The Worst Person in the World,” a 2021 drama-comedy about the quest for love and meaning in contemporary Oslo, and “Everything Everywhere All At Once,” a sci-fi comic-action-adventure film, in updated facilities. The […]