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BLOCKBUSTER MUSIC PLUS STORE OPENED IN GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. IN DECEMBER

 DENVER, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Blockbuster Music Plus store in the Denver area opened in December at 8181 E. Arapahoe Road in Greenwood Village. Store hours are from 10 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week.
 Grand opening activities at the store will continue through January with special events.
 Blockbuster Music Plus stores are a division of Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: BV). They sell CDs and cassettes, videos, laserdiscs, video games and video game hardware, audio and video accessories, personal electronics including boom boxes, Sony Walkmans and portable compact disc players. Video games and video game hardware will also be available for rental.
 A virtual reality game, the Cybertron, is available for those wishing to sample this new interactive technology.
 The universal store design features specific areas for different types of music. Customers are encouraged to listen to their musical choices and watch videos before they buy, utilizing the store's 70 listening posts, seven interactive game stations and 35 video screens. The store stocks up to 50,000 titles.
 Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation acquired Sound Warehouse in November 1992 and is undertaking a conversion program to create the finest retail environment in the music industry and rename them Blockbuster Music Plus. Two hundred existing stores will be converted in 1994 and 100 new stores will be constructed.
 Blockbuster is a leader in the global entertainment industry with interests in home video, music, indoor children's playground facilities, investments in filmed entertainment production and distribution, basic cable systems, premium television networks and other related businesses.
 Manager of the store is Tara Thorne, who supervises 38 employees. The telephone number is 303-843-8115.
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 /CONTACT: Wally Knief of Blockbuster Entertainment, 405-848-1325/
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