10 family fun activities at Grand Lake this fall

From Staff Reports Grove and Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees are great fall family destinations with many activities for the whole family to enjoy. Explore the Pioneer Days at Har-Ber Village Grove’s Har-Ber Village Museum has been a top family attraction at Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees for over 50 years. This reconstructed Ozark Mountain … Read more

‘Ghost the Musical’ comes to life at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts | Entertainment

By JESSE SCOTT FOR THE FREE LANCE–STAR It’s a big week for Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. On Sunday at 6:30 pm, the organization will host a special “Celebration 25” gathering. The event will reveal the six shows to take the main stage in 2023 for Riverside’s landmark 25th season (Hint: There will be … Read more

App State campus arts corridor unveiled | Art

BOONE — Sculpture has long been a dynamic element on the campus of Appalachian State University and as of late August, a new collection of seven sculptures created by artists from across North Carolina has been installed as phase one of a Campus Arts Corridor. The sculptures originate at the Turchin Center for the Visual … Read more

Dazzling performances saving grace in ‘Honk for Jesus’ | Living It

The brilliance of St. Louis native Sterling K. Brown and his magnificent co-star Regina Hall conjures up enough conviction for audiences to see Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul through to the end. Unfortunately, all the talent and chemistry in the world won’t deliver audiences from what ends up being an insufficiently funny film caught … Read more

September brings a plethora of events to the Lawrenceville Arts Center | Entertainment

Whether it’s a stand-up comedy, a tribute to boybands, and performances for all ages, the Lawrenceville Arts Center has something for everyone this month. • Mary Poppins: Through Sept. 18, Thursday – Saturday, 8 pm, Saturday – Sunday, 2:30 pm The show to open Aurora Theater’s 27th season has been so popular at the Clyde … Read more

Get pumped for $3 movie tickets on National Cinema Day | Entertainment

Movie tickets for $3 — even the new releases? That’s no big-screen dream but rather National Cinema Day, a special promotion taking place Saturday at the majority of US theaters, including those in Bakersfield. This boon to cost-cutting consumers is the handiwork of The Cinema Foundation, a nonprofit arm of the National Association of Theater … Read more

ALEXXANDAR MOVIES: Finding a movie to ‘Fall’ for | News

“Fall” (Thriller: 1 hour, 47 minutes) Starring: Grace Caroline Currey, Virginia Gardner and Jeffrey Dean Morgan Director: Scott Mann Rated: PG-13 (Strong language, bloody images and intense peril) Movie Review: Just because something is there does not mean you need to climb it. The moral of this story is friends should never force friends to … Read more

ALEXXANDAR MOVIES: Finding a movie to ‘Fall’ for | Local News

“Fall” (Thriller: 1 hour, 47 minutes) Starring: Grace Caroline Currey, Virginia Gardner and Jeffrey Dean Morgan Director: Scott Mann Rated: PG-13 (Strong language, bloody images and intense peril) Movie Review: Just because something is there does not mean you need to climb it. The moral of this story is friends should never force friends to … Read more

Karla Peterson: 6 TV shows to watch before the summer runs out | Nation

If you are a TV viewer of a certain age, you remember the days when summer was a TV desert of reruns and whatever “The Starland Vocal Band Show” was supposed to be. (“Afternoon Delight” did not sound any better after dark.) But in this time of Maximum Television, the long no-school days and no-bedtime … Read more

The Catskills meet Mount Sinai at a night of Jewish comedy | JTA

(JTA) — Back in 2000, Spike Lee made a concert film starring four of the most popular Black comics of the day: Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric The Entertainer and the late great Bernie Mac. “The Original Kings of Comedy” was a revelation for this white suburbanite for how deeply it dug into black culture. … Read more