To highlight the importance of reading aloud to children, Thompson School District will celebrate Read Aloud Day on Tuesday, November 8. Community members are being invited to read to classes in elementary schools. The time commitment is approximately 30 minutes. Various schools and time slots are available. Contact Chris Ingold, 613-5072 or firstname.lastname@example.org, by Oct. 14 to sign up.
Three Down, One to Go By Thomas N. The only thing I know about this Thor was from the Avengers comic books which featured my favorite heroes, Iron Man and Captain America. This is a film review from a perspective of someone who knows very little about Thor comics, and from that perspective, the movie is good. Thor is the fourth movie that Marvel Studios has made as a set-up for the upcoming Avengers movie. For people not in the know, The Avengers is a super hero team composed of the best ... Full Story
The Bridge-Between show choir will hold the finale concert of the year on Friday, May 13 in the BHS auditorium at 7:00 p.m. This free concert features performances by The Bridge-Between show choir and we will also honor the talented seniors - Marie Allison, Katie Kouns and Amelia Rael.
Coal Creek Community Theater Presents On Borrowed Time by Paul Osborn LOUISVILLE, CO – Coal Creek Community Theater will open their second show of their 22nd season on April 29. On Borrowed Time by Paul Osborn, directed by Lynn Fleming, will run through May 14 at the Louisville Center for the Arts. This touching fantasy tells the story of Gramps and his orphaned grandson, Pud. Gramps is idolized by his young grandson, who models his every action ... Full Story
By Thomas N Mixing superb movies, a pleasant atmosphere and the beauty of Vail Colorado, the 2011 Vail Film Festival was a truly special event. The Festival was hosted at the Sebastian Hotel, an elegant resort with snazzy furnishings, a warm atmosphere and an accommodating staff. Films were shown at both the Sebastian and The Cinebistro; a fusion of luxurious cinema and a bistro. The festival was launched with Olympus' PEN Your Short 48 Film Contest with the winning creation "Running ... Full Story
An Independent Film by Red Giant Productions By Thomas N. The Inner Room is one scary movie. A creepy premise, a plot filled with scary distortions, and distinctive filming adds to the spookiness of the movie. To top it all off, the film is shot entirely in Colorado. An out-of-sync couple visits a remote cabin with the intention of spending time together to work on their relationship after the tragic loss of their child. As husband Chris, (Marty Lindsey) focuses on his photography the audience ... Full Story
Film Review from Vail Film Festival By Thomas N. Certain Proof: A Question of Worth is a heart-touching documentary that premiered Thursday, March 31 at the 2011Vail Film Festival. The film focuses on three North Carolina children who with Cerebral Palsy fight to prove their worth. The movie introduces sweet smiling first-grader Josh, charming Colin entering third grade and spirited Kay, challenged with the middle school years. The film documents a two and a half year time ... Full Story
By Claudia Todd-Young Many people of a certain age ask each other where they were when they learned of President Kennedy’s assassination. In northern Colorado, an often more frequently asked question is “Where were you when the Big Thompson flooded?” Though 35 years have passed since the July 1976 flood, both the beautiful Colorado landscape and the hearts of those most closely affected are still scarred. “Reflection on the River,” compiled by Sharlynn Wamsley, is as remarkable ... Full Story
An Unlimited Movie By Thomas N. Director Neil Burger's Limitless is a movie of many strengths, creative filming, fast paced action and the story takes the viewer on a rollercoaster ride full of twists and turns. Even the soundtrack adds a great deal to the overall experience. With all these strengths it is easy to forgive its minor problems such as plot holes and Bradley Cooper's less than inspiring acting. Bradley Cooper stars as Eddie Morra, a writer who is limited by writers block. ... Full Story
Adjust Expectations By Thomas N. Let's cut to the chase, The Adjustment Bureau is not great a great movie, however the filmgoer will most likely enjoy their time at the theater. Enjoyment of The Adjustment Bureau comes from the many questions it raises, and the audiences' attempts to figure out what the answers will be. The desire to find the answers will keep audience interested until the end. Apparently, the theater I was in skipped the scene that explained everything. Either that, or the ... Full Story