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Monday, December 5, 2016

‘Variety’ Archives

Rocky Mountain Chamber Singers to perform

Rocky Mountain Chamber Singers to perform

  The Rocky Mountain Chamber Singers is pleased to present their Spring Concert, "Around the World in Sound," under the directiion of Ann S. Bunyan. Performances are on Saturday, April 9, 7:30pm at St. John's Lutheran Church, 301 East Elizabeth St. in Ft. Collins; and on Sunday, April 10, 2:00pm at the Rialto Theater, 228 East 4th St. in Loveland. Join this highly acclaimed a cappella choir as they sing beautiful folk songs from Cuba, England, Jamaica, Ireland, Japan and America. The ... Full Story

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire, according to CU-Boulder researcher A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder shows clear evidence of the continuous control of fire by Neanderthals in Europe dating back roughly 400,000 years, yet another indication that they weren’t dimwitted brutes as often portrayed. The conclusion comes from the study of scores of ancient archaeological research sites in Europe that show convincing evidence of long-term fire control by ... Full Story

71st State Spelling Bee Next Weekend

By Thomas N. On March 19, three students from Turner Middle School will travel to Denver to compete in the 71st Colorado State Spelling Bee. After placing in the top six at the Thompson School District spelling bee, Hanna Stippich, Olivia Conde and Ken Kubik have been given a chance to compete for the title of State Champion. The winner of the State Bee will be given an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee held  on June 1 and 2 in Washington D.C. Seven ... Full Story

2011 Vail Film Festival

2011 Vail Film Festival

  March 31- April 3   by Thomas N. If you are seeking a fun and interesting activity to capture and entertain over this spring break and plan to be in Vail, you should check out the 2011Vail Film Festival presented by Cadillac. There will be 67 films shown from around the world, including 11 feature films and 56 documentaries, short films, adventure, student, and animated films, along with the premier of The Inner Room. The Inner Room is a bone-chilling thriller filmed and produced ... Full Story

Chicken Wild Rice Soup recipe.

Colorado Dairy Products Keep You “Moo-ving” LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado dairy products are featured in our Chicken Wild Rice Soup recipe. Available Now…Dairy Products Dairy production is one of Colorado’s top ten agricultural sectors. Approximately 115,000 dairy cows reside on 125 licensed dairy farms ... Full Story

Movie Review: Rango

Movie Review: Rango

A Unique Movie By Thomas N. Computer-generated imagery (CGI) movies are quite common in the theaters now. Pixar releases a film annually, DreamWorks Animation releases an average of three CGI movies a year, and there are many other movies released by smaller production companies. It is difficult for a CGI film to standout in the crowd. While Rango tries admirably to be unique, with stunning visuals, and interesting cinematography, the movie still comes up short due to a generic story line and ... Full Story

BHS & TMS Combined Choir

Berthoud High School and Turner Middle School Combined Choir concert - This will be a combined choral concert on Tues. March 1 at 7:00 pm in the Berthoud High School auditorium. This is a free concert featuring all the BHS choirs joined by the TMS 7th and 8th grade choir members. The public is invited to attend a wonderful evening of Choral music.

Alfred Hitchcock Never Won an Oscar: Go Figure

Alfred Hitchcock Never Won an Oscar: Go Figure

By John W. Whitehead 2/21/2011 “Everything’s perverted in a different way, isn’t it?”—Alfred Hitchcock Do you ever wonder why some of the greatest performers and directors of all time have never won an Oscar? It certainly has nothing to do with lack of talent. For example, the man considered the greatest director of all time, whose films have affected millions and changed the history of cinema, never received an Academy Award for best director. In a career spanning half a century ... Full Story

Thompson School District Student Art Show

Annual Thompson School District Student Art Show Opens February 26 LOVELAND- Support Loveland and Berthoud’s youth artistry and celebrate National Youth Art Month with the annual ArtSteps student art show, displaying the talents of Thompson School District students, from February 26 – April 10, 2011 at the Loveland Museum/Gallery. “Lyrical Lines” displays artwork of R2-J students in grades 1st through 12th and features two and three-dimensional works of art from the areas of ... Full Story

The Green Hornet: Review

The Green Hornet: Review

Don’t let Seth Rogan near The Shadow By Thomas N. Superhero movies are doing quite well at the box office in recent years. In the last five years there have been Batman, Iron Man, Spider Man,  Superman, and recurring X-Man movies just to name a few. Still, this year may be the year of the hero, with Green Lantern, Captain America, and Thor all having 2011 release dates. The first of the many hero movies of 2011 is The Green Hornet The Green Hornet started as a radio series in 1936. The ... Full Story

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