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Friday, August 22, 2014

‘Variety’ Archives

Have an “Odd” night out

Have an “Odd” night out

By Sharlynn Wamsley If you have the chance to see the Moon Theatre’s production of the “The Odd Couple” at the Rialto Theater, do! It is delightful. When veteran director, Don Kraus, was given the opportunity by the Moon Theatre Company to choose a comedy to direct at the Rialto … knowing the actors he has worked with from previous performances … he chose “The Odd Couple” as the best comedy to showcase their talents. Indeed, Ken Benda as Oscar Madison, and Brien ... Full Story

Little Fockers, forgettable

Little Fockers, forgettable

A Comedy with No Identity By Thomas N. Meet the Parents, the first film in this series, was a funny movie. It was an original comedy about a male nurse with the hilarious name of Gaylord "Greg" Focker (Ben Stiller) and his girlfriend Pam (Teri Polo). The story encompassed Greg's meeting his future in-laws Jack Burns (Robert De Niro), an uptight, overly protective ex- CIA agent, and his wife Dina (Blythe Danner). The film's comedy was fresh and its style was unique and witty. The ... Full Story

Mix It Up With Colorado Millet

Mix It Up With Colorado Millet

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 millet is featured in our Millet Trail Mix recipe. Available Now…Millet What is Millet? Millet is a grain that is most often used for bird seed; however, it is gaining in popularity in the food industry because it is gluten-free. Colorado is the number one millet ... Full Story

Sagebrush Riders 4-H Club Open House

Sagebrush Riders 4-H Club Open House

The Berthoud Sagebrush Riders 4-H Club is seeking new members. There will be an informational open house at the Berthoud Area Community Center on Monday, January 17 at 6 p.m. Interested children and parents are invited to attend and find out what 4-H is about. 4-H is for city kids too. Just some of things you can do in 4-H Age 5-7 Clover Buds - this is an opportunity for the younger ones to learn leadership skills, arts and crafts and even begin a trade they might see an ... Full Story

True Grit: A review

True Grit: A review

Rooster Cogburn Rides Again By Thomas N. The Coen Brothers’ True Grit was one of the last films to be released in 2010; it is also one of the best. This adaptation of Charles Portis’ classic book, set in Arkansas and Oklahoma in 1877, is full of realistic acting, interesting characters and some intense but brief action scenes. The first adaptation of True Grit was released in 1969 starring John Wayne. This film might be best remembered for The Duke winning an Academy Award for ... Full Story

A Life on the Wing

A Life on the Wing

Join the Foothills Audubon Club for an entertaining evening,  The January 10 program is “The Northern Harrier - A Life On The Wing.” The graceful flying Northern Harrier is the featured subject in the film for the first program of the new year. Previously known as the "marsh hawk", the film shows a pair of harriers, the male, a striking grey-blue, and the female wearing practical brown plumage, in their aerial acrobatics as they establish territory, defend a nest site, hunt for prey, ... Full Story

Fort Collins offers youth programs for 2011

From Sports to Arts, Fort Collins Recreation has a program for your child. December 30, 2010 (FORT COLLINS, Colorado) – The City of Fort Collins Recreation Department offers a wide variety of youth programs to start off the New Year.  From youth team sports like Basketball to creative opportunities like Artists Café, Recreation has a program your child can benefit from while exploring new opportunities and meeting new friends. For more information or to register for any of these ... Full Story

Exhibits at the Loveland Museum/Gallery Inspire

LOVELAND- Two current exhibits at the Loveland Museum/Gallery have inspired classes for all ages to enjoy. In the Envision: China Modern exhibit, patrons can enjoy the range and depth of contemporary Chinese art through video, photography, sculpture and painting. The exhibit has inspired a series of programs for adults, as well as a few classes for kids and/or families in the two-week long Threads to China celebration, taking place at the Museum from January 19 – February 5.  The ... Full Story

EcoCreations at Longmont’s Muse Gallery

EcoCreations at Longmont’s Muse Gallery

The Muse Gallery, 356 Main Street, in downtown Longmont, announces EcoCreations in the WESTend gallery and all new work by our resident artists in the Main Gallery. The Muse Gallery is a collaborative artist gallery in downtown Longmont where local artists display and sell their work. For the community, it is the Gallery where they can view and buy local art ranging from jewelry to abstract paintings. While the Muse is a member gallery not all members show at the same time, so each ... Full Story

Vicki Lawrence’s two-woman show coming to Union

Vicki Lawrence’s two-woman show coming to Union Colony Civic Center

Vicki Lawrence's two-woman show coming to Union Colony Civic Center features two big stars Vicki Lawrence and her obnoxiously straight talking character Mama on Saturday, January 29. Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show, features Lawrence, the Emmy Award-winning comedian, as herself and as Mama. First there’s Lawrence, whose singing career includes her 1973 hit single, "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia," and whose acting career includes numerous stage and television ... Full Story

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