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Saturday, October 25, 2014

‘Variety’ Archives

Movie Review: RED

Movie Review: RED

Rarely Exceeds Dull By Thomas N. Few movies can boast as much star power as Robert Schwentke’s RED. With big-name actors such as Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, and cameo of old-timer Ernest Borgnine, one might think Red is a recipe for success, yet it proves a good film is not made with sheer star power alone. The film begins with RED, Retired and Extremely Dangerous, CIA agent Frank Moses (Willis) being attacked by a government hit squad. After escaping ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO, December 17

Star Night at the LTO, December 17

Friday, December 17, 2010  7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on www.starkids.org.) The guest speaker for this Friday is Dr John Ristvey, a Senior Director at Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL). The title of his talk will be: "Comet Mysteries Revealed: A tale of two spacecraft, three comets, and four missions - Oh ... Full Story

Classical Christmas Concert

Classical Christmas Concert

By Thomas N. The First Presbyterian Church of Berthoud was filled with the sweet sounds of the violin on Saturday afternoon. Nathaniel Ver Steeg, a sophomore at Berthoud High School, treated listeners to Bach’s partita No. 2 in D minor and Bruch’s Concerto No.1 in G minor. The piece by Bach was calm and sweet; the notes seemed to warm the small church. The second piece was accompanied by the piano played by Anna Arzumanyan. Unlike the first piece, the Bruch ... Full Story

Warm Up This Winter With Buffalo Chili

Warm Up This Winter With Buffalo Chili

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 buffalo is featured in our Buffalo and Bean Chili recipe. Available Now…Buffalo The great American bison is the largest land mammal in North America. There are approximately 450,000 bison across North America in public and private herds. Buffalo is a source of ... Full Story

Expanded Hours for King Tut

Expanded Hours for King Tut

at the Denver Art Museum   FINAL WEEKS: To meet demand, DAM adds morning, evening exhibition hours WHAT: The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is offering expanded hours for visits to see Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs in its only Rocky Mountain engagement. WHEN: Expanded hours will begin on Tuesday, Nov. 23, and continue until the exhibition closes on Jan. 9, 2011. Tickets currently are available for these new timeslots via Denver Art Museum member ticketing as well as ... Full Story

Holiday Roads and Traveling with Fido

Holiday Roads and Traveling with Fido

by Susan Sims and Carol Bryant Marsing, ID – Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go. No doubt, millions will trek to the abodes of family and friends as the holiday season approaches. Just how many are traveling with Fido this holiday season? PetRelocation.com released recently the results of its first annual Holiday Pet Travel Survey of more than 7,000 pet owners worldwide, finding that sixty-three percent of pet owners say they travel at least 50 miles ... Full Story

Sculpture in the Dark

Sculpture in the Dark

Snow Sculptures and More... Snow Sculpture Event and Street Festival to be held in Downtown Loveland The event is planned for December 10-11, 2010 and will be held in downtown Loveland. Activities include a parade of lights, snow sculpting competition (December 8-11), an artisan show, entertainment, youth art project in conjunction with the Colorado Meth Project, sleigh rides with Santa and wagon rides for the family and more! Snow Sculptors who have competed internationally will ... Full Story

Cinderella comes to Berthoud

Cinderella comes to Berthoud

The Berthoud High School singers and actors are in the final stages of dress rehearsal for  the production of Cinderella. This particular version is the Rogers and Hammerstein play which was written for television and first appeared in 1957 featuring Julie Andrews as Cinderella. Two more television productions were done, the first in 1965 with Leslie Ann Warren as Cinderella and Ginger Rogers as the king. The 1997 production featured Brandy as Cinderella and had Whitney Houston and Whoopi ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

  Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory Friday, November 19, 2010 from 7:00 – 11:00 p. m.   850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The guest speaker for Friday, November 19 is Mark Shannon from Ball Aerospace in Boulder. His talk will be on the Wide-field Infrared Survey Exployer (WISE) mission. WISE is a NASA-funded Explorer mission that will provide a vast storehouse of ... Full Story

In honor of Carl Sagan

In honor of Carl Sagan

The late Carl Sagan brought the science of the universe to millions of people. He described our existence as being on the shore of the cosmic ocean, where we are  just beginning to learn what lies beyond our present knowledge. In honor of Sagan’s birthday on November 9, it would have been his 76th, the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute invited the public to submit essays inspired by Sagan’s imagery. Several essays are available on the SETI website and the ... Full Story

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