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Idaho State-Civic Symphony new season begins today
Having stayed rigorously close to his native New York for much of his career, writer-director James Gray has lately been making up for lost time. His last film, “The Lost City of Z,” journeyed into the Amazon, circa early 20th century. His latest, “Ad Astra,” skitters across the solar system…
For the new animated movie “Abominable,” bringing a big city in China to life with accuracy means that even the trash has to look right. Chinese animators collaborating with DreamWorks animators urged them to dump metal trash cans from backdrops because “we don’t have metal trash cans.”
Playing the role of Paul Simon in the show “The Simon & Garfunkel Story,” Taylor Bloom said he has a hard time picking his favorite songs.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra keeps its popularityyear after year and decade after decade because the songs it plays are timeless.
The Greater Yellowstone Crane Festival in Teton Valley features tours, workshops, presentations and film topped off with a community-wide celebration of at the Driggs City Center Plaza. It’s a week-long send-off for the bird about to make its fall migration south.
Centennial Street Party features live music
TORONTO (AP) — As a big-budget original movie made largely with practical effects, “Ford v Ferrari” isn’t so much pointed against headwinds in Hollywood as it is speeding 200 miles-per-hour right into them.
Everything is beautiful in John Crowley’s adaptation of “The Goldfinch,” even the grilled cheese sandwich that a kind stranger makes for a boy who has just lost his mother. It’s easy to get swept up by the refined stateliness surrounding this messy odyssey of grief and trauma. But like its w…
VENICE, Italy (AP) — “Ad Astra” looks and sounds like a space epic with a movie star lead in Brad Pitt, but there’s a lot more going on beneath the surface.
Comedian Todd Johnson to perform in Idaho Falls
Acclaimed musicians, ballerinas, vocalists and violinists fill out the lineup for Brigham Young University-Idaho’s Center Stage Performing Arts Series this fall.
It can be a cheesy thing when a novel is split up and spread out over a handful of films, but Stephen King’s “It” is not one of those books.
The Idaho Falls Symphony is inviting eastern Idaho to a free dance party at Freeman Park.
Getting in shape and putting your life together usually, at the movies, passes in a montage. But for many, the non-Rocky legions of us, such transformations require more than inspiring theme music and lifting weights in the snow. And for the Brittany (Jillian Bell) of “Brittany Runs a Marath…
The Discographers to play at the Celt
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
Dumbo to be shown at Movies in the Park
While not necessarily a household name, Albritton McClain has been bouncing around the rock music scene for decades.
Traditionally, weddings usually lead to some fun and games in the bedroom for the happy and exhausted couple. In the new horror-thriller “Ready or Not,” that’s definitely true — but the games aren’t always fun.
There is a certain mindless pleasure in the “Fallen” movies. Watching Gerard Butler muscle his way through increasingly preposterous obstacles as a Secret Service agent can be amusing and oddly transfixing at the same time. It’s mass entertainment that makes a courtesy stop in theaters befor…
Dylan Jakobsen to sing at Hawkster Listener Lunch
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan migrant Alexander Beja has spent the last year singing on the streets of Bogotá to an audience of busy commuters who often walk by without paying much attention.
‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ to show at Freeman Park
NEW YORK — Actress Isabela Moner says she didn’t expect so much action when she signed up for “Dora and the Lost City of Gold ,” the upcoming film about the adventurous Latina explorer.
The film adaptation of “The Art of Racing in the Rain” seems to have been designed by algorithm to maximize appeal for a certain demographic of women aged around 30 and up. Let’s take the lovable dad from “This is Us” (Milo Ventimiglia, who happens to have some lasting goodwill from his intr…
The Gin Blossoms want you to know that they are not an oldies band.
‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ showing at McCowin Park
“Be yourself” is a loaded idea for any 17-year-old, but especially for one Luce (pronounced “loose”) Edgar, the title character of director Julius Onah’s riveting adaptation of JC Lee’s play “Luce .”
The daring story of how thousands of beleaguered Ethiopian Jews stranded in refugee camps in Sudan were bravely smuggled to safety in Israel in the 1980s needs little extra drama. Tell that to Netflix.
NEW YORK (AP) — Add an “e’’ and “Hobbs & Shaw” might have been a time-traveling thriller about playwright George Bernard Shaw and 17th century philosopher Thomas Hobbes.
Two eastern Idaho singers are finalists in the upcoming regional American Idol-style contest with the hope of winning $6,000.
Movies in the Park showing ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’
Vladimir Putin, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Ku Klux Klan leader Eldon Edwards. Bette Davis, Barbra Streisand, Shirley MacLaine, Eleanor Roosevelt.
Quentin Tarantino has, for a while now, been reminding us what’s so great about movies — or at least, what he thinks is so great about them.
Live music featured at Pints for Paws
A few years ago, the music-loving Bonner family gathered in a studio to record an original song as a Christmas gift for their mother.
If you’re going to see one comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani as an Uber driver, please make it the 2017 film he co-scripted, “The Big Sick.”
Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a soulful if brooding young man, with a very pleasant singing voice. But when we meet him, the fledgling songwriter and supermarket clerk from coastal England feels stuck in the middle of a hard day's night. If he doesn't get any help soon, he'll end up a real no…
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Movies in the Park to screen ‘Captain Marvel’ at Freeman Park
CRAWL (2019) (R) — During a hurricane, a father and daughter trapped in their home are forced to survive an onslaught of alligators.
What a spell for sentient toys. A week after the child-crafted plaything Forky found life in “Toy Story 4” and Chucky was reborn in “Child’s Play,” the evil vintage doll of the “Conjuring” spinoff series “Annabelle” is back, too, in “Annabelle Comes Home.” Surely, a tea party must be in the offing.
Bank of Idaho River Concert Series
Peter Parker might be forgiven for craving a vacation as “Spider-Man: Far From Home” begins. After an emotional and strenuous last few movies with the Avengers, a break sounds nice. “I didn’t think I had to save the world this summer,” he complains.
Movies in the Park to show ‘Wreck-it-Ralph’
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Back in the summer of 2005, Drexel University’s Music Industry program got a very curious phone call.
NEW YORK (AP) — Like “Casablanca,” ‘’Toy Story 3” concluded with the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
There are two movies opening this weekend that feature iconic anthropomorphic dolls. Be very careful which one you choose.
Brigham Young University-Idaho’s Extravadance will be taking people on a world trip in their “Around the World – Celebrating Life Through Dance.”
Movies in the park kicks off tonight
Dressing up downtown with artsy exterior wall murals is one way to give people the idea that Idaho Falls is “hip and cool.”
It all comes down to a test of sensitivity. Can a prospective bride pass the test of feeling a pea placed under 20 mattresses?
Would any fictional gadget be more coveted by Hollywood executives than the memory-erasing “Men in Black” neuralyzer? Imagine the lucrative benefits of being able to, with a single flash, make moviegoers forget the film they just saw. Franchises would be endlessly renewable. IP could last forever.